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How to turn a wooden holiday bell.
AMERICAN WOODTURNER Sep 1991 (v.6#3) pg. 6

How to turn a wooden "icicle and globe" Christmas ornament.
AMERICAN WOODTURNER Sep 1991 (v.6#3) pg. 8

Turned candle-shaped ornaments for a Christmas tree.
AMERICAN WOODTURNER Sep 1992 (v.7#3) pg. 17

Turned birdhouse ornaments.
AMERICAN WOODTURNER Dec 1992 (v.7#4) pg. 14

Turned Christmas-tree finial.
AMERICAN WOODTURNER Dec 1992 (v.7#4) pg. 14

Turning a wooden Christmas tree ornament which captures the beauty of a delicate blown-glass Victorian ornament. Three designs shown.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #29 Nov-Dec 1992 pg. 52

Turned Christmas tree ornaments have globes with a wooden "icicle" beneath it.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #35 Nov-Dec 1993 pg. 70

Table saw snowflakes. How to create a blank built up from six diamond-shaped pieces and then cut thin wooden snowflake shapes on the table saw.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #70 Dec 1998 pg. 75

Christmas ornament. Capture the fleeting beauty of melting icicles by turning a hollow ball and two small spindles into a Christmas tree ornament.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #77 Dec 1999 pg. 26

How to make a triptych, a three-paneled wooden screen with decorative woodburning and painting.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1972 (v.50#12) pg. 42

Pattern and instructions for making a tiny wooden rocking horse that can be used as a Christmas tree ornament.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1973 (v.51#12) pg. 62, 122

Patterns and instructions for making balsa wood Christmas tree ornaments. Patterns are drawn on the wood pieces with felt marking pens.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1973 (v.51#12) pg. 67, 124

Wooden Christmas tree ornaments. Patterns included.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1976 (v.54#12) pg. 48

Tree ornaments are cut from balsa wood and colored with marking pens.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1980 (v.58#9) pg. 96, 150

Wooden ornaments in the shape of Appalachian cookie cutter designs.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1982 (v.60#12) pg. 15, 55

Wooden heart candle holders and Christmas tree ornaments. Simple wood patterns are cut from pine and painted.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1983 (v.61#12) pg. 55, 67, 172

Make clothespin "dolls" as ornaments.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1985 (v.63#12) pg. 77, 172

Woodland Christmas tree ornaments include velvet stars and twig stars,
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1986 (v.64#12) pg. 70, 146

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

Wooden horses with wheels, clowns and yarn ball Christmas tree ornaments. Est. cost: $3.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1988 (v.66#7) pg. 110, 112

Angel plaques, 12"x24", are made from birch plywood and painted white, with their long hair varnished.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1988 (v.66#12) pg. 51, 64

"Frosted" wooden fruit-shaped Christmas tree ornaments.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1988 (v.66#12) pg. 70, 96

Wooden-bead garland for a Christmas tree.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1989 (v.67#12) pg. 62, 70

Painted treetop star made from pine and twigs.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1991 (v.69#12) pg. 64, 77

Wood-burned and painted Christmas tree ornaments (bird, star, heart).
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1991 (v.69#12) pg. 64, 80

Wooden star-shaped tree ornaments.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1991 (v.69#12) pg. 84, 100

Clothespin snowflakes, wooden hearts and stars ornaments.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1992 (v.70#12) pg. 52, 62, 63

Moss and twig miniature chairs.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1993 (v.71#12) pg. 72, 100

Wooden angel Christmas tree ornaments.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1993 (v.71#12) pg. 73, 98

Angel ornament. Pattern and scrollsaw technique for making a wooden ornament.
CANADIAN HOME WORKSHOP Nov 2002 (v.26#2) pg. 12

Wooden decorations to hang on the tree are made from balsa wood. Includes a church, tree and star.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Dec 1982 (v.6#3) pg. 14

Christmas magic. Five wooden ornaments (angel, snowman, teddy bear, heart and locomotive) cut from birch plywood.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Dec 1992 (v.16#3) pg. 53

