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Project by MonteCristo posted 07-05-2012 06:47 PM 1085 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

In our rural area we are required to have our house number clearly visible at the road for ambulance and fire reasons. I can only claim credit for the wooden part of this. The actual plaque is made by a small family run company near Vancouver BC and is a a modern incarnation of an old English cast iron sign. The wood is clear Western Red Cedar. The pieces that hold the plaque lie in slots cut in the posts. They are tongue and grooved together, the overall aim being to allow for seasonal movement due to humidity and other moisture (commonly called rain !).

-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""





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~Julie~

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#1 posted 07-05-2012 07:07 PM

Nice sign… you’ve given me some ideas!

-- ~Julie~ followyourheartwoodworking.blogspot.ca

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#2 posted 07-06-2012 10:54 AM

MC,

Very classy, modest yet stately. I like it. – Len

-- Mother Nature should be proud of what you've done with her tree. - Len ...just north of a stone's throw from the oHIo, river that is, in So. Indiana.

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#3 posted 07-06-2012 04:51 PM

Thanks guys. I like the way you put it, Len. Makes me think it turned out the way I wanted.

-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""

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#4 posted 07-07-2012 06:31 AM

Very Nice Project! Thanks for Posting!

Rick

-- COMMON SENSE Is Like Deodorant. The People Who need It Most, Never Use It.

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