Wedding Marquee

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Project by Wood_Guy_CR posted 06-29-2015 04:13 AM 702 views 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Marquee I made for my youngest daughters movie themed wedding held this spring in a 100 year old theater. Found the letters in a local antique shop labeled “from the 1920’s”.

Design morphed from a simple picture frame to “Hey Daddy, can you make it look like a Movie Marquee and paint it and maybe make it light up?” What Daddy says no to his daughter, the Bride? LOL’s!!!

Approximately 3’ x 1.5’ x 6”. Simple painted pine box, arch and frame with an opaque white acrylic face and clear globe light border. Acrylic is backlit with a fluorescent light fixture. Box and frame assembled with pocket hole screws, has a vented back and lights are controlled separately. First use of my Kreg Pocket Hole jig for something other than shop fixtures!

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#1 posted 06-29-2015 02:55 PM

It’s very creative. It must have been an unusual wedding and I bet everyone enjoyed it.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#2 posted 07-05-2015 06:59 PM

Thanks Charles! It was a blast!

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