Project Guide

How to Make a Wooden Menu Board

1
MEASURE
MEASURE AND MARK

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



2
MARK
CUT LIST (SEE CUT DIAGRAM)
  • One 13-inch section from the 1- x 4-inch common board 
  • Two 4 1/4-inch sections from the 1- x 4-inch common board


3
CUT
CUT

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


Tip: Use sanding block to smooth any rough edges.

4
STAIN OR PAINT BOARDS
STAIN OR PAINT BOARDS

Stain or paint boards prior to assembly, if desired.

5
DRILL HOLES AND BUILD FRAME
DRILL HOLES AND BUILD FRAME
  • Drill a 1-inch hole 1 3/4 inches down each of the side boards (4 1/4-inch sections). 
  • Make sure holes are centered. 
  • Place side boards on each end of the 13-inch back piece with the holes on the front side. 
  • Secure with wood screws into back piece.
6
ASSEMBLE MENU BOARD
ASSEMBLE MENU BOARD
  • Place the pipe through the paper roll and through each side of the frame. 
  • Secure with end caps. 
  • Use mini clips to keep the paper weighed down.