Turned wooden Christmas bell ornament.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Dec 1993 (v.17#3) pg. 32

Turned wooden bell-shaped tree ornaments.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Dec 1995 (v.19#3) pg. 53

Peace on earth. A whimsical Baby Jesus and dove are cut from wood, painted and suspended from a loop of wire.
CRAFTS Nov 1992 (v.15#11) pg. 24, 67

Purchased wooden sleigh and reindeer are painted and then surfaced with Christmas-print fabrics.
CRAFTS Nov 1992 (v.15#11) pg. 56

Tree ornaments crafted from tiny spools and beads. (1) Angel. (2) wreath. (3) Tree. (4) Garland. (5) Wooden stars.
CRAFTS Dec 1992 (v.15#12) pg. 62, 43

Painted and glued wooden shapes form (1) a poinsettia and (2) a package with mouse.
CRAFTS Jan 1994 (v.17#1) pg. 52

Wood block with "JOY" and holly leaf stenciling.
CRAFTS Dec 1994 (v.17#12) pg. 24, 45

(1) Candleholder tree ornament made from wooden spool and spring clothespin. (2) Wooden heart-shaped ornaments.
CRAFTS Jan 1995 (v.18#1) pg. 72

Christmas clothes-pins. Wooden clothespins are painted and trimmed to make Christmas lapel pins. (1) Snowman, (2) Reindeer, (3) Santa.
CRAFTS Nov 1996 (v.19#11) pg. 32

Primitive pines. Trio of pine-tree shapes are mounted on dowels and square wooden bases. Small star shapes top each tree. Trees are painted to give them a weathered look.
CRAFTS Dec 1996 (v.19#12) pg. 14, 39

Heart-shaped angel ornament with wire hanger and halo, is trimmed with buttons and bows.
CRAFTS Aug 1997 (v.20#8) pg. 44

Painted wooden lamp finials add a holiday touch. Designs include (1) Santa, (2) Snowman, and (3) Christmas tree.
CRAFTS Dec 1997 (v.20#12) pg. 68

Gingerbread man Christmas ornaments are actually painted wood.
CRAFTS May 1998 (v.21#5) pg. 74, 51

Holiday sled ornaments painted in six designs (snowman, star, Santa, stocking, angel and mitten.)
CRAFTS Aug 1998 (v.21#8) pg. 64

Star-shaped wooden ornaments are decorated with wooden snowman and penguin characters and painted trims.
CRAFTS Nov 1998 (v.21#11) pg. 20

Painted wooden ornaments. Patterns for a wreath, tree, Santa, and an angel.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #78 Dec 1980 (v.7#6) pg. 28

Miniature sled is made from six ice cream sticks (popsicle sticks).
CREATIVE CRAFTS & MINIATURES #90 Dec 1982 (v.8#6) pg. 33

How to make a wooden spool soldier Christmas ornament.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Dec 1977 (v.8#10) pg. 18, 70

How to make a clothespin angel.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Dec 1977 (v.8#10) pg. 18, 70

How to make a ten-pointed star ornament from toothpicks.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Dec 1977 (v.8#10) pg. 69, 73

Wooden bead Christmas tree ornaments and gift wrap decorations to make.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Dec 1978 (v.9#10) pg. 53

Bells made from flat wooden toothpicks.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Oct 1980 (v.11#8) pg. 65

Wooden ornaments: (1) Santa. (2) Bird. (3) Teddy bear. (4) Rocking horse.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Nov 1980 (v.11#9) pg. 13

Birdhouses and other Christmas whimsies. (1) Wren house made from scrap wood. (2) Painted angels and star-shaped ornaments made from 1/4" Luan plywood. (3) Pomegranate and bay leaves are combined to make a tree ornament.
EARLY AMERICAN LIFE Christmas 1994 pg. 33, 70

Balsa wood tree ornaments to make include musical instruments, a star, a castle, a unicorn, a sailing ship and carolers.
FAMILY CIRCLE Dec 11 1979 (v.92#17) pg. 131

