|Project by drewm873||posted 08-26-2016 01:17 PM||436 views||0 times favorited||5 comments|
After finishing up my barrel table I had some staves left so I decided to make a flag. The stars section is made from some old white oak flooring I had and then I traced out the stars and went to work with a chisel. The stars didn’t come out great but I guess it’s a learning process. :) After I cut the stars I burned the section a bit with a torch but I made it too dark and the stars didn’t stand out. So, I had to chisel them out a bit again to make them stand out a bit more.
Gluing this thing was a challenge because all the pieces obviously aren’t flat and as soon as you put clamps on they picked up a little from the workbench. So everything had to have only light clamping and some cauls here and there to hold them down. Clamped a few rows at a time for an hour, then moved onto the next few rows.
All finished it comes out to about 25” high by 42” wide.