Easily make a metal Holiday tree to add an industrial touch to your holiday decor!
Step 1: Select your Material
Choose and purchase your material by type and thickness (sold by the square foot). The material used in this instructables was 20 ga galvanized steel and Diamond Plate Aluminum.
Step 2: Trace Pattern
Step 3: Cut out the rough shape
There are many options to cut out your piece.
Just to name a few...
Step 4: Clean up and de-burr your Tree
After you have the rough piece cut, you can use a grinder/sander to clean up the contours. Then use a combination of files to dress and clean up the corners and de-burr your part.
Step 5: Apply a finish to your Tree!
After you have gotten your shapes and contours to where you like them, you can now focus on what kind of finish you would like on your tree. Some ideas on what to use are:
Step 6: Enjoy your Holiday Tree!
Happy Holidays from NextFab!