Introduction: Wood USA Flag
Today we going to learn how to make a flag using spare material.
BUT not any kind of flag "HELL NO" we'll gonna do the most chingona flag in this beautiful country.
---And what do we going to need.
*drywall screws 6 x 1 1/4
*wood glue ( damn I found this one with one gorilla in the label … not sure if they used gorillas instead of horses to made it but looks great)
*wood shape stars ( from the hobby lobby)
*sand paper No 80 & 400
*Polyurethane Clear gloss (optional)
*Beer ( optional if you're under 21)
*AND YOUR MITTS
Step 1: Lets Get the Plans
He he he....
Step 2: Let's Cut the Pieces
39.5cm x 31.5 cm
100 cm x 4.5 cm
60.5 cm x 4.5 cm
*2 pc (sides)
58 cm x 4.5 cm
*2 pc (angles)
55 cm x 4.5 cm
*2 pc (angles)
105.5 cm x 4.5 cm
*1 pc (angle)
15 cm x 4.5 cm
Step 3: Trace the Position of the Stars in the Big Square
39.5 cm X 31.5 cm
***39.5 cm SIDE
trace 12 LINES
3.3 cm between each one
***31.5 cm SIDE
trace 10 LINES
3.1 cm between each one
And we going to have a map with many squares. check the second and third images to see correct distribution.
MARK EACH PLACE WITH THE DRILL AND SAND IT TO CLEAN THE SURFACE
Step 4: Sand the Pieces
Use sand paper No 80
Step 5: Stain Then
***Pieces to stain.
4 short stripes (60.5 cm x 4.5 cm)
3 long stripes ( 100 cm x 4.5 cm )
1 big square. (39.5 x 31.5 cm )
recommend use gloves
Step 6: Start the Assemble
start with one short stain stripe and then one clear ( like the second image)
use glue to attach them with each other.
*screw the 2 pieces ( 58.5cm X 4.5 cm) on the short sides ( image 6 - 8)
*screw the pieces
*2 pc (angles) 55 cm x 4.5 cm
*2 pc (angles) 105.5 cm x 4.5 cm
*1 pc (angle) 15 cm x 4.5 cm
like the image 11
( I know... it could be better and nicer but this was my first project of this kind)
Step 7: Time to See the Stars.
use painters tape to hold the stars
apply the Polyurethane Clear gloss
wait "till get dry
use the sand paper ( No 400) to fix the surface
take the glue and put each star on the marks of the big square.
Step 8: OPTIONAL.
Get an attachment accessory and attach it on the back of your flag.
and voilà your flag is ready.