Triple Tree Wood Decor Using a Scroll Saw

These are scroll sawed trees with real bark.

Approximate Time: 4 - 5 hours


  • 8 ft. by 1/2 in. board
  • scroll saw
  • acrylic light green paint
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  • dark green spray paint
  • 1 dowel 1/4 inch
  • real tree bark
  • wood glue
  • tree branch 3 -4 inch diameter by 4 inch high
  • sand paper
  • drill bit size of dowel and drill


  1. Cut tree shapes to your height and own pattern.
  2. Sand the rough edges.
  3. Drill a hole for the dowel in both the tree shape and the log.
  4. Put glue in holes and add dowel.
  5. Paint the light color on each tree.
  6. Stand up the trees and spray paint (outside) the edges and outer part of tree leaving the lighter color inside.
  7. Find bark from an old branch or purchase from a craft store. Glue on bark. The bark is glued around a cylinder of wood (branch).
  8. Stand and enjoy.

By lnygaard from Billings, MT


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June 18, 20120 found this helpful

Love it! Can't wait to give this project a try. I can see these being used almost anywhere....covered porch, empty corner, etc. Great idea.

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