Christmas Countdown Calendar
Christmas countdown calendar is bookmark about Gift Ideas bookmarked by salvador with ID 1467548027 was uploaded on 11-04-2019 and has been viewed 84,471 times.
I've made several Christmas countdown calendars over the years.Also known as advent calendars, they typically have a prize each day.This year, I decided to forgo the prizes and designed a calendar that is a fun, decorative display.
I made this project using 1/2″ (12mm), 1/4″ (6mm).and 1/8″ (3mm) plywood.These are often sold in small sheets called 'craft plywood' in hardware stores or home centers.I started with the trickiest cuts: the angled boards for the front and back.
The angles I used are in the plans and not too difficult to make with a reasonably accurate miter gauge on a tablesaw.Mostly it's just planning and thinking them through.But really, you could just draw the pentagons and cut them out with a jigsaw or bandsaw and get good results.
I gut out the windows using a jigsaw.I had some thick stock I was able to cut down for the cubes.You could also laminate a couple 2x4s together and cut them to size.I used a scrap board for the shelf that the cubes sit on.
The cleat I attached to it will prevent the cubes from sliding in too far.Another scrap board for the base.I cut bevels on the side pieces to match...