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Photo shows how a rustic wall plaque can become a "NOEL" hanging.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1973 (v.51#12) pg. 67

Instructions for making clay tile plaques with imprints of evergreen boughs.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1976 (v.54#12) pg. 55

Pierced "tin" plaque made from aluminum sheet and framed in wood.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1984 (v.62#9) pg. 33, 162

Carved hearts-and-flowers "house blessing" plaque.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1986 (v.64#9) pg. 37, 48

Wood applique art. General information on the technique and step-by-step instructions for making Victorian angel and doll ornaments.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Oct 1987 (v.65#10) pg. 58

Miniature sailing surfboard plaque.
BOYS' LIFE Jul 1963 (v.53#7) pg. 56

Flying eagle wall plaque made from sheet aluminum.
BOYS' LIFE May 1964 (v.54#5) pg. 57

How to make plaster plaques.
BOYS' LIFE May 1970 (v.60#5) pg. 54

Rustic holiday plaques are made from slabs of wood and discs cut from a dead tree limb.
BOYS' LIFE Dec 1970 (v.60#12) pg. 71

How to make nature plaques from dried flowers, weeds and leaves.
BOYS' LIFE May 1972 (v.62#5) pg. 57

Metal sailing ship plaque has ship cut from a tin can, mounted to a wooden background.
BOYS' LIFE Sep 1972 (v.62#9) pg. 62

Preserve and display your awards and collections on miniature plaques you can make yourself.
BOYS' LIFE Nov 1972 (v.62#11) pg. 78

How to turn duplicate, non-valuable stamps into an attractive plaque. Stamps are glued to an old dinner plate and the surface is varnished.
BOYS' LIFE Jan 1975 (v.65#1) pg. 77

How to make a mosaic owl wall plaque using acorns, twigs, nuts and wild-flower seeds.
BOYS' LIFE Jun 1975 (v.65#6) pg. 63

Step-by-step instructions for making a copper plaque.
BOYS' LIFE Oct 1978 (v.68#10) pg. 66

Heart-shaped wall plaques are wood cut-outs with complementary leather shapes tacked in place to form a pocket. Suede may also be used for the pockets.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Aug 1988 (v.11#11) pg. 8

How to frame a plaque with a grommet of rope to give it a nautical touch.
CHIP CHATS Sep-Oct 1992 (v.39#5) pg. 77

Jewel name plaque. Let kids use their names as the designs to make bright plaques out of paint markers, poster board and gemstones.
CRAFTS Sep 1994 (v.17#9) pg. 72

Lemon board or strawberry board is a decorated wooden plaque with a lemon grater or strawberry huller mounted on it.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #62 Apr 1978 (v.6#2) pg. 13

Gilded-book wall plaque to commemorate a special event. An old book is glued open, gilded and trimmed with a wedding announcement and photograph or other appropriate message.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #64 Aug 1978 (v.6#4) pg. 60

How to make sandcastings. Instructions for making a plaque.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #70 Aug 1979 (v.6#10) pg. 52

Plaque-art projects use real mushrooms (sliced, dried and varnished) and foliage fastened onto a pine board.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #77 Oct 1980 (v.7#5) pg. 20

Design and instructions for painting a woodland plaque.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #77 Oct 1980 (v.7#5) pg. 33

How to make dried apple-head wall plaques.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #80 Apr 1981 (v.7#8) pg. 48

Create a wooden plaque heirloom for a bride and groom.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #81 Jun 1981 (v.7#9) pg. 33

Patterns for making papier-mache vegetable plaques for the kitchen.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Mar 1974 (v.4#5) pg. 30

How to make a sand casted plaque.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Apr 1974 (v.4#6) pg. 60

Pattern and instructions for making an 18"x24" decoupaged plaque of an elaborate hot air balloon. Includes string art surface treatment.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS May 1974 (v.4#7) pg. 58

How to raise a print or paint-on design with Formare. Instructions included for making a sunbonnet girl plaque, a watermelon slice purse and for decorating tin objects.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jul-Aug 1974 (v.4#9) pg. 34

