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Project by dustynewt posted 02-14-2010 01:24 AM 1562 views 4 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

First 3 Pics;
In answer to our ever rising shortage of horizontal space on our desks.

Diminutive in size but readable at 10+ feet. The red oak letters are .625” square with a 45 degree chamfer on the back edge to tilt them up for readability. They sit on a .75×1.0” base with a .25×3.5” mortise to house business cards.

4th Pic;
Paduak Keychains ~ My first time working with this wood. Love the color.

5th & 6th Pics;
Simple red oak desk names similar to above but with smaller bases without a card holder.

-- Peace in Wood ~ http://dustynewt.com/





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richgreer

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#1 posted 02-14-2010 01:28 AM

Very nice – I like this style of lettering.

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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Douglas Bordner

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#2 posted 02-14-2010 01:32 AM

Lookin’ good, Scott.

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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a1Jim

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#3 posted 02-14-2010 02:03 AM

This are sure cool ,If I made one it would be pretty long since I have 13 letters in my last name.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Russel

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#4 posted 02-14-2010 02:40 AM

These are really slick.

-- Working at Woodworking http://www.VillageLaneFurniture.com

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#5 posted 02-14-2010 05:17 AM

Looks great. Very eye catching.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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#6 posted 02-14-2010 07:10 AM

Looks nice. I like the tilt of the letters.

-- Ray , Florence Alabama

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SteveMI

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#7 posted 02-14-2010 06:18 PM

Real good look. Did you design the font?

Steve.

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dustynewt

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#8 posted 02-14-2010 07:05 PM

Thanks y’all. I really appreciated the comments.

They are carved freehand in a type style that I have developed with strength and readability in mind, so no two will ever be exactly the same. No patterns, templates, lasers or computer aided devices are used in making these (not that there’s anything wrong with these methods).

I’ve been guaranteeing my keychains for life against breaking for over 20 years and have had less than a handful returned for replacement.

-- Peace in Wood ~ http://dustynewt.com/

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