More DIY gift ideas: borrow a sander and make a fabulous chess/checkers table!

Board games are cool again—just check out the growing number of board game cafes in and around Edmonton. And with this fabulous chess or checkers themed table, lovingly hand finished by you, some lucky person on your Christmas list can be their neighbourhood's hottest new game night host!

Instructions from  Remove and Replace

Instructions from Remove and Replace

If you are an experienced builder, you might consider making a complete new table from scratch. But since we are all about reducing and reusing here at the St. Albert Tool Library, we hope you will rescue an old table and give it new life.

Borrow one of our sanders, buy some tape and stain, and voila – a very cool gift is born.

Design and plan from Remove and Replace

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Borrow me and create!

From now until Christmas, you can buy a Tool Library membership for yourself and gift one to a friend for free!

Remember to email ahead to to let a library volunteer know you will be coming to pick up your tool!