Camping is a great outdoor activity and is an economical alternative for a family holiday. Unless your family is accustomed to feed on protein bars, stuffed meat and water, you will definitely need to prepare meals in the camp. Outdoor cooking represents certain challenges, particularly the lack of suitable tools that we usually have in the kitchen. Put together a box for kitchen items is a good way to transport the necessary utensils, food storage and get a work surface for cooking. You can make a box kitchenettes for your next camp following a few simple steps.
You will need
Two plywood boards 1/2 inch (1.3 cm) thickness 1.5 ft 3 (91.4 to 45.7 cm) (A) Two plywood boards 1/2 inch (1.3 cm) of thickness of 1 to 3 feet (30.5 to 91.4 cm) (B) Two plywood boards 1/2 inch (1.3 cm) thickness of 1 to 1.5 feet (30.5 to 45.7 cm) (C) One piano hinge 36 inches (91.4 cm)Full list
Determine your needs. Think about the type of camping you prefer and how you usually prepare food. This will give you an idea of how much space you need and what elements should be included in the kitchen box. With this inventory in mind, you can determine what size box fits your requirements and identify unique challenges.
Build the box. It outlines a simple drawing to simplify the planning process and assembly. A box of cuisine resembles a simple cupboard with a hinged side door to use as / work surface. While it is possible that you require a larger space, a good kitchen box is 3 feet wide (91.4 cm) by 1 foot (30.5 cm) deep and 1 1/2 feet (45.7 cm) high. This gives you enough space to place the most common utensils, keeping the size and weight to a practical level.
Cut the pieces of wood the right size. Following the details of the BOM, cut the plywood corresponding measures and gently sand the edges to remove splinters and rough spots.
Wood screws used to attach the parts (B) and (C) forming a rectangular box. Be sure to align the edges to match well.
Add the back of the box, the part (A), with metal screws, to the rectangular box you formed in the previous step. Again, the edges well aligned to make it even.
Supports the box, with long edges down and the open side facing you. Piano hinge places the front edge of the bottom of the box, with the screws in the hinge.
Joins the front of the box, the part (A), to the hinge, with the screws brings. Thus, the door will have formed the housing and the work surface for cooking.
Screws used to bring the handles to attach them to each end of the box.
Using the screws brings the door lock to be placed on the top of the box and door. In this way, you can close and lock the door securely.
Sand the entire box and then paint it, Dye it or simply apply a product to make it waterproof. Wait for it to dry completely before start using it.