Retirement Plaque

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Project by Mark Emerson posted 07-02-2011 06:12 AM 1351 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my first plaque, after a few practice rounds of course, using my new CNC Shark Pro. Picture isn’t all that great (my fault) and the plaque looks better in true life. But none-the-less, I’m pretty proud of it.

-- Mark, Pueblo, CO. >>> A few pieces of wood and an Idea is all it takes to get me in trouble :)

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#1 posted 07-02-2011 01:32 PM

This really looks good! How did you get the lettering to stand out? Did you mask them somehow?

-- Rod ~ There's never enough time to finish a project, but there's always time to start another one.

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Mark Emerson

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#2 posted 07-02-2011 05:54 PM

After the stain and pulyurethane the plaque looked so busy that the lettering was a little difficult to read. Fortunately the lettering was high enough that I sanded the stain off and applied the poly and that worked pretty good. I think I used too dark of a stain so the next plaque I’m making I’m either going to use a naturally darker wood like Walnut or use a lighter stain.

-- Mark, Pueblo, CO. >>> A few pieces of wood and an Idea is all it takes to get me in trouble :)

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Michael Parrish

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#3 posted 07-02-2011 08:18 PM

Wow that looks great!! I am interested in who you did the lettering.

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#4 posted 08-02-2015 09:14 AM

The brother, dеar, to use ChPU Shark Pro and ”” the animal ””will be able. You vyrezh the hands and then it will be held in respect….....

-- Ganchik Sasha. Life shouldn't be a draft copy.....

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#5 posted 08-02-2015 03:25 PM

That CNC really does a nice job. You must really be getting the feel of programming it and getting it setup properly.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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