Built: more personalized striped trugs with handpainted names
I can never make just one of something, it has to be in multiples.
These 2 are for my girls for Easter:
But Jack is a special request from a friend.
She loves a good nautical bit and Jack went right along with the All American red, white and blue theme:
All on the heels of last weeks orange trug for Derek:
Here’s how I made the trugs:
1. Cut pieces from 3/8″ plywood:
(For more detailed construction how-to check my previous post here.)
2. Construct, sand, prime and paint.
Use painters tape to create stripe space:
3. Paint 2 coats of stripe color:
4. Remove painters tape:
5. Print out letters.
I used American Typewriter font size 200.
Line up printout then trace letters with ballpoint pen which leaves an indent in the wood.
Paint on and inside the indent.
6. Seal with spray clear poly:
Ready to fill with toys.