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Project by dustbunny posted 11-26-2009 05:52 PM 3273 views 23 times favorited 40 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My latest “goofing off in the shop” idea was to create something I could give with my cutting boards to people so that they could remember my shop name and matching website.

I am actually planning ahead on this one as I am working (sloooowly) on the website, and am just getting ready to order a branding iron with the name “Quilted Wood” on it, also the website name.
So when I get my branding iron I will burn my logo onto this mini cutting board keyring and give them with my boards kind of like a business card.

These are purpleheart and maple, in the true tradition of the Wood Whisperer board, and waxed with Howards Feed and Wax Finish. The actual dimensions are about 1” x 1 1/4”, which may be a little undersized for a branding iron mark, when I get my iron I will know for sure what size they need to be.

I thought I would share the idea if anyone was trying to think of some promotional pieces for their business. Feel free to borrow….

Lisa

-- Imagination rules the world. ~ Napoleon Bonaparte ~ http://quiltedwood.com





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#1 posted 11-26-2009 05:55 PM

LOL I love it pretty cool… What were the demensions you use to make the patterns?

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#2 posted 11-26-2009 05:57 PM

Too cool! Love it.

-- Z, Rockwall, TX

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#3 posted 11-26-2009 06:08 PM

uhh that’s nice,i love that.

Rosewood.

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#4 posted 11-26-2009 06:12 PM

Feel free to borrow…
it’s like you know me haha
that is a great idea
thank you for posting

-- self proclaimed copycat

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#5 posted 11-26-2009 06:14 PM

Very nice Lisa

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#6 posted 11-26-2009 06:17 PM

That is very unique. Great idea!

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#7 posted 11-26-2009 06:18 PM

That is sweet. What a clever idea.

I really like ‘em,
Steve

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#8 posted 11-26-2009 06:22 PM

lisa that is a really good idea. i will borrow your idea. very creative. thanks

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#9 posted 11-26-2009 06:28 PM

lisa ,way cool !

your genes are showing .

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#10 posted 11-26-2009 06:41 PM

Really neat. Borrow I will. Will make some for the craft show. I think to small for branding iron. My B/I is 2 1/2”. How large do you make the glue up before you cut them out?

-- Dudley Young USN Retired. Sebastian, Fl.

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#11 posted 11-26-2009 07:39 PM

that is a really great idea, if the iron won’t fit maybe you could use a wood burning tool to sign it with.

-- Smitty!!!

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#12 posted 11-26-2009 07:45 PM

WOW…..those would take some mighty fine pieces of wood to make. Very nice idea.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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#13 posted 11-26-2009 07:45 PM

Ken and Dudley-
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I am really bad about writing things down as I am doing them, but here are the dimensions for first glue up- as best as I can recall-
2 X 10×1/16
2×10 x 1/8
2×10 x 1/4
1 of each in purpleheart, 1 of each in hard maple

The cut thickness for the second glue up I think was 3/16”
Each mini board is 3/8” thick.
All cuts were done on the band saw with a 1/4” blade.
Nice to be able to share with everyone.
Thanks,

Lisa

-- Imagination rules the world. ~ Napoleon Bonaparte ~ http://quiltedwood.com

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#14 posted 11-26-2009 08:00 PM

Those are super super cool!!!!

-- helen

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#15 posted 11-26-2009 08:31 PM

That’s a good plan! Here’s a thought – I’ve noticed that a lot of the branding irons include a border. You only need your name and url to fit. It might look OK if the border runs off the edges … Just an idea (not all ideas are good ones – you can decide)

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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