Scraps, paint, and patriotism: Missoula carpenter hand carves American flags from leftover wood

A custom-furniture carpenter, Bear Thomas ends a typical work day with a pile of scrap material. He could toss the odds and ends, but instead, he uses them to pay tribute to the country he loves.

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