Charging Station

By RYOBI Nation

SKILL
intermediate

Keep all your devices charged and ready to go!

Tools

  • Drill
  • Miter Saw
  • Jig Saw
  • Circular Saw
  • Orbit Sander
  • Brad Nailer
  • Rotary Tool

Accessories

  • 25 PC. ROUND SHANK BLACK OXIDE DRILL BIT SET
  • 31 PC. Drilling and Driving Accessory Kit
  • 40PC Impact Rated Driving Kit
  • 8 PC. Forstner Bit Set

Materials

  • 1"x8"x4' Wood Board
  • 1-1/4" x 18-Gauge Collated Nails
  • 3/4" Spade Bit
  • 3/8" Countersink Bit
  • Hearing Protection
  • Mandara 1-1/4" Cabinet Knob
  • Safety Glasses
  • Sandpaper: 150g, 220g & 320g
  • Wood Glue

Steps

STEP 1

Cut two 18-1/2" long sections from the 1 x 8 board.

Tools

Miter Saw

Materials

1"x8"x4' Board

STEP 2

Draw the pattern onto one of the boards using the pattern layout guide. Drill a 3/8" hole into each of the pockets so the Jig Saw blade can pass through. Use a Jig Saw to cut out each pocket. Sand the cut marks with a rotary tool.

Tools

Drill, Jig Saw, Rotary Tool, Drill bit set
STEP 2

STEP 3

Mark a drill point in each corner of the 2nd board using measurements from the diagram. Using a Countersink Bit, drill a shallow hole about 1/8” deep. The hole depth needs to only be deep enough for the recess knob screw head.

Tools

Drill, Countersink Bit
STEP 3

STEP 4

In the center of each hole, drill a 7/64” hole through the board.

Tools

Drill, Drill bit
STEP 4

STEP 5

Install the screws for each of the knobs. Recess each of the screw heads into the boards.

Tools

Drill, Impact Driver Bit

STEP 6

Align the top board over the bottom board. Apply glue in between each board and nail from the bottom side.

Tools

Brad Nailer

Materials

Wood Glue, 1-1/4" x 18 Gauge Collated Brad Nails

STEP 7

Using a 3/4" Spade Bit drill through bottom board. Hole should be centered and at the back edge of slot.

Tools

Drill, Spade Bit
STEP 7

STEP 8

Mark a line 1/4" from each end and cut. This will clean up both ends and create a 1” offset around the pockets. Make sure to cut outside of the line. Place boards on the Miter Saw with the screws facing upward.

Tools

Miter Saw
STEP 8

STEP 9

Sand the charging station and apply finish coat as desired!

Tools

Sander, Rotary Tool