Routed World Map

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Project by roughneck posted 12-08-2017 03:12 PM 524 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I’ve been seeing these painted on wood plank boards and I really like them. Well I figured since I got this new router and I need to practice with it, i decided to see if I could use the router and make this without messing up to much. I downloaded this app called easy poster maker and it let’s you take a pic and resize it for your printer to print it out on multiple sheets depending on the size that you wanted it. I mean you could measure your wall and enter those dimensions and it would print your pic that big. So I did that with this just printed world view pasted it on the boards i jointed on the router table glued them together and then went to work on the pic I pasted the pic to the boards then went to work on the pic and painted the boarder and stained the contenants

-- Shane"s Shed

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#1 posted 12-08-2017 04:56 PM

Hi Shane, I love maps and I had to click and see yours when I saw your thumbnail. Great idea!

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#2 posted 12-08-2017 05:47 PM

What are the dimensions of it. It’s hard to tell from the picture, but something tells me it’s pretty good sized.

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#3 posted 12-08-2017 06:18 PM

Very impressive!

-- Mike

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#4 posted 12-08-2017 06:28 PM

Hi Shane Welcome to Ljs
That’s a very cool map great job.

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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#5 posted 12-08-2017 09:08 PM

This is awesome!! I’m new to using a router and I was curious – did you paint the whole board first or did you paint it after you carved out the map?

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#6 posted 12-09-2017 02:04 AM

Love it guy

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#7 posted 12-10-2017 05:03 AM

Thanks everyone i printed out on my printer the world map with easy poster printer app, you can enter the diminsions yo0u want and the pic and iyll print it out for you. i pasted it to the boards that i made up. which by the way is 22w by 16 tall. then i just routed out the outlines then went back in to take away the rest then after sanding it down i painted it. Thanks for all your great feedback

-- Shane"s Shed

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#8 posted 12-10-2017 05:42 PM

This is a beautiful piece. Nice work!

helluvawreck aka Charles

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