Did you know that I do some woodworking? I’m pretty terrible at it, which is great because fixing all my mistakes makes me slightly less terrible at it. I took some woodworking classes at San Francisco City College (which I highly recommend) and have been sucking at it ever since. This time around, I decided to build a bench-like plant stand for our back deck. Here are results.
Sawing my pieces by hand.
Fixing the pieces I sawed by hand. Right angles are a must!
I clamped the frame together before joining them with screws. Note the tri-square in there, letting me know if I had the right angles I was going for (I did!).
This was my first time working with brass screws. They won’t rust but they’re also incredibly malleable. More malleable than I realized. There’s no fix for this so this is how I left it.