STEP 1. DOWNLOAD AND PRINT PATTERN
a. Download patterns from the PDF above
b. Print your selected pattern(s) on standard 8.5” x 11” paper.
STEP 2. CUT PLYWOOD AND PAPER PATTERN
a. Use a circular saw to cross cut the full sheet of plywood down to 8.5” x 11”.
b. Cut out the paper pattern(s) using a pair of scissors
c. Place the cutout on the 8.5” x 11” piece of plywood and use a pencil or marker to trace the inside and outside shape of your pattern
STEP 3. DRILL PILOT HOLES
Using a drill, drill a pilot hole into the outer part of each shape.
(Be sure the drill bit is a larger diameter than your jig saw blade)
STEP 4. CUT THE SHAPES
Using a jig saw, cut out the shapes you traced. (Start in the pilot holes)
STEP 5. SAND AND CLEAN SHAPES
a. Using a sander, sand the edges and flat surfaces of the shapes. (Make sure all rough or splintered areas are smoothed out)
b. Using a workshop blower, clean o the shapes and workspace
STEP 6. PAINT
Paint the mantle art. (Wait until the paint dries before completing the next step)
STEP 7. ATTACH HAT AND SCARF
Using a hot glue gun or stapler, attached the hat and scarf. (Be sure to staple in areas where the folds in the material will cover the staples)
STEP 8. ASSEMBLE MANTLE ART
For the final step, slide the feet into the notches on the body so the mantle art can stand on its own.
Now the project is complete!