Wooden Star

So my super talented friend Jaime from That’s My Letter ran into a little problem years ago. 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
DIY Star Decor | Free Plans | Rogue Engineer

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Full Project Video

Wanna see how these all came together? Check out the full project video below and don’t forget to subscribe on YouTube so you won’t miss future videos!

If you like the of Christmas decor shown in the video below, be sure to check out our Christmas Tree Shelves Tutorial or the Christmas Tree Decor tutorial.

Time to Complete

30 Minutes!

Estimated Cost


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DIY Wooden Star Plans Dimensions

Cut List

DIY Wooden Star Plans Cut List

Luckily my miter saw goes to 60 degrees but you’re probably wondering how you’re going to make a 54 degree cut if your miter saw only goes to 45 or 50 degrees. Well lucky for you, Jaime shows us how to make a wedge jig here.

DIY Star Decor | Free Plans | Wedge Jig

Free DIY Wooden Star Plans

Time needed: 30 minutes.

  1. Assemble Inside Corners

    DIY Wooden Star Plans Step 1 1
    DIY Christmas Decor Step 11

  2. Assemble Outside Corners

    DIY Wooden Star Plans Step 2
    DIY Christmas Decor Step 12
    DIY Christmas Decor Step 13

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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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