Feeding Trough For Chicks

Material Required

Lumber: 1 piece cypress, white pine or basswood, 13/16x4 1/8x9 inches. 1 piece cypress, white pine or basswood, 13/16x13/16x22 1/2 inches.

1 piece cypress, white pine or basswood, 1/2x9x30 inches.

(Poplar or redwood may be substituted for cypress, white pine or basswood.)

Hardware: 2 flat head bright wood screws, 1 1/2 inch No. 10. 5 dozen 7/8 inch brads. 16 1 1/4 inch brads. 12 4d finishing nails.

Tools

Sharp lead pencil, rule, try square, T bevel, jack plane, hammer, brace, 3/16 inch twist drill, countersink, nail set, screw driver.

Fig. 14. Proper Position to Hold Screw Driver.

Fig. 14. Proper Position to Hold Screw Driver.

Pieces.

Stock Bill

Finished Dimensions.

Use.

2.

3/4x4 x4 inches.

Ends.

1.

3/4x3/4x22 inches.

Ridge.

1.

1/2x3 x22 inches.

Bottom.

2.

1/2x2 1/2x22 1/2 inches.

Sides.

28.

1/2x1/2x2 1/4 inches.

Partitions.

Fig. 15. Ripsawing on a Saw Horse.

Fig. 15. Ripsawing on a Saw Horse.

Directions

1 - Reduce all pieces to finished dimensions.

2 - To make the end cuts of the partitions hold the saw at 45° to a right angle.

3 - Fasten ends to ridge with 1 1/2 inch No. 10 screw. Use 3/16 inch twist drill for screw hole and countersink hole.

4 - Fasten ends to sides and bottom with six 4d finishing nails at each end.

5 - Nail sides to bottom with 1 1/4 inch brads. Use eight brads at each side spaced evenly.

6 - Fasten partitions by using one 7/8 inch brad at each end.