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Project by ralbuck posted 11-10-2016 12:12 AM 678 views 0 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A birthday party is coming up with a “Harry otter” theme.

I was asked to make appropriate sign boards for the party.

They are just cedar fence board scraps. About 3-1/2 by 10- to -12 inches. All were sanded then the lettering ws just drawn on the boards and then burned with a pencil type wood burners. I used 3 points Small pointed, medium wedge, and the duckfoot.

As woodburners know keep the point clean is a very important factor.
Then a torching effect was also added. The lettering is strictly free-handed.

-- SAWDUST is THERAPY without a couch! just rjR





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technoslick

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#1 posted 11-10-2016 12:20 AM

Cool. They will have so much fun. I wish now I was woodworking when my girls were little. The things I could have made for them. Good for you that you can. :)

-- -- Paul @ PMB Creative Works

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ZAGREB

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#2 posted 11-10-2016 12:50 AM

interesting work
the question is who have a party,sure you in your shop
have a nice day buddy

-- bambi

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Druid

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#3 posted 11-10-2016 02:14 AM

Should be a fun time. No sign for Wands? ;)
Hope they have a great time.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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bushmaster

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#4 posted 11-10-2016 02:30 AM

Nicely done. Should be quite the party.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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doubleDD

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#5 posted 11-10-2016 04:37 AM

Great job on the signs. The torching effect is perfect. Good thinking. Funny, I’m using some scrap cedar fence boards on a project now.

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

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CFrye

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#6 posted 11-10-2016 05:04 AM

Super, RJ! I hope hubby doesn’t see these. He’ll make one for me that says BROOM!!

-- God bless, Candy

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oldnovice

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#7 posted 11-10-2016 05:30 AM

Nice build!
Very good looking with a burned edges.

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

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Tooch

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#8 posted 11-10-2016 10:40 AM

Really nice job on the lettering; each signe that has the extra items (bats, broom, dots, etc.) really adds to the overall aesthetic appeal. doing lots of lettering like that is not on time consuming, but can be taxing on the patience, but yours turned out great!

-- "Well, the world needs ditch-diggers too..." - Judge Smails

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hunter71

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#9 posted 11-10-2016 12:55 PM

Looks like a fun time.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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rilanda

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#10 posted 11-10-2016 04:13 PM

Looks like “ITS PARTY TIME” great job

-- Bill, Nottingham. Remember its not waiting for the storm to end, but learning to dance in the rain that counts. If you dont make mistakes, you make nothing at all.

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luv2learn

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#11 posted 11-10-2016 04:33 PM

Oh, “Harry Potter” theme. LOL!! I was wondering what the signs would look like for a “Harry Otter” theme. LOL!!

-- 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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Cliff

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#12 posted 11-11-2016 02:57 AM

Ralph… Great Work!!!! I think Harry Potter would be pleased with your creations.

Regards,

Cliff.

-- Cliff Australia : Snoring is good. It blows away all the Sawdust.

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leafherder

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#13 posted 11-12-2016 06:10 PM

Signs are required for those first year students at Hogwarts – especially with those moving staircases. :)
Great job, Hope the party is a success.

-- Leafherder

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