Spring Project – Wooden Stamps

Follow these instructions (and the video) to make wooden stamps! 

Materials You’ll Need

  • small sections of tree branch/wood blocks
  • nuts/nails/screws
  • paint

Tools You’ll Need

  • hammer
  • chisel/punch
  • sponge brush

Instructions (see video for details/example)

  1. Cut up 4-inch sections of a tree branch. 
  2. Sand the stamping surface of the branch flat.
  3. Make indentations in the stamping surface using the hammer and other objects (screws/nails/nuts/chisels/punches).
  4. Apply paint to the stamping surface (lightly).
  5. Press the stamp onto paper to transfer the design.

If you have any questions or comments about this video, please send them to info@calvinistcadets.org.