Make this Holy Nativity from plywood and miniature lights using only a hand-held jig-saw and a drill. A wonderful display of the Real Reason For The Season. (57" tall)
One 4' x 8' sheet of 3/4" or 1/2" thick exterior grade plywood
Two 2X2 x 48" long boards
Screws - Eighteen #6 x 1-1/4" long, flat head
Stakes - Three 3/8" dia. x 18" long biberglass (3 - #YS18)
Clamps - Six 3/8" w/screws (1 pack of #YSC2)
Hinges - Two heavy duty
Eyescrews - Four 5/16" I.D. (1 pack of #EYE3)
Tie Down Stakes - Eight 3/16" dia. x 10" long steel rods (#TDS)
Tools: Hand-held sabre saw with a smooth cutting, non-chipping blade, staple gun, electric drill, 3/32", 5/32" and 3/8" dia. drill bits
Note: All three pieces are attached to a 3-1/2" x 73" board at the bottom, holding them all together, so that the lights are continuously fed through the project.
Paints:White primer (#PRIMQT) for a base coat and the following suggested colors of acrylic paint or exterior semi-gloss enamel: 2506 Black exterior flat latex paint
Sealer (optional): High-grade, non-yellowing, semi-gloss UV protected project sealer (#POLYQT) for outdoor protection.
Other Supplies: Lights - Four strands 100 count Clear miniature, 2-1/2" spacing between lights
One strand 50 count Clear, miniature, 2-1/2" spacing between lights
**Winfield does NOT carry the miniature lights. They should be available from your local big box store, Craft store or online thru Bronners.com.
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