Flight Board

By RYOBI Nation

SKILL
easy

Kick off your celebrations with this DIY Flight Board!

Tools

  • Drill Press
  • Tape Measure
  • Glue Gun
  • Orbit Sander
  • Palm Router
  • Miter Saw

Accessories

  • 15 PC. Router Bit Set
  • 24 PC. FULL SIZE GLUE STICKS
  • 7 PC. 5" RANDOM ORBIT SANDER SAND PAPER
  • 8 PC. Forstner Bit Set

Materials

  • 1" x 4" x 8' Board
  • 2-1/2" Forstner Bit
  • Pennies
  • Quick Setting Epoxy (Clear)

Steps

STEP 1

Cut all material using the Lumber Cut List and Layout Guide (found in the project plan PDF). The 1" x 4" board is to be cut to 14-1/2" in length and 3-1/2" in width. Some initial sanding can be done here.

Tools

Miter Saw, Tape Measure, Sander

Materials

1" x 4" x 8' Board

STEP 2

Follow the Hole & Recess Layout Guide to mark where the (5) holes will be drilled. Use the drill press to create holes where the glasses will sit. The (4) glass recesses are to be 1/2” deep.

Tools

Drill Press, Tape Measure, Forstner Bits

Materials

1" x 4" x 8' Board
STEP 2

STEP 3

Using a router and 1/4" roundover bit, radius the outside edges and the thumb hole. Do this on the top and bottom of the board.

Tools

Router, 1/4" Router Bit

STEP 4

Sand and finish to your desire.

Tools

Sander

STEP 5

Arrange (7) pennies into each hole. Apply a small amount of glue under each penny to hold them in place.

Tools

Glue Gun

Materials

Pennies
STEP 5

STEP 6

Mix some quick setting epoxy according to the instructions on the bottle and pour it over the pennies. Only fill the holes 1/8” deep.

Materials

Quick Setting Epoxy (Clear)