Project Guide

How to Make a Stocking Hanger Box

1
MEASURE AND MARK
Measure and Mark/STOCKING HANGER BOX DIAGRAM

Measure and mark cuts on the 1- x 6-inch x 8-foot common board according to the cut list.

2
CUT
Cut

Make the straight cuts on the common boards with a circular saw.


Tip: Use sanding block to smooth any rough edges.

3
PAINT OR STAIN BOARDS
Paint or stain boards

Stain/paint boards prior to assembly if desired

4
ASSEMBLE BOX SIDES
Assemble Box Sides
  • Lay one 23-inch section down
  • Stand two remaining 23-inch sections next to either side of the base. 
  • Secure with brad nails.
5
ASSEMBLE BOX ENDS
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  • Stand both 7-inch sections on each end of the box to complete. 
  • Secure with brad nails.
6
ATTACH HARDWARE
step 6 ATTACH HARDWARE

Once box is complete attach hooks centered on one side using ¾-inch wood screws.


Tip: This box is designed to fit three standard bricks end to end to weigh down on your mantel.