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Finally got a picture of this map which is a present for my son-in-law to go in his man cave .
I used some scrap flooring and simply made up this plaque which has a couple battens attached to the back which have elongated holes to allow for wood movement .The size is roughly 32” W X 20” H .
The map itself was done by my wife ,she had the map printed on a piece of packing paper which she taped to the plaque and I carefully cut out the continents with a sharp knife (the hard part about two hours ) but it was worth it as it left a cutline in the wood which acts as a stop for the paint .
My wife did the painting with black acrylic paint and then top coated the complete plaque front and back with a couple coats of wipe on poly .


-- Kiefer

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#1 posted 02-02-2017 11:31 PM

Your guys did a great job ,it looks super Klaus.

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#2 posted 02-02-2017 11:51 PM

That is really cool. Looks like a nice clean job.

I like it,

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#3 posted 02-02-2017 11:57 PM

Great collaboration.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#4 posted 02-03-2017 12:06 AM

Look super nice Klaus! Great team work!

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

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#5 posted 02-03-2017 01:38 AM

Lovely work Klaus….except you have hung it upside down!

-- And my head I'd be a scratchin'

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#6 posted 02-03-2017 02:01 AM

Nice work, Klaus!!


-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#7 posted 02-03-2017 02:13 AM

Cool looking map Klaus. You and your wife work well together.

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

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#8 posted 02-03-2017 02:31 AM

Awesome work, looks Fantastic!

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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#9 posted 02-03-2017 03:15 AM

Thanks guys my wife and I appreciate the comments very much and yes we make a good team and have for forty-six years .
We call it the top of the world and you call it down under so I guess it’s hanging the right way up . LOL

-- Kiefer

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#10 posted 02-03-2017 04:54 AM

Very nicely done Klaus.

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

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#11 posted 02-03-2017 05:09 AM

I’m thinking “Klaus has another happy customer”

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#12 posted 02-03-2017 06:28 AM

Good to see you keeping out of trouble! More works of Art from the Kiefer Studios.

-- Lifting one end of the plank.

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#13 posted 02-03-2017 10:33 AM

Very nice Klaus. All that countries without borders. I like it!


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#14 posted 02-03-2017 11:27 AM


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#15 posted 02-03-2017 01:32 PM

beautiful piece. Something about world maps always makes me understand just how small we really are.

-- Scott, Irmo SC

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