Scrap Wood Ornaments

Scrap Wood Ornaments

Scrap wood project! DIY Ornaments. Ever hoard those super thin wood scraps, but can never find a project to use them? Use them to make some ornaments!

00:00 Ornaments Overview
02:22 Wood Patterns
03:02 Glue Up
03:38 Flattening Glue Up “Blank”
04:10 Attaching Patterns
05:12 Using a Band Saw
05:35 Using a Scroll Saw
06:17 Drilling Holes
06:32 Sanding Tips
07:34 Finish Options
09:44 Final Tips

No CNC needed, and totally doable for even a beginning woodworker. They make amazing gifts and are great to sell at craft shows. The video walks through the steps I’ve used to make well over a hundred ornaments. Have fun with the styles, and make some one-of-a-kind ornaments that will be treasured for generations!

For more on the initial milling and glue-up process, check out the Cutting Board 101 video at:



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  1. Ron Norris on February 4, 2023 at 3:58 am

    Absolutely wonderful idea. Thanks for sharing the how-to video. Look forward to doing these.

  2. Richard Blackmore on February 4, 2023 at 3:58 am

    A very clear tutorial 👌

  3. Maggie Kastaniegaard on February 4, 2023 at 4:02 am

    Just found your channel – Just an idea…. When you have your square pieces – stack them up using double-sided tape or something – Then you only have to make ONE cut – this can provide 5-10 ornaments at the same time depending on your blade. Saves you a lot of time 🙂

  4. Gardnaaa on February 4, 2023 at 4:02 am

    Dude just found your channel. I love it! Thanks for all the instructions and using tools us normal people can afford! All these fancy channels have thousands upon thousands of dollars of tools no one can afford, so they skip out on the steps for us newbies or seasoned woodworkers. Thank you for your content and keep it coming. Happy holidays and stay healthy.

  5. Stanislava Potupchik on February 4, 2023 at 4:06 am

    Very nice outcome! Thanks for sharing

  6. Home ImproveMent Tips on February 4, 2023 at 4:09 am

    *… PS great idea for your scrap wood well done👍*

  7. jane romnicki on February 4, 2023 at 4:10 am

    My husband used these plans from Woodglut and he is very pleased.

  8. Foo S. on February 4, 2023 at 4:12 am

    Love how you give multiple ways to do things, according to what people may have on hand. Keep up the good work and Merry Christmas!

  9. LordPadriac on February 4, 2023 at 4:13 am

    What a disorganized and usable shit show of a workshop. You need to make a month’s worth of videos about cleaning and organizing.

  10. Home ImproveMent Tips on February 4, 2023 at 4:13 am

    *I am new here to your channel I just watched your Cutting Board Video👍 well done lots of information. I left you a comment there.*
    … look forward to hear from you👍
    I have a woodworking Home Improvement how to Channel
    bye for now your new friend Ken God bless

  11. Ron Miller on February 4, 2023 at 4:14 am

    Those are beautiful. Thank you for sharing

  12. Woodden on February 4, 2023 at 4:17 am

    Great Ornaments Are you from Washington?

  13. Frank Does It on February 4, 2023 at 4:17 am

    Nice video brother! 💯✝️

  14. Sew Sawdust on February 4, 2023 at 4:20 am

    These are so cool! Can I ask, if you’re selling them what do you sell them for?

  15. Joe Lesko on February 4, 2023 at 4:22 am

    Hey pal what do you typically charge for these ornaments and are they all face joined or side joined? Desperately looking to my cutting board scrap bin thinking about turning into a ton of ornaments! Thanks for the inspirational and instructional videos!!!! I know this was an old one but hope to see a response as you normally do!!!! And thanks for beating my giants! Great game, the hawks deserved it!!!!

  16. Mike Lee on February 4, 2023 at 4:22 am

    Really nice video!!

  17. Antônio Carlos de Azevedo on February 4, 2023 at 4:22 am

    Muito lindo!

  18. Oficina aprendiz de Marceneiro on February 4, 2023 at 4:22 am

    Very creative, it was beautiful! 👍

  19. Jason S on February 4, 2023 at 4:26 am

    Where do you buy your hardwood? Is there a website?

  20. Diverse Designs NZ on February 4, 2023 at 4:37 am

    I love these, I made some of my own this year, it’s such a great way to use up all your scrap pieces. Just a friendly note (and something I realised when making my own) – you could do all your face sanding before cutting out the shapes (the same as coasters) and finish with edge sanding. I definitely need one of those vertical belt sanders though, would’ve made things WAY easier!

  21. Kflow on February 4, 2023 at 4:41 am

    Subscribe just for the Seahawks hat. Love the video as well lol

  22. James Ramey on February 4, 2023 at 4:44 am

    Great idea for the scrap wood. I am going to have to try this! Bring back the supersonics!!!! I love the northwest vibe with your ornaments too!!

  23. Lochaven Woodworks on February 4, 2023 at 4:44 am

    So cool

  24. the carport SHOP on February 4, 2023 at 4:45 am

    I’m new on your channel, great projects, even for kids, I saw your Seattle Seahawks cap, go Seahawks, and hello from Romania.

  25. Anand Nunna on February 4, 2023 at 4:46 am

    Nicely done! Beautiful.

  26. Loren Elkin on February 4, 2023 at 4:48 am

    Great video, lovely results.

  27. Linda Morgey on February 4, 2023 at 4:50 am

    I have done very similar with Woodglut designs.

  28. Alfredo Banuelos on February 4, 2023 at 4:52 am

    Great ideas for scrap wood. It’s hard to resist the temptation of just hoarding these special off cuts left behind.

  29. Jolien Brebels on February 4, 2023 at 4:52 am

    Great video! Thanks for sharing!

  30. RhinoWorks on February 4, 2023 at 4:53 am

    great use of scrap wood, they turned out awesome! 👍

  31. Ed Hiestand on February 4, 2023 at 4:55 am

    Didn’t see the ornaments on your web site, how much do you sell these for? Today would you use your cnc machine? Thanks for the videos.

  32. Tim Halcomb on February 4, 2023 at 4:56 am

    Thanks for sharing have a blessed day in the name of Jesus