Step-by-step instructions on how to quill, including how to make a quilled geranium plaque. Patterns are also included for a peacock, a butterfly, an owl and a lady with a parasol.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Sep 1974 (v.4#10) pg. 18

How to make Happy People characters from small rocks and pebbles glued together and painted. Finished figures can be mounted on plaques or be free-standing.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Nov 1975 (v.6#2) pg. 18

Pattern is included for making a plaque that is a dough art Victorian house mounted to a weathered board.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Dec 1975-Jan 1976 (v.6#3) pg. 34

A look at Early American woodcarving and a pattern for a Bicentennial (1776-1976) pine tavern plaque you can carve.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Feb 1976 (v.6#4) pg. 56

Copper enameling techniques explained. Includes instructions and patterns for several plaques.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jun 1976 (v.6#8) pg. 56

Bread dough plaques to bake and shellac.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Oct 1976 (v.7#1) pg. 30

How to make a straw flower spoon plaque.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Mar 1977 (v.8#2) pg. 16A

How to make a seed flower plaque.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Apr 1977 (v.8#3) pg. 57

How to make personalized plaques. Plaque is made from a piece of weathered wood, with an individual's name woodburned on the face of the plaque in ornate letters.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS May 1977 (v.8#4) pg. 6

Seven easy summer projects designed for kids. Includes a butterfly pencil holder, clothespin key rings, a child's play rug, milk carton houses, wooden picture dominoes, a bread dough sheep plaque and a fish-shaped breadboard.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jun 1977 (v.8#5) pg. 62

How to make a bread dough plaque that is a row of seven sheep.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jun 1977 (v.8#5) pg. 64, 73

How to make "Met'l Pet'l" plaques that resemble tiny vases of flowers. The flowers are made from flower-shaped pieces of jewelry.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Sep 1977 (v.8#7) pg. 87

How to make a sand-cast plaque.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Apr 1978 (v.9#3) pg. 70

Two styles of seed plaques.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jul-Aug 1978 (v.9#6) pg. 34, 52, 95

Beginner's guide to woodburning. How to make butterfly plaques and woodburned pictures.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Sep 1978 (v.9#7) pg. 82

How to make a decoupaged mood indicator plaque.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Sep 1978 (v.9#7) pg. 85

Painted wooden canning jar plaques.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Sep 1979 (v.10#7) pg. 68, 124

Straw marquetry. Instructions for making a rooster plaque.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Oct 1979 (v.10#8) pg. 36

Woodburn an outdoor scene on a wooden plaque. Delicate bird is perched among a cluster of weeds.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Oct 1979 (v.10#8) pg. 60

Salt dough family tree. Names and birth dates are written on the apples.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS May 1980 (v.11#4) pg. 6

Simple name plaques that children can make from pine wood and alphabet letter prints.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jun 1980 (v.11#5) pg. 36

Combine acrylic paints and casting plaster to form unique marbled plaster decoupage plaques.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS May 1981 (v.12#4) pg. 11

Egg-basket plaque features one-half of a woven basket attached to a plaque, filled with excelsior, and decorated with artificial eggs and straw flowers.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Apr 1982 (v.13#3) pg. 38

Blackwork (embroidered) bunny plaque.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Apr 1982 (v.13#3) pg. 54

Apple quilt has two blocks, an apple and a cross-section of an apple. Patterns can alse be used to make pillows and three-dimensional wooden plaques.
FAMILY CIRCLE Feb 1 1980 (v.93#2) pg. 64, 97

The country look. Flag wall plaque is made from plywood and plaster lath. Design is the 13-star American flag.
FAMILY CIRCLE Jul 21 1981 (v.94#10) pg. 59, 124

Whimsical wall plaques for a child's room are made from scraps of wood and colorful paint.
FAMILY CIRCLE Nov 3 1981 (v.94#15) pg. 98, 161

Cork and mirror wall hanging. Cut a design in a circular piece of cork and back up with a circular mirror. Est. cost: $8.
FAMILY CIRCLE Jul 12 1983 (v.96#10) pg. 113, 178

