DIY Wooden Tic-Tac-Toe Board

By RYOBI Nation

SKILL
easy

Forget the pen and paper, this wooden tic tac toe board is one they’ll play again and again!

Tools

  • Jig Saw
  • Tape Measure
  • Palm Router
  • Orbit Sander
  • Brad Nailer
  • Drill
  • Miter Saw

Accessories

  • 15 PC. Router Bit Set
  • 2" Carbon Hole Saw

Materials

  • 1/2"x24"x48' Sanded Project Plywood
  • 1/4"x3/4"x8' Wood Screen Moulding
  • 1/4"x36" Square Dowel
  • 3/4" 18 Gauge Collated Nails
  • 3/4"x24"x48' Sanded Project Plywood
  • 5" Hole Saw
  • Sandpaper: 150g, 220g & 320g
  • Wood Glue

Steps

STEP 1

Cut out all material using the Lumber & Sheet Cut Layout Guide. (Shown in project plans PDF)

Tools

Miter Saw or Circular Saw, Tape Measure

Materials

3/4" Project Plywood, 1/2" Project Plywood, 1/4" Square Dowel, 1/4" x 3/4" Wood Screen Moulding

STEP 2

Mark a line parallel to the edge of the 1/2" sheet of plywood that is 5" from the edge. Cut with a circular saw. Cut (5) 5" x 5" squares with a miter saw. Follow diagram to mark measurements for the X shape.

Tools

Miter Saw, Circular Saw, Tape Measure

Materials

1/2" Project Plywood
STEP 2

STEP 3

Clamp the 5" x 5" squares to a secure surface and cut the X shape out with a jigsaw.

Tools

Jig Saw

Materials

1/2" Project Plywood
STEP 3

STEP 4

Use a 5" hole saw to cut (5) circles out of the 1/2" sheet of plywood. Clamp the circles to a secure working surface. Use the pilot hole from the 5" hole saw as a guide to cut a 2" hole.

Tools

Drill

Materials

1/2" Project Plywood, 5" Hole Saw, 2" Hole Saw
STEP 4

STEP 5

Use a 1/8" round over bit and router to go over all edges of X and O pieces. Sand as needed.

Tools

Router, Round Over Router Bit Set, Sander

Materials

1/2" Project Plywood, Sand Paper

STEP 6

Sand the top and the bottom of the 3/4" x 18" x 18" Project Plywood Board. Be sure to leave the edges and corners sharp.

Tools

Sander

Materials

3/4" Project Plywood

STEP 7

Divide the 18" x 18" board vertically into (3) equal parts. Place the center of each 1/4" x 18" square dowel on each line. Glue and nail to the base board.

Tools

Tape Measure, Nailer

Materials

1/4" Square Dowel, 3/4" Project Plywood, Wood Glue, Nails
STEP 7

STEP 8

Divide the board horizontally into (3) equal parts. Place the 5-7/8" pieces of the 1/4" square dowel on the outside lines drawn. Glue and nail to the board.

Tools

Tape Measure, Nailer

Materials

1/4" Square Dowel, 3/4" Project Plywood, Wood Glue, Nails
STEP 8

STEP 9

Place the (2) 5-3/4" inside partition segments of the 1/4" square dowel in line with the outside segments. Glue and nail to the board.

Tools

Nailer, Tape Measure

Materials

1/4" Square Dowel, 3/4" Project Plywood, Wood Glue, Nails
STEP 9

STEP 10

Align the (4) perimeter strips of the 1/4" x 3/8" moulding along the edge of the base board. Glue and nail together.

Tools

Miter Saw, Nailer, Tape Measure

Materials

1/4" x 3/8" x 8' Wood Screen Moulding, 3/4"Project Plywood
STEP 10

STEP 11

Project complete!