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DIY Repurposed Sawhorse Wooden Reindeer

Jane and Sonja
Repurpose an old sawhorse into an adorable, rustic DIY wooden reindeer as outdoor Winter decor.
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  • Sawhorse
  • Various sizes of tree branches
  • Circular saw or miter saw
  • Scrap 2x4 pieces half the length as the sawhorse
  • Drill
  • Screws
  • Drill Bits
  • Flannel fabric for scarf


  • Cut the sawhorse in half. Overlap the cut ends and using the drill, screw the cut sides together.
  • Next, screw a piece of 2x4 on the top of the sawhorse.
  • Cut a log for the reindeer head.
  • To create the antlers, find two branches that are relative in size of the reindeer head. Trim the ends for an antler effect.
  • Using a drill bit the same size as the antler branches and drill two holes into the ‘head’ and insert the branches.
  • Next take the ‘head’ and using the drill, screw the head to the one end of the sawhorse.
  • Take the fabric and create a scarf by tieing it around the neck of the sawhorse reindeer.
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