Project Guide

How to Make a Bottle Opener Game

1
MEASURE AND MARK
Measure And Mark Cuts - Make Bottle Opener Game

Using the measuring tape, measure and mark cuts on the 2- x 2-foot plywood with a pencil according to the cut list.

  • One backboard: 12 1/2- x 20-inch
  • Two side sections: 2 5/8- x 20-inch
  • Two side sections: 2 5/8- x 14-inch
  • Four divider sections: 2- x 2 1/2-inch
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CUT DIAGRAM
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See cut diagram for reference.

3
MAKE CUTS
Make Cuts - Make Bottle Opener Game

Use a circular saw to cut the marks you just made on the plywood board.


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

4
CREATE NAIL PATTERN
Create Nail Pattern - Make Bottle Opener Game
  • Create the nail pattern by marking on the plywood and offsetting nails 2 inches apart (see diagram).
  • Drive nails into plywood.
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NAIL PATTERN
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Tip: Make sure the nails stop before sticking out the back of the plywood.

6
BUILD FRAME
Build Frame - Make Bottle Opener Game
  • Lay the 20-inch pieces of plywood on the end of each side of the back panel, securing with the brad nailer.
  • Place the 14-inch pieces on the other ends of each side to complete the frame, securing with the brad nailer.
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ATTACH DIVIDERS
Attach Dividers - Make Bottle Opener Game
  • Evenly space the four dividers on the bottom end of the backboard.
  • Secure using a brad nailer, nailing through the bottom part of the frame.
  • Flip over and nail through back of plywood to completely secure.
8
ATTACH ACRYLIC SHEET AND BOTTLE OPENER
Attach Acrylic And Bottle Opener - Make Bottle Opener Game
  • Remove the plastic film from both sides of the acrylic sheet.
  • Drill 7/64-inch holes into each corner of acrylic sheet.
  • Place the acrylic sheet 3 1/4 inches up from bottom of the frame and secure with nails.
  • Center the bottle opener above the acrylic sheet and screw to the backboard.