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Project by blockhead posted 1528 days ago 1264 views 1 time favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here are a couple of commissioned name plate stands I recently finished. I made these for the same person this one was made for. She liked hers so much that she requested two more and has recently ordered a third. I like to make them a little oversized so they also add a decorative element to an office as opposed to being just a nameplate.

She wanted these much like hers, but I didn’t want them exactly the same. These are made from Padauk, Wenge, Quilted Maple and Walnut. The pictures aren’t as good as I would have liked, but I was in a hurry and didn’t have time to take more. I really enjoy making these and they’re a nice break from the norm.

As always, your comments/critiques are welcomed and appreciated. Thanks for taking the time to look.

-- Brad, Oregon- The things that come to those who wait, may be the things left by those who got there first.





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 1528 days ago

Wow Brad these are totally groovy way cool good job.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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CharlieM1958

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#2 posted 1528 days ago

Excellent, Brad. I love ‘em!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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patron

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#3 posted 1528 days ago

well done there , brad .
you are getting quite good at this .

they sure stand out ,
easy to see why you get more orders .

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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degoose

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#4 posted 1527 days ago

With more to come I am sure…Very Pleasing to the Eye…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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Triumph1

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#5 posted 1527 days ago

Happy to see these up here Brad. You mentioned them before…and they look awesome! Love the “racing stripes” in the bases. Great crisp contrast. Very cool!

-- Jeff , Illinois Please...can I stay in the basement a little longer, please!

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ND2ELK

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#6 posted 1527 days ago

Great job on these. Very nicely done. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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blockhead

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#7 posted 1527 days ago

You guys are too kind, thanks for the comments!

-- Brad, Oregon- The things that come to those who wait, may be the things left by those who got there first.

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woodchic

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#8 posted 1527 days ago

Hi Brad…...............you did a fantastic job on this. Very, very, nice!

AKA…...........Woodchic

-- Robin Renee'

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Beginningwoodworker

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#9 posted 1527 days ago

Nice work!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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Rogue

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#10 posted 1527 days ago

Its cool to have someone like your work enough to keep coming back for more. Be careful though, with your good design since and attention to detail you’re dangerously to having to do this fulltime (oh darn hu). All it takes is a few fans of your work and your set. Thanks for posting man.

-- Rogue

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stefang

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#11 posted 1518 days ago

This is going to cause you a lot of trouble Brad because now everyone will want one and be pestering you to make them. Great work!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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blockhead

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#12 posted 1518 days ago

Thanks everyone for the kind words.

Rogue and Mike- I hope you’re right!

-- Brad, Oregon- The things that come to those who wait, may be the things left by those who got there first.

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