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Sandpit with fold-out seats

LePallet
Valued Contributor
LePallet
LePallet
Valued Contributor

The lid of this sandpit folds out into handy bench seats when in use and keeps pets out when shut.

 

 

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The project

 

The original plan was to make a solid cover for this sandpit to keep the pets out, but then I thought why not add a fold-out seat for the kiddies?

 

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I used 200mm x 50mm treated Pine sleepers for the box and 150mm x 25mm treated Pine planks for the lid. All materials from the one stop shop Bunnings.

 

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How to build a sandpit with foldable cover

 

Kids will love this terrific sandpit with a foldable cover and even built-in seating. Follow this step-by-step guide to create your own sandpit: How to build a sandpit with foldable cover.

 

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More sandpit projects

 

Experienced Bunnings Workshop member woodalwaysworks built this sandpit with fold-out seats that closes tight with a solid top.

 

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Fellow community member Gareth made a similar sandpit with built-in seats and a handy cover.

 

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