Step 4: Construct The Frame

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Position an upright at one corner of the base. Using a -inch bit, drill through the base and into the upright at each midpoint of the upright's L, making two holes. Use a ¼-inch bit to widen these holes, then fasten with machine screws and nuts. Repeat for the remaining three uprights.
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    Tools List

    • metal cutting snips
      Tin snips
    • hand clamps
      Clamps
    • drill
      Drill/driver with -inch and ¼-inch bits for metal
    • Phillips screwdriver
      Phillips-head screwdriver to fasten machine screws
    • locking pliers
      Locking pliers
    • 2x2 wood scrap
      Scrap 2x2 for bending the bead

    Shopping List

    1. One 17-inch length of metal corner bead for the base

    2. Four identical lengths of corner bead for the uprights at the corners. (Ours were 4, 6, and 8 inches tall.)

    3. Four 4-inch lengths of corner bead to form the top

    4. Sixteen #8 ¼-inch machine screws with nuts