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Holiday Mantle Art

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Add some fun to your mantle this Christmas season with a Roy-inspired cut out!

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  1. Project Steps

    1. Step: 1

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      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.

    2. Step: 2

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      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

    3. Step: 3

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      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)

    4. Step: 4

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      STEP 4. CUT THE SHAPES Using a jig saw, cut out the shapes you traced. (Start in the pilot holes)

    5. Step: 5

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      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

    6. Step: 6

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      STEP 6. PAINT Paint the mantle art. (Wait until the paint dries before completing the next step)

    7. Step: 7

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      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)

    8. Step: 8

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      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!

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