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Location: Richmond, Ohio
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Retail store manager in need of some "shop time" at the end of a long day and on the weekends. Just set up shop and I am new to 'making things' as oppossed to remodeling things. Hope to get/give advice whenever I can.

John R.

-- John R. - Richmond, Ohio, "With God, all things are possible"

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#1 posted 09-05-2007 03:49 PM

Welcome to LumberJocks. Enjoy the community.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#2 posted 09-06-2007 04:10 AM

Welcome to LumberJocks. Glad to have you aboard.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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#3 posted 09-06-2007 04:37 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- Greg Mitchell--Lowell, AR--gdamitchell@sbcglobal.net

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#4 posted 09-06-2007 05:12 AM

Glad to see that you have made Lumberjocks a part of your Woodworking experience… Welcome…

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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John R.

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#5 posted 09-06-2007 06:34 PM

Plaques for Antler Mounting Having just set up shop, I would like to make some plaques on which to mount deer antlers myself and my sons have accumulated over the last several years (hunting is my second favorite thing to do). We have a 12, 11, two 8’s and a six point to mount. I never could see paying $300-$400 to mount a deer’s head, just way too much to spend on mounting when there are so many TOOLS to buy! Anyway, I would like to make the plaques out of 3/4 inch something, that is, something with an Oak or Cherry laminate. I have considered using MDF and plywood. MDF seems like it will router real nice on the edges, but I am not sure how well it can hold the screws for the antlers, they will be pretty heavy. Plywood will hold the screws, but I am not sure how to get a nice edge without gluing some sort of banding on the edges – something I don’t want to do. Is there a router bit which can do what I am looking for? Please, any input would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks
JohnR.

-- John R. - Richmond, Ohio, "With God, all things are possible"

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#6 posted 09-06-2007 10:31 PM

Have you considered gluing up some solid panels of oak or cherry and template routing them to shape. You could then put any profile on them you wanted.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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John R.

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#7 posted 09-07-2007 03:28 PM

Well, yes, I have. However, I have to admit that the reason I don’t want to do it this way is because, somewhere in the back of my mind, I am considering offering this as a service (for sale) to other hunters who have the same need. So, if I do, I won’t be able to spend all the time needed to glue up solid panels. That is why I am ‘stuck’ on plywood or MDF. It would be much quicker to produce 20, 40, 60, or more panels this way, and I could show them how “nice” mine look on plywood/MDF.

-- John R. - Richmond, Ohio, "With God, all things are possible"

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#8 posted 09-11-2007 02:40 PM

I’m still trying to get you that picture. jockmike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#9 posted 09-12-2007 02:37 PM

Welcome to LumberJocks. We hope you come to stay. You have questions, we’ll answer them…You have answers, we’ll question them. Enjoy

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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#10 posted 09-16-2007 03:54 PM

Welcome to our woodworking community!

-- Jesus is Lord!

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#11 posted 08-29-2009 04:00 AM

Congratulations on your upcoming 2 year anniversary being a Lumber Jock. Thanks for helping to make this a great site!

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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