This wouldn't be the first time we've featured a wooden bow tie tutorial on ManMade, but this how-to is certainly the simplest, and perhaps the most stylish as well.
Caitlin from The MerryThought came up with this technique to whip up several of these guys on the quick to give as holiday gifts last month. It's a clever take on the concept, and embraces the fact that a wooden bow tie is sorta a novelty, and could be styled as such.
Oh, and if you don't own a scroll saw (I don't either), you can use an inexpensive coping saw to make the cuts. Get the full how-to here:
DIY Wooden Bow Tie [The MerryThought]