Step 5: Secure the Second Box

gluing the boxes together to secure the base
Photo: Laura Moss
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Secure the second box with glue and screws, and repeat the process with the third box (shown) to complete the base. Let sit for about 30 minutes while the glue dries.
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    Tools List

    • carpenter's pencil
      Pencil
    • multi-bit screwdriver
      Screwdriver
    • paintbrush
      Paintbrush
    • drill
      Drill/driver
    • combination square
      Combination square

    Shopping List

    Wood column

    6 coat hooks with screws

    Circular wood plaque

    Three open-ended boxes
    (8-, 10- and 12-inch square)

    Wood screws

    Painter's tape

    Wood glue

    Paint (small sample pot)

    1 quart clear acrylic polyurethane