Getting the most of the storage space I have. This platform will be used for storing paint and it will be placed just above the lawn mower. These will be the legs:
They will be supported by 2 bars going across, front and back of the unit.
The next day started with sanding and preparing for the pocket holes.
I used screws for outdoor use just because I had to get rid of them. The platform will never be exposed to the rain, but those screws were under my feet.
Front and back supporting bars were next.
Top – cutting, sanding and attaching.
Admiring my work.
In its place, before and after loading.
And of course the lawn mover. It fits perfectly, no space is wasted. That was the plan.
I had to take it back to the shed and apply some wood oil.
Thick coat was applied with a broken paintbrush – use what you have!
The excess oil was wiped off with a clean cloth. This is the top of the platform:
… and the bottom:
I wish it held all of the colour after wiping off, but unfortunately it lost most of its colour and protective properties. It is still OK for an indoor use.