Wanted to just do something fun,I put a pic here to show that this pig was made of palletwood.You could make this out of any flat stock.I'll go into detail on the finish.No bacon jokes,pig on.
Step 1: Tools&supplys
scroll saw (this can be done with a jigsaw)
1'X2' board I just did a glueup
pig paint use waterbase
Step 2: Lay Out Piggy Patterns
Here's how I did this.Google pig drawings,print out the one you like.From there you need to get creative to make patterns to ad dimensions to your piggy.Or you could cut it out out flat.
Step 3: Cut Out Piggy Parts
Cut piggy parts from your pattern.I used a hole saw for the eye.
Step 4: Put Piggy Toghter
I Just used some outdoor glue and a couple brad nails.The pigtail(ha ha) was just a coathanger wrapped around a dowelrod.Drill hole for stake somewhere in the middle.
Step 5: Paint & Put Your Pig Outside
Your choice on the art,I'll explain what I did.Use a very wet thin paint for the pink.After its dry,put on stain.Varnish your piggy up and put him outside.Thats it,I had fun making this.Time for lunch,think I'll have a BLT.
Any? just ask