Keep your balls in check by building this simple bin
No, not those ones. We mean the footballs, basketballs, and volleyballs scattered all over your garage.
Â½-inch boring bit
Pre-treated two-by-four lumber of the following lengths:
â€¢Â Â Â (4) 1.5 feet
â€¢Â Â Â (4) 2.5 feet
â€¢Â Â Â (4) 4 feet
Tip: Instead of cutting the lumber yourself, ask an employee at your hardware store to do it. Most large hardware stores will offer this service for free.Â
Box of decking screws
(14) 36-inch bungee cords
- Build one side of the frame by making a rectangle with the 4-foot and 2.5-foot boards, using two deck screws at each corner. Repeat to build the second side.
- Screw the 1.5-foot boards to the inside corners of one the rectangular frames, using two screws at each corner. Repeat with the other rectangular frame.
- Drill Â½-inch holes with your wood-boring bit across the top and bottom of your frame, making sure that each hole is spaced 6 inches apart.
- Stretch the bungee cords, top to bottom, across the frame.
- Optional: Attach bin to your garage wall using 4-inch screws. Make sure you anchor the structure to studs.
Total estimated cost: $45
Total building time: 1 hour