DIY Charging Station

I’ve been looking for a way to charge all of my tech items in one place.  Before I would charge the phone near the bed on the nightstand, the computer would charge at my desk and the iPad Pro would charge in the kitchen.  When I saw the Rustic Wood Ledge, I thought it would be perfect to create my own charging station.  Today, I would love to share with you how I created my new charging station.

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You only need a few things to get started.  Here we go:


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  • Rustic Wood Ledge
  • Large Wood Slats
  • Drill
  • 3/4 inch Drill Bit
  • Wood Glue
  • Permanent Bond Glue
  • Small Nails
  • Hammer
  • Paint
  • Paint Brush
  • Painter’s Tape
  • Sandpaper
  • Hand Saw
  • Power Strip

Step One:  Cut Wood Slat to the size that fits inside the Rustic Wood Ledge

Step Two:  Lightly sand Rustic Wood Ledge and Wood Slat and paint.  Let dry.

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Step Three:  Drill a hole in the back of the box using a 3/4 inch drill bit.

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Step Four:  Add a line of wood glue to the short ends of the wooden ledge.  Add slat and secure with small nails.

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Step Five:  Add permanent bond glue to the back of a power strip and add to the box of your rustic wood ledge.  Use painter’s tape to hold in place.  Let dry over night.

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I’m now able to charge a laptop, large iPad Pro and cell phone together in one spot.  I also added a few notebooks and pencils.  What a great desk accessory.   I hope you enjoy.

Thanks for stopping by and don’t forget to check out the Walnut Hollow Instagram for more inspiration and ideas!  And also visit Walnut Hollow for all of your wood surfaces, tools, and accessories.


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IMG_7238 edit 1Tisa is always laughing, creating stationery and blogging in her studio in Texas. She blogs about life at Just My Little Mess. She loves to create DIY projects and share about her not so perfect running life. She loves anything and everything paper and also finding ways to make someone’s day brighter. When she’s not making a huge mess crafting, she loves to hang out in cute local shops, travel and long runs with friends. Tisa love’s coffee and 100% sure it loves her back. Tisa is married to her best friend and a mother of two.

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