b"step by step1 2 Step1:Downloadthecutplanandmeasurementsfrom www.habitatbyresene.com/news/diy-courier-box,whichhas been designed to minimise waste and the number of cuts. courierMeasure and cut your plywood using a table saw and jig saw or similar. While you will not need a full sheet of plywood for the project, you will need a minimum surface area of 925mm x 140mmso feel free to reuse an offcut section from another box project if it is large enough. If you would like your courier box to also have a letter slot, you may choose to use a router to give the opening rounded edges.Step 2: Fill any holes or knots with wood putty and allow it 3 4 todrybeforesandingdownallsurfaceswithanelectric sander and/or by hand with a sanding block. Remove any Keep daytime deliveries securedust by wiping down the entire box with a clean, dry cloth.with this simple to build box Step 3: Prime with Resene Quick Dry then apply two coats of that doubles as a seat. Resene Lustacryl in a colour of your choicewe used Resene Eighth Truffle, a warm mushroom white allowing each coat to dry completely before painting on the next one.Step 4: Using an electric drill, drill holes 50mm, 200mm and 250mm from the top edge and 6mm in from the sides down the sides of the front and back panels. Then, drill holes 20mm 5 6 in and 6mm up from the corner 'notches' you've cut into the bottom (which will become the feet of your box).Optional: Attach the decorative trim to the top of the box lid with 20mm long screws attached through the bottom of the lid so that it creates a frame for where your cushion will sit.Step 5: Drill approx. 5mm into the centre of the sides of your box 50mm, 200mm and 250mm from the top edge along top tip each vertical side.Use letter stencils to 7 Step6:Usingascrewdriver,assembleyourboxwith label your courier box 8 20mm wood screws, through the front and back into the or decorate it with sides and base.fun patterns usingResene testpots. Step 7: Attach the hasp and staple to the front of your box and lid. Use 12mm long wood screws to secure them in place.Step 8: Attach the bottom of your lid to the back side of your boxwithhingessecuredwith12mmlongwoodscrews. Depending on the type of hinges you choose, you may need you will need: to install them on the inside or outside. 1 sheet 2.4m x 1.2m x 12mm Screwdriver Above and right: thick plywood20mm long wood screws Courier box in Resene9 Step 9: Using a small artist's brush, paint the tops of the 22mm2 x 1.2m long pine trim Wood putty Eighth Truffle, wall in10 screwsandyourhardwareinthesamecolourofResene (optional)2 x 75mm hinges Resene Hammerhead,Lustacryl that you used for the rest of the box and touch up deck stained in ReseneMeasuring tape and/or long ruler62mm hasp and staple Woodsman Midany areas as needed. Pencil30mm set-your-own- Greywash, trim inNouveau Outdoor Cushion combination padlock Resene Half Sea FogStep10: Apply one side of the hook and loop adhesive in Blue Heaven (from Mitre 10, Adhesive hook and loop stripsand plant pots instrips to the top of your box lid and use your needle and www.mitre10.co.nz)Needle and thread (from left to right)thread to attach the other side to the base of your cushion.Table saw or similarClean, dry cloth Resene Bismark,This will help to keep it in place when the lid is both opened Resene HemisphereJig saw or similarResene Lustacryl in a colour and Resene Aviator. and closed.Router or similar (optional) of your choicewe usedElectric sander and Resene Eighth Trufflesanding blockResene Quick Dry primer project Laura Lynn Johnston Resene Resene Resene Resene Resene Resene HalfResene Woodsman Electric drill sealer undercoat images Bryce Carleton, Ben Whorwood Eighth Truffle Hammerhead Hemisphere Aviator Bismark Sea Fog Mid Greywash72 73"