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Project by Woodenwizard posted 01-20-2017 05:16 AM 1990 views 4 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The first sign is a wedding gift and the second for a friend showing each family member’s birthday. The first sign was done on red oak and the second done on silver maple. The cursive names were cut on the scroll saw out of 1/4” Walnut. The finish is several coats of sprayed on lacquer. A couple of fun projects.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)





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bobasaurus

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#1 posted 01-20-2017 06:07 AM

Nice job, very clean scroll saw work.

-- Allen, Colorado (Instagram @bobasaurus_woodworking)

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#2 posted 01-20-2017 02:46 PM

Very nice John!

-- Paul M ..............the early bird may get the worm but it’s the second mouse that gets the cheese! http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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woodshaver Tony C

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#3 posted 01-20-2017 03:19 PM

Nice looking sign’s! I especially like your really fine cursive work!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#4 posted 01-20-2017 03:39 PM

John, this is a very nice family sign. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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#5 posted 01-20-2017 04:13 PM

Very creative and nice design, they look great.

-- John D, OP, KS

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ralbuck

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#6 posted 01-20-2017 05:21 PM

Only scrollers know what a great job that is.

Fine work.

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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Lenny

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#7 posted 01-20-2017 05:33 PM

John your scrollwork is second to none!

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI

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#8 posted 01-20-2017 09:17 PM

Beautiful work on both signs John.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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#9 posted 01-22-2017 12:33 AM

I like all of them but I like the first one with the bark best of all. Great job John.

-- Don Solomon, New Castle, IN; Quality is not an act, it is a habit. Aristotle

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#10 posted 01-22-2017 10:47 PM

Very nice plaques, they look great.

-- Kelly, Allen,KS

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#11 posted 02-17-2017 03:16 AM

Mighty fine, and elegant.

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

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#12 posted 03-21-2017 04:24 PM

Did you cover the log with tape and x-acto ELLER out to stain it? Impressive how sharp the edges of the word are.

-- Quando Omni Flunkus Moritati

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#13 posted 03-21-2017 08:12 PM

GaryCN – The last name and dates are done with a laser.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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GaryCN

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#14 posted 03-22-2017 02:49 AM

You must have a good connection to get that done, or did you rework an old LightScribe burner.

-- Quando Omni Flunkus Moritati

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#15 posted 03-22-2017 03:12 AM

Gary;
I have a friend that has a laser. He was very helpful with this project.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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