"Be men, be free men, that your children may bless their father's name."
So said General Sam Houston at San Jacinto, his final order before the Texian army set out across the plain to meet their destiny.
It's a powerful statement to carry around in your head. Now you can hang it wherever you please and share the sentiment.
We've had this heart-stirring Sam quote engraved in a 5 by 20 inch plank of natural cherry wood. Why cherry and not native pecan, you ask? Because the dark striations that occur in pecan make it a hell of a wood for furniture, but lousy for engraving.
It's ready to hang with the keyhole hanger on the back, but is thick enough that it sits just fine on a mantel, desk or countertop.
Designed here in South Texas, made just for Semper Texas by a veteran cabinetmaker.