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Project by sugarpine posted 06-28-2012 11:28 PM 2642 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The local Masonic Lodge needed a six inch logo in red oak. I originally thought about simply cutting it out of a 1/4” to 3/8” piece of stock. After I laid it out on the wood, the grain was running the wrong direction on the square and overall it looked very amateurish. I made it three dimensional. The divider has five pieces: two arms, two raised embelishments and one screw head (a flattened 3/8” screw hole button with a bandsaw kerf). The square is four pieces with scroll saw kerfs to define the graduations. All pieces are glued to a 1/8 ” baltic birch backer cut slightly smalller.

-- sugarpine

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#1 posted 06-28-2012 11:32 PM

Looks good sugarpine.
I think I’ve seen that somewhere in my travels.

-- Life is good.

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#2 posted 06-29-2012 12:35 AM

Very impressive – looks pretty much spot on to the real logo!


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#3 posted 06-29-2012 02:49 AM

Excellence rarely disappoints. Very good work.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#4 posted 06-29-2012 04:00 AM

Very well done.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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#5 posted 06-29-2012 01:12 PM

Nice Work! Bet there happy!

-- spanky46 -- Never enough clamps...Never enough tools...Never enough time.

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#6 posted 06-29-2012 03:07 PM

Nicely done!

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#7 posted 06-29-2012 07:46 PM

I’m glad that you saw the “Light” and decided to use solid stock instead of plywood.

F.&A.M #411

-- "Let he who does not work in wood, find something else that's half as good." (can't remember who I'm quoting)

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#8 posted 07-04-2012 02:33 AM

Nicely done surgarpine… I’m still busy as hell. Headed back to the shop.

-- Ken

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