or Join Now!
Some signs my fiance and I made tonight. Made out of CDX plywood. Cracked paint look. Courtney hand painted the letters. Will be used for decorations at our wedding in June. Thanks for looking!
-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!
Jan 03, 2012
home | projects | blog
2583 posts in 2488 days
Preview this project card
5247 posts in 3279 days
#1 posted 01-03-2012 02:33 AM
Sweet. Nice lettering.
Does everyone at the wedding sit on bucket chairs? That would be cool.
You two look like you are having a lot of fun. Good for you guys.Steve
-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon
6358 posts in 1995 days
#2 posted 01-03-2012 02:33 AM
Serious god job on the letters. Very well done.
#3 posted 01-03-2012 02:35 AM
haha – yes, Steve, bucket chairs for everyone! :) :)
3902 posts in 3094 days
#4 posted 01-03-2012 02:35 AM
884 posts in 2165 days
#5 posted 01-03-2012 03:21 AM
Very Nice job on the hand lettering. From a quick look at the pictures I was expecting to read that you had somebody laser them for you.
-- Dan - Valparaiso, Indiana, "A smart man changes his mind, a fool never does."
45 posts in 1809 days
#6 posted 01-03-2012 03:21 AM
so sweet. I think its lovely when you have a partner that you are able to work with,both coming together to make something so lovely. congradulations your wedding enjoy the planning.
-- Leanne, Australia, http://www.sawdustartonline.com
1079 posts in 3204 days
#7 posted 01-03-2012 03:35 AM
-- Max the "night janitor" at www.hardwoodclocks.com
209 posts in 2401 days
#8 posted 01-03-2012 03:38 AM
I remember when you posted that “She said Yes!!!” Glad to see you two going strong. Love the pics.
-- I'd like to believe Murphy's Law haunts my woodshop, because if it's Karma it would mean I had something to do with it. - K.R.
#9 posted 01-03-2012 03:47 AM
Thanks guys! We had a blast making these. One of the few times she’s actually WANTED to go out into the wood shop! :)
356 posts in 2474 days
#10 posted 01-03-2012 05:06 AM
Great work on the signs and good luck with your upcoming nuptials.
43 posts in 2085 days
#11 posted 01-03-2012 06:31 AM
Very classical lettering. Love it. I just finished a while back making signs for my brother’s wedding on old rustic fence boards and different little pieces from those fence boards as the lettering. I’ll have to post that project. By the way… how did you get the paint to crack like that? I know there’s a few differnt ways but curious on yours.
-- Dustin, Central Coast California
13297 posts in 1757 days
#12 posted 01-03-2012 06:33 AM
Congratulations Cortney, When dakramer gets back from his fishing trip, he’ll be happy to make you some kitchen cabinets…..
-- My mind is like lighting, one brilliant flash, then its gone.....
#13 posted 01-03-2012 06:45 AM
How we did it was to use Elmer’s Glue. Paint the wood black (or brown, or some dark color). Once that dries, spread Elmer’s Glue all over it – use a brush and get a nice even coat on it. Let the glue dry until it gets tacky (1-2 minutes), then paint the white over top of it. It’ll crack in which ever way your paint strokes are (for the top coat – white). Its really simple!
I believe the paint needs to be an acrylic paint. Spray paint doesnt work
2394 posts in 2499 days
#14 posted 01-03-2012 10:55 AM
Great lettering on that sign…............
11025 posts in 2486 days
#15 posted 01-03-2012 12:53 PM
So nice.Wonderful that you make these signs your self for the wedding, to share the time before and then be united to share the time after.I wish you both all the best for the wedding,Mads
-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.
View all comments »
showing 1 through 15 of 31 comments
Go to Pulse page »
©2016 Verticalscope Inc. All Rights Reserved. |
Terms of Service
DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.
Latest Projects |
Latest Blog Entries |
Latest Forum Topics