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Project by RHans47 posted 09-11-2015 06:52 PM 868 views 4 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I got a CNC router this spring and began a long learning process filled with several errors. We have had 3 weddings this year and that gave me the good chance to practice. I definitely am pleased with the results now that I have gotten the hang of the design, cutting, and finishing process. Credit goes to my wife for the idea so she got the first one :)

-- WoodChux Iowa - https://www.facebook.com/woodchuxia





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oldnovice

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#1 posted 09-11-2015 08:50 PM

Simple but profound! Our 50th will be next August!

Is the lettering engraved?
Did you use a router, Laser, CNC.

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

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John

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#2 posted 09-12-2015 03:29 PM

Very nice. I’ve been coveting a cnc router for a while. When I see nice work like this it makes me want one that much more.

-- I measured once, cut twice, and its still too short...

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sskwoodcraft

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#3 posted 09-12-2015 03:36 PM

It’s amazing what people can accomplish with these new CNC machines. It creates many more possibilities to make things. Nice work. :)

-- If nothing goes right go left.

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RHans47

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#4 posted 09-12-2015 07:53 PM

Thanks everyone! These signs are routed with my CNC and the lettering painting with Marsh Stencil Ink (doesn’t bleed into the grain like paint). And John, get one! Haha, they definitely extend your capabilities so much and mine was the push I needed to get started doing this hobby as a bit of a side business. And sskwoodcraft, I agree, my stuff pales in comparison to some of the 2.5D projects people are creating, but hopefully will get there, if nothing, CNC creates another skillset to learn and that is always fun :)

-- WoodChux Iowa - https://www.facebook.com/woodchuxia

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#5 posted 09-13-2015 05:26 PM

This is a very nice sign. You should do very well.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- 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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