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Project by SisQMark posted 775 days ago 958 views 0 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a commissioned indoor sign for a local business. I used epoxy colored with acrylic paint & glitter for the inlayed lettering. The owner also requested a redwood tree on his sign, so I wood burned one on there for him. I finished it with tung oil, It measures 8” x 11”, It is also a two sided sign. I also was able to use some reclaimed sugar pine from an old shelving unit in an old building. Thanks for looking.
Mark

-- Don't waste today, it is yesterdays tomorrow!~SisQMark





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JoeyG

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#1 posted 775 days ago

Looks great Mark. I can’t wait to have time to do some inlays again. Looks like you are having fun with it. Is this the 5 min epoxy or the pour-able stuff?

-- JoeyG ~~~ http://www.facebook.com/JHGWoodWorks

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SisQMark

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#2 posted 775 days ago

Hi Joey, this is the pourable stuff. I’ve had some real good results with it, it’s kind of my go to epoxy for stuff like this.

-- Don't waste today, it is yesterdays tomorrow!~SisQMark

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JoeyG

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#3 posted 775 days ago

That’s what I was figuring Mark. I plan to get some for my next inlay. It looks like it may be a few months before I have time to. I love seeing your inlays. They are making it hard for me not to take a day off from other projects and do one.

-- JoeyG ~~~ http://www.facebook.com/JHGWoodWorks

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SisQMark

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#4 posted 775 days ago

I’m glad you like them, hey at least this was a commissioned piece & fun too!

-- Don't waste today, it is yesterdays tomorrow!~SisQMark

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shipwright

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#5 posted 775 days ago

I think you’re onto something with the particular epoxy technique you are developing.
The results are very attractive.
Good work and good creative thinking.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/

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SisQMark

379 posts in 1101 days


#6 posted 775 days ago

Thanks Paul, I can’t take all the credit though, JoeyG’s blog gave my head a kick in the right direction. I am however coming up with some new ideas. As soon as I get those ideas into project form I’ll post them. This epoxy that I use is just great stuff!! Too many possibilities.

-- Don't waste today, it is yesterdays tomorrow!~SisQMark

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stefang

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#7 posted 775 days ago

Looks great, a real eye catcher. I think the burning came out good to0.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Roger

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#8 posted 775 days ago

very eye-catching

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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chrisstef

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#9 posted 775 days ago

i had a funny feeling this came from california …. nice work.

-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty

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HokieScott

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#10 posted 775 days ago

^^^^ haha, I did too, or Colorado I suppose. Dispensary?

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Kelsey123

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#11 posted 775 days ago

LOOOOOVIN IT!!!! 402 Brew Crew

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SisQMark

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#12 posted 775 days ago

Thanks guys for the nice comments.

-- Don't waste today, it is yesterdays tomorrow!~SisQMark

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petercool

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#13 posted 675 days ago

It’s really fabulous. Stylish way of advertising. It will definitely attract more and more people. I am going to use this advertising scheme for my business.
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Indoor advertising

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