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Project by BuckI posted 07-09-2013 10:34 PM 766 views 7 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This was made for my wife, I think she saw something similar on Pinterest (her idea, my labor-usually how it is ;). It was made from old deck boards used for fencing that I tore down and saved (not sure for what at the time, but you know how hard it is to throw away wood). The boards were pine, weathered gray, blue paint and some star fished she purchased from a craft store. The hardest part of this would be to find some wood that has been weathered. I believe the measurements are 4 feet by 5 feet, and I put rubber feet on the back and bottom to lean against the wall on our mantle above the fireplace.

-- Kevin, Ohio





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whitebeast88

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#1 posted 07-09-2013 11:31 PM

very nice,great idea.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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wofowood

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#2 posted 07-09-2013 11:57 PM

Always nice to see Ol Glory!! Nicely done.

-- If my work inspires you, please share your creation with me.

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ASUAlumni02

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#3 posted 07-10-2013 03:03 AM

This is really neat, simple, clean project! I am starting to check out pinterest and etsy for ideas myself :)

-- www.facebook.com/GarageTherapyWoodworking

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#4 posted 07-10-2013 03:18 AM

looks great. way to go on using up that wood instead of throwing it out

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BuckI

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#5 posted 07-10-2013 12:54 PM

Thanks for the kind words. After my wife posted it, I now need to make several more for friends and family.

-- Kevin, Ohio

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indgreg

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#6 posted 07-10-2013 02:00 PM

man that is sharp love it

-- greg indiana

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#7 posted 07-10-2013 02:11 PM

It’s a nice rustic piece and is very creative.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#8 posted 07-10-2013 03:10 PM

That is a great looking flag.

-- Tim - I usally measure twice after I cut......then I know for sure that I cut it short.....

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#9 posted 07-12-2013 02:52 PM

Brilliant idea, very creative and nice rustic look. Great to display on the mantle, a great conversation piece. Great job!

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