Holiday House 2013

How to Make Rustic Nail-Head Christmas Trees

To add rustic charm and curb appeal during the holidays designer Dan Faires makes tree silhouettes with plywood and nail heads.

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Trace Template to Plywood

Line half Christmas tree template up with straight center line of plywood. Trace using pencil. Flip half Christmas tree template over to its mirror image shape, trace with pencil, then remove template from plywood.

Cut With Jigsaw

With plywood laid out securely on a flat, level surface, use jigsaw to cut out Christmas tree silhouette.

Sand Edges

Use palm sander and medium-grit palm sander pads to smooth edges of plywood.

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