Decorative wall plates are made by spray painting white dishes with colored paint. Leaves, cutouts, etc. placed on the plate before spraying will result in white patterns. Not suitable for food use.
FAMILY CIRCLE Oct 25 1983 (v.96#15) pg. 92

How to cut and paint an old-time barber pole plaque.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #191 Jul-Aug 1978 (v.28#6) pg. 49

Wooden wall plaques with borderless prints applied to their faces.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #194 Nov-Dec 1978 (v.28#9) pg. 53, 90

Fish-shaped wooden plaques to mount on the wall. Patterns for three styles furnished.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #213 Nov 1980 (v.30#9) pg. 56

Paint Indian designs on sandstone and mount the stone on a wooden background to make a decorative plaque.
GEMS & MINERALS #483 Jan 1978 pg. 16

Make a wall plaque of an albatross (bird) where each piece of the picture is fashioned from gemstone using a conventional trim saw and a cabochon unit.
GEMS & MINERALS #484 Feb 1978 pg. 10

How to make a plaque of a Christmas tree by gluing multi-colored polished stones to a black background.
GEMS & MINERALS #494 Dec 1978 pg. 37

Wild and free, a cabochon picture. Pattern and instructions for a plaque featuring a wild horse made from gemstone. 28 pieces of rock are fitted together to form the horse.
GEMS & MINERALS #494 Dec 1978 pg. 50

How to display a shell collection. It is painted white and mounted on a burlap-covered plaque.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Jul 1978 (v.187#1) pg. 141, 224

Kitchen wall hanging. Decorate a plaque with dried spices and herbs, spaghetti and alphabet-soup pasta.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Feb 1982 (v.194#2) pg. MA6

Stitched, stuffed and crocheted vegetables and fruits for plaques, shadow boxes, and conversation pieces. Instructions for cauliflower, apple, asparagus, carrots, tomato, scallions, pea pod, yellow wax beans, watermelon, mushrooms, strawberries, a blueberry pie and grape jam.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING NEEDLECRAFT Spring-Summer 1979 pg. 54, 119

Antique snowflake plaques are crocheted doilies mounted in a circle of glass and edged with white velvet ribbon.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING NEEDLECRAFT Fall 1979-Winter 1980 pg. 80, 133

Sailing ship wall plaque.
HOME CRAFTSMAN Mar-Apr 1964 (v.32#4) pg. 56

Make a wall plaque. Introductory woodworking job incorporates an emblem or design made from thin veneer, a wooden back piece and a simple wooden frame. Buffalo design pattern is included.
INDUSTRIAL EDUCATION Oct 1978 (v.67#7) pg. 34

How to make plaques and signs using simple photofabrication techniques. The process can be used to etch many materials, including metals and glass.
INDUSTRIAL EDUCATION Nov 1978 (v.67#8) pg. 49

How to make a simple wooden plaque to which is affixed a paper document and a protective acrylic covering.
INDUSTRIAL EDUCATION Jan 1982 (v.71#1) pg. 20

A decorator touch with tumbled gems. How to make floral plaques.
JEWELRY MAKING, GEMS & MINERALS #535 May 1982 pg. 14

Gemstone plaque of a sailboat is made by using pliers to "nibble" the material to shape before flat lapping.
JEWELRY MAKING, GEMS & MINERALS #547 May 1983 pg. 63

Kitchen plaque is made from an old cutting board, a small tin can, and fabric flowers. Instructions for making flowers included.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Spring 1978 (v.23#1) pg. 82

How to make plaques with scraps of yarn glued onto a wooden base to form pictures.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Spring 1978 (v.23#1) pg. 86

How to make still-life pictures, plaques and placemats from dried flowers and weeds, seeds and corncobs.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Fall 1978 (v.23#3) pg. 93

Pattern for a spray of garden flowers. Can be worked as a needlepoint pillow or stenciled plaque.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Fall 1979 (v.24#3) pg. 112, 156

