Burnt wood American Flag

Hello everyone. New poster here. I’ve been lurking for a while though and just finished my MPCNC earlier this month. I’ve been carving mostly signs or jigs for other things but wanted to share the American Flag I just finished for my 7 year old (his request).

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The flag is carved into a 1"x12"x22" piece of select pine using a 1/4" endmill and 60 degree v-bit. Less than two hours of total machining time and maybe about 30 minutes of manual labor.

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Your kid has great taste. The flag looks really good.
Did you surface the board before painting and carving it?

I didn’t surface it. Just sanded and roundover edges on router table. Then carved the white stripes with vbit and endmill for clearing. Then I stained the blue and red parts and vbit carved the rest.

I’m thinking I need to add a touch plate for a more repeatable z home. That’s really the only thing that I wish was a little better.

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I know a shop that recently added one :slight_smile:

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Thanks for the link. I didn’t realize there was one available in the store.

Damn, that came out nice!

Very nice!

Thanks. Been super busy through the holidays with some other flags.



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Just curious, what do you sell these for? I was selling 16×31" versions for $50 to co-workers.

These are cut from 1x12 pine so the size ends up being 11.25"x21.375". Friends and family usually get them for around $50. Online I usually get around $80-120 depending on design, epoxy fill and gift wrapping. Sold about 70 of them from mid November to Christmas.

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