Ice Cream Stand

By RYOBI Nation

SKILL
easy

Switch up your run-of-the-mill lemonade stand with an Ice Cream Stand that you can deck out with all your favorite treats!

Tools

  • Brad Nailer
  • Jig Saw
  • Orbit Sander
  • Miter Saw

Accessories

  • 25 FT. Tape Measure
  • 7 PC. 5" RANDOM ORBIT SANDER SAND PAPER

Materials

  • 1"x4"x8' Wood
  • 1-1/2" 18 Gauge Collated Nails
  • 1/2"x24"x48' Sanded Project Plywood
  • 2"x2"x8' Wood
  • Acrylic Paint
  • Wood Glue

Steps

STEP 1

Cut out all material using the Lumber & Sheet Cut Layout Guide. Some initial sanding can be done after cutting the boards and panels.Sanding pieces prior to building can make the process easier before final assembly.

Tools

Circular Saw, Miter Saw, and Sander
Cutting wood

STEP 2

Measure and cut the (2) awning supports with the jig saw.

Tools

Jigsaw, Sander
Cutting wood

STEP 3

Measure 3-1/2” on both sides of the sign panel as shown in the diagram. Then connect the points with a 22-1/4” radius arc. Cut using a jig saw. Sand edges smooth.

Tools

Jigsaw, Sander
Cutting shapes

STEP 4

Follow the diagram to create half circles on the trim board for the awning. Cut using a jig saw. Sand edges smooth.

Tools

Jigsaw, Sander
Cutting circles

STEP 5

Align (1) 16” side slat to (1) 2” x 2” x 19-1/2” inner support and (1) 19-1/2” back support. Glue and nail together using the 1-1/2” brad nails

Tools

Brad Nailer
Nailing wood together

STEP 6

Continue adding side slats to fill the supports. Leave a 1/2” gap in between slats. Repeat Steps 5 & 6 to build a second set.

Tools

Brad Nailer
attaching wood

STEP 7

Stand both sides up as shown in the diagram. Align a 24” front slat to the front. Attach with glue and 1-1/2” brad nails. Align a 22-1/2” bottom support to the inside of the backside. Glue and nail together.

Tools

Brad Nailer
Nailing together wood

STEP 8

Continue adding the front slats to the table base assembly.

Tools

Brad Nailer
Ice cream stand base

STEP 9

Align the tabletop to the table base. Attach with glue and nail together.

Tools

Brad Nailer
nailing wood together

STEP 10

Align the 48” post to the back of the table assembly. Glue and nail together for the inside of the back support boards.

Nailing wood together

STEP 11

Measure 24-5/8” from the tabletop and mark on each post. Align the sign panel to the marks. Glue and nail together

Tools

Brad Nailer
Nailing together

STEP 12

Align the awning to fit on the angled cuts of the awning support boards. Allow the panel to overhang by 1/2”. Attach with glue and brad nails.

Tools

Brad Nailer
Nailing wood together

STEP 13

Attach the scalloped board to the front of the awning. It should fit under the 1/2” overhang. Attach with glue and brad nails.

Tools

Brad Nailer
Nailing wood together

STEP 14

Align the awning assembly to the posts and sign panel. Attach with glue and brad nails

Tools

Brad Nailer
Attach pieces together

STEP 15

Sand as needed and paint as desired.

Tools

Sander
Painted ice cream stand