Wooden Star

So my super talented friend Jaime from That’s My Letter ran into a little problem the other day. She was trying to build this wooden star she had seen on Pottery Barn from a 1×2 and couldn’t figure out what angles to cut the wood at to get the perfect star. I was honored that she turned to me for help and, with a little CAD, was able to quickly determine the angles that she needed. Be sure to check out her step-by-step post detailing exactly how she built her stars.

DIY Star Decor | Free Plans | Rogue Engineer

DIY Star Decor | Free Plans | Rogue Engineer

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Tools Required



Materials



Cut List


DIY Star - Free Plans - Cutlist


Dimensions


DIY Star - Free Plans - Dimensions


Free DIY Wooden Star Plans

If you decide to take on this project make sure you download the printable PDF to have with you in the shop!

Download Printable PDF


DIY Star Decor | Free Plans | Step 1

Step 1: Making the cuts

So you’re probably wondering how you’re going to make a 54 degree cut when your miter saw only goes to 50 degrees. Well lucky for you, Jaime shows us how to make a wedge jig here.

DIY Star Decor | Free Plans | Wedge Jig


DIY Star Decor | Free Plans | Step 2

Step 2: Assembling the points


DIY Star Decor | Free Plans | Step 3

Step 3: Assembling the Star


Questions? Comments?


As always, if you have any questions don’t hesitate to comment below and especially don’t forget to post pictures of your finished products in the comments! ENJOY!

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