From NZ Gardener magazine
Rose Hughes has a project for gardeners with young children (with a lid to keep cats out!)
You will need: Wall framing: 6.4m – 90mm x 40mm treated pine, Slats: 4.5m – 115mm x 20mm pine, Blackboard frame: 3.5m – 60mm x 10mm pine, Sandpit frame: 5.4m – 140mm x 45mm dressed treated pine, sandpit edging & lid: 6m – 20mm x 45mm pine batten, Blackboard & lid: 1 sheet 12mm treated ply, weedmat, skillsaw, drop saw, filler & sandpaper, 22mm paddle bit, drill bits & drill, socket set, staple gun (optional), 8 x 33, 40 & 65 wood screws, 12 x M5 x 100 coach screws, 4 x M5 x 120 coach screws, 3 x cup hooks , primer, test pots & brushes, sand, potting mix.
Cutting lists: Wall: 2 x 1200mm & 4 x 1000mm, slats: 2 x 1200mm & 6 x 300mm, blackboard: from the ply sheet 900mm x 710mm, blackboard frame: 2 x 900mm & 2 x 715mm with mitred corners, sandpit: 2 x 1200mm & 3 x 1000mm, Lid: from the ply sheet 925mm x 1080mm.
Cost: $275 excluding paint.
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