Project Guide

How to Build a S'mores Station

1
MEASURE AND MARK THE WOOD
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Use a measuring tape or carpenter's square to measure and mark the cuts on the plywood according to the cut list.

  • Two 17- x 2.5-inch "A" sections 
  • Two 11.5- x 2.5-inch "B" sections 
  • Two 10.5- x 2.5-inch "C" sections 
  • Two 10- x 2.5-inch "D" sections 
  • One 18.5- x 11.5 inch bottom section
2
CUT THE WOOD
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  • Use a circular saw to make the straight cuts on the plywood. 
  • Use the sanding block to smooth any rough edges.
3
STAIN AND PAINT THE BOARDS
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  • Stain or paint the boards prior to assembly, if desired. 
  • Treat the wood with shellac to make it food safe. Let dry completely before proceeding with the build steps.
4
BUILD THE OUTER FRAME
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  • Build the frame by sandwiching A sections between B sections. Secure with brad nailer
5
ATTACH THE BOTTOM
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  • Place bottom on top of frame and secure with brad nailer.
6
INSERT THE DIVIDERS
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  • Flip over and place D sections 2.5 inches away from the edge so that there is 10.5 inches between D sections. Secure with brad nailer through bottom and sides. 
  • Place C sections between D sections 2.5 inches away from each edge so that there is 3.5 inches between C sections. Secure with brad nailer through bottom and D sections.