State Christmas Ornaments

By RYOBI Nation

SKILL
easy

Create a reminder of home for the holidays for a loved one or for yourself with a State Christmas Ornament!🎄 Created by @bourntocreate

Tools

  • Precision Craft Rotary Tool
  • Glue Gun
  • Scroll Saw
  • Drill

Accessories

  • 12 PC. ALL PURPOSE FULL SIZE GLUE STICKS
  • 16 PC. CARVING & ENGRAVING KIT
  • 7 PC. SMALL DRILL BIT SET

Materials

  • 4x8 Sheet of 1/4" Plywood
  • Design Template
  • Thin Twine Bundle
  • Wooden Beads

Steps

STEP 1

Glue a state shaped template to a piece of plywood and cutout with a scroll saw. Refine the shape using a sanding band.

Tools

Scroll Saw, Rotary Tool
sanding the state shapes

STEP 2

Refine small detail points using a diamond tip bit.

Tools

Rotary Tool
refining the state shape

STEP 3

Drill a hole at the top of the state with a small drill bit. Refine and smooth the drilled hole.

Tools

Drill, Rotary Tool
Smoothing drilled hole

STEP 4

Apply stain to the ornament. Allow time for it to dry.

Staining wood

STEP 5

Thread twine through the drilled hole and knot at the top of the ornament.

attaching loop to ornament

STEP 6

Thread a wooden bead onto the twine and double knot at the top to secure.

attaching bead