Step 1: You will need
The ottoman in this project is 500 x 500mm wide and 400mm high. You can easily adjust the width measurement to make a larger ottoman.
1 of 16mm BisonBord 500 x 500mm
2 of 16mm BisonBord 200 x 500mm
2 of 16mm BisonBord 200 x 468mm
1 of 1,8 metre PAR pine 44mm wide
Pack of 16mm screws
Pack of 4 x 40mm smooth shank cut screws
Piece of high density foam 100mm thick
and 500 x 500mm - if you can’t find 100mm
thick foam, use two pieces of 50mm thick
4 feet - or make your own with blocks of pine
Drill/Driver plus assorted bits
Staple gun and 6 or 8mm staples
Step 2: Assemble the base
Make sure you place the screw tip in the exact centre of the hole in the brace, or it will not be straight.
Step 3: Adding the sides
Make sure to leave enough room for mounting the foot battens below.
Step 4: Attach the feet battens
These will be support battens for the feet. If you are adding larger feet you will need a wider batten.
Screw the battens in place through the outside using 4 x 40mm smooth shank cut screws.