This Wooden Magazine Holder is designed to fit your 13-inch laptop, books, magazines and more!
- scrap wood
- abandoned street signs
Step 1: Step 1: Make the Side Pieces
- 12’x 6.5’ (x2)
- Find a large piece of scrap wood measure out 6.5' in width and do a vertical cut on the band saw.
Step 2: Step 2: Make the Side Pieces
- Measure out 12' in length and perform 2 horizontal cuts on each piece of wood on the Miter Saw.
- You will end up with 2 pieces of 12’x 6.5’
Step 3: Step 3: Cut the Angles
- Draw out the angles on your two pieces of wood leaving 1.5' on the top
- Adjust the Miter Saw to your ideal angle and make the cuts!
Step 4: Step 4: Slits for Handles
- Measure 1.5' on each piece of wood and use a Band Saw to cut through the wood.
Step 5: Step 5: Handle!
- Take your abandoned street signs, cut it to 14'X1.5 using a guillotine shear.
- Bend it at 90 degrees leaving 2.5' at each end
- And fit it in to the side pieces (if the slits are too narrow, sand it down)
Step 6: Step 6: Make Front, Back, Base Pieces
Use a Miter Saw and Table Saw to perform horizontal and vertical cuts until you get:
- Front: 8x9.5
- Back: 10x9.5
- Base: 5.5/8x9.5'
Step 7: Step 7: Front Piece Curve
- Get your front piece 8x9.5 and mark a curve
- Perform relief cuts on the band saw
Step 8: Step 8: Assemble
Clamp down all size and use a nail gun to secure all sides
Step 9: Step 9: Assemble Handle
- Clamp on the wood and handle to the table
- Drill a hole: small one first and then bigger one through wood/handle/wood
- Find a nut and bolt that fits and fasten it