Tip: How to make Christmas tree ornaments from scraps of wood covered with wrapping paper and tied with ribbons to look like tiny packages.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #199 May-Jun 1979 (v.29#5) pg. 80

Christmas decorations include (1) a tree ornament centerpiece, (2) wooden animal tree decorations, (3) reindeer made from birch logs, (4) Swedish star window decoration.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #224 Dec 1981 (v.31#10) pg. 22

Wooden snowflake ornaments you can churn out by the dozen.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #313 Nov-Dec 1990 (v.40#10) pg. 60

Wooden Christmas ornaments. (1) Snowflakes sliced from a glued-up assembly of six uniquely-shaped moldings. (2) Hollow-turned inlaid balls.
FINE WOODWORKING #73 Nov-Dec 1988 pg. 68

Turned ornaments are made in three pieces from small pieces of figured or colorful wood.
FINE WOODWORKING #120 Sep-Oct 1996 pg. 72

Make a "Rudolph" tree ornament from 3 flat-sided wooden clothespins.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Dec 1981 (v.193#6) pg. 170

Wooden toy soldier tree ornaments made from round-head clothespins.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Dec 1981 (v.193#6) pg. 268

Little red sled tree ornament made from Popsicle sticks.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Dec 1982 (v.195#6) pg. MA2

Miniature wooden sleigh, 23" long, is designed to hold gifts under the Christmas tree. It is built of wood and painted with a Yule design.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Dec 1985 (v.201#6) pg. 66, 288

Wooden Christmas carrier has pine tree-shaped ends, sides of lath strips and a 24"-long rope handle.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Dec 1985 (v.201#6) pg. 75, 295

Tree ornaments made from wooden clothespins and pipecleaners: Elf, Skier, Snowman, Ballerina and Drummer.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Sep-Oct 1981 (v.26#5) pg. 82, 135

Two styles of tiny tree trims. (1) Little people made from wooden ice cream spoons. (2) "Gingerbread" cutouts made from felt and trimmed with rickrack and beads.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Nov-Dec 1981 (v.26#6) pg. 49, 106, 113

"Prancing reindeer" ornaments cut from basswood.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Oct 1987 (v.32#5) pg. 86

Tip: Create an unusual finish on wooden ornaments and boxes with pieces of eggshell glued to the surface in mosaic fashion. Surface is painted and then rubbed to give cracks a deeper color.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Oct 1987 (v.32#5) pg. 87

Red-on-white cross-stitch in traditional Russian motifs. (1) A 27"-square table scarf. (2) Yule stocking. (3) Pillow-shaped Yule tree ornaments. (4) 16"-square table mat. Coordinated wooden candelabra and Yule tree ornaments are painted in matching motifs.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Dec 1987 (v.32#6) pg. 50, 66, 71, 72, 73

Country-style ornaments. Flat wooden ornaments are trimmed with striped ticking and floral cloth cutouts or are woodburned and painted.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Dec 1987 (v.32#6) pg. 62, 75, 79

Easy-to-make wooden ornaments are patterned after the characters in the Nutcracker Suite.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #643 Dec 1981 (v.77) pg. 66

Easy-to-make wooden ornaments are cut from 1/4" hardwood using a jigsaw or a coping saw. Patterns for cow, pig, horse, cat, rooster, tree, star and wreath included.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #655 Dec 1982 (v.78) pg. 64

Pattern for 12 wooden Christmas tree ornaments that can be cut out with a jigsaw or coping saw.
NATIONAL CARVERS REVIEW Winter 1979 (v.10#4) pg. 8

An assorment of Christmas tree ornaments to make. (1) Gingerbread- looking ornaments made from hardboard. (2) Train garland made from hardboard. (3) Horses, bells and other shapes cut from hardboard and painted. (4) Tiny rocking chairs made from scrap cane binding.
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1979 (v.152#6) pg. 82

Ornament (7" long) in the shape of a child's wooden sled is painted with "Season's Greetings".
POPULAR WOODWORKING #69 Nov 1992 (v.12#3) pg. 59

Holiday ornaments from the lathe. Turned finials, bells, balls, etc.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #76 Jan 1994 (v.13#4) pg. 59, 43 (Insert)

