Standing almost 8 feet tall, this realistic looking, angry bear display will be the talk of your neighborhood!
Make this fun, eye-catching project in one piece or attach separate arms to straddle a tree as shown. Both versions can be cut from just a single sheet of plywood.
Our full-size pattern includes complete instructions for this giant display plus directions for attaching it harmlessly to any size tree. (93" tall)
Project uses four of our heavy duty T-Hinges (#BHNG15) and two Eyescrews (#EYE3) available below.
50" wide x 92-3/4" tall
One 4' x 8' sheet of 3/4" thick exterior grade plywood, good one or two sides , preferably 5-ply for better stability.
One 2X4 x 8-1/8" long pine board (optional Wedge version)
Hand held jigsaw (sabre saw) with a non-chipping, scrolling blade, drill and 3/16" dia. drill bit.
Hardware: Required for displaying
Stakes - Two 3/8" dia. x 18" long fiberglass rods (2 - #YS18)
Clamps - Four 3/8" dia. (1 pack #YSC2)
T-Hinges (optional) - Four 4" long, plated (#BHNG15)
Screws (optional) - Twenty Four #8 x 1/2" long (for Hinge attachment)
Four #10 x 2-1/2" long (for tree attachment)
Eyescrews (optional) - Two 5/16" I.D. (1 package #EYE3)
Wire - 12 gauge (6-8 feet depending on dia. of tree)
Supplies: Transfer paper (#CARB), pencil & clear tape
Sand paper – medium & fine grits
Wood filler – non-shrinking, fast drying for wood flaws
Paint Brushes – 3/4", 1/4" and 2" wide brushes or foam tip
Paints:White primer (#PRIMQT) for a base coat and the following suggested colors of acrylic paint or exterior semi-gloss enamel:
Sealer: (optional) High-grade, non-yellowing, semi-gloss UV protected project sealer (#POLYQT) for outdoor protection.
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