What wood should I use to make a toy box?
A softer wood, like pine, can easily dent or scratch, which means it might not be the best choice if you’re planning to build a toy box from scratch. When building a toy box, choose a harder wood, like oak or birch, for the best results.
What is the average size of a toy box?
Floor toy boxes: When you think of a standard toy box sitting off to the side of a child’s room, dimensions can vary, but it’s common to see them around 20 inches high by 40 inches wide by 21 inches deep.
What can I do with a wooden pallet?
Pallet ideas for gardens and homes
- Put together a low-level pallet table.
- Knock up a pallet planter.
- Display plants and tools on a decorative shelf.
- Hang a vertical pallet garden.
- Or lay it on the ground.
- Craft statement lanterns.
- Build a pallet bench around a tree.
- Make a garden bar out of pallets.
Is MDF good for a toy box?
Because MDF creates a thick fog of harmful dust I recommend you cut yours outside. To make this toy box you will need one sheet of 3/4” MDF. Be careful moving it because the stuff is HEAVY! You will also need wood glue, 38 1-1/4” pocket hole screws for the main box, and some brad nails for the trim.
How tall is a toy chest?
A toy chest that is 29 in × 18 in (74 cm × 46 cm) and 13 in (33 cm) high is a good size if you aren’t sure. You can get different types of solid wood, plywood, or MDF at a lumber yard or home improvement center.