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Basketball Backboard

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SKILL LEVEL intermediate

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This week, score a 3 point shot with this easy and fun DIY Basketball Hoop!

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Supplies Needed For This Project

TOOL

US40 Ultra-Saw™

Model # US40

ACCESSORY

Dremel MM70W Oscillating Sandpaper

Model # MM70W

ACCESSORY

Dremel Ultra-Saw US500 4" Premium Carbide Wood & Plastic Cutting Wheel

Model # US500

Materials

  • 1

    Dremel MM14 Multi‑Max Wood Flush Cut Blade
  • 1

    Basketball Hoop
  • 1

    Basketball
  • 1

    Reclaimed Wood
  • 1

    1/2" Plywood
  • 10

    Nails
  • 1

    Hammer
  • 1

    Mounting hooks
  • 1

    Screwdriver and screws

Let's Get Started

To reduce the risk of injury user must read instruction manuals for all tools used in this project. Wear eye and respiratory protection. Use clamps to support work piece whenever practical.

STEP 1

Step 1

Source your reclaimed wood, basketball hoop and plywood. Use a Dremel Ultra-Saw™ to cut the plywood proportionately. Then, use the Dremel Multi-Max to sand the edges of the cut wood. Hint: Cut out the plywood backing 3" smaller than the reclaimed surface area to give you a nicer edge.

STEP 2

Step 2

Next, secure the plywood backing to reclaimed wood using the hammer and nails.

STEP 3

Step 3

Screw the hoop to front of the reclaimed wood, and add the net to the hoop.

STEP 4

Step 4

Then, screw the mounting hooks to the back of the hoop, which is now ready to be mounted to the wall.

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