Uncle Sam Outdoor Whirligig

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What You Need: DecoArt Americana Colors
Uncle Sam Whirligig
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This whirligig will add lots of
patriotic spirit to your garden.

  • AS Base Flesh DA136
  • BS Burnt Sienna DA63
  • BU Burnt Umber DA64
  • BY Blueberry DA37
  • DM Deep Midnight Blue DA166
  • GS Gray Sky DA111
  • LB Lamp Black DA67
  • SR Santa Red DA170
  • TW Titanium White DA1

Eagle brushes, Millennium series

  • #10 synthetic flat
  • #4 synthetic flat
  • 1/2-inch synthetic angular shader
  • 1/4-inch synthetic angular shader
  • #0 synthetic liner

Supplies

  • 1 x 8 x 24-inch pine (body and base)
  • 4 x 4 x 3-inch pine (stand)
  • 1/2 x 7 x 8-inch Baltic birch plywood
  • 3/4 x 4-3/4-inch dowel
  • Eight 5/8-inch stainless steel nails
  • One 1-1/2-inch stainless steel nail
  • Two #9 x 2-inch brass washers
  • 1 ball bearing (B.B.)
  • 3 x 3/16-inch brass tube
  • Wood sealer
  • Waterproof wood glue
  • 5-minute epoxy
  • Exterior varnish
  • Scrollsaw
  • Tablesaw
  • Drill
  • Sandpaper (100- and 150-grit)
  • Tack cloth

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