DIY Modern Wooden Christmas Trees

Create your personal colourful forest of geometric Christmas timber for a contemporary twist on this yr’s vacation decor! These shiny and enjoyable timber are crafted from skinny plywood and as soon as put collectively stand on their very own for a easy vacation show- good for a desk centerpiece or mantle decor!

Provides:

  • skinny plywood (obtainable in small cuts at your native hardware or craft retailer)
  • ruler or straight edge
  • pencil
  • paint (acrylic or spray paint if most popular)
  • paint brush
  • band noticed

Directions:

Guarantee that you’re working with manageable sizes of wooden. Your native craft retailer may have smaller sized items of skinny plywood. Additionally you native ironmongery shop might have bigger items that they will minimize right down to measurement for you. You need each bit to be simply barely bigger than the tree measurement that you really want so as to maneuver simply on the band noticed.

1. Begin by measuring and drawing your timber on the plywood with a pencil. Use the ruler as a straight edge to make for cleaner, simpler cuts of your geometric Christmas tree. It would be best to use 2 items of plywood stacked collectively while you’re drawing your timber. Maintain the wooden stack collectively on your cuts- use a clamp if wanted.

2. After you have drawn all of your timber on the wooden, use the band noticed to chop out your timber. It would be best to hold your 2 items of plywood stacked collectively whereas making these cuts in order that you find yourself with 2 tree reduce outs which might be the identical measurement.

three. As soon as your timber have been reduce out, you’ll need to chop a small skinny slat within the prime of one of many timber (from the tip of the tree to half means down the tree) and the underside of the opposite tree (from the underside of the tree to half means up the tree). The slat will must be as vast because the width of your plywood. Be certain that to evenly mark the middle of your timber for the slats in order that if you put the timber collectively they meet on the prime on the middle of every tree.

four. Lastly paint your timber. You possibly can brush paint or spray paint them in quite a lot of colours!

Put your timber collectively (they need to slat into one another simply) and watch your forest develop!

  • Facebook
  • Google Plus