6' to 7' rough cut pine. Painted with dark brown paint with a primer. Let Dry. Lay out letters. (used bubble letters with sticky back from michaels). Dry brush with white paint until achieve desired look. Remove letters before dry. After dry, touch up lettering with brown paint and small craft brush. I used over the door hangers to hang on the wall. I used a dremel tool to cut off the over the door part and drilled a nail hole in the hangers.