Things have been a little slow this year, so I had time to help out a friend who’s refurbishing an old home. The siding had seen better days, and the gables were about the worst of it. After some brainstorming, we settled on adding a sunburst pattern for all four gables.

I looked around for some type of instructions, but to no avail. Because I had several gables to do, I thought it would be smart to think through the process and develop a systematic approach. Here’s what I came up with.

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