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Blog series by Dan'um Style updated 07-07-2012 02:10 AM 7 parts 34277 reads 46 comments total

Part 1: Mississippi Framed wall hanging picture blog commission

04-02-2012 02:39 AM by Dan'um Style | 6 comments »

Met another chap from another online forum, anyways I have made him several smaller woodworking pieces. His mother is a reseller … owns a headshop.He and his brother made a slate stone patio in his backyard and he wants a wall piece where he hangs out. This is my first design attempt. Th blue and yellow version is the official state sign. My plan is to cut the letters out of wood and mount them to exterior plywood. Attach them with brass, copper and brass patinated fasteners. Fra...

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Part 2: the Autocad printer output

05-27-2012 02:51 AM by Dan'um Style | 3 comments »

.. Out put the file on 1 to 1 scale and cut out the pieces, sanded them and primed them dark green … sorry no photos … I was in-the-zone … banged them out pretty quick … >grinz< The letter M is 4.25 inches tall and Mississippi is 24 inches long.

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Part 4: in wood and and another frame design idea

06-24-2012 05:38 PM by Dan'um Style | 6 comments »

... will hang out side so it is pressure treated 1/2” pine sheathing. In this photo, letters are primed, painted, Gorilla Glued and screwed.

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Part 5: textured, bronze and iron oxide coatings w/ acid patina then top coat

06-27-2012 03:11 AM by Dan'um Style | 8 comments »

first photo is with the bronze and iron oxide patinated coating. If this was an interior piece I’d be donefinished piece with uv marine spar varnish and a matt top coat … still need to make the framelee valley bronzed screws. sitting outside this piece will age beautifully.

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Part 6: quartersawn white oak, sapele frame

07-04-2012 04:29 AM by Dan'um Style | 8 comments »

excuse the shop table top photos. I’m not tall enough to get a square photo. 18 mortice and tenon joints. Frame is about 48×16 This is with a wet seal coat of marine spar varnish. Tomorrow rub it down with scotch-brite and give it another coat, hit it with some Briwax, mount the hardware and mount the Mississippi.........

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Part 7: photo blog of finished piece ... ready to ship to my MISSISSIPPI BUD

07-07-2012 02:10 AM by Dan'um Style | 5 comments »

......Photoshopped to the place where it will hang. ... gotta build a crate..

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