Train ornament (an engine, car filled with wrapped gifts and a caboose) is cut from pine and painted. Can be hung from a tree or set up on a mantle.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #88 Jan 1996 (v.15#4) pg. 50, 33

Trio of Christmas mantel sitters. A snowman, a puppy and a Christmas tree.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #88 Jan 1996 (v.15#4) pg. 51, 33

Wooden ornaments for the Christmas tree. Five are turned and four are cut with a scroll saw (goose, teddy bear, tree, starburst).
POPULAR WOODWORKING #94 Jan 1997 (v.16#6) pg. 58

Wooden Christmas tree ornament. (1) Replica of an old plane. (2) Two-faced snowman. (3) Santa's cat. (4) Chip-carved snowflake. (5) Angel ornament consists of a frame held by angels with the photo of a child inside.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #105 Nov 1998 (v.18#5) pg. 68
Added Info POPULAR WOODWORKING #107 Mar 1999 (v.19#1) pg. 11 (Angel ornament)

Tip shows how to make a yule log by wrapping a split fireplace log with evergreen boughs.
SUNSET Dec 1977 (v.159#6) pg. 91

Yule tree ornaments to make from bottle corks.
SUNSET Dec 1978 (v.161#6) pg. 130

"Gingerbread" tree ornaments are made from particle board.
SUNSET Dec 1982 (v.169#6) pg. 102

Versatile little tree shapes mass produced with a table saw. Tree-shaped slices are glued together to make a candle holder, picture frame, trivet or other decorative objects.
SUNSET Dec 1986 (v.177#6) pg. 105

Cheerful Christmas tree ornaments are easy to make from wood veneer, clothespins, and foam balls. (1) Veneer flowers and spirals. (2) Clothespin bugs and critters. (3) Jungle balls feature painted animal-skin designs.
SUNSET Dec 1990 (v.185#6) pg. 100

A cowboy Santa Claus and a reindeer are made from pine 1x12 stock with notches that let you slip the figures together.
SUNSET Nov 1992 (v.189#5) pg. 100

Say it with Christmas blocks. Wooden blocks spell out "Merry Christmas".
WEEKEND WOODWORKING (PROJECTS) #12 Nov 1989 (v.2#6) pg. 6

Patterns for scroll sawn wooden ornaments that represent each of the twelve days of Christmas (a partridge, two turtle doves, five gold rings, ...).
WEEKEND WOODWORKING (PROJECTS) #24 Nov 1991 (v.4#6) pg. 28

Scroll sawn thin plywood ornaments feature heart, snowflake and star motifs.
WEEKEND WOODWORKING (PROJECTS) #30 Nov 1992 (v.5#6) pg. 18

Scroll sawn wooden Christmas tree ornaments are cut from thin Balatic birch plywood. Patterns included for a butterfly, Christmas tree, and star-shaped tree-topper.
WEEKEND WOODWORKING (PROJECTS) #36 Nov 1993 (v.6#6) pg. 10

Make a wooden heart as a wall decoration.
WOMAN'S DAY Dec 11 1984 (v.48#4) pg. 131, 220

Christmas tree ornaments are jigsawed from 1/8" thick plywood of contrasting colors.
WOOD MAGAZINE #2 Nov-Dec 1984 (v.1#2) pg. 86

Scroll-sawed tree ornaments are suspended inside wooden rings. Made from thin plywood.
WOOD MAGAZINE #26 Dec 1988 (v.5#6) pg. 68
Correction WOOD MAGAZINE #27 Feb 1989 (v.6#1) pg. 12

Heirloom tree ornaments. Simple lathe turnings are painted in soft, rich colors.
WOOD MAGAZINE #26 Dec 1988 (v.5#6) pg. 83

Four wood turned Yule tree ornaments. (1) Snowman. (2) Tree. (3) Bell. (4) Acorn.
WOOD MAGAZINE #48 Dec 1991 (v.8#9) pg. 64

