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Picture of HOW TO: Flag Lover's Bookend
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Whether you need a nice gift or just need something to help keep your bookshelf in order, this was made for you!
What you need:
  A 1"x4" (We will use an 8" length)
  Scrollsaw
  Woodburning tool
  Carbon paper
  Stylus or pen for initially tracing the design onto the wood
  Sandpaper
  Clamp 
  Wood glue

Step 1: Cutting the 1"x4" Board

Picture of Cutting the 1
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Cut your 8" length of wood into two pieces; one will be 3-1/2" long and the other 4-1/2" long.  Sand both pieces until very smooth.  If you are thorough in your sanding, the end product will be much more pleasing.
 
Can you post more instructables like easy holiday ones for five year olds (my little sisters) and send them to charlieanderin