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Life as an Amateur Woodworker #41: Mosquitera Needed

02-25-2015 10:05 PM by PhilBello | 2 comments »

The nights are still hot here, but we can’t have the bedroom window open due to mosquitoes and the risk of dengue, a fan is not sufficient, and I am certainly not going down the road of Air Con, so it was time to make mosquiteras. I thought I would start with one, and see how it went. I did make some when I lived in Spain, and they worked, so no reason why not here, This version only works with sliding windows. I cut some 4×2s to 1/2” x 1 1/2”, for this window I was making them 45.5” by 15”, I had to make two frames, and the net is sandwiched between the two. Once the timber was cut, I half-lapped all the pieces, sanded them, then glued and clamped...

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