Holiday Mantel Hooks

How to build charming mantel hooks for holiday season
  • Difficulty
    Medium

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Step By Step Instructions

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Step 1

Tracing the hook pattern onto the plywood

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Begin by printing out the provided template & tracing the hook pattern 3 times onto the 1/2" plywood. We are making 3 stocking hangers that will notch into the 3 ft pine base.

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Step 2

Cutting the pattern using the Dremel Ultra-Saw

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Make all straight cuts on the pattern using the Ultra-Saw

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Step 3

Cutting the curved hook shape using the Dremel Moto-Saw

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Using the Moto-Saw, cut the hangers apart and contour cut them individually to the final curved hook shape.

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Step 4

Sanding the edges using the Multi-Max

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Sand/smooth and round all of the edges using the Multi-Max.

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Step 5

Marking the positions on the board

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Mark the desired positions for the hanger cutouts on the pine board base.

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Step 6

Plunge cutting with the Multi-Max

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Plunge cut the marked notches with the Multi-Max and remove the cut material from the holes.

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Step 7

Inserting the hangers into the board

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Insert the hangers into the notches to check the fit. Disassemble hooks from base and paint as desired. Reassemble finished unit, place on mantel and enjoy!


Warning

To reduce the risk of injury user must read instruction manuals for all tools used in this project. Wear eye and respiratory protection. Use clamps to support work piece whenever practical.