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Project by dannelson posted 02-28-2018 01:15 AM 542 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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New sign for the shop, all done on the CNC .

Hand plane, mallet and chisel are 2x scale of original

-- nelson woodcrafters





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rtbrmb

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#1 posted 02-28-2018 03:06 AM

The sign turned out awesome-thanks for sharing.

Bill in MI

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DaveGlx

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#2 posted 02-28-2018 10:59 AM

do you actually use Hand plane, mallet and chisel ?

-- Dave -

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helluvawreck

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#3 posted 02-28-2018 02:54 PM

This is a beautiful shop sign. Nicely done!

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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Polishcannon

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#4 posted 02-28-2018 03:10 PM

Cool sign.

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cmmyakman

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#5 posted 02-28-2018 03:10 PM

Impressive sign. I like the very much the tools fastened onto either end. Since you live in WI, you may want to make sure it doesn’t get topped with snow that melts back into the louvers of the attic space.

-- You can't fail if you don't give up.

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dannelson

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#6 posted 02-28-2018 04:06 PM

Dave, the handplane ,mallet and chisel are cedar painted (props) affixed to the sign to get it to look 3d. purely for looks.

cnnyakman. hard to see but the sign stands off from the louvers. good point though.

rtbrmb. Thanks for turning the photo I could not.

-- nelson woodcrafters

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Smitty_Cabinetshop

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#7 posted 02-28-2018 04:36 PM

The sign looks great! I was wondering the same thing Dave asked.

-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. -- OldTools Archive --

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farmerdude

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#8 posted 02-28-2018 10:58 PM

I’m curious, as are Dave, and Smitty, but I’ll word it differently. Do you use a plane, and a mallet and chisels to make furniture, or do you use power tools? Either way, great looking sign.

-- Jeff in central Me.

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dannelson

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#9 posted 03-03-2018 08:34 PM

To clear the questions up. Yes I do use hand tools. but the majority of stuff that comes out of the shop has been touched in some form or fashion by the CNC.

-- nelson woodcrafters

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farmerdude

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#10 posted 03-03-2018 10:26 PM

That satisfies my curiosity. Thanks for the response, and sharing the sign.

-- Jeff in central Me.

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