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Make a set of white wooden reindeer.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1985 (v.63#12) pg. 68, 158

Log reindeer yard ornament.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1991 (v.69#12) pg. 85, 100

Painted wooden lawn ornaments made from particleboard or plywood. Patterns for 2 "elves" provided.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP May 1983 (v.6#8) pg. 14

Christmas lawn figures made from painted plywood. Plans for a Santa Clause and a nativity scene.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Dec 1989 (v.13#3) pg. 40

Santa, sleigh and four reindeer lawn ornament is cut from plywood and decorated with acrylic paint.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Nov 1996 (v.20#2) pg. 58

Goldie lawn angel. Tall kitchen trash bags cover a Styrofoam armature. Wings are made from amber cellophane. Metallic garlands wind around the ball head to form hair. Angel holds glittering garlands of ribbon and stars.
CRAFTS Nov 1996 (v.19#11) pg. 96

How to make and paint large-scale cutouts of Christmas figures for the lawn.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Nov-Dec 1992 (v.19#6) pg. 6

Two Christmas motifs to paint on sign cloth to cover a mailbox during the Yule season. (1) Wrapped gifts and sprigs of evergreen and holly. (2) Trio of snowmen carolers with evergreens.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Nov-Dec 1997 (v.24#6) pg. 60, 41

Mr. & Mrs. Claus outdoor lawn decorations are cut from plywood and decorated with self-adhesive coverings (instead of paint). Est. cost: $25 each.
FAMILY CIRCLE Dec 11 1984 (v.97#17) pg. 82

Make your yard a Christmas card.
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1963 (v.120#6) pg. 143

Three outdoor Christmas displays that move.
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1965 (v.124#6) pg. 128

Walt Disney's Christmas Mobile. Famous Disney characters used in various Christmas displays on doors, roofs, ground or hanging on a large Christmas tree mobile in your yard. Includes "Project-a-Plan" transparancies for drawing the enlarged figures.
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1966 (v.126#6) pg. 69

Pyramid tree. A modern tree made from hardboard and lighted from the inside with spotlights. Makes an attractive lawn decoration.
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1966 (v.126#6) pg. 149

Motorized candle display for your front yard rotates displaying two messages, "Merry Christmas" and "Happy New Year".
POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1968 (v.130#5) pg. 136

Revolving Christmas display. Three stacked, three-sided boxes are painted with Disney characters.
POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1969 (v.132#5) pg. 166

Sequence Santa, a 6 ft. electric greeting card for the front yard.
POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1970 (v.134#5) pg. 172

Electric yard display flashes "peace on Earth" greetings in sequence.
POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1971 (v.136#5) pg. 152

Make a holiday wreath and a "Noel" greeting for outdoors using Reflex-A-Flex, a mirror-like plastic sheeting.
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1971 (v.136#6) pg. 159

Six-foot tall plywood Santa Claus lawn decoration waves his arm by means of an electric motor. Est. cost: $35.
POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1972 (v.138#5) pg. 109

An outdoor Christmas greeting card display. Five 3-sided vertical columns rotate simultaneously and continuously to provide three different scenes.
POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1973 (v.140#5) pg. 182

How to make an outside 8-ft. tall Christmas tree from 101 tin cans mounted to a plywood backpanel. Miniature tree lights are mounted in the center of each can.
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1973 (v.140#6) pg. 72

Build a hat-tipping snowman lawn decoration.
POPULAR SCIENCE Dec 1965 (v.187#6) pg. 153

Lawn decoration shows three wise men following the Star of Bethlehem.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS Dec 1964 (v.35#12) pg. 89

Hark, the herald critters sing. Stand-up plywood cutouts in the profile of cats and dogs are painted to represent Christmas carolers.
WEEKEND WOODWORKING (PROJECTS) #24 Nov 1991 (v.4#6) pg. 18

How to make birch reindeer for your yard at Christmas time.
WOMAN'S DAY Dec 11 1984 (v.48#4) pg. 125

Tip on keeping plywood lawn decorations from falling over during a wind storm, without using unsightly wires.
WOOD MAGAZINE #128 Nov 2000 (v.17#8) pg. 8
Added Info WOOD MAGAZINE #138 Dec 2001 (v.18#9) pg. 18

How to make an animated Christmas lawn display of Santa and his reindeer and sleigh.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1974 (v.30#6) pg. 34

Christmas lawn decoration. Santa Claus, sleigh and two reindeer are made from three sheets of Medium Density Overlay plywood which have been cut and painted.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1989 (v.45#6) pg. 54

Holiday lawn ornaments made from painted MDO plywood are held in place with collapsible supports. Patterns included for a gingerbread house and a toy soldier.
WORKBENCH Oct-Nov 1993 (v.49#5) pg. 42