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jrbryant

New "how to" video created to show how to make a Coro cutout

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I've just completed a new "how to" video that gives step by step instructions on how to create a Coroplast cutout character.  You can find it on Youtube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=irjjSE4sv6M  There is also a companion video that goes into a little more detail.  This  accompanying video gives a few more tips and tricks... details that I didn't include in the main "how to" video in order to keep it a bit shorter.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DOFBpmGyJ3M

I would appreciate the support of my fellow Planet Christmas users in viewing my video.  If you find it useful, please click the like button and even subscribe to my newly created Youtube channel.  I hope to be making more videos in the future.  Not all of them will be about Christmas yard displays... I hope to be showing how to make a variety of fun things.  Thank you for your support in advance... the Planet Christmas community is GREAT!

And yes, this same message was posted in the general category... but I wanted to post it under Plywood/Coro Cutouts specifically since there might be people perusing this category looking for some information on how to go about making a cutout.

 

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Just watched both of your videos.  Great instructions on how to make the cutout characters using Coroplast, then painting and staking them out.  Extremely helpful video.  Thank you for sharing.

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4 hours ago, TerryM said:

Just watched both of your videos.  Great instructions on how to make the cutout characters using Coroplast, then painting and staking them out.  Extremely helpful video.  Thank you for sharing.

You're welcome TerryM... for me, sharing information is what Planet Christmas is all about!

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15 hours ago, jrbryant said:

I've just completed a new "how to" video that gives step by step instructions on how to create a Coroplast cutout character.  You can find it on Youtube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=irjjSE4sv6M  There is also a companion video that goes into a little more detail.  This  accompanying video gives a few more tips and tricks... details that I didn't include in the main "how to" video in order to keep it a bit shorter.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DOFBpmGyJ3M

I would appreciate the support of my fellow Planet Christmas users in viewing my video.  If you find it useful, please click the like button and even subscribe to my newly created Youtube channel.  I hope to be making more videos in the future.  Not all of them will be about Christmas yard displays... I hope to be showing how to make a variety of fun things.  Thank you for your support in advance... the Planet Christmas community is GREAT!

And yes, this same message was posted in the general category... but I wanted to post it under Plywood/Coro Cutouts specifically since there might be people perusing this category looking for some information on how to go about making a cutout.

 

This is amazing. I haven't watched it yet but I definitely will. There should be more how to videos like this. I might think about doing something like this too.

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51 minutes ago, Bucsfan15 said:

This is amazing. I haven't watched it yet but I definitely will. There should be more how to videos like this. I might think about doing something like this too.

Thanks Bucsfan1!

After having seen your misfit toys character... I have a feeling you don't really NEED to be watching a video on how to make a cutout!  As far as making your own video... I think the more information we have out there... the better!  I LOVE seeing other people's displays and if we can show others how to create them, we'll  see more people getting involved.

 

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Thanks so much!  I've always wondered about chloroplast and how to work with it.  I think you answered every question I could think of but one:  Can you drill holes through it and fill it full of lights?  Will that weaken the structure?

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4 minutes ago, slankard said:

Thanks so much!  I've always wondered about chloroplast and how to work with it.  I think you answered every question I could think of but one:  Can you drill holes through it and fill it full of lights?  Will that weaken the structure?

You're welcome slankard!  And yes... you can drill lots of holes in the Coro and still maintain structural integrity.  There are plenty of creative people that have done exactly what you're talking about. In fact,  I'm thinking about making a star for the nativity scene I'm working on and drilling a bunch of holes in the Coro and putting lights in it.

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