DIY: Build a Wood Manger for a Nativity Prop or DecorationMy husband also developed this lumber manger for a church party last year. It functions as a Nativity Story play or yard decoration as well. Made of reasserted wood and also greatly hand tools for additional authenticity. The building of the manger provides no nails or screws, just hardwood dove tailing. Great DIY for Christmas time.
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You will need:4x4 articles (18-20 inches long)3/4" pine boards (12x18 inches)Chiselrubber malletjig sawtable saw
To fit the boards together, they are reduced like Lincoln Logs, 1/2 notches on both boards, appropriate in the center. Set the table experienced at 1.75 inches tall and also cut slices in the center of the posts...sufficient slices to fit one short article.
Then simply stand also up the cross legs and also slide the dove tailed boards ideal on top! Simple and sturdy. Needs no nails or screws.
Fill through hay or fake hair and the bit baby Jesus. Or leave empty as a reminder of Christmas day and the birth of Jesus.
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Build the outline of a stable with 2x4"s and also hang a little star above the manger. The manger comes acomponent for easy storage.
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