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Realization of a trolley

Make a rolling table in solid oak. The simplicity of the assemblies makes it accessible to all.

Necessary material

  • Hammer
  • square
  • Clamp
  • Handsaw
  • Drill
  • Strawberry
  • Hammer
  • Plane
  • Sander
  • Nail set

Steps

  1. Cutting the elements of the rolling table
  2. Cutting and fixing the tray of the rolling table
  3. Assembling the drawers of the rolling table

Cutting the elements of the rolling table

Draw the elements

Draw the elements

1. Trace the different elements. Always use a carpenter's square.
Material list

LandmarksRoomsNumberMaterialDimensions
(in mm)
ATamounts4Oak580x60x22
Brails4Oak800x60x22
CSleepers4Oak480x60x22
Drawers:
D: sides
E: sides
F: funds

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4
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Oak
Oak
Plywood

380 x 50 x 10
380 x 50 x 10
400x390x5

GJoint laths2Oak844 x 110 x 10
HJoint laths2Oak500 x 110 x 10
ITray1chipboard800x480x12
Jslides2Oak800x15x20
Cork tiles, nails,
screws, spherical wheels,
wood glue, neoprene glue,
wood paste, varnish

Diagram of the rolling table.

Saw the elements

Saw the elements

2. Tighten the elements four by four and saw in series with a good handsaw.

predrill

predrill

3. Pre-drill the rails and cross members for the assembly screws.

countersink

countersink

4. Mill the holes to drown the heads of the cap screws.

Assembly of the frame of the trolley

Assemble the studs and spars

Assemble the studs and spars

1. Make the assembly of the elements of the long sides (uprights and longitudinal members). Always check the squareness.

Screw the high rails

Screw the high rails

2. The low rails are placed horizontally and are screwed under the uprights, the high rails are screwed at the end of the high beams and on the edge of the uprights.

Cutting and fixing the tray of the rolling table

Cut the tray

Cut the tray

1. Cut with a handsaw the particle board top; it should measure 800 x 480 mm in 12 mm thick.

Nail the tray

Nail the tray

2. The tray is simply attached by gluing and nailing to the stringers and sleepers.

Placing slides for drawers

Placing slides for drawers

3. Install the slides for the drawers. They are supported on the low rails, along the low side rails.

Nail the slats

Nail the slats

4. Slats of 110 mm wide are the edge and the cover of the tray. Nail them.

Push the nail heads

Push the nail heads

5. Carefully drive the nail heads on the battens.

Recap with wood dough

Recap with wood dough

6. Re-seal the holes thus formed with wood pulp.

Assembling the drawers of the rolling table

Paste the sides

Paste the sides

1. The assembly of the sides of the drawers is done first by gluing.

Nail the sides

Nail the sides

2. Nail the sides of the drawers to stiffen the assembly.

Plan the sides

Plan the sides

3. After placing the bottom (5 mm thick plywood), plan the sides so that the drawers do not jam.

Fixing wheels and finishes

Fix the casters

Fix the casters

1. Secure the casters under the low rails, directly above the studs. Preferably use spherical rollers.

sand down

sand down

2. Carefully sand all exposed siding. An orbital sander is very useful.

Varnish

Varnish

3. Put one or two coats of varnish on the set.

Glue the cork tiles

Glue the cork tiles

4. Glue the cork tiles with Neoprene glue (preferably use cork tiles for the floor).

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