How Do You Make a Fishing Rod Stand?

Making a fishing rod stand is a great way to keep your fishing gear organized and in good condition. It is also an attractive way to display your favorite rods when not in use.

Building a fishing rod stand is relatively easy, and it doesn’t require any specialized tools or materials. All you need is a few basic supplies such as wood, screws, and glue.

The first step to making a fishing rod stand is to decide on the size and type of wood that you will use. You can use any type of wood, but it’s best to choose one that is sturdy enough for the weight of the rods that will be stored on the stand. You’ll also want to make sure the wood is properly sealed so it won’t warp or rot over time.

Next, measure out the dimensions for your stand. Make sure you measure twice before cutting so that everything fits together correctly.

After cutting out all of your pieces, use screws or nails to secure them together. If you are using screws, make sure they are long enough to go through all layers of wood.

Once the frame of your stand is complete, it’s time to add some shelves or hooks for the rods. This can be done with either wood or metal hooks and brackets that are secured into place with screws or nails. You can also use dowels or other wooden pieces to create shelves for your rods.

Finally, you’ll need to sand down any rough edges and add a finish if desired. A clear polyurethane finish will help protect the wood from moisture damage and keep it looking nice over time.


Making a fishing rod stand is an easy DIY project that requires only basic supplies and tools. With some patience and creativity, anyone can build their own fishing rod stand in no time!

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Daniel Bennet