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This is a commissioned piece by our local fish farmer. He loved this saying and wanted it on a plaque so he could see it everyday.

The Oak plaque measures 13” x 10” x 1/2”. It also has a backer of Baltic Birch that I painted black on one side. I inset the backer so that you couldn’t see the edges unless you were looking at it from the edge. The finish is done with spray lacquer and wax.

Thanks for looking.

-- Kelly, Allen,KS

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#1 posted 06-09-2014 07:16 PM

I like it!

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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Jim Jakosh

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#2 posted 06-09-2014 08:56 PM

You did a fine job on that sign, Kelly. I really like what it says,too….............cheers, Jim

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

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#3 posted 06-09-2014 09:04 PM

You did a good job on that, and, as an old guy, I really like the text: it’s something many of us can relate to.

-- Mistakes are what pave the road to perfection

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#4 posted 06-09-2014 09:24 PM

Very Well Done! Lettering is very difficult but you nailed it.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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#5 posted 06-09-2014 11:46 PM

Love the sentiment, and great scroll work as always. Your ability to cut letters is absolutely amazing.

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

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#6 posted 06-10-2014 12:39 AM

I too like the saying – very nice!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#7 posted 06-10-2014 03:51 AM

That saying gives me a good chuckle! I love the way you have done the plaque. Beautifully scrolled.

-- Anna

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#8 posted 06-10-2014 10:33 AM

Very pretty! Your cutting is so precise! And I love the finish too. :)


-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs ( Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#9 posted 06-10-2014 01:10 PM

Great job. I think I need a plaque like that.

-- Kepy

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#10 posted 06-10-2014 07:42 PM

Wow! Nice work, I used to scroll quite a bit, not so much any more. Great work on the lettering I know thats not easy! That makes me want to blow the dust off the scroller and get to work!

-- “Anyone who doesn’t think money is grown on trees hasn’t bought any lumber lately.”

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#11 posted 06-11-2014 01:52 PM

Oh yes! I like it. Very crispy clean letters and scrolling.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#12 posted 06-11-2014 05:13 PM

You did a wonderful job on this plaque.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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#13 posted 06-15-2014 08:41 PM

Thank you for all the comments. I like hearing the feed back good or otherwise.

-- Kelly, Allen,KS

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