Lattice panels and gentle curves give this project an attractive design.
There’s something about lattice panels that I’ve always found intriguing. I don’t know if it’s the evenly spaced, grid-like design or the way the pieces lock together like building blocks. But making lattice panels with half-lap joints is something that every woodworker should try at least once. And this mail bin is the perfect project for that. It’s great looking, yet small and simple enough to build in a weekend.
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- Metric (unavailable)
What You Get:
- 8 printable (digital) pages of step-by-step instructions
- 45 full-color photos, illustrations and exploded views
- Step-by-step instructions for cutting the half-lap lattice
- Cutting diagram and material list
- Retail sources for all project supplies
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The United States Customary System of Units (USCS or USC), more commonly referred to as the English or Imperial system, is the standard set of units for our plans. It uses inches and feet for measurement. This is the one you probably want if you are in the United States, and it is the one we have traditionally offered on this website.
The International System of Units (SI), more commonly referred to as the metric system, is the alternative set of units that we have available for some of our plans. It uses millimeters, centimeters, and meters for measurement. This is the one you probably want if you are outside the United States. These plans are provided by our business partner, Australian Woodsmith, and are based on the original Woodsmith plan. However, dimensions and other elements of the plan may vary between the metric and standard versions. Be sure to double-check the plan before building.