Door sign and plaque for a baby's room are made from plastic canvas and yarn.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS May-Jun 1983 (v.28#3) pg. 45, 82

Make a "play clay" carrousel plaque, a mobile and a clothes rack. Recipe for the clay is included.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Feb 1985 (v.30#1) pg. 83, 104

Wreath of decoupaged flowers frames a "certificate of matrimony" plaque.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Feb 1988 (v.33#2) pg. 65, 87

Cat-and-tulips plaque, 11" tall, features a cat among the leaves of a potted tulip plant.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Apr 1988 (v.33#3) pg. 75, 60

Wooden plaque, measuring 31"x19", is patterned after the United States Colonial flag with a circle of 13 stars.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #650 Jul 1982 (v.78) pg. 74

Carved plaque features a watermelon slice, watermelon, salt shaker, plate, and knife. The carving is mostly of the outlining variety. The carving is painted with artist's oil paints to add color.
NATIONAL CARVERS REVIEW Nov 1977 (v.8#4) pg. 20

Wooden plaque is a woodcarving of a cowboy riding a bull ("Ole 76"). Complete instructions given.
NATIONAL CARVERS REVIEW Spring-Summer 1979 (v.10#2) pg. 34

Pattern for a wall plaque featuring the head, tail and skeleton of a fish. Uses a drill and jigsaw to form the outline, and simple carving to finish.
NATIONAL CARVERS REVIEW Summer-Fall 1980 (v.11#2) pg. 32

Driftwood plaque uses flickering lights.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jan 1963 (v.119#1) pg. 166

Novel wall plaque made from 1/2 of a plastic bleach bottle.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1964 (v.121#6) pg. 121

Animal-shaped Christmas gifts.
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1964 (v.122#6) pg. 142

Three projects to make from old tin cans. (1) Stutz Bearcat, 1912 model, is made from a Ritz cracker tin. (2) Candle lantern made from two juice cans. (3) Three-Dimensional metal plaques.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1979 (v.151#3) pg. 118

Stylized wall plaque representing a chicken.
POPULAR SCIENCE Feb 1967 (v.190#2) pg. 144

Artistic wall plaque made by displaying small antiques (tools, keys, hardware, etc.) on pieces of driftwood on burlap and framed with picture frames.
POPULAR SCIENCE Oct 1968 (v.193#4) pg. 166

Oriental design plaques of trees and symbols of the season.
POPULAR SCIENCE Dec 1968 (v.193#6) pg. 158

Driftwood, artificial flowers or fruit "framed" in an old picture frame with hardboard backing makes an unusual picture.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS Mar 1965 (v.36#3) pg. 30

Bean and spice plaques are made by gluing beans and spices on a pine board, with alphabet noodles to spell out the names.
WOMAN'S DAY Sep 1 1978 (v.41#14) pg. 93, 156

Mini floral rounds. Fabric is blanket stitched to macrame rings and the center is embroidered with a floral pattern. Embroidery patterns furnished.
WOMAN'S DAY Nov 20 1978 (v.42#3) pg. 122, 194

Charming country crafts. Wall plaques in shape of rooster, pig, angel with trumpet, cat and heart. Make from self-hardening clay or sheet metal.
WOMAN'S DAY Nov 24 1981 (v.45#3) pg. 92, 156

Wooden plaque features a patchwork or "puzzle-like" star pattern made from pieces of wood.
WOMAN'S DAY Sep 1 1982 (v.45#14) pg. 89, 130

House hang-ups. Plaques shaped like a barn, Victorian mansion, or Cape Cod house. Cut from plywood and embellish with dollhouse parts, balsa trim, paint, etc.
WOMAN'S DAY Feb 8 1983 (v.46#6) pg. 44, 145

Apple plaque. Cut apple shapes in thin plywood, stencil the word "APPLE" around the border, back up with a second piece of plywood and frame the result.
WOMAN'S DAY Nov 15 1983 (v.47#3) pg. 127, 186

Wooden plaque with stenciled acorn and oak-leaf pattern is used to decorate wooden shutters.
WOMAN'S DAY Jun 12 1984 (v.47#11) pg. 112, 144

