Jazz up your window with some do-it-yourself projects. Add interest without taking up space by building some window storage spaces, such as a shelving unit or window box. Take this quiz to see what you need to know about how to build window treatments.
What window addition may provide the perfect space for plants?
How may you use a window to display collectibles?
What is a carpenter's square?
used for determining right angles
box to stand on
used to determine vertical alignment
What type of wood is pine?
What is carpenter's glue used for?
wood to wood
wood to steel
wood to rubber
When building shelving, what is the purpose of angle irons?
secure unit to the wall
determine vertical alignment
Why should the plants not have direct contact with glass windows?
may damage the plants
may dirty the window
does not look nice
What is resorcinol glue used for?
withstand the elements
What are weep holes use for?
to add fertilizer
to add water
What type of hardware may be used to fasten wood to brick or concrete walls?
lag screws driven into lead masonry anchors
brass or stainless steel flathead screws
Why may redwood or cedar be an appropriate choice to construct a window box?
To help with drainage, what should you add to the window box before adding the soil?
How long should paint or stain dry before installing your plant shelf unit?
whatever the manufacturer says
till dry to the touch
What items may be displayed on a windowsill shelf?
Where may a windowsill shelf be located?
What is a saber saw used for?
for tight spaces
same as a circular saw
What options are available for shaping the shelf ends of your windowsill shelf?
round or angled
A windowsill may add some visual excitement to your window without: