Elvis Stamp Display

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Project by Jim Jakosh posted 12-26-2015 04:21 AM 878 views 0 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a project I was asked to do this afternoon- my last of the year. My daughter has a friend who is a real Elvis fan and these new forever stamps came out with Elvis on them. She gave me this full sheet of the new stamps (7”x7” ) and asked if I could make a frame for them with glass on both sides since the back of the sheet is the full picture of Elvis. Well you would not see both sides in a frame hanging on the wall so I mounted it on brass pins on a pedestal. It is made of red oak and finished with natural Danish Oil

Good night and Happy New Year to all you Lumberjocks!!!!!!!!!!!!...................Cheers, Jim

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

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#1 posted 12-26-2015 04:41 AM

That is something you just whipped up this afternoon! Not bad for your last project for the Michigan winter. !
Merry Christmas Jimmy!

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#2 posted 12-26-2015 06:39 AM

A fitting tribute to the king of rock and roll.

-- Made in America, with American made tools....Shopsmith

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#3 posted 12-26-2015 06:40 AM


You out-did yourself on this ‘quickie’...

Super result… COOL Stamps! Should be worth a fortune someday… :)

You had a Merry Christmas!

Happy New Year!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:"

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#4 posted 12-26-2015 06:46 AM


A buddy’s of mines grandfather was elvis’ half brother. I went with him to visit his grandpa in Tupelo, ms and he had Elvis stuff (common and personalized) out the wazoo.

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

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#5 posted 12-26-2015 07:50 AM

That’s a sweet-looking little doohickey, Jim.

-- Mark

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#6 posted 12-26-2015 10:40 AM

Awesome! It’s so different and unique.Nice idea to present stamps. My brother was collector ones too.He kept them in album only.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#7 posted 12-26-2015 11:04 AM

Nice quick job for your daughters friend, a nice tribute. But who was Elvis!!!!!! haha

-- Bob C, Australia. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools

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#8 posted 12-26-2015 11:29 AM

Great job, especially for a last minute quickie. Happy New Year to you and yours, and good luck on your road trip to Arizona.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#9 posted 12-26-2015 11:48 AM

beautiful work…

-- Joe, Ga

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#10 posted 12-26-2015 12:04 PM

A unique frame Jim…nice job for something you just whipped up sir!!!! Wow

-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)

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#11 posted 12-26-2015 02:01 PM

Nice work. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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#12 posted 12-26-2015 02:14 PM

Last minute building is like last minute shopping, exciting. Nice stand Jim.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#13 posted 12-26-2015 02:52 PM

Great job, now you can stand still and smell the roses for a few hours. Hard isn’t it. I keep thinking and chopping at the bit concerning a project |I have been designing and working on. Not an over a quicky.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#14 posted 12-26-2015 03:13 PM

Nice project Jim. Well done

-- Ron Campbell

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#15 posted 12-26-2015 05:39 PM

Not a bad way to end 2015 Jim. Nicely done.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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