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Blog entry by Scott posted 09-22-2014 01:23 PM 1722 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Custom wood sign progress pics. I am at a point now where I will build up another layer to achieve my 4.5” thickness. I have located wood similar in grain / color to the layers directly below. Im sure there is an easier way to do this, but here is my clamping… Note for anyone attempting odd clamps like this. Always do dry run first. Trust me, Ive learned the hard way :)

Thanks for looking! I make custom wood signs for any application: business signs, home signs, cabin signs, etc.
Scott, www.lazyriverstudio.com

-- Lazy River Studio - Wooden Signs & Rustic Furniture by Scott - www.lazyriverstudio.com



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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 09-22-2014 01:30 PM

I know what you mean,. After all the blocks are coated with glue is not the time to see if they all reach where you want them to. Dry runs are always worth it!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Underdog

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#2 posted 09-22-2014 02:20 PM

Also make sure your clamps will do the job. I used some crappy quick clamps once and nearly had to redo the whole thing because I didn’t realize that the glue set too quickly and the clamps weren’t up to the task.

I’ve enjoyed seeing your signs, Scott. Great work!

-- "woodworker with an asterisk"

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helluvawreck

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#3 posted 09-22-2014 02:22 PM

If your not careful the glue up can really get you. Ask yourself if you are ready at least 3 times and then apply the glue.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Scott

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#4 posted 09-23-2014 11:28 AM

All very good points! Thanks for looking guys!
Scott

-- Lazy River Studio - Wooden Signs & Rustic Furniture by Scott - www.lazyriverstudio.com

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