Wooden Cookbook Stand

By RYOBI Nation

SKILL
intermediate

Free up your hands while in the kitchen by using this wooden cookbook holder!

Tools

  • Drill
  • Tape Measure
  • Glue Gun
  • Miter Saw
  • Rotary Tool

Accessories

  • 16 PC. CARVING & ENGRAVING KIT
  • 65 PC. DRILL AND IMPACT DRIVE SET
  • Hex Shank Countersinks - 4 Pack

Materials

  • #8 1-1/2 Screws
  • 1"x12"x6' Wood Board
  • Rafter Square
  • Tracing Paper
  • Wood Glue
  • Wood Stain

Steps

STEP 1

Measure & mark cuts: 11 "x 12" (back), 11" x 2-1/4" (x2 ledges), and 9" x 12" (stand pieces.) Use the Sliding Compound Miter Saw to cut each piece.

Tools

Tape Measure, Black Marker, Miter Saw, Rafter Square

Materials

Wood Board
Measuring wood

STEP 2

Cut two triangles for the stand pieces, measuring 4 3/4" at the base and cutting each at a 37 degree angle.

Tools

Miter Saw

Materials

Wood Board
Cutting wood

STEP 3

Apply stain to all of the wood pieces. Allow the pieces to dry.

Materials

Wood Board, Stain
Apply stain

STEP 4

Line up the back piece and the bottom ledge piece. Mark four points where the pilot holes will be placed on both pieces. Drill pilot holes on both pieces using the countersink bit.

Tools

Drill, Countersink Bit

Materials

Wood Board
Drilling holes

STEP 5

Line up pilot holes and drive screws through all of the holes. Place this piece onto the table and apply glue to the ledge where it will connect to the second ledge piece. Attach the second ledge piece and secure with clamps.

Tools

Drill

Materials

Wood Board, Wood Screws, Wood Glue
Attach screws

STEP 6

Apply dots of glue on the ends and wood glue along the rest. Press both stand pieces onto the piece. Allow the entire piece to dry for 24-48 hours before the next step.

Tools

Glue Gun

Materials

Wood Board, Wood Glue
Apply glue

STEP 7

Trace a pattern onto the wood using tracing paper. Use the Ball Engraving Burr to engrave the pattern.

Tools

Rotary Tool, Ball Engraving Burr

Materials

Wood Board, Tracing Paper
Engraving wood