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Project by degoose posted 07-30-2014 09:01 AM 967 views 0 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Had a request for University Degree certificates to be engrave onto timber…
In these cases, Camphor Laurel…
Size is A4… 300 mm by 200 mm approx…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 07-30-2014 09:06 AM

Very cool. That could open up an entire new line of signs to sell.

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

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Ken90712

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#2 posted 07-30-2014 09:12 AM

Nice work Larry, I hadnt been on here in a while 4 weeks with school and being hurt for a bit. Nice to sign on and first project i see is from a buddy! I see you having fun with the engraver.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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Don "Dances with Wood" Butler

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#3 posted 07-30-2014 10:07 AM

Nice, Larry.

If I was doing that (small chance, I can’t come close to buying a laser engraver) I’d try to use wood with light color and low grain color contrast to increase readability.
Here in the US there are a number of light colored, fine grained woods that would be attractive and enhance the color of the graphics burned in.
You’re leading the way to the future, sir!

Don

-- Will trade wife's yarn for tools.

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OttoH

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#4 posted 07-30-2014 11:14 AM

Nice diplomas Larry, there are so many things that can be done with a laser I know mine has become indispensible around the shop.

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

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Roger

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#5 posted 07-30-2014 11:20 AM

Those are the best lookin certificates I’ve ever seen.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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Jim Jakosh

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#6 posted 07-30-2014 12:32 PM

Very nice, Larry. You are making certificates that the recipients will be very proud to display on their office wall!!

.....................Cheers, Jim

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

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UncleStumpy

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#7 posted 07-30-2014 01:58 PM

Looks fantastic!

I don’t know anything about CNC machines, never even seen one in person.
So I can’t comment on the woodworking aspect of it, but the result looks first class.
Your client will surely be amazed and pleased!

-- "They don't want it perfect - they want it SPECIAL"

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stefang

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#8 posted 07-30-2014 03:32 PM

And I thought you were Boardologist Larry. It looks like paper is going out of style now that the laser engraver has arrived.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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oldnovice

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#9 posted 07-30-2014 06:43 PM

That is a gorgeous certificate and being on wood makes it special.

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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littlecope

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#10 posted 07-30-2014 08:08 PM

I got my P.H.D. at Hard Knocks U… (Post Hole Digger)
Great Looking Diplomas Larry, really First Rate!

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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Joe Lyddon

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#11 posted 07-30-2014 10:45 PM

SUPER COOL, Larry!

I liked pics 2 & 3 the best…

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#12 posted 07-31-2014 12:35 AM

Those should b e a big hit Larry. You might offer and masters and a PhD in herd knocks for those who really had a go of it ;-)

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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Grumpy

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#13 posted 07-31-2014 01:17 AM

Great idea Lazza.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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matt garcia

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#14 posted 07-31-2014 03:53 AM

Another beautiful timber!! WOW!! Nice certificate!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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robscastle

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#15 posted 08-01-2014 10:02 AM

Very good Sir Larry UQ eh! no doubt they were also suitably impressed with your work!

-- Regards Robert

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