New Workshop sign (Thanks Jim Jakosh)

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This sign was made for me by Jim Jakosh. The wood is ash. Jim made this for me using his duplicator. (man I would love to have one similar). I painted the letters with a brown paint pen. Now I just need to seal it and put a hanger on the back to hang it in my shop. Many thanks to a great friend.

--, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#1 posted 10-28-2011 09:55 PM

It should read “Rustic Workshop”
Nice sign by the way..

-- Don't drink and use power tools @

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Jim Jakosh

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#2 posted 10-28-2011 09:59 PM

Rick, you’re very welcome, my friend!!............................Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#3 posted 10-28-2011 10:38 PM

Thanks Larry, actually I was thinking of Santa’s workshop

--, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#4 posted 10-28-2011 11:17 PM

Leave it to Jim;) He can do almost anything…. I agree your sign should read Rustic Workshop ;)

Thanks for abasing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#5 posted 10-29-2011 02:40 AM

great gift and a nice tribute.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#6 posted 10-29-2011 02:59 AM

So nice, it looks really cool – I understand your proud and happy.
Jim you are wonderful it’s that simple.
And Rick even when you get really old and don’t remember where you go you will always know where you are when you reach the workshop, this thanks to Jim.
Congrat with the new sign,
Best thoughts,

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#7 posted 10-29-2011 03:00 AM

Looks great! Can You make the Rustic stand out a bit more? just kidding

-- Saved! and so gratefull.Consider Who Created it All

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#8 posted 10-29-2011 03:31 PM

aren’t friends the best !

-- The pig caught under the fence is always the one doing all the squealing !

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#9 posted 10-30-2011 01:52 AM

you said it

--, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#10 posted 10-30-2011 03:02 AM

Rick, that’s a great sign for your shop. I like it a lot and it was a very thoughtful gift from, Jim.

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#11 posted 10-30-2011 04:32 AM

Actually I asked him if he could make one for me. I just provided the wood

--, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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