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Project by Moron posted 08-15-2010 02:00 PM 1588 views 0 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Relief carving in Douglas Fir with leaves added made from Tupelo in a structure made from reclaimed white pine beams. The sign is hand painted with oil paints.

Cheers

What to do on the opposite side which is presently a ” a clear slate”....?

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso





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GMman

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#1 posted 08-15-2010 02:03 PM

Great looking sigh, colorfull and atractive.

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michelletwo

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#2 posted 08-15-2010 02:04 PM

Hi Moron: this is a wonderful sign..colorful enough to catch one’s eye, but not voerwhelming. I l;ove the design..the filedstones..treesetc..great name and great artistic interpretation. If I ever drive by it, I’ll know it!

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Moron

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#3 posted 08-15-2010 02:30 PM

Thank you.

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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HalDougherty

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#4 posted 08-15-2010 04:09 PM

Your sign is a wonderful expression of your woodworking skills. “Fine Woodworking” hits the nail on the head.

-- Hal, Tennessee http://www.first285.com

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#5 posted 08-15-2010 04:13 PM

Now that is a sign to be proud of. That things screams “I know what I’m doing”....lol

Very nice work!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#6 posted 08-15-2010 04:21 PM

another good project here…that sign is beautiful and b speakes there is a qualified wood worker here…maybe on the other side you can have different pieces of furniture on there…ya know , cut outs from wood that look like beds ,dressers, tables…that sort of thing…just an idea…but you did a great job on the sign, i hope it brings you more business…...

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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Jimthecarver

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#7 posted 08-15-2010 04:46 PM

Wow!....thats quite the carving.
No doubt fine wood working.

-- Can't never could do anything, to try is to advance.

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Dan'um Style

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#8 posted 08-15-2010 05:18 PM

very nice … on the back side … carve a similar sign … one for spring or winter

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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Moron

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#9 posted 08-15-2010 06:58 PM

Thank you all.

I’m definitly not carving out the reverse side, no way, no how am I going to spend that kinda time at it. I kinda like the idea of maybe a 3D piece of furniture scaled down to fit. Maybe just contact info ?

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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cajunpen

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#10 posted 08-15-2010 08:07 PM

If that sign doesn’t bring in some business I don’t know what will. Outstanding workmanship.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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mmh

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#11 posted 08-16-2010 02:52 AM

That really is a handsome sign. I would definately stop to shop if I saw such a sign.

What to do on the opposite side which is presently a ” a clear slate”….?

How about: “Have an heirloom for tomorrow handcrafted today.”

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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sticks4walking

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#12 posted 08-16-2010 05:31 AM

Moron: Great sign. As for “What to do on the opposite side which is presently a ” a clear slate”….?” Just paint “See other side”. LOL

-- Mike, Somewhere in Indiana with a splinter or two!

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MsDebbieP

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#13 posted 08-16-2010 12:26 PM

thumbs up!! Nicely done.
I remember watching the progress pictures.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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559dustdesigns

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#14 posted 08-16-2010 05:34 PM

Very nice sign, I really like the design lots of curves and arches. Does it have lights on it, lights would look great at night.

-- Aaron - central California "If you haven't got the time to do it right, when will you find the time to do it over?"

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~Julie~

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#15 posted 08-18-2010 07:17 PM

>>What to do on the opposite side which is presently a ” a clear slate”….?<<

Leave it as a place to throw snowballs at.

;)

-- ~Julie~ followyourheartwoodworking.blogspot.ca

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