Street Number Sign

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Project by jack1 posted 10-17-2010 10:41 PM 1515 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I took apart an old redwood fence years ago and saved some of the better rails. I use them to make street number signs as gifts for good clients. I do a free-hand numbering and I sometimes carve a little on one end. This piece had a better sap wood side so that is why it’s not “red” redwood. ;0)

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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#1 posted 10-17-2010 10:50 PM

looks good jack

but the first 5
should be a 3 ?

other than that
it’s great

-- 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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#2 posted 10-17-2010 10:56 PM

You are right! ;0) I’ll talk to the owners and get them to move… ;0)

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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#3 posted 10-18-2010 12:02 AM

That’s a great idea, something nice for your clients and fun for you.

-- God is great, wood is good. Let us thank Him for wood......and old hand tools.

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#4 posted 10-18-2010 01:23 AM

Very nice project Jack. A great way to reuse the wood.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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#5 posted 10-18-2010 01:49 AM

Nice project, Jack.

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#6 posted 10-18-2010 04:23 AM

cool stuff…and I bet this kind of thing could sell…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#7 posted 10-18-2010 04:28 AM

Very Nice Job

-- Jim, Kentucky

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#8 posted 10-18-2010 11:51 PM

Thats just cool! Great idea and re-use of wood.

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio.....

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