Ken Wingard shows you a new way to display your patriotism with some vintage style Americana décor.


  • 1x6” planks
  • Paint
  • Stencils
  • Rope
  • Brushes
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1. Cut paddles into angles.

2. Drill your hole ½ inch.

3. Dry brush paddle (don’t apply much paint).

4. Allow paint to dry.

5. Use sandpaper to remove sections of paint, allowing wood to come through. Sand it unevenly.

6. Add stencil.

7. Dab paint with pouncer brush.

8. Remove stencil.

9. Add rope.

10. Hang on doorknob, wall, anywhere you prefer!

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