In this week’s episode, Peter and Annalien creates ambience by showing you how to build a pillar-like outdoor lantern. This project can be used on the patio or in the garden, as the glass protects the candle against the wind.
You will need:
|Meranti 20mm PAR grain in long direction|
|PSR 18 Cordless drill||LANTERN front and back 1100mm x 300mm – 2 pieces|
|PEX 220 sander||LANTERN Sides 1100mm x 260mm – 2 pieces|
|LANTERN lid and shelf – 260 x 260mm – 1 pieces|
|LANTERN bottom 300 mm x 300mm – 1 piece|
|Palm router||20 x 20mm cleats 1mtr – 3 pieces|
|clear glass 3mm edges – sharp edges removed|
|PKS 18 Jigsaw||Glass sides 210mm x 310mm – 4 pieces|
|Glass lid 210 x 210 – 1 piece with 30mm hole drilled in centre|
|4 x 40mm wood screws|
|meranti wood filler|
|clear glass clips NB flush fit 20 – pieces|
|Red Teak oil 1 bottle|
|1 big candle|
|Rubber feet – 4 pieces|
Follow these steps:
- Mark out where sides fit together and drill pilot holes.
- Mark out for shelf
- Mark and cut out spaces for glass.
- Router edges for glass to lay in.
- Insert cleats for shelf and lid
- Assemble sides
- Insert shelf
- Attach bottom
- Cut lid to size
- Cut out shape for glass
- Router rebate for glass
- Fill holes
- Sand and oil