How to Build a Bar Stool Using Plastic Bottles?
Today i will show you How To Build A Bar Stool From Plastic Bottles. Plastic bottles can be recycled and reused. If you heat them, they will decrease in size and connect the parts very tightly.
Tools that i used for this project:
- Heat gun
- Digital protractor
First of all, we need to do a top of our bar stool. For this i took a pine board 30 cm wide, and cut length 45 cm. So, my stool top will be 30*45 cm.
Now i will be making a legs for stool. I used pine board 45*45mm with rounded corners. I cut 4 legs.
After that, i clamp them together and sanded with a sandpaper and a screwdriver. In that way all 4 legs will be the same length.
Now i will be making a frame for stool. I used pine board 15*150cm. I cut 4 pieces.
As a result i have got such a box.
I marked where I should make a cuts.
That frame looks too massive, so i decided to cut a little bit of wood. I made a rounded corners with a screwdriver.
As a result i have got such U-shape pieces. I clamp them together and sanded with a sand paper.
Now we need to connect our top and frame of the stool. For this i make 4 cuts in the top of the stool.
I will be connect this parts with plastic bottles. I cut bottles in 3 pieces.
When heated, the plastic shrinks and squeezes the two pieces together tightly.
When the plastic cooled down, I decided to cut off the excess and make them the same size.
Now I will be attaching stool legs. I will also used plastic bottles.
I cut one corner with a knife. In this way it will be easier to insert leg into the plastic.
Heating with a heat gun and cut off the excess parts.
We're almost done! The only thing we need to do is add a leg bar. I used pine board 35*18mm.
That's it! We've done everything! I'm really surprised how strong a plastic bottle can be to connect the parts together. Don't throw away the bottles. Apply them in your projects!
Hope you enjoyed it!
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