Project Guide

How to Build a Drill Station

1
MEASURE AND MARK
Measure and Mark

Using the measuring tape, measure and mark cuts on the boards according to the cut list. 


  • One 21 7/8-inch piece from the 1- x 4-inch board (A)
  • Two 21 7/8-inch pieces from the 1- x 8-inch board (B)
  • Two 11 3/4-inch pieces from the 1- x 8-inch board (C)
  • Four 7 1/4-inch pieces from the 1- x 4-inch board (D)
  • Four 2 1/4- x 7 1/4-inch pieces from the 1- x 8-inch board (E)
  • Two 1 1/2- x 7 1/4-inch pieces from the 1- x 8-inch board (F)
2
CUT
Cut

Use a circular saw to make the straight cuts on the board.

 

Tip: Use a sanding block to smooth any rough edges.

3
STAIN OR PAINT BOARDS
Stain or Paint Boards

Stain or paint boards prior to assembly, if desired.

4
ATTACH LOWER SHELF
Attach Lower Shelf
  • Drill a 1 1/2-inch hole through the end of one of the (C) boards. This will be used for routing the power cords.
  • Attach a (B) board between both (C) boards 3 1/2 inches up from the bottom (hole side up) with wood screws.
5
ATTACH OUTSIDE BOTTOM SUPPORTS
Attach Outside Bottom Supports
  • Place each (F) board against bottom of (C) boards so that they are flush to the edges.
  • Secure with wood screws through the bottom into (C) boards.
6
BUILD “T” SUPPORTS
Build "T" Supports
  • Build the “T” support by attaching (E) boards to the (D) boards.
  • Place the (D) board against the center of the (E) board and secure with wood screws.
  • Repeat 4 times.
7
ATTACH “T” SUPPORTS
Attach "T" Supports
  • Place each “T” support upside down and evenly spaced across bottom shelf.
  • Secure with wood screws through the bottom shelf.
8
ATTACH TOP SHELF
Attach Top Shelf
  • Stand remaining (B) board above the bottom shelf, 2 1/2-inches down from the top.
9
ATTACH BACKBOARD
Attach Backboard
  • Stand (A) board vertically on top of the top shelf, flush with the back.
  • Secure with wood screws.
10
MOUNT POWER STRIP
Mount Power Strips
  • Screw into the outside of each board using the mounting holes on the back of the power strip as a guide.
  • Screw the ¾-inch wood screws into holes.
  • Attach the power strip.