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Project by OttoH posted 05-22-2014 10:14 AM 742 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is a plaque that I worked up on my CNC, it was carved on a piece of Poplar using a 60 degree V-bit ¼ of an inch in diameter. Since the tourists in the area like to have something that looks hand made I cut the plaque out on the bandsaw, smooth it on the bench top sander and then ease the edges on the router table.

-- I am responsible for how I respond to everything in my life - - Deadwood SD





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 05-22-2014 10:47 AM

Excellent.

I still need to stop by your shop.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 05-22-2014 01:01 PM

Very nice—especially for the tourist trade. Your post motivated me to do a little Internet research on Tatanka and I came across the following site I thought I’d share with fellow LJs: http://www.storyofthebison.com/index.htm Thanks for the post.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#3 posted 05-22-2014 02:48 PM

Very nice.
Chuck

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#4 posted 05-22-2014 10:04 PM

Cool!!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#5 posted 06-11-2014 01:08 PM

Nice Work!

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#6 posted 06-11-2014 01:10 PM

I see the word Tatanka and I think of dances with wolves.

-- Shooting down the walls of heartache. Bang bang. I am. The warrior.

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OttoH

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#7 posted 06-11-2014 05:46 PM

Well you should think of Dances With Wolves, Kevin Costner owns the gift shop at the Tatanka exhibit here in Deadwood where I sell these.

-- I am responsible for how I respond to everything in my life - - Deadwood SD

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#8 posted 06-11-2014 06:30 PM

Very nice plaque and well done.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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