Star Wars - Rebel Alliance Logo

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Project by Andrew posted 04-25-2015 01:20 AM 1839 views 7 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made this for a special guy’s 5th birthday. He loves star wars. This is the Rebel Alliance (“good guy”) logo. I routed a recess in the back for a battery pack that is attached to blue LED lights. They go around the perimeter of the back, making it glow when it’s switched on.

Glued on a template and cut it out on the bandsaw.

Lot of scrap wood – white oak, peurpleheart, mahogany, cherry, jatoba, padauk

Big thanks to Peter Brown for his inspiration!

-- Andrew - Albany. NY

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#1 posted 04-25-2015 01:37 AM

Sweet. Gotta get em started early.

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

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#2 posted 04-25-2015 01:56 AM

Looks Great Andrew! Nice blue glow!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#3 posted 04-25-2015 07:33 PM

i like that! i bet your son love it – good dad!

-- designer by education, wood working hack by choice

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#4 posted 04-25-2015 08:50 PM

The highest form of praise I can think of to give you is to proudly copy this design.


-- Part of engineering is to know when to put your calculator down and pick up your tools.

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#5 posted 04-25-2015 08:53 PM

Just in time for May the Fourth! ;)

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#6 posted 04-26-2015 01:16 AM

That is great. I just went to the Star Wars Celebration in Anaheim last weekend.
I had fun going to the autograph areas and meeting the cast and crew members.
Something like this would look great hanging on the walls with the photos.

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#7 posted 04-27-2015 12:17 AM

Andrew, that turned out really slick!! I’m not 5, but I would totally hang that in my house! :)

-- Peter Brown - Collector of WD-40 and wood splinters

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