Wood and Copper Reversible Chargers

Make these perfect circle chargers with this one great secret! Add anything to the other side, including wood stain, copper, marble, or custom vinyl designs! Love this DIY tutorial!

Have you every tried to cut a perfect circle? It’s not easy! Even with a perfect outline those scissors and saws just aren’t meant for rounded edges! When I told my husband that I wanted to make reversible chargers, his first response was, “why?”. Then I told him how much money he would be saving by not buying two new sets of chargers and he had an amazing idea for me #blesshischeapdutchheart. So I’m sharing my secret to perfect reversible chargers! 

Make these perfect circle chargers with this one great secret! Add anything to the other side, including wood stain, copper, marble, or custom vinyl designs! Love this DIY tutorial!

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Sorry for my friends that aren’t a fan of woodworking… this one involves tools! The secret to my perfect circle is the beautiful router table – and I’ll show you how.

Materials:

Plywood
Copper contact paper
Sand paper
Wood stain

Tools:

Table Saw or circular saw
Drill
Kreg Router Table with track
Kreg featherboard

Make these perfect circle chargers with this one great secret! Add anything to the other side, including wood stain, copper, marble, or custom vinyl designs! Love this DIY tutorial!

This project is actually SO easy. Chargers are typically 13″ in diameter, so I started by cutting my plywood into 14″ by 14″ squares on the tablesaw.

Make these perfect circle chargers with this one great secret! Add anything to the other side, including wood stain, copper, marble, or custom vinyl designs! Love this DIY tutorial!

Next, you want to find you center.  I did this by drawing straight lines from diagonal ends.

Make these perfect circle chargers with this one great secret! Add anything to the other side, including wood stain, copper, marble, or custom vinyl designs! Love this DIY tutorial!

Once you find the center. Drill a hole in the center, the same size as the bolt that runs in your router table track from your featherboard (the silver bolt on the table below).

Make these perfect circle chargers with this one great secret! Add anything to the other side, including wood stain, copper, marble, or custom vinyl designs! Love this DIY tutorial!

Using a measuring tape, measure 7.5″ (the radius of your 13″ circle) from the center, and draw a line. Then slide your square plywood board onto the bolt that is in the track put the knob (we took ours from the Kreg featherboard) on loosely. Slowly move your board towards the center flush trim bit on your router table, until you reach your 7.5″ radius mark.

Make these perfect circle chargers with this one great secret! Add anything to the other side, including wood stain, copper, marble, or custom vinyl designs! Love this DIY tutorial!

Once you found your perfect 7.5″ distance, tighten the knob and spin the board around until a perfect circle forms.

Make these perfect circle chargers with this one great secret! Add anything to the other side, including wood stain, copper, marble, or custom vinyl designs! Love this DIY tutorial! Make these perfect circle chargers with this one great secret! Add anything to the other side, including wood stain, copper, marble, or custom vinyl designs! Love this DIY tutorial!

Once you have your perfect circle, sand it down and stain it with your favourite colour of wood stain.

Make these perfect circle chargers with this one great secret! Add anything to the other side, including wood stain, copper, marble, or custom vinyl designs! Love this DIY tutorial!

You could just leave your wooden chargers alone now, or you could make them reversible by adding some adhesive contact paper to the backside! I chose to use Copper paper, but the paper comes in a ton of other options.

Make these perfect circle chargers with this one great secret! Add anything to the other side, including wood stain, copper, marble, or custom vinyl designs! Love this DIY tutorial!

Stick your charger down so that it sticks onto the contact paper, then cut off the excess. Now you have two perfectly circular chargers!

I’m SO happy with how they turned out! I can already see myself using them in my Christmas tablescape :)

Make these perfect circle chargers with this one great secret! Add anything to the other side, including wood stain, copper, marble, or custom vinyl designs! Love this DIY tutorial! Make these perfect circle chargers with this one great secret! Add anything to the other side, including wood stain, copper, marble, or custom vinyl designs! Love this DIY tutorial! Make these perfect circle chargers with this one great secret! Add anything to the other side, including wood stain, copper, marble, or custom vinyl designs! Love this DIY tutorial!Make perfect handwritten place cards (even if you don't have perfect writing!). Beautiful for any table setting! I'm dreaming of Thanksgiving and Christmas tables :)

Don’t forget to check out the other great details of my fall tablescape! I ended up using the copper chargers for that one :)

Beautiful inspiration for a fall tablescape! Beautiful ideas for a Thanksgiving Day table too! Love the combination of woods, coppers, and florals.

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