For each pit, they laid the skirts on the blinds and screwed eyehooks
into the lids wherever the holes in the grommets were located.
Even though they are now secured with heavy cable and eyehooks
, Charlie and friends have been targeted more than once by vandals, most recently about five years ago.
Measure two equal-length pieces of chain for the lower shutter and use eyehooks
to attach one end of each chain to a top corner of the shutter and the other end to the window frame of the house, pre-drilling the holes.
Jake cut a piece of plastic glass just larger than the door opening, screwed eyehooks
into the shed and glued them on back of the plastic.
I fastened the back of the frame to the pergola with eyehooks
in the table that fitted into eyescrews in the stretcher.
Tape measure and tailor's chalk, drill and two eyehooks
You'd also do well to wander through the hardware store, picking out an assortment of flat washers, small tacks and brads, "Mollies" for attaching cabinets and such to thin walls plus both screwhead and hex-head machine bolts and nuts and a few lagscrews, eyehooks
, and screweyes--just to have them on hand.