(Photo No. 1)
Most of the outside portion of the display can be
cut an the band saw using a skip tooth saw blade.
(Photo No. 2)
The lantern portion can be cut on the scroll saw
with a No. 92 blade. Note the head must be set
for cutting from the side of the machine for
|Designed by Pat
and Jerry Gropp
(Photo No. 3)
Lay out the display directly on the panel or draw
it On wrapping Paper as shown above.
lively Christmas display on your lawn or roof top
will contribute to the spirit of Christmas in
your community. Make your holiday decorations
distinctive by featuring this new slant on the
ever popular "Yuletide Carolers".
Designed by Pat and Jerry Gropp, it has a
"different" touch that could help you
win your local decorating contest.
The design is planned for use with ½ inch
exterior fir Plywood or waterproof Plywood. The
whole thing can be cut out of one 4 x 7 foot
sure to cut out the hole for the lantern. This
can be done oil the scroll saw using a Delta No.
92 scroll saw blade with the machine running at
its highest speed or 1725 r.p.m. A piece of
colored paper or plastic should be fastened over
the hole from the back of the panel and it should
be lighted front the back.
A few scrap spacer blocks behind the arms and the
song book, (indicated in line drawing) will lend
a three-dimensional appearance to the
the displav out of exterior plvwood enables you
to use it year after year.
Reproduce the sketch shown on the next page using
the squares method, either directly to the panel
or on brown wrapping paper (see Photo #3). The
outer portion can be cut on the band saw using a
¼ inch skip tooth blade, Photo #1.
Paint the edges of the display and both sides
with a prime coat. For finish coats use bright
contrasting colors (see color suggestions on
drawing) in a good outside house or trim coat. If
the display is to be floodlighted, a flat finish
paint will reduce glare.