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Project by dustynewt posted 01-11-2011 03:48 PM 980 views 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The first two are from a beauty walnut chunk.

The third is Cuban Mahogany with an inlaid Purpleheart heart. It is beveled on the back edge to tilt the names up.

No.’s 4 and 5 are colored Maple.

The last is Brazilian cherry display names (also with the back edges beveled).

-- Peace in Wood ~ http://dustynewt.com/





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iSawitFirst

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#1 posted 01-12-2011 02:47 AM

I really like the font you use. Do you make individual letters and glue them together or are each on solid wood?

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dustynewt

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#2 posted 01-12-2011 04:29 AM

Thanks. I have developed this letter style with strength and readability in mind over the last 28+ years of doing these. They are cut from a solid chunk of hardwood.

Here is a short video of the cutting; http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W4ZY0ESmMqM

-- Peace in Wood ~ http://dustynewt.com/

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