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Project by lindquistimages posted 04-21-2009 09:45 PM 1030 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I only had a day to make this, so it’s not the quality I had envisioned. Though it does look better in photo then in person. First I printed out the letters and traced them on the pine board. Google searched a bear photo and drew that into position, and finally decided on a 2 box design for my shape. Once the layout was complete I headed out to the shop and started carving.

Took about an hour to trace around the letters with my Dremelâ„¢, (cylinder bit). I simply carved out my outlines and then, from left to right, using an hourglass bit, I started grooving horizontally to create the grain effect. This took another hour. The fastest part of this job was the carving. Once I finished I spent the rest of my evening painting.

A few imperfections here and there, but over all I am happy with the project. I look forward to my next sign.

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#1 posted 04-21-2009 10:26 PM

I respectfully disagree . . . I think it is great quality! You have a very cool logo. It would be great to see a blog series sometime in the future describing your process.



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#2 posted 04-21-2009 10:31 PM

Looks good!

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#3 posted 04-21-2009 10:46 PM

A really great looking sign! You did well!

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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#4 posted 04-22-2009 06:47 AM

Welcome to Ljs cool sign

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#5 posted 04-22-2009 02:24 PM

Did you use a mask and sandblast? or did you use a shopbot?

-- I intend to live forever, or die trying..........Justin, Ohio

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