Fishing Line Christmas Tree

Thanks to our friend Tammie (http://lynnej3.tripod.com) for these instructions.

tree MATERIALS:
MONOFILAMENT FISHING LINE ---12 POUND CLEAR
12" ROUND BOARD 3/4" THICK
1/2" DOWEL
1"NAILS WITH HEADS
COTTON BATTING OR ANGEL HAIR BUT BATTING WORKS BETTER.
2 STRINGS OF 35 LIGHTS
GARLAND
MINATURE CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS

INSTRUCTIONS:

1. CENTER A NAIL IN THE BOTTOM OF THE 12" BOARD.HAMMER SOFTLY THE DOWEL WHAT EVER SIZE YOU DECIDE ON.. MINE ARE 12 TO 16" LONG.ONTO THE NAIL.(SECURE WITH HOT GLUE AROUND THE DOWEL)

2. HAMMER A NAIL (NOT ALL THE WAY IN THE TOP OF THE DOWEL,LEAVING A INCH)

3. IN THE 12" BASE PUT NAILS WITH BIG HEADS ABOUT EVERY 1/4"

4. WRAP LIGHTS AROUND DOWEL

5. WRAP WITH GARLAND HIDING ALL THE WIRES FROM THE LIGHTS ON THE DOWEL.

6. HOT GLUE THE BATTING TO THE 12"BOARD

7. HOT GLUE ALL THE MINATURES TO THE 12" BOARD TO ITSELF).WHAT EVER YOU WANT TO PUT IN IT.

8. WHEN THAT IS ALL DONE TAKE THE FISHING LINE STARTING AT THE TOP OF THE DOWEL.TIE A KNOT AROUND THE DOWEL AND WEAVE IT FROM DOWEL TOP TO NAIL IN BASE ALL THE WAY AROUND.LEAVING THE CORD STICKING OUT SO YOU CAN PLUG IT IN. PULL YOUR FISHING LINE TIGHT BUT NOT SO TIGHT THAT IT PULLS THE CENTER DOWEL TO ONE SIDE.

9. AFTER YOU GET ALL THE FISHING LINE DONE WRAP A PIECE OF GARLAND AROUND THE TOP OF HIDE THE DOWEL NAIL .THEN WRAP GARLAND AROUND THE BASE TO COVER THE NAILS.

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