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Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Design a Corkboard w/ a Wood Frame

This large, decorative corkboard is the perfect piece for leaving notes or displaying photos or artwork. The wood frame is easy to build and features a scrolling applique at the top.

DIY Corkboard Plans - D. Lawless Hardware - Complete Project

DIY Corkboard Plans - D. Lawless Hardware - Applique


 Materials:

·         2’ x 4’ piece of corkboard
·         Adhesive such as Liquid Nails
·         Birch Wood Appliqué
·         1/2" brad nails
·         1-1/4” pocket hole screws
·         Wood glue
·         Paint or stain/sealer
Tools Needed:
·         Miter saw or Circular saw
·         Drill
·         Pocket hole jig
·         Pneumatic nailer with compressor

Lumber:

·         3 - 1x3 at 4’
·         1 - 1x6 at 4’
·         1 – 4’ x 8’ sheet of ¼” plywood

Cut List:

·         1 – 1x4 at 31” – Frame
·         1 – 1x6 at 31” – Frame
·         2 – 1x4 at 48” – Frame
·         1 – ¼” plywood at 27-1/2” x 50” – Back

Step One

Cut the pieces for the frame. With the pocket hole jig set for ¾” material, drill pocket holes in each end of the longer 1x4 pieces. Assemble the frame using glue and 1-1/4” pocket hole screws.

DIY Corkboard Plans - D. Lawless Hardware - Cut List


Step Two

Cut the piece for the back. Secure the back over the back side of the frame using glue and ½” brad nails.

DIY Corkboard Plans - D. Lawless Hardware - Step 2


Step Three

With the frame facing right side up, spread adhesive on the back and position the corkboard on top. If necessary, clamp in place.

DIY Corkboard Plans - D. Lawless Hardware - Step 4


Step Four

Secure the appliqué to the top of the frame using glue and ½” brad nails. 

DIY Corkboard Plans - D. Lawless Hardware


Finish as desired. Add hanging wire or a large sawtooth hanger to the back.

1 comment:

monkey said...

this is gorgeous xx

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