About: US. NAVY Veteran. weekend wood worker, that likes to challenge myself with unique projects.

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5 Tips


Hanging your project.

I use these picture frame hangers I picked up in the big box store. The kit contains the wire hanger cable which supports 40lbs, plenty strong. I drilled pilot holes in the slats that hold all the pieces together aprox. 4.5 inches from the top. (quick note): when you measure down. measure from the top of the flag and make the support. This way if you supports aren't even across the top, your sure the hangers will be at the same location.



I'm adding materials left out on the initial list.


Pry bar or similar to pull apart the pallet boards

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This kinda defeats the trash to treasure option, but you can always get pre-cut 1.5" boards form the local big box store and use them in place of pallet wood, if you want the NEW look. Another FYI, Lowes sells stain in OG (Old Glory) red ,white and blue that you could also use. Have fun experimenting. That's what make them all so different.


when attaching the slats together, make sure you nail or screw thru each slat to the back supports to hold it all together.


You can also add a frame or a stencil


1 Questions

did you prepare it for hanging? I love flags and would like to make one or more.


Thanks you for your interest in this project. I have added a "TIP" to show the process for hanging the project, and thank you for your vote in trash to treasure contest. If you have any other questions I would be happy to help you out.


Thank you. I think it gives it character

I am working on kitchen cabinets at the moment. BIG project. But I have to do this for the Fourth of July! Your project made me think of the Fort Henry, Frances Scot Key, who wrote our National Anthem in 1812 -- years before we fought against Slavery. You might like this:

Oh yes! I voted and downloaded your instructions too!

I watched this video! It is amazing and took my breath away! Lovetra thank you for sharing it

Are you talking about the build of the Pallet Flag or

the Star Spangled Banner as Never Seen Before? If it is about our National Anthem written during the war of 1812-- yes it is spine shivering. It is too bad more Americans don't really know all that Flag stands for and so many of our Universities do not even teach American History anymore. Maybe we wouldn't have so many protestors. Just my Opinion. I am glad you liked and found it worth sharing. I loved the Pallet Flag and the Video about our National Anthem and found them both worth sharing. Thank you!

The story of the Star Spangled Banner. Thank you for sharing that. It is lovely!

Oh the kitchen cabinet makeover, I remember it well. It sure is a BIG job. I have seen this video a few times, and absolutely love it! Thanks you for sharing it. I love everything American ands especially the revolutionary times ,perhaps that is why I live 3 miles from Valley Forge? Thank you again for the kind words and for your vote.

Semper Fortis

Oh, and thank you for your vote

How can anybody not like your project. Bravo sir, Bravo. Salute!

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Thank you for your vote

Thanks. What's great is they all turn out looking different because of the inconsistency of the wood.

Thank you for your vote.

Thank you Sir. glad you liked the project. Can I count on your vote?

Thank you

Grazie ! can I get your vote?