Circular Saw (cordless)
- 2 Board , 2x2 , 96"
- 1 Plywood , 1/2" Thick , Half Sheet
Hardware & Supplies
- 30 1 1/4" pocket hole screws
- 30 1" brad nails
- 1 Wood Glue
Cut 3- 24" 2x2's and 3- 7" 2x2's.
The 7" 2x2's will be cut to a point at one end, using 30 degree angles. (see plans).
Use the Kreg Jig to drill pocket holes on the square end of your 7" board. Using wood glue and 1 1/4" pocket hole screws, attach the 7" board to the center of the 24" board.
You will need three of these supports.
Add Diagonal Supports
Cut 6- 13" 2x2's. The boards will be cut at 30 degrees on one end and 60 degrees on the other end. (see plans)
Using wood glue and 1 1/4" pocket hole screws, attach these boards to the supports you built in step 1.
This image shows what the supports should look like.
Use 1/2" thicker plywood. Using the Kreg Rip Cut, rip the plywood at 30 degrees. You will need two sheets- 13 7/8" x 48".
Then, using a jig saw, cut 2" slots into the plywood.
You will cut the slots in 3 inches, and then every 6 inches.
See the cut diagram in the plans for the measurements.
Using wood glue and brad nails, attach the plywood to the supports- one support on each end and one in the middle.
Make sure the plywood sheets fit up against each other snug at the peak.
You can leave the bike rack as it is, or you can go ahead and sand the rack, then stain, paint, or polyurethane to finish.