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Project by sticks4walking posted 1542 days ago 1436 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Seen a camper sign at a home show. It was a painted one, so I decided to try and carve one. This is what I came up with. I thought I might add another hanging sign with our name and town. It is my first carving of this kind and found I need some better carving tools.

-- Mike, Somewhere in Indiana with a splinter or two!





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Moron

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#1 posted 1542 days ago

fantastic looking

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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Kate

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#2 posted 1542 days ago

what fun!

-- Kate, http://www.wooden-box-maker.com

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#3 posted 1542 days ago

Nice work. I’ve never heard of a “camper sign”. What is it used for?

-- Ian, Tennessee

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sticks4walking

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#4 posted 1542 days ago

It is to hang on the camper while camping. The tackier the better.

-- Mike, Somewhere in Indiana with a splinter or two!

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rance

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#5 posted 1542 days ago

Mike,

Nice job. Could you elaborate on your method of relieving the background? I expect you used a router to get most of it flat and then use hand tools to get up to the edges of the raised parts. Or did you use another method?

Rance

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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sticks4walking

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#6 posted 1542 days ago

Rance: That would have been a better idea. No, I used only hand tools & sand paper.

-- Mike, Somewhere in Indiana with a splinter or two!

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Jordan

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#7 posted 1542 days ago

Great job! Good coloring on the burger too.

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Vicki

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#8 posted 1541 days ago

Looks great!!! The other campers will be asking you to make them one.

-- Vicki on the Eastern Shore of MD

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#9 posted 1541 days ago

neat fun cool

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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olddutchman

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#10 posted 1540 days ago

That’s great! I could not even get close to Your carving. I can only make a mess. :)

-- Saved, and so grateful, consider who Created it ALL!!!

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