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This tree was apart of the set for Waiting for Godot. It can also be used for a fantastic Halloween Display.
Plywood or OSB board Shelf Braces Screws 14 Gauge Wire Cup Hooks Masking Tape PVC Pipe (Size to suit your need) Paint A Variety of Fabrics A tree Bran...
Using shelf braces attach the PVC Pipe to a base that will be suitably stable for the size of your tree. (2'X2' base will not support an 8' tree)
Attach cup hooks or Screw eyes to the pipe and base. String wire between at an angle. This does nothing structurally, it will create the trunk shape w...
Find branches that will fit the look you are wanting. Insert the branch into the pipe and secure it by screws from the outside.
Now if you are like me and you are wanting those Tim Burton classic creepy curls you are going to have to extend the branches with something flexible....
I like to bulk the wires up with masking tape. This helps the draping fabric adhere as well. Again not aesthetically pleasing but it will be soon.
Grab your rubber gloves! Here is where the fabric and paint come in. I used different fabrics so my tree would have lots of textures. (Plus I had ...
Now that your tree is dry, If you are doing Waiting for Godot (A show about symbiosis) it is a good idea to make your base color for each section diff...
Finale!!! With a sponge, smear a dark paint (Black or dark brown) over the entire surface. This ties the whole piece together by bringing out all the...
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