RPO 'L-HD' Launch Box

List of Tools:*

Tool: Use:
Circular Saw Straight Cuts on Plywood, Riding Surface, and 2" x 4" Studs.
Screw Bits Driving screws into wood; make sure your bit matches your screw type.
Power Drill Driving Screws and Drilling Holes; sometimes it's handy to have two.
Carpenter's Pencil Drawing lines.
Tape Measure Measure twice, cut once!
7/64" Drill Bit To pre-drill pilot holes through steel angle iron.
#10 Countersinking Bit Necessary to pre-drill holes through angle iron. (1/8" to 3/8")
Clamp Used to help pre-drill holes through angle iron.
Hammer You'll use if for something!
Eye Protection $3 Safety Glasses are worth your vision! Especially when using your saws.
Work Gloves Protect those computer hands; though a real carpenter might go bare.
Mitre Saw OPTIONAL. Great for straight cuts on studs and using a length jig.

* Invest in all these tools, they will be used again and again!


List of Materials:

Material: Unit Cost: Quantity: Cost:
2" x 4" x 96" Wood Stud $2.79 x 4 $11.16
2" x 8" x 12' Wood Stud $9.01 x 1 $9.01
8' x 4' x 3/4" CDX Plywood $20.49 x 1 $20.49
8' x 4' x 1/8" Masonite* $6.75 x 1 $6.75
3" Wood Screws $8.28/lb. x <1lb. $8.28
1-1/4" Wood Screws $8.28/lb. x <1 lbs. $8.28
2"x2"x6' 1/8" thick Angle Iron $20.00 x 1 $22.00
Total Cost w/ One Grind Ledge: $85.97
Material for Two Grind Ledges (optional):
2"x2"x6' 1/8" thick Angle Iron $22.00 x 1 $22.00
Total Cost w/ Two Grind Ledges: $107.97

* Masonite or Hardboard (or any other suitable riding surface: plywood, etc.).


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