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Project by Rick posted 02-16-2016 02:50 PM 812 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

1. I printed out a large times new roman F, cut it out and traced it onto 3/4” ply, then cut out the F. I used this as the base for the pallet wood which I nailed on top.
2. I cut pieces of various colored woods off a couple pallets. Some of the pieces I painted white and sanded them after.
3. I painted the outside border and put a keyhole slot in the back with a router bit for hanging.





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jack1

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#1 posted 02-16-2016 03:42 PM

Neat design.

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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#2 posted 02-16-2016 03:52 PM

Looks good!

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#3 posted 02-16-2016 04:09 PM

Looks great, the pattern really sets it off

-- Chris K

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#4 posted 02-16-2016 05:04 PM

You Nailed it. I am so stealing this idea and thanks for making it so easy ;) I promise I’ll use a different letter of the alphabet. The one letter that NEVER shows up on any shelves “O”
Great JOB

-- Scott, Irmo SC

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cmmyakman

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#5 posted 02-16-2016 09:38 PM

I like the texture, pretty cool.

Deserves an “A” instead of an “F.”

-- You can't fail if you don't give up.

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Roger

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#6 posted 02-17-2016 01:56 PM

I likes it

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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bearkatwood

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#7 posted 02-18-2016 02:47 AM

Sesame St. is brought to you today by the letter “F” ;)
Very nice piece, very creatively made with nicely balanced attention to color. The angle of the pallet wood adds a lot to it. I like the lighting in the shot as well. What made you pick “F”.

-- Brian Noel

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Rick

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#8 posted 02-18-2016 06:42 PM

That’s great bear. Thanks for the kind words on the color.
The “F” is my last initial.

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mafe

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#9 posted 02-22-2016 09:49 PM

My last initial are F also so I love it!
Fine work.
Best thoughts,
Mads

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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