Free DIY Furniture Plans: How to Build an Up Against the Wall Paper Holder

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Free DIY Furniture Plans: How to Build an Up Against the Wall Paper Holder . Will work with the rolls of paper from Land of Nod, Ikea and any other standard sized rolls. Another fabulous and budget friendly project in our Handmade Holiday Decor and Gifts series and one that should get a lot of use regardless of age and is versatile enough to attach to the wall or can be secured to a desk top for hours of artistic play! Xx… Rayan

Estimated Cost

Under $25

Dimensions for This Project
  • Tape Measure
  • Saw – Jig, Circular, or Miter
  • Drill
  • Countersink Bit for Drill
  • Square
  • Sander
  • Kreg Jig
  • Brad Nailer
  • 1 – 1×6 at 4’
  • 1 – ¾” dowel at 3’
  • 1-1/4” pocket hole screws
  • 2” screws
  • Wood filler
  • Sandpaper
  • Wood glue
  • Finishing Supplies
Cut List
  • 1 – 1×6 (ripped to 5” wide) at 20” – Back
  • 2 – 1×6 (ripped to 3-1/2” wide) at 3-1/2” – Sides
  • 1 – 1×6 (ripped to 4-1/4” wide) at 20” – Shelf
  • 1 – ¾” dowel at 24”

Before beginning to build, always check in on my site to make sure you have the most up to date set of plans, I occasionally update and change the plans to make the building process easier or to allow for less expensive purchasing of materials! Read through the entire set of instructions and all comments before beginning this project. If you print out or save plans, be sure to check in on my site to be sure you have the most up to date set of plans, as I occasionally update things for ease of building or buying. If you are new to building, read through the GETTING STARTED section and other articles found under the BUILD tab in the menu on my site, it has valuable information about how to get started, tools and techniques. If you are unfamiliar with the finishing process, visit my Finishing school for some tips and tricks for painting like a pro and for special finishing practices. Use glue to secure your joints and Consider Painting or Staining individual sections prior to assembling. This makes the paint application virtually flawless. Coat with a spray on Poly or Wipe on Poly to protect your finish and your piece and it will last for ages. Adhere to all safety standards and guidelines, and be sure you follow safety protocol throughout your build. If you are unsure about whether you are building safely, run a quick online search for the tool or technique you are using, or contact me via email or post to the forum before you move ahead. My contact info can be found in the menu of my site.

Step 1
Step 1

Cut the piece for the back. Set the Kreg jig for ¾” material and drill pocket holes in the top edge of the piece.

Step 2
Step 2

Cut the pieces for the ends. Use a 1” paddle bit or hole saw to bore a hole in each piece. Cut the radius using a jigsaw. Secure the side pieces to the back using countersunk 2” screws from the back.

Step 3
Step 3

Cut the piece for the shelf. Secure to the back using glue and 1-1/4” pocket hole screws.

Step 4

Cut the dowel rod. For extra security, use a pair of wood balls or wood candle cups (from a craft or hobby store) to cover the ends of the dowel so it doesn’t slip out.

Finishing Instructions

Fill any Screw, Nail or Pocket Holes, Sand and Finish as Desired. For Finishing Tips and Tricks visit my Finishing School

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