Project Guide

How to Make a Challenge Coin Display

1
MEASURE AND MARK
Someone marking a spot on a piece of wood using a tape measure.

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


Cut List:

  • One 14- x 18-inch back piece (from the 2- x 2-foot plywood)
  • Two 14-inch sections (from the 1- x 2-inch x 8-foot lumber)
  • Two 16 1/2-inch sections (from the 1- x 2-inch x 8-foot lumber)
  • Six 12 1/2-inch sections (from the 8-foot moulding)
2
CUT BOARDS
A man cutting a circular saw to cut a piece of wood.

Use a circular saw to make the cuts on the plywood and moulding. 


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

3
STAIN OR PAINT BOARDS
A man using a rag to stain a piece of wood red.

Stain or paint the boards prior to assembly if desired.

4
BUILD FRAME
A man drilling pieces of a blue wood frame together.
  • Build a rectangular frame out of the 1- x 2-inch board by sandwiching the long sides between the short sides. 
  • Secure with a brad nailer. 
  • Place the plywood back on top of the frame (painted side down) and secure with brad nails through the back.
5
ATTACH SHELVES
A man using a drill to attach white shelves into a blue and red shelving unit.
  • Stand the box on short end. 
  • Start at the bottom and secure moulding flush with the bottom of the frame  (make sure moulding is lip side up.)
  • Evenly space the remaining shelves and secure with brad nails.