By Mikenzie Frost, Montana Television Network News, 10-24-17

Most Montanans are proud where they come from, which makes using The Treasure State as a decoration pretty popular.

A man in a small town outside Helena combines his passion for Montana’s political past with geography to create unique wooden signs.

“When I started four years ago, I didn’t know what I was doing,” said Jon Bennion, founder of Bennion Lumber, with a laugh.

But that quickly changed.

“Over time people would say, ‘Hey can you make something for me,’ so I just turned it into somewhat of a micro business,” Bennion said.