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Holiday Yard Art


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Make your outdoor space extra fun this holiday by building this Roy The Penguin yard art!

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  1. Project Steps

    1. Step: 1

      DOWNLOAD AND PRINT PATTERN a. Download patterns from the PDF above b. Take the pattern(s) you have selected to a print store (Staples, Office Depot, etc.), have it enlarged to 36 in. x 48 in. and printed

    2. Step: 2

      CUT PLYWOOD AND PAPER PATTERN a. Use a circular saw to cross cut the full sheet of plywood down to 3 ft. x 4 ft. b. Cut out the paper pattern(s) using a pair of scissors c. Place the cutout on the 3 ft. x 4 ft. piece of plywood and use a pencil or marker to trace the inside and outside shape of your pattern

    3. 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

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

    5. 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 off the shapes and workspace

    6. Step: 6

      PAINT Paint the yard art. (Wait until the paint dries before completing the next step)

    7. 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

      ASSEMBLE YARD ART For the final step, slide the feet into the notches on the body so the yard art can stand on its own. Now the project is complete!

Comments (6)


  • Good idea. But the plans are only directions. There is no pattern to download and print out.
    By Rakstip, on November 27, 2017
    • Check out the link above where it says "Download Plans" and you'll find the downloads and print outs there!
      By RYOBI NATION, on December 12, 2017

  • where is pdf link for pattern other than details of project....
    By ramzie, on November 28, 2017
    • The link can be found above where it says "Download Plans." Enjoy!
      By RYOBI NATION, on December 12, 2017

  • Cannot find a pattern to download
    By Retired0807, on November 29, 2017
    • Take a look above and click on the "Download Plans" link and you'll find the pattern!
      By RYOBI NATION, on December 13, 2017

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Holiday Yard Art

by RYOBI Nation
Nov 01, 2017

Make your outdoor space extra fun this holiday by building this Roy The Penguin yard art!

Project Steps

  1. Step: 1

    DOWNLOAD AND PRINT PATTERN a. Download patterns from the PDF above b. Take the pattern(s) you have selected to a print store (Staples, Office Depot, etc.), have it enlarged to 36 in. x 48 in. and printed

  2. Step: 2

    CUT PLYWOOD AND PAPER PATTERN a. Use a circular saw to cross cut the full sheet of plywood down to 3 ft. x 4 ft. b. Cut out the paper pattern(s) using a pair of scissors c. Place the cutout on the 3 ft. x 4 ft. piece of plywood and use a pencil or marker to trace the inside and outside shape of your pattern

  3. 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

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

  5. 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 off the shapes and workspace

  6. Step: 6

    PAINT Paint the yard art. (Wait until the paint dries before completing the next step)

  7. 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

    ASSEMBLE YARD ART For the final step, slide the feet into the notches on the body so the yard art can stand on its own. Now the project is complete!