Have you ever used a dice tower? It is one of the best ways to roll dice with ease. A Dice Tower is a platform that allows dice to travel down through it, hit many obstacles before coming out from the bottom.
Dice tower eliminates the need for rolling dice by hands. Some dice towers can be costly but those I gathered in this guide are very cheap and easy to make. Have a lot at our list of 25 DIY dice tower ideas that you can make from home for cheaps.
1. DIY Book Dice Tower
This DIY book dice tower is made from a book-like box, dollar tree foam core, and texture rolling pin. Open the box and measure the dimension. Use the measurement to cut the dollar tree foam, remove the paper at the back of the foam to reveal the foam part. Roll the texture rolling pin on the foam to give it a pattern.
Start making the tower. Cut two pieces of foam of the same width at the base but smaller length. Cut the two side pieces as well and roll the texture rolling pin on them to give them a pattern. Glue the two side pieces to one of the bigger pieces then make the alternating platforms that will the dice tumble inside the tower. Then, glue the other part and make a small hole in it to all passage of due out. Make sure everything you are making correlate with the measurement of the box for it to accommodate everything.
2. How To Make A Round Dice Tower
This is made from flower base, wax paper, and cardboard. Use the flower base as the mold, wrap it with wax paper to make sure nothing sticks to it. Mark out the measurement on cardboard and use the cardboard to cut foam, glue the foam to the cardboard and roll the texture rolling pin on it. Cut the different sizes of foam into small bricks, but all the bricks in nylon and mash them together very well to give them a pattern.
Once the bricks are done, start arranging and gluing them around the flower base. Make a yard for the tower by gluing bricks at the edges of the cardboard and foam. The project requires a lot of time because care needs to be taken when gluing the bricks to the flower base. It is fun-filled and cheap.
3. DIY Dice Tower Plans
The materials needed to build this dice tower include 2 pieces of framing lumber, plywood, box joints, and glue. The pathways and alternating platforms were made and the dice tray is made from plywood underlayment. All the cutting done in this project was made from an X-carve CNC router. It is a simple, fast, and cheap project.
4. DIY Dice Tower Cardboard
This is made from 3 small paper clips, spare cardboard, scissors, a pen, thick paper, a plier, a hot glue gun, and hot glue. Carve stencils for all the cardboard pieces needed in this project. This is done to reduce the error of measuring a piece of cardboard countless times because the project requires many small cardboard pieces. Draw the stencils on a sheet of thick paper, after you've marked them out, cut them out and write the measurement of the stencils on them for identification.
Trace out the stencils on the cardboard using a pencil, cut them out using scissors. Use the plier to straighten the paper clips into straight lines. Grasp the bent paper clips with the player and twist them until it but into two. Repeat this for the other 2 paper clips then you will have 6 short metal rods from the 3 paper clips. Create the platform and go ahead to measure the platform location, attach the tower at the appropriate place then assemble everything to give you the tower.
5. Low Budget Dice Tower DIY
This is indeed a low-budget dice tower, it is made from plywood and glue alone. Start by cutting all the pieces needed for the tower. Assemble them and glue them together by adding wood glue to the sides and hot glue inside to make them stand firmly.
Just before gluing the back piece, attach the alternating platforms inside the tower at an angle to allow the dice to tumble inside the tower and roll out if the bottom opening. After this attach the back piece with some wood glue and hot glue. Build the base for the tower to sit in and you're good to go.
If you don't want to spend so much money on your dice tower, this is the low-budget tower for you to try your hands on.
6. DIY Dice Tower
The materials needed to build this dice tower include a pringles can, cereal box, Dremel, scissors, glue, and ruler. Mark the bottom opening from the pringles can and cut it out. Mark out all the angles where the alternating platform will be and cut them with Dremel.
Cut the cereal box into two and cut off all the edges, insert the tip of the box to the angles and mark it on the box. Repeat the process for all the angles and cut out all the platforms. Glue the platforms to the appropriate angle and you're good to go.
7. Homemade Dice Tower
The materials needed for this homemade dice tower are 3mm plywood, felt, a small strong magnet, paper clip, string, glue, pencils, clamps, and small hinges. Set the profile of your cutter to suit the layout of the pieces you are going to cut. Then lay out the back and side pieces of the tower. Also layout the other part where the felt lining fall.
Assemble all the pieces and start gluing them together at the joints. Start from the back, then the sides, and then the base. Use a clamp to hold them tightly in place. Put the bottom slope and the glideslope.
After all, this is in place, you can start lining. Though you can decide not to put the lining in your tower it is advisable to reduce the dice noise when rolling. Though the project doesn't require much time yet, much time is needed at intervals for the tower to dry up.
8. DIY Dice Tower Pringles
This is the simplest and fastest dice tower you can ever try your hands on. This pringles dice tower can be made in a couple of minutes. Get a pringle can take off the lid, and cut it into two equal parts. Make two holes at an angle and make a slider on top of a plastic strap. Then make a hole at the bottom and you have your dice tower. You can decide to decorate it further by painting the can. The materials used are a pringle can, a plastic strap, and any plastic cutter.
9. How To Make A Dice Tower
The materials needed for this dice tower include wood, tape, glue, miter saw, coat, and sandpaper. Start by cutting all the pieces of wood needed for the tower; the 4 pieces of the tower, 2 outside pieces, and 1 front piece. Cut all the pieces accurately with the required dimension, drill the opening holes to one of the 4 tower pieces. Smooth all the edges with a file or sandpaper, gather the pieces, and apply a coat on them.
Start gluing the pieces together with wood glue and make sure you remove excess glue to make the project neat as possible. Glue the tower pieces and hold them together with tape till they dry, do the same for all the pieces then assemble everything and you have your dice tower beautifully.
10. How To Make A Castle Dice Tower
The materials needed for this are a pringles can, cereal can, foam, cutting tools, Start by cutting the bottom opening on the pringles can, cut around the foam to the size of the opening, and fit the foam into the Pringles can. Cut the pieces for the tower and that of the alternating platform.
Remove the bottom part of the cereal can and cut the edges of the bottom opening on the pringle can and fix the cutout can too, this will serve as the tower yard.
All the DIY dice towers in this article are quite durable and easy to make. Using a dice tower is pretty much easy too. Another very important benefit why you must try and make any of these DIYs is because it eliminates the foul play in a game or the tendency of being biased when rolling the dice with the hand.