Wooden Map

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Project by ks23 posted 09-23-2012 09:15 PM 2648 views 26 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Wooden Map my girlfriend and I made this weekend. She did all the hard parts. She drew on everything by hand and then stained it. I just put the boards together and mounted it on the wall.

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Chris McDowell

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#1 posted 09-23-2012 09:24 PM

Now this is stinking awesome. Such a great idea! Was this your girlfriend’s idea?

-- Chris, , FACEBOOK: , Proverbs 16:9

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#2 posted 09-23-2012 09:40 PM

Agreed – this is really original and looks really impressive. How did you keep the stain inside the lines ?

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#3 posted 09-23-2012 09:45 PM

She used a very small paint brush and then just wiped it back towards the inside with paper towels.

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#4 posted 09-23-2012 10:25 PM

Nice Idea, but where is Atlantis?

-- What we do in life will Echo through Eternity........

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#5 posted 09-23-2012 11:33 PM

I would have bet the stain would bleed beyond the pencil lines. Great to to see I would have lost that bet!

Looks fantastic!

-- Tar Heelz, Durham, NC USA

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#6 posted 09-24-2012 12:03 AM

“beyond awesome, it’s….. BEAWesome!!”

-Bolt the superdog.

I vote a solid ditto on that one

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#7 posted 09-24-2012 12:42 AM

Creative project!

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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#8 posted 09-24-2012 01:07 AM

outstanding, what a great idea… looks really really awesome.. one of a kind woodwork that is also art.. A+ to both of you… on a side note, Aint it nice when she makes you look good!! Papa

-- Papa...

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#9 posted 09-24-2012 01:12 AM

Damn… When I saw the thumbnail of this project I thought for sure you had the map printed out on sticker paper.. haha Nice work (your girlfriend mostly… hahaha)

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#10 posted 09-24-2012 02:05 AM

A weekend you say? If I started now, I’d be giving it up by December. That is some awesome skill!

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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Jim Abbruzzese

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#11 posted 09-24-2012 02:42 AM

Wicked cool. I’d hang that in my house for sure. Well done!

-- Jim,

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#12 posted 09-24-2012 03:20 AM

Very very cool! I want one.

-- Shameless - Winner of two Stumpy Nubs Awards

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#13 posted 09-24-2012 03:59 AM

Really cool project.You can actualy learn geografy from it!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#14 posted 09-24-2012 05:38 PM

That’s so cool. Bet Indonesia was a pain.

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#15 posted 09-24-2012 09:36 PM


-- Ride hard or go home~

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