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Advent Calendar

  • December 13, 2021

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This is a simple, yet elegant, modern advent calendar that won’t take up much space.

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  1. Project Steps

    1. Step: 1

      Create a template using cardstock of the shapes for the 24 triangle shapes that will be cut into the top edge of the board. Use a pencil to trace the triangle shapes onto the top edge of the board. With the rotary tool and using a drill bit, drill 24 holes on the bottom edge of the board, spaced 1” apart (these holes are where the cup hooks will go.

    2. Step: 2

      Using the 16in Scroll Saw, cut along the triangle shapes traced along the top edge of the board.

    3. Step: 3

      Out of cardstock, cut a star shape stencil with edges that correspond to the triangle edges on the board.Trace star shape onto scrap piece of wood. Using 16in scroll saw, cut along the star shape traced on the scrap piece of wood.

    4. Step: 4

      (Optional) Paint wooden star. Using a vinyl cutting machine, print and cut numbers 1-24 in desired size/font. You could also use a paint marker to add the numbers .Adhere vinyl numbers to board underneath its corresponding triangle.

    5. Step: 5

      Take a cup hook and manually twist into the pilot hole previously created with the rotary tool, rotating the hook once. Insert the end of the screw eye hook into the 18V ONE+ HP Brushless Drill/Driver, securing the drill/driver round the threaded end. Slide the open end of the cup hook into the closed eye hook.

    6. Step: 6

      Slowly engage the drill/driver turning the eye hook which will force the cup hook to screw into the edge of the board (this is a great time saving, and hand saving, method when installing several cup hooks at once). Repeat until all cup hooks are in place. Attach desired mounting hardware. Hang desired small gift bags, envelopes, or other special surprises from the hooks. Hang board on the wall, adding wooden star.

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Advent Calendar

by RYOBI Nation
Dec 13, 2021

This is a simple, yet elegant, modern advent calendar that won’t take up much space.

Project Steps

  1. Step: 1

    Create a template using cardstock of the shapes for the 24 triangle shapes that will be cut into the top edge of the board. Use a pencil to trace the triangle shapes onto the top edge of the board. With the rotary tool and using a drill bit, drill 24 holes on the bottom edge of the board, spaced 1” apart (these holes are where the cup hooks will go.

  2. Step: 2

    Using the 16in Scroll Saw, cut along the triangle shapes traced along the top edge of the board.

  3. Step: 3

    Out of cardstock, cut a star shape stencil with edges that correspond to the triangle edges on the board.Trace star shape onto scrap piece of wood. Using 16in scroll saw, cut along the star shape traced on the scrap piece of wood.

  4. Step: 4

    (Optional) Paint wooden star. Using a vinyl cutting machine, print and cut numbers 1-24 in desired size/font. You could also use a paint marker to add the numbers .Adhere vinyl numbers to board underneath its corresponding triangle.

  5. Step: 5

    Take a cup hook and manually twist into the pilot hole previously created with the rotary tool, rotating the hook once. Insert the end of the screw eye hook into the 18V ONE+ HP Brushless Drill/Driver, securing the drill/driver round the threaded end. Slide the open end of the cup hook into the closed eye hook.

  6. Step: 6

    Slowly engage the drill/driver turning the eye hook which will force the cup hook to screw into the edge of the board (this is a great time saving, and hand saving, method when installing several cup hooks at once). Repeat until all cup hooks are in place. Attach desired mounting hardware. Hang desired small gift bags, envelopes, or other special surprises from the hooks. Hang board on the wall, adding wooden star.