Bill of Materials

  • (3) 2x4s 10 feet long
  • (2) 2x4s 8 feet long
  • (2) 4'x8' sheets of 3/4" Plywood
  • (2) bricks
  • (2) 3/8"x10" hex bolts with with washers and nuts
  • (2) 1/4"x5" carriage bolts with with washers and nuts
  • (4) 1/4"x3.5" carriage bolts with washers and nuts

Cutting and drilling

  • Cut (2) 10-feet long 2x4s
  • Cut (2) 8-feet long 2x4s
  • Use 1/4" drill bit for the holes

All measurements are in inches and referenced from the ends of the parts to the center of the hole.

Drilling the top beam and legs

  • Take the uncut 10-feet long (120in) 2x4 and drill two 3/8 holes at the ends.
  • Drill 3/8" holes in the (2) 79 inches long 2x4s from the previous step as shown below.

Bolt together the legs

Final frame assembly

  • Cut (2) 3.5"x3.5" spacers as shown.
  • Attach the top beam as shown using two 10" carriage bolts,.
  • Use 4 wood screws to fix the spoil board to the frame.

Done, your frame is assembled!

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