The legislation to authorize the flag was introduced in the Texas Congress by Senator William H. Wharton on December 28, 1838. The flag was adopted as the state flag of the Republic of Texas on January 25, 1839. Attached to the original bill is a drawing of the state flag and seal by Peter Krag. When Texas became the 28th U.S. state on December 29, 1845, the national flag became the state flag. From 1879 to 1933, there was no official state flag, although the Lone Star flag remained the de facto state flag; in passing the Revised Civil Acts of 1879, the legislature repealed all laws that did not specifically continue in effect; since flag-related laws were not among those renewed, Texas was formally flagless until the passage of the Flag Act of 1933.
New wood variant
Flags made of new, unused wood without holes or cracks. They are more accurately processed and thanks to that the individual parts fit together better.
Old wood variant
Flags made of old used wood in rustic style. Cracks or nail holes are an integral part of this material.
Handmade Wooden Flags
Our handmade flags are a truly unique and original addition to the home, cottage or as an unusual gift. The rustic flags are made from burnt old or new boards using the Shou Sugi Ban method, which gives each flag an original pattern and texture to the surface of the wood.
The flags are treated with a high quality paint that resists direct sunlight with no signs of yellowing or colour degradation.
The wooden flag is designed primarily for indoors. It can also be placed outdoors, as long as the flag does not come into contact with water. It can be hung on the wall, hanging hook included with each flag along with a dowel.
What is the Shou Sugi Ban method?
We use a method called "Shou Sugi Ban" to make our flags. This method of woodworking originated in Japan and involves burning the raw soft wood until it is deeply charred. The charred wood is scraped and cleaned to remove any black charring. The result is a deep texture between the hard (dark) and soft (light) grains of the wood that enhances the natural grain of each piece of wood used in the flag.
Shou Sugi Ban hardens the wood and greatly improves its water resistance. The method was used as a cladding for traditional Japanese buildings.
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