DIY Ping Pong Materials


Table tennis enthusiast found an extensive list of ping pong paddles and rackets at Tennis lovers find it difficult to buy an already made DIY ping-pong because it is expensive. Most of them will prefer to build one by themselves to save some cash. However, if you have never built one before, you might not know the materials that you need. These materials can be easily found in hardware and local stores. This article will discuss all the materials that you need to build a perfect DIY ping-pong.

  1. Plywood

You will need four pieces of about four inches of plywood, 48 inches by 60 inches. While constructing your DIY Ping-Pong, you will need a measuring tape and a pencil to draw the measurements so you should get them as well. The plywood will be used to make the board.

Other pieces of plywood

  • Two pieces 1-by-4, 46-inches long and eight pieces that are 28.5 inches long.
  • Four pieces of 1-by-4, 42 inches long

Bonus fact: an average ping-pong table has the dimensions of 60 by 108 inches. You can get plywood this size and cut it by yourself. If you get a large plywood to divide by yourself, you will have to get a saw too.

  1. Two hinges

These are used to make sure that the DIY Ping-Pong folds. One reason you use them is that you may need to move it at some point.

  1. One 1/2-inch long wood screws

These are used to attach the plywood and the legs of the ping-pong you are building. They ensure that it is reliable and stable while you are playing. Some people prefer nails but using screws will help the table last longer. This is because screws can hold on for a long time as compared to nails.

  1. Drill with screwdriver bit

This will be used to make holes before using the screws. If you are having trouble using it, you can consult a carpenter near you on how to do that.

  1. Wood glue

This is mostly used to hold the plywood together with the legs of using the screws. It is also used to keep the different pieces of plywood together.

  1. Green paint; this is used to paint the table.

You should there have painting brushes to do this. Make sure that it is washed before doing the painting. You should allow this paint to dry before doing anything else

  1. White color

This is used to divide the Ping-Pong table after painting it green. You should use a different brush while painting the white paint.

  1. Masking tape, 1/2-inch wide
  2. Table tennis net, 6 feet long

You should note that each net is slightly different so you should look for the entire net to attach to your table. Make sure it is securely fit before starting to use the Ping-Pong table

In conclusion, with the above materials, you will be able to make a real DIY ping pong with ease. All you need is the right procedure to do it. Doing a proper research and consulting people who have done it before will help you find the correct procedure.

Woodworking workshop tools and needs

When it comes to woodworking workshops, tools are the most crucial part. In fact, tools are the most important in any manufacturing business or site. Tools are used to make the production easier and reduce accidents and losses. There are different tools for every work. It depends on what product you want to make.

Woodworking workshop tools are many if you want to start a workshop. You can easily purchase these tools even in your local store or hardware. This article will discuss these tools and their uses.

  1. Saws

The number of saws to have will depend on how large you want your workshop to be. However, 2-3 types of saws are necessary.

  • The circular saw that is used for rough dimensioning is a valuable tool to have. However, having a good table saw can also supplement the lack of a circular saw. It can be used to do all sorts of cutting work and not just dimensional cutwork.
  • A handsaw, which is used for straightening edges, cutting boards down to the right width and cross-cutting, is another great saw to have. It is used together with a router and two router bits to do these tasks.
  • The jigsaw, used for cutting curves and a coping saw are also essential when setting up a workshop.
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  1. Power jointer and thickness planner

These tools will save you time while working and straightening edges of your products. They will also do the job efficiently and make the final product look beautiful. They are more efficient compared to hand held tools. Other tools for smoothing services and making the end product beautiful include block plane, files, smoothing plane, rasps, and a random orbit sander. Here are some of the reviews of electric planers

  1. This is used to make holes before using the screws. If you are having trouble using it, you can consult a carpenter near you on how to do that.  You can have a power drill or a standard drill depending on the amount of work that will require the drill.Drill with screwdriver bit
  1. A tape measure and combination square

These goes together with pencils, crayons and a knife for marking the measurements. The tape measures come in different sizes, so it is upon you to choose the ones that you want.

  1. A hammer and nails or screwdrivers

There are those people who opt to use nails or screwdrivers. Whichever you opt to use, a hammer is necessary. It will be used to remove them or hit. However, using screws has an upper hand compared to nails. This is because screws can last longer and can hold on for a long time as compared to nails.

  1. A workbench

Investing in a large workbench makes work in the workshop easier. You can also need a workmate if the workshop is large.

  1. Joinery gadgets

These are necessary for a workshop manufacturing products with joints. They are straight in screwing; hand cut joints and outer joints.

In conclusion, the above are just basic tools that you should have in your workshop. There are other tools not mentioned.






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