Make a Christmas Tree Collar to Hide Metal Stand

Step 1: Measure your stand size

Step 2: Measure plank board (lightweight for tear down)

Step 3: Use dimensional pine to add a border for depth

Step 4: Make tongue and groove or use glue to attach pieces together.

Step 5: Attach plywood to pine with glue, grooves, or staples (easy way).

Step 6: Paint and use sandpaper for a vintage look. Use chalk paint for ease of sanding.

Step 7: Add handprints to make it a family heirloom year after year.

Step 8: Add hinges to break down easily year after year for storage.

Step 9: Decorate the Christmas Tree in all it's glory!

Use a craft cutting machine to stencil your name onto the front to personalize.

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