Overview

diagram of parts that go into building a pet ramp
Illustration: Jennifer Stimpson
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Cut List
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1. Plywood bottom – 1 @ 14x 31½ inches
2. 1x5 sides – 2 @ 12½ inches
3. 1x5 sides – 2 @ 45 inches
4. 1x5 bottom crosspiece – 1 @ 14 inches
5. 1x5 legs – 2 @ 15½ inches
6. 1x5 leg crosspieces – 1 @ 14½ inches
7. 1x16 lid – 1 @ 45½ inches
8. 1x3 block handle – 1 @ 7 inches

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    Tools List

    • jigsaw
      Jigsaw
    • speed square
      Speed square
    • drill
      Drill/driver fitted with a 3/8-inch drill bit
    • Natural Bristle Brush
      Paint brush
    • putty knife
      Putty knife
    • flathead screwdriver
      Screwdriver
    • adjustable wrench
      Adjustable wrench

    Shopping List

    1. 1x12 laminated shelving board Get one 6-foot board.

    2. 1x5 Get two 8-foot boards.

    3. 1 5/8-inch trim head screws

    4. 3/8-inch 2½-inch bolts to attach the legs to the box. Get two.

    5. 3/8-inch washers Get ten.

    6. 3/8 inch locking nuts Get two.

    7. Wood glue

    8. Wood filler

    9. Piano hinge Get one that's 30 inches long. 10. Folding door hinge

    11. Toy box lid supports

    12. Drawer pull

    13. Nonskid rubber strips or pads

    14. Round skid feet

    15. Latex primer

    16. Latex semi-gloss paint

    17. Contact cement

    18. Non-skid/sisal rug

    19. Coffee can