DIY ProjectsBuild a Living Room Blanket Ladder DIY Project

Build a Living Room Blanket Ladder DIY Project

This tutorial of how to build a living room blanket ladder diy project is frugal to make and simple as pie. It is a great way to keep a warm blanket close by the couch in easy arms reach.

Build a Living Room Blanket Ladder DIY Project

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If you love to snuggle with blankets during the cold weather, you will certainly need to own a blanket ladder as it presents an attractive way to show them off.

Here are the supplies you need to get started:

– Pine boards

– Screws and stain

– Pocket hole screws

Follow these steps below to get started:

– Cut the 2 x 6 board into 4 pieces (17-inch each) and cut the 2 x 4 board down to 5-inch long

– Drill holes through the 2 x 4’s for the 2-½ inch pocket hole screws. Note that you can also make use of recessed screws.

– Before you glue the holes over the screws, ensure to make short wooden dowels, then let them dry after cutting them flush.

– At every 12” along the length of the ladder, ensure to attach the 2 x 6 pieces to one of the 2 x 4 pieces.

– While the rest of the pieces are spaced 12” apart, the top 2 x 6 piece should be 3” away from the top of the 2 x 4.

– Sand the edges lightly after attaching the other 2 x 4 side in the same manner.

– Get set for staining. You can use the Minwax Dark Walnut 2716 wood finishing stain if you want to have a dark brown, antique finish.

– Apply the first coat of stain and let dry for 15 minutes. Then use a clean dry rag to wipe it off.

– Apply the second coat of stain and then let dry for 2-3 days.

– Ensure to use a clean rag to wipe it down again after it is completely dried.

– Then sand to achieve that desired, distressed look.

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Melissa Francis
Melissa Francis
Greetings! I'm Melissa Francis, the founder and primary contributor to The Homestead Survival. With over 20 years of experience in homesteading, sustainability, and emergency preparedness, I've dedicated my life to helping others achieve a simpler, more self-reliant lifestyle.

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