Do you need an enclosure for your dice to keep them from falling off to the ground whenever you're playing a game? To eliminate this issue I've researched and come up with these 10 DIY dice tray ideas that you can create by yourself at a very low cost.
All you have to do is pick a project that seems more appealing, gather the required materials and tools and start making your DIY Dice Tray.
1. How To Make A Dice Tray
Due to the lofty and small size of dice, it tends to roll off the board to the floor anytime. Making a tray to enclose it is very essential if you don't want to be picking your dice from the floor every time. This DIY dice tray is made from an Ikea Ribba frame, PVA glue, a fairly large brush, felt, craft knife, sandpaper, and clamps/pegs.
Layout the materials you needed for the project. Open the frame and remove the backing board, use PVA glue to fix the felt to the backing board. The project is simple and cheap to set up. It doesn't require any skills or training either.
2. DIY Dice Tray
This dice tray is unique in style in that it has a large area for the rolling area and a small compartment for the dice (like a store). It is very simple and cheap to put together. To make this all-wood dice tray you need wood, splines, veneers, scraps, and felt. The material is easy and cheap to get. Start by cutting the side pieces and the grooves, fix them together to make a frame. Cut the bottom pieces and the divider. Put the panel at the edges and sand the whole project.
3. $1 Dice Tray
This DIY dice tray is made from a box, cardboard, and glue. It is very cheap and very easy to make. It doesn't require any skill or training. Get a box, cut a lining for the box, and glue it firmly to the box, allow it to dry properly and you're good to go. You can put in additional devotion if you like to give it a more promising look. The transparency of the dice from the tray makes it stand out. It is easy to set up.
4. DIY Folding Dice Tray
The materials needed for this DIY dice tray are leather, fabric, glue, pin, and thread. Cut a square piece out of the leather material and draw a small square at the middle leaving like ½" on all sides. Put glue on the small square and stick the fabric to it. Pin the fabric and the leather together and sew. Fold around the edges and pin the tips to give something like a bowl. Your dice tray is ready.
5. How To Make A Dice Tray In 30 Minutes
This DIY dice tray is made from a box, wood stain, self-sticking felt, and brush. Paint the whole box with the wood stain and allow it to dry (overnight sometimes; to allow the stain to dry very well). Then, cut the felt to the size of the interior of the box. The project is very easy and fast to put together.
6. How To Make A Wooden Tray
It is made from felt, 2 picture frames, wood stain, a brush, and a ruler. Stain the boxes with the wood stain and allow them to dry. Measure the interior of the vice and use the measure to cut the felt. Stick the felt to the box and use the ruler to flatten it. Cut straps of felt (of different colors) to decorate the edges of the boxes. Decorate the board as you like or draw the dragon picture on it.
7. DIY Improved Dice Tray
This amazing DIY dice tray is made from cotton clothing, adhesive, and glue. The project is cheap and fast to put together since all you have to do is stick the fabric together and mark ½" from all sides where the folding will take place. The adhesive is used to hold everything in place. You can see it if you are not satisfied with the adhesive.
8. DIY Cheap Dice Tray
The materials needed for this dice tray are a wood box, chopsticks, hot hour gun, thin doormat, large paperclip, and air-dry clay. Start by assembling the frame, then, create the stone wall from air-dry clay, allow it to dry and for the panels. When that is set, add the thin doormat to it as the liner. The project is a little bit costly but it is a way to set up.
9. DIY Dice Tray
The materials needed for this dice trace are basswood, a sheet of paper, a sharpie brush, scissors, and felt. The paper is used as the measuring guide for the interior liner. Trace and cut the paper to the size of the interior of the box, use the paper to but out the felt. Stick the felt inside the box and trim all the unrhyme edges. You have your dice tray just like that.
10. Cheap DIY Custom Tray
This is cheap, it is made solely from a picture frame. Remove the frame stand leaving only the backing board of the frame. Create a base for the tray and place the picture frame which now serves as the dice tray on it. It's this simple, yes! The picture frame is not that deep it is like an inch deep. Nonetheless, it is very effective and gives a soothing sound when a dice is rolled on it.
That’s a wrap! We have come to the end of this article. I hope you had fun reading our compilation of the best DIY dice tray projects that you can make from home. All the projects listed above are easy to make and can be completed in no time.
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