Reach for the stars with this striking, geometric project made from square dowels. Build it yourself in just a couple hours -- and enjoy it for many holiday seasons to come.
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Cut six 3/8"x36" dowels down to 12 18"-long pieces. Sand the ends of the dowels smooth.
Form a triangle with three dowel pieces.
Glue three pieces on top of it in a triangular pattern as shown. Add a weight, such as a hardcover book, and let dry.
Glue on a third triangle. Apply weight and let dry.
Glue on a final triangle using the three remaining pieces. Apply weight and let dry.
Spray-paint the star in a color of your choice. (We used Valspar Metallic Gold.) Let dry and hang.