The first thing I built for my internship in Alaska was for a Young Performers Theatre production of Wizard of Oz. I was tasked to design and build trees for the Haunted Forest.
My first designs:
They were nixed for being too complicated to jigsaw out of luan. Fair enough. I liked them, though, so I started embroidering one:
I might do the others some time.
Here are my approved drawings:
Simple. So now, the building of the trees and their wheeled bases:
Then we had to paint them. My TD has a foam paint roller that he carved for a bark effect.
And I took a terrible picture of them in use:
And that was the first carpentry job I had in my internship 🙂