Sunday, February 14, 2016

DIY Jumbo Crayon Holder

diy jumbo crayon holder free plans

To follow up from last week's Basic Builds 101 post I'm sharing this ever so simple jumbo crayon holder.  A super easy gift to make and even more fun to give!

diy jumbo crayon holder free plans

Plans for this jumbo crayon holder are down below.


diy jumbo crayon holder free plans

Be sure to measure your paper pad prior to making any cuts.

Below are step by step instructions to build the jumbo crayon holder.  Always follow all safety precautions when using power tools.

diy jumbo crayon holder free plans


 Cut List & Supplies:

  • 1 – 2x2 @ 6 ½”  (crayon holder)
  • 1 – 1x2 @ 6 ½” (end)
  • 2 – 1x2 @ 12 ½” (sides)
  • ¼” plywood @ 12 1/2” x 8”
  • 1 ¼” finish nails
  • ¾” finish nails
  • wood glue


diy jumbo crayon holder free plans

Step 1: Make holes for crayons using a ½” spade bit (check that bit size matches crayon size).  Mark holes with even spacing as per sketch and drill about 1” deep.

diy jumbo crayon holder free plans


Step 2: Attach sides to ends using wood glue and 1 ¼” finish nails.


diy jumbo crayon holder free plans

Step 3:  Attach base using wood glue and ¾” finish nails.  Sand well.

diy jumbo crayon holder free plans

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