Glue a state shaped template to a piece of plywood and cutout with a scroll saw. Refine the shape using a sanding band.
Refine small detail points using a diamond tip bit.
Drill a hole at the top of the state with a small drill bit. Refine and smooth the drilled hole.
Apply stain to the ornament. Allow time for it to dry.
Thread twine through the drilled hole and knot at the top of the ornament.
Thread a wooden bead onto the twine and double knot at the top to secure.