Have a Rotted Tree in Your Yard? Build a Fairy Door!
My rotted tree in my back yard. I have wanted to do something with this tree for quite some time.
Decided to cover up the hole with a Fairy door.
I bought a piece of quarter inch plywood to use for the door. I drew the door pattern to fit the hole, and cut it out.
Used the jig saw to cut around the outline.
I made a pattern for the hinges and cut them out. I had ample wood left over, so I made the hinges out of wood.
I used paint for the door and hinges that I already had on the shelf in the garage. Keeping the cost for this project on a shoestring budget.
Found me a tree limb that would work for a door handle. Found just the piece I needed. The tree needed trimming anyway. I didn't want to paint it, so I used "clear Coat" on it. It took about four coats.
The finished project!...total cost was $8.21.
I decided to add a window to the Fairy Door!
Published April 22nd, 2015 5:51 PM