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Wood Craft for Fall - Scroll Saw Project - Wooden Crow and Pumpkin

 

This crow can be found wandering around the pumpkin patch in the autumn season. This project is of average difficulty and is completed within an afternoon.

 

 

Wood Craft for Autumn - Wooden Crow Shelf Decoration

For this project you will need:

- 10 mm plywood other choice of wood for the pumpkins, grass, crow
  and base piece
- 4 or 6 mm plywood for the crow’s wings
- acrylic paints in the following colors: orange, red, green, yellow,
  black, white and brown
- old toothbrush
- round and flat paintbrushes
- standard wood sawing supplies
- two 3.5 cm long and 35mm wide wood screws
- drill and 32 mm wide bit
- wooden skewers
- drill bit the width of the skewers
- wood glue
- natural green raffia
- hot glue gun

Craft Patterns:

Crow Pattern

Crow Craft Pattern

Wood Craft Project for Halloween - Pumpkins Template

Pumpkin Craft Pattern

 

Instructions:

1. Print out the patterns to the size you need and transfer the markings on to the wood. Saw out for each pumpkin an additional “slice” piece. This will give the pumpkins a 3-D look.
2. Cut a base out in a roundish form and cut 2 tulip shaped pieces out. These will be the grass pieces.
3. Saw all of the pieces out and sandpaper the pieces smooth.
4. Paint all of the pieces accordingly.
5. Drybrush shading and highlights on all of the pieces.
6. Drill the holes in the base of the pumpkins and the grass pieces.
7. Drill a hole in the crow’s body and a hole in the crow feet. Insert the skewer in the holes forming legs. Use wood glue to secure these in place.
8. Glue the slices onto the pumpkins. Screw the pumpkins and grass pieces now onto the base.
9. Glue the crow’s feet onto the base.
10. Use natural raffia to create a natural grass effect if desired

Illustrated Craft Tutorials:

Transferring Patterns Onto Wood Tutorial

How to Make Patterns and Permanent Templates

Drybrushing Tutorial

How to Dry Brush Wood

Scrollsaw Tutorial

How to Saw Wood Out Using a Scroll Saw

 

 

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A Selection of Autumn Wood Crafts

Wood Burned Ornaments For the Fall
Wooden Fruit Crate Embellished With Fall Paper Napkin Motifs
Wooden Pumpkin Trio Decoration
Wooden Scarecrow Decoration
Wooden Welcome Sign with Pumpkins and Leaves
Autumn Scarecrow
Busy Squirrel Wooden Decoration
Fabric and Wood Magnets
Wooden Apples and Basket
Wooden Crow and Pumpkins
Wooden Pumpkin Decoration
Wooden Toadstools Table Decoration

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More Crafts, Decorating Ideas, Projects and Templates for Fall, Halloween and Thanksgiving:

Fall Paper Crafts

Fall Crafts for Kids

Fall Textile Crafts

Fall General Crafts

Fall Wood Crafts

Autumn Season Cards

Halloween Crafts

Thanksgiving Crafts

Leaf Crafts

Pumpkins and Jack o’ Lanterns

Fall Craft Patterns and Templates

 

 

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