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New Welcome Sign for local park

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Project by DaleMaley posted 05-24-2017 01:24 PM 657 views 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I am designing and renovating our old park in our small town. One of the upgrade projects is to replace the worn out welcome sign with a new one. I donate my labor on these projects, and a local non-profit picks up my material expenses.

I designed the new sign in Sketchup. I used a pressure-treated 2×4 frame, with 1/2” exterior plywood. I made quarter-round to secure the sign from pressure-treated wood.

A local printing firm has a 52” wide printer he uses primarily for printing decals to decorate 18-wheelers…......but it also makes good signs. I provide the art work, and they print up my signs.

Both the old and new signs are pretty heavy, so I rigged up a 2-rope method for both lowering the old sign and raising the new sign, which worked pretty slick.

You can see my Trials & Tribulations on this project at my woodworking web site.

Thanks!

-- Dale, Illinois, http://dalemaley.webs.com/





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GR8HUNTER

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#1 posted 05-24-2017 02:16 PM

looking very nice Dale …...as I said before you really care about your town …and it shows …..oh yeah looks like that Ford tool worked very well …...GREAT JOB :<))

-- Tony Reinholds,Pa. REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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Derek Oliver

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#2 posted 05-24-2017 05:26 PM

That’s great. I hope the folks of your town appreciate your efforts.

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