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Project by Davethewoodworker posted 06-21-2017 10:15 PM 669 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made a sign with Dog Rules on it. I stained the Whitepine wood, Kona and then carved it on the X-Carve CNC Router.

Thanks for checking out my Dog sign

-- Dave the Woodworker





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papadan

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#1 posted 06-21-2017 10:20 PM

You forgot “No Peeing on the carpet”...... Nice sign.

-- Artificial intelligence is no match for natural stupidity!

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#2 posted 06-22-2017 12:43 AM

That’s really great Dave. I’ve always said, life would be so much more lacking without a good dog, my best friend.

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#3 posted 06-22-2017 12:00 PM



You forgot “No Peeing on the carpet”...... Nice sign.

- papadan


Thanks, should also put no humping

-- Dave the Woodworker

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Davethewoodworker

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#4 posted 06-22-2017 12:01 PM



That s really great Dave. I ve always said, life would be so much more lacking without a good dog, my best friend.

- BurlyBob


Thanks, he is my Walking buddy

-- Dave the Woodworker

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#5 posted 06-22-2017 04:28 PM

This is a very nice sign. You did a fine job on this sign.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#6 posted 06-22-2017 07:37 PM


You forgot “No Peeing on the carpet”...... Nice sign.

- papadan

Thanks, should also put no humping

- Davethewoodworker

In the words of cousin Eddy, ”...it’s best just to let him finish….”.

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Norton69

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#7 posted 06-23-2017 10:40 AM

Sign looks great. I do a lot of V-Carving on a CNC Router. People love the look of the letters cut into wood.

One problem I always struggles with is how to paint the inside of the letters neatly.

Currently, I either leave it all nature and hope that the letter show well enough after staining, since the stain usually goes darker in the carved areas, or I pre stain the wood a dark colour and then carve it. This reveals the natural (lighter) wood and the letter stand out.

Do you have a good way of doing that?

-- Norman, Canada, It is, what it is....

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Davethewoodworker

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#8 posted 06-26-2017 04:39 PM

I started prestain most of my signs and leave the wood natural, by I have carved the wood, then spray or brush a coat of clear lacquer, then paint the lettering and sand off the top layer, then stain.


Sign looks great. I do a lot of V-Carving on a CNC Router. People love the look of the letters cut into wood.

One problem I always struggles with is how to paint the inside of the letters neatly.

Currently, I either leave it all nature and hope that the letter show well enough after staining, since the stain usually goes darker in the carved areas, or I pre stain the wood a dark colour and then carve it. This reveals the natural (lighter) wood and the letter stand out.

Do you have a good way of doing that?

- Norton69


-- Dave the Woodworker

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