During the making of this my son also got to learn about safety, math, construction and creative thinking. I also hope he enjoyed spending the time with me as I did with him.
We used scrap wood that we had around and picked up some of the hardware we needed at our local hardware shop. (After all isn't that where you get hardware?)
We spent around $4 and the time was priceless.
Step 1: Materials
2. Wood glue
3. Hinges and Hasps.
4. Drawing paper, grid paper, or just paper to design on.
5. Pencil and ruler.
6. A saw - Just about any wood cutting saw can be used if care is taken
7. Files, Sandpaper and wood clamps
8. Paint or Stain
9. Some sort of pretty cloth for interior