To duplicate this feature, I installed a 1/4" carriage bolt
with a spring under the head.
The top of the bench has two pairs of 2-by-6 beams connecting the posts and attached with countersunk carriage bolts
The slide will move back and forth in the space between the stove door and the round head of the carriage bolts
The oak planking was secured with 1/4-inch-by-4-inch carriage bolts
extending through the wood, through the hull and sealed with 5200 marine adhesive.
The six bolts shown in the bottom photograph were made from standard hex-headed, square-headed or carriage bolts
using just a chisel and center punch.
Held together with 3-1/2- and 5-1/2-inch carriage bolts
, the frame is composed entirely of 2-by-4s.
Bolt the break with two or three full-threaded carriage bolts
Materials 4 29-inch 2-by-4 legs 6 30-inch 2-by-6s for feet and crossbraces 2 3-1/2-inch 2-by-6s for spacers 1 54-inch 2-by-6 for the trestle beam 24 3-1/2-inch #12 flathead woodscrews 24 decorative wooden plugs 4 1/4-by-5-inch carriage bolts
with nuts and washers 8 2-1/2-inch finishing nails
Includes all wood, angle iron, lag bolts, carriage bolts
Each side panel mounts to the front with two 5/16- by 1-1/2-inch carriage bolts
Because it uses heavier materials, gussets, and countersunk carriage bolts
, it's stronger than the other design.
Central 2 by 3's slide up or down to the desired position, then are held in place by 5-2nch-long, 1/4-inch carriage bolts
and wing nuts.