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String Art

Mela Abesamis: Rocketship String Art

DMC Philippines



  • Hammer
  • 2 balls of Natura (different colors)
  • 4 pcs Art. 117 (three different colors, one color will double)
  • Ruler
  • Pencil
  • Eraser
  • Pliers (optional)
  • Scissors
  • Drill pen (optional)
  • 8" x 8" wood, 15-20 mm thickness
  • Paper with design
  • Tape (masking or washi will do)
  • Bunch of nails

Step 1: Using a pencil and ruler, mark the design with equally-spaced apart dots to serve as your guide in placing the nails. 1cm apart is ideal.


Step 2: Place the design on top of the wood (make sure it is at the center) using any tape.


Step 3: Use a pen drill (if available) to help you make small holes on your dotted marks. If a drill is not available, you may use a hammer and a nail to slightly punch each dot first to be your guide in putting the nails after.

Step 4: After completing the marking, slowly remove the paper. 

Step 5: Start hammering (1/2 or 1/3 of the nail should be buried, adjust depending on wood thickness) the nails on the dots one by one. Use a pair of pliers to help you put the nails in place while hammering. Leave enough space on top of the nails for stringing.


Step 6: When all nails have been hammered down, start stringing. You may start with the rocket ship’s body. Use one natura ball (any color of your choice) for this.


Step 7 and 8: Tie one end of the Natura ball to a nail using a square knot. When tying, remember to leave at least an inch in one end as you will be ending your stringing at the same nail. 


Step 9: Work your way through the nails. Wrap the string tightly around each nail. 


Step 10 to 12: Once the string has passed through all the nails twice or more, you can now go back to the first nail and make a square knot twice, together with the remaining end of the thread.


Step 13: Cut the excess thread after. 


Step 14: Repeat steps 7 to 14 for the remaining parts of the rocket ship. Use the Art. 117 for the smaller parts, and Natura for the bigger parts.


Step 15:Your rocket ship string art is now complete!