Nicole™ Crafts Wood Turning Snowman

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by Karen Fennimore, Nicole™ Crafts

Nicole™ Crafts Wood Turning Snowman

The Nicole™ Crafts Simple Wood Turning Snowman 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, 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
    Using photo as a guide, glue large closed spool to center of disc. Glue small closed spool to center of large spool. Glue pawn on top of small spool.
  • 2
    Use brush to paint spools, disc and top of pawn Snow (Titanium) White. Paint center of pawn Yellow Green. Let dry.
  • 3
    On small spool, paint Lamp (Ebony) Black eyes and mouth. Accent with Snow (Titanium) White. Paint a Bright Orange carrot nose. Let dry.
  • 4
    Brush on varnish. Let dry.
  • 5
    Cut a 3 inch x 12 inch piece of Sky Blue felt. Fold both long ends in towards center for scarf. Cut slits in ends.
  • 6
    Wrap and tie scarf around neck where both spools meet.
  • 7
    Cut a 1-1/4 inch x 5 inch piece of Sky Blue felt. Glue one end under lip of small spool. Glue other end in crevice of pawn for hat band.
  • 8
    Twist wire into hands using pliers and wire cutters. Glue under scarf on sides of large spool.
  • 9
    Brush snow medium over disc going up large spool. Sprinkle glitter over snow. Shake off excess.
  • 10
    Brush glue over top of pawn. Sprinkle on glitter. Shake off excess. Allow to dry.
  • 11
    Using dimensional glitter paint, draw snowflakes on pawn for hat.

Project Details

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

Project Supplies

  • Nicole™ Crafts Wood Closed Spool Large 3 inch 104751973
  • Nicole™ Crafts Wood Closed Spool Small 2 inch 104751975
  • Nicole™ Crafts Wood Finial Pawn Small 2-3/4 inch 104751953
  • Lara's Crafts New Image Company Wood Disc/Circle 3 inch 6 pc. 104139799
  • New Image Group Felt Sheet 9 inch x 12 inch Sky Blue 104276456 (2)
  • Duncan 4 oz. Snow Accents 104130634
  • Floracraft Diamond Dust Crystal Finish 14 oz. 104277916
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dimensional Fabric Paint 1.25 oz. Shiny White 104762903
  • DecoArt Americana DuraClear 2 oz. Satin Varnish 104387409
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Snow (Titanium) White 104106580
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Lamp (Ebony) Black 104106681
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Bright Orange 104106645
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Yellow Green 104385003
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Brush Flat Shader Size 6 104618376
  • Aleene's 4 oz. Original Tacky Glue 104148018
  • Darice 19 gauge Wire Black 116 g 104186717
  • Nicole™ Crafts Flat and Round Combination Pliers 104248455
  • Panacea Heavy Duty 8 inch Wire Cutters 104455865