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Blog entry by pashley posted 10-24-2008 01:43 PM 1048 reads 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Moving further down the road to starting a professional shop, I’ve designed my own logo, seen here:

I’ve had a stamp made up of it, so I can “sign” my projects. I think it will look professional. I did want to use Maker's Marks, but this guy is impossible to get a hold of; I’m guessing he is incredibly busy.

Anyhow, I think it came out well.

I’ve also done more planning on what to make and sell. I have a small shop, so making huge furniture is not a viable option. Looks like clocks and urns for me – both of which have terrific mark up, are easy to store and ship.

I’ve made up several plans in sketchup, so once I do get a website going, it’ll have some items to sell!

-- Have a blessed day! http://newmissionworkshop.com



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woodworm

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#1 posted 10-24-2008 01:57 PM

IMHO Looks convincing but a bit of period reproduction impliedly potrayed.
I’m not a pro, just the way I look at it.

Good Luck !

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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pashley

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#2 posted 10-24-2008 02:18 PM

Well, I am doing mission furniture, so yes, I did want a bit of a retro feel. Thanks!

-- Have a blessed day! http://newmissionworkshop.com

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lew

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#3 posted 10-24-2008 02:52 PM

I like the Logo. Good Luck!!!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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Douglas Bordner

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#4 posted 10-24-2008 03:13 PM

Quite well done!

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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john

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#5 posted 10-24-2008 03:16 PM

Very nice looking logo !!! , Good luck too you and your business .

-- John in Belgrave (Website) http://www.extremebirdhouse.com , http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=112698715866

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itsme_timd

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#6 posted 10-24-2008 05:02 PM

This is a great logo. I hope you get to mark a lot of projects with it!

-- Tim D. - Woodstock, GA

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hObOmOnk

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#7 posted 10-24-2008 06:46 PM

Great looking logo!
It’s very professional and classy.

I’ve been working on a logo for my wood crafting business.
I want something that represents both the traditional rustic and contemporary refined aspects of my craft.
Yet, I want it to truly represent me.

So far, my wife has suggested a bloody thumb. :(

-- 温故知新

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Blake

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#8 posted 10-24-2008 07:53 PM

I really like it. I like how you chose to be pictured using a bandsaw instead of the cliche chisel or hand plane.

-- Happy woodworking! http://www.openarmsphotography.com

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HAP HANSON

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#9 posted 10-24-2008 08:10 PM

I can’t see the logo I think my computer has a hernia or a charlie horse of the brain. nice Job any way.
That is all.

-- Doc Hanson

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TedM

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#10 posted 10-25-2008 02:15 PM

Very nice, great design. I venture to say that if you take as much care in your woodworking as you did with your logo your customers will be proud to own a piece with your stamp. Best of luck!

-- I'm a wood magician... I can turn fine lumber into firewood before your very eyes! - Please visit http://www.woodworkersguide.com and sign up for my project updates!

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#11 posted 10-29-2008 08:15 PM

Very nice indeed!

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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