Nicole™ Crafts Wood Turning Santa

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by Karen Fennimore, Nicole™ Crafts

Nicole™ Crafts Wood Turning Santa

The Nicole™ Crafts Simple Wood Turning Santa will look great on your Christmas tree, your mantle, anywhere you want to show your holiday spirit! Consider pairing it with the Wood Turning Christmas Wreath, Elf, Snowman, Angel and Spangle Tree projects on A.C. Moore's website to create a winter wonderland scene!

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:1-1/2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Paint small pawn finial top Snow (Titanium) White. Paint candle cups, large spool and remaining small pawn finial Santa Red. Paint rounded ends of shaker pegs, round part of knob and button Flesh Tone. Paint remaining areas Santa Red. Let dry.
  • 2
    Mix a small dab of Santa Red and Flesh Tone together. Using this mixture and pouncer, create cheeks on sides of Flesh Tone knob.
  • 3
    Glue on button for nose between cheeks.
  • 4
    Paint rounded ends on large pawn finial, Lamp (Ebony) Black for boots. Go up about 1 inch.
  • 5
    Paint remaining areas Santa Red for legs.
  • 6
    Paint disc Snow (Titanium) White. Glue legs to disc. Glue spool to top of legs for body. Glue head to top of body. Glue small pawn finial to top of head for hat.
  • 7
    Glue shaker pegs in candle cups for arms and set aside after gloss coat.
  • 8
    Apply gloss coat on all pieces. Allow to dry.
  • 9
    Download and print out project template. Cut out coat using template. Glue around top of body.
  • 10
    Cut a 2-1/2 inch x 1 inch piece of fur. Glue to center of head under nose for beard.
  • 11
    Cut a 1-1/2 inch x 1/2 inch piece of fur. Glue under nose for mustache.
  • 12
    Cut six 3/4 inch x 1-1/2 inch pieces of fur. Glue around top of head for hair.
  • 13
    Glue on eyes.
  • 14
    Measure and cut 12 mm White chenille stem to fit around bottom of hat and top of boots. Glue in place.
  • 15
    Measure and cut 9 mm White chenille stem to fit around top and bottom of coat and around bottom of arms.
  • 16
    Cut a 4 inch piece of 9 mm White chenille stem. Bend in a zigzag shape. Glue to front of coat. Glue rhinestones on coat.
  • 17
    Brush glue on disc and top of hat. Sprinkle on glitter. Shake off excess.
  • 18
    Accent boots and hat using coordinating dimensional fabric paints. Allow to dry.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:1-1/2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Nicole™ Crafts Wood Flat Knob with Screws 2 inch 104751964
  • Nicole™ Crafts Wood Finial Pawn Large 4 inch 104751962
  • Nicole™ Crafts Wood Finial Pawn Small 2-3/4 inch 104751953
  • Lara's Crafts New Image Company Wood Shaker Peg 2-7/16 inch 2 pc. 104146412
  • Lara's Crafts New Image Company Wood Candle Cup 1 inch 5 pc. 104139637
  • Lara's Crafts New Image Company Wood Disc/Circle 3 inch 6 pc. 104139799
  • American Crafts Glitter Cardstock 12 inch x 12 inch Rouge 104515420
  • Nicole™ Crafts Chenille Stems 9 mm 15 pc. Multi-Color 104277496
  • Nicole™ Crafts Chenille Stems 12 mm 12 pc. Multi-Color 104277497
  • Nicole™ Crafts Fake Fur 9 inch X 12 inch White 104277604
  • Nicole™ Crafts Wiggle Round Eyes 10 mm 100 pc. 104233379
  • Nicole™ Crafts Rhinestones 120 pc. Round Black 7 mm 104240536
  • Nicole™ Crafts Ultra Fine Glitter 2 oz. Multi-Color Diamond Dust 104558993
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dimensional Fabric Paint 1.25 oz. Shiny Black 104762901
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dimensional Fabric Paint 1.25 oz. Shiny Red 104762905
  • DecoArt Americana DuraClear 2 oz. Gloss Varnish 104549494
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Snow (Titanium) White 104106580
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Santa Red 104106615
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Flesh Tone 104106684
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Lamp (Ebony) Black 104106681
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Brush Flat Shader Size 6 104618376
  • Nicole™ Crafts Stencil Foam Pouncer 3 pc. Medium 104110703
  • Aleene's 4 oz. Original Tacky Glue 104148018
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