Don't Like Cops?

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Project by William posted 07-14-2012 09:36 PM 4862 views 1 time favorited 36 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I got this pattern from Scroll Saw Workshop. I apologize I don’t have the link on hand directly to the pattern, but you can look in the pattern catalog on that site and find it.
I downloaded this pattern a long time ago with the intent to cut out the pattern on the scrollsaw. Well, yesterday I could hardly move and needed something to do that I could do almost exclusively sitting in one spot. So I enlarged the pattern using a program called Inkscape. I made it 14×17”. Then I used carbon paper to trace it onto wood so I could cut the pattern out with a router. I then painted the letters and finished it with an exterior finish so it could be hung outside if one wanted to do so.


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#1 posted 07-14-2012 09:39 PM

I absolutely LOVE it! I agree with the message too.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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#2 posted 07-14-2012 09:41 PM

Absolutely love the sign. Excellent job.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#3 posted 07-14-2012 09:57 PM

Thank you both.
I made two of these. I am not sure why. I just did. I’m thinking about giving one of them to a cop that I know.


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#4 posted 07-14-2012 10:54 PM

Do you have the crackheads number??? I can’t find it in the book…

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#5 posted 07-14-2012 11:39 PM

Great sign! I’m sure the cop you know would love it.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#6 posted 07-15-2012 12:27 AM

Cool! Give one to your cop friend. I bet he’ll get a big kick out of it. Might even mount it on his patrol car!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#7 posted 07-15-2012 12:30 AM

Love the sign.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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#8 posted 07-15-2012 12:32 AM

Love it. I swiped your pic and posted it to facebook. I’m a prosecutor with a great number of friends in law enforcement.; thought they would all enjoy seeing it. ( I didn’t check to see if this violated any of the forum rules; if it does, please let me know, and I’ll remove it immediately. Thanks!)

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#9 posted 07-15-2012 12:49 AM

Thank you all very much.
lawyer, I don’t think it violates anything. Steve Goode designed the pattern. He offers all his patterns free on the site I provided a link to in my original post.


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#10 posted 07-15-2012 01:28 AM

Amen! Enough said. Well done.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are."

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#11 posted 07-15-2012 02:00 AM

I has a deep rispect for occifers inlaw. Wherz wood wee be withouts them!!! Now, wat do I did withs mie kar keeyz….

Great sign.

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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#12 posted 07-15-2012 02:05 AM

C L A S S I C !

I love it!

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#13 posted 07-15-2012 02:06 AM

Well said

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#14 posted 07-15-2012 02:24 AM

I remember a similar sign from the 60’s that read “If you don’t like cops, next time you’re in trouble call a hippy!”. It was carried by a uniformed cop at a pot rally in (I believe) LA. Needless to say, he was not part of the rally.
At the time I was in training for the Metropolitan Toronto Police Force, so I understood where he was coming from.


-- The nicer the nice, the higher the price!

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#15 posted 07-15-2012 02:31 AM

Love the sign. As for the advice, I think I’ll stick with calling the cops, should such a situation arise. ;-)

-- The first cordless tool was a stick. The first power tool was a rock.

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