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Red oak leaf plaque

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Project by Kevin posted 02-20-2012 02:08 AM 1805 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Picure #1 is a Red oak leaf plaque I made for my brother in law. Picture #2 is a White oak leaf plaque I made for my father in law. I forgot to take a picture of it before he mounted his antlers. Both are made out of pine, from patterns I enlarged from real leaves.

-- Measure twice, cut once, then sand a whole bunch





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#1 posted 02-20-2012 02:13 AM

such a unique idea well done.

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#2 posted 02-20-2012 02:15 AM

Nice job! What will the oak leaf be used for? Cool idea for the white oak leaf.

-- Kelly, Allen,KS

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#3 posted 02-20-2012 03:00 PM

Thank you! The white oak leaf was the first one I made. My brother in law liked the idea of mounting antlers on it, but wanted a Red oak leaf for his. The red oak leaf is my favorite.

-- Measure twice, cut once, then sand a whole bunch

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#4 posted 02-20-2012 04:03 PM

Nice work with the wood. It makes a good mount for the antlers. Might I suggest a leather cover for the skull portion of the mount to hide the screws. Wood, antler, and leather always go well together.

-- Author of POWER CARVING BOOTS & SHOES - Schiffer Publishing. Available online or your favourite bookstore.

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