"I love America" pine heart cut-out has stenciled stars and red lattice stripes.
WOMAN'S DAY Jun 12 1984 (v.47#11) pg. 112, 144

Paint a nostalgic country scene on a long board. Can hang from any front door, garage doors or wide window.
WOMAN'S DAY Jun 12 1984 (v.47#11) pg. 113, 144

Floral wall plaques. Three-dimensional scroll-sawn relief plaques made of wood.
WOOD MAGAZINE #20 Dec 1987 (v.4#6) pg. 74

Duck-under-glass plaque. Scene of duck landing amid cattails is painted on glass and sandwiched between oak matting in a walnut frame. Optional foot detail provided to make it freestanding rather than wall-hung.
WOOD MAGAZINE #43 Jun 1991 (v.8#4) pg. 57

Decorative wall plaques. (1) A carved stern board which features stylized dolphins. (2) A whale or horse weathervane design is a good jigsaw project.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1977 (v.1#5) pg. 11
Correction WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1977 (v.1#6) pg. 16

Rustic wall plaque is made by gluing a small picture to a pine board whose edges have been sculpted in a simple pattern.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1978 (v.2#1) pg. 14

Big, wall hung, wooden key is modeled after an old style key. Requires lathe turning the shaft and some woodcarving on the handle.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1978 (v.2#2) pg. 8

Longhorn steer wall plaque is made from maple, walnut and black oak.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1981 (v.5#4) pg. 14

Miniature shadow box plaques. Wooden drapery rings are used for frames backed by felt-covered cardboard. Tiny dried flowers or figurines are mounted on the felt.
WORKBASKET Jan 1979 (v.44#4) pg. 38

"A Good Cook" design for a painted wood plaque.
WORKBASKET Jun 1979 (v.44#9) pg. 24

Plaque is made from a piece of board with bark left on outer edges. Daisy pattern is painted in the center.
WORKBASKET Mar 1981 (v.46#5) pg. 34

Barn shingle plaque has a bonneted girl cut from paper and mounted on the shingle, along with dried moss and straw flowers.
WORKBASKET Mar 1981 (v.46#5) pg. 35

Tips on making a "transfer plaque".
WORKBASKET May 1983 (v.48#7) pg. 40

Simple autumn floral plaque is made by gluing dried star flowers on a wooden plaque and trimming them with a bow.
WORKBASKET Sep 1987 (v.52#10) pg. 16

Small wooden whales decorate wall plaques.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1969 (v.25#6) pg. 58

Wall plaque is highly stylized carving of a cat.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1970 (v.26#1) pg. 50

"Carved plaques" are made using rubber molding compound and plaster of Paris.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1970 (v.26#5) pg. 52

Spanish plaque is cut from scrap wood.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1971 (v.27#3) pg. 41

Flying geese wall plaque is made up of 15 individual carved geese assembled in a V-formation.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1971 (v.27#6) pg. 18

How to make heirloom mottos displayed on miniature easels.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1972 (v.28#4) pg. 56

Square plaque or frame is turned on a lathe to produce a slightly convex curved face, and grooves cut around the circular hole in the center of the plaque. Can be used for barometer frame or a picture frame. Project is presented as good turning practice for the lathe enthusiast.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1973 (v.29#5) pg. 39

How to make plaques decorated with decals. Gives step-by-step instructions for applying the decal.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1975 (v.31#3) pg. 10

How to turn an old paperback book into a decorative "antique" book that is permanently open to center pages in order to display a message and picture. Includes plan for a wooden display stand.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1975 (v.31#6) pg. 17

Crocodile wall plaque is shaped quickly from a 16" piece of 1x3 stock using a hand scroll saw and rasps.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1978 (v.34#6) pg. 4

Simple wooden plaque covered with a piece of clear acrylic plastic is used to display a favorite photograph.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1982 (v.38#6) pg. 2

Butterfly wall plaques made from wood.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1987 (v.43#2) pg. 48