In-an-instant Christmas ornaments to make with a scroll saw. Patterns furnished for candle, Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer, bell, snowman, tree, candy cane, sock and dove.
WOOD MAGAZINE #57 Dec 1992 (v.9#9) pg. 66

Two turned Christmas ornaments are hollow in order to reduce weight.
WOOD MAGAZINE #57 Dec 1992 (v.9#9) pg. 70

Scroll sawn wooden plate features cutouts of three candles, a bow, holly leaves, and the phrase "Season's Greetings" in script letters.
WOOD MAGAZINE #74 Nov 1994 (v.11#8) pg. 68, Insert

Wooden reindeer are made from thin birch plywood pieces with slots that slip together to let them stand upright.
WOOD MAGAZINE #74 Nov 1994 (v.11#8) pg. 79, Insert

Scroll sawn wooden Christmas tree ornaments which are also miniature jigsaw puzzles. Patterns for bell, snowman, stocking, tree, RR engine, and rocking horse.
WOOD MAGAZINE #75 Dec 1994 (v.11#9) pg. 35

Lathe-turned wooden tree ornament "lanterns" feature large bored-out openings (that are cut before the turning is completed) and wooden "flames".
WOOD MAGAZINE #93 Dec 1996 (v.13#9) pg. 57, Insert

Fancy snowflakes to scroll saw, paint and sprinkle with glitter.
WOOD MAGAZINE #101 Dec 1997 (v.14#8) pg. 68

Tip on using cut-off fishhooks as hangers for scrollsawn Christmas ornaments.
WOOD MAGAZINE #133 May-Jun 2001 (v.18#4) pg. 29

Tabletop reindeer (9" tall) are downsized versions of a popular lawn ornament.
WOOD MAGAZINE #138 Dec 2001 (v.18#9) pg. 72, Insert

Scrollsawn tree trimmers. Multiple layers of thin hardwoods give these hanging ornaments a light, three-dimensional look. Patterns included for reindeer, dove, angel and tree.
WOOD MAGAZINE #145 Nov 2002 (v.19#7) pg. 74, Insert

Patterns for nine wooden ornaments (angel, bell, star, etc.). Tips on cutting and finishing with a jigsaw, band saw or a coping saw.
WOODSMITH #6 Nov 1979 pg. 10

Magical mobiles. Christmas tree ornaments or mobiles are based on microscopic marine creatures called "radiolaria."
WOODTURNING #18 Dec 1993-Jan 1994 pg. 36

Have a ball. Christmas-tree decoration consists of a hollow wooden ball fitted with a top finial and bottom "icicle". Part 1.
WOODTURNING #81 Nov 1999 pg. 73

Have a ball. Part 2.
WOODTURNING #82 Dec 1999 pg. 78

Christmas tree decorations are formed from wood shavings.
WOODWORKER Dec 1990 (v.94#12) pg. 1207

Wooden ornaments in the shape of a guitar and banjo use fishing line for strings.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1982 (v.6#6) pg. 47

Treetop Christmas ornament requires scroll saw work. Reminiscent of a three-dimensional snowflake or a stylized cross.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1988 (v.12#6) pg. 42

Christmas tree ornaments made from empty thread spools. Instructions for making a drum, a choir boy, a Japanese lantern, a caroler's lantern and a clown.
WORKBASKET Nov-Dec 1981 (v.47#2) pg. 54

Clothespin horse.
WORKBASKET Nov-Dec 1982 (v.48#2) pg. 76

Popsicle-stick Christmas tree ornaments. (1) Rudolph ornament. (2) Star of Bethlehem ornament.
WORKBASKET Dec 1993-Jan 1994 (v.59#2) pg. 95

Wooden holiday chandelier consists of a simple drum-shape open framework decorated with evergreen boughs and ribbons.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1982 (v.38#6) pg. 79

Victorian-style scroll-sawn ornaments in the shape of cherubs, reindeer, Gabriel and Father Time.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1988 (v.44#6) pg. 56

Lathe-turned tree ornaments. Patterns for pine cones, acorn, bell, angel and icicle require only basic turning skills.
WORKBENCH Dec 1992-Jan 1993 (v.48#6) pg. 58