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Project by SoCalWoodGal posted 12-28-2017 10:02 PM 1200 views 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a time intensive gift made for the husband for Christmas. Found a really cool Mars Map that’s in print here: https://www.etsy.com/listing/387457074/mars-map-8x8-letterpress-redwhite?gpla=1&gao=1&&utm_source=google&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=shopping_us_c-art_and_collectibles-prints-letterpress_prints&utm_custom1=6e3940eb-e843-4b06-86fc-c346accc2a79&gclid=EAIaIQobChMI7-2l7JOD2AIVSU1-Ch22ggWPEAkYByABEgLfjfD_BwE
That we saw in store at the amazing Boys Fort in Portland. Decided it might be cool to make a wood wall hanging from it, and woodburn the image.

Traced image onto wood with graphite paper, then took versatool from Michael’s and woodburned for the next 20,000 hours : ) It was a ton of work, but in the end, a completely one of a kind, personalized gift that I know he’ll love on his office wall. Real conversation piece. Cool stuff!

-- SoCalWoodGal http://brittanyjoyner.com/Woodworking.html





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#1 posted 12-28-2017 10:50 PM

Very nice and will be appreciated.

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#2 posted 12-29-2017 02:20 AM

Very cool.

-- Drew -- "The greatest wealth is health".

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#3 posted 12-29-2017 02:28 AM

Holy Crap! That’s a LOT of woodburning. Great job indeed!

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#4 posted 12-29-2017 03:10 AM

Wow. That is out of this world, lol. Love the idea. Great job.

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#5 posted 12-29-2017 03:15 AM

Impressive work

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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htl

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#6 posted 12-29-2017 11:31 AM

Way different and way cool!!!
But surely no more that 15000 hours!!! 8-}

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#7 posted 12-29-2017 12:09 PM

Very impressive!

-- Ron, Northern Illinois

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#8 posted 12-29-2017 07:35 PM

Very Nice & Well Done WoodGal!

-- It is not necessary for Some People to turn OFF the LIGHT to be IN the DARK!

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#9 posted 12-30-2017 12:00 PM

Totally Cool!!

-- Bill - Rochester MI

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#10 posted 12-31-2017 01:20 AM

Love it!

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#11 posted 12-31-2017 11:28 PM

Looks fantastic!

-- For those about to die, remember your bicycle helmet!

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#12 posted 12-31-2017 11:53 PM

Thanks all! It definitely was a hit! Score for the wife.

-- SoCalWoodGal http://brittanyjoyner.com/Woodworking.html

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