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Project by Jim Jakosh posted 581 days ago 1125 views 1 time favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I dusted off the duplicator yesterday to carve out these signs for my friend’s grandsons’ rooms.
I had to call to get the correct spelling and I’m glad I did for Johnathan. I’d have left the h out!
They are meant to hang on the wall or they can free stand on chest of drawers.
They are made from 5/8” Koa that I found in the wood room that was left over from another project.

I debated on painting in the letters, but we’ll see how they like them just like this. It can be done later.

They are finished with clear matte spray.

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!





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SPalm

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#1 posted 581 days ago

Nice work Jim.
Kids seem to just love to have their names in lights.
I like them plain too – but hey…

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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Woodwrecker

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#2 posted 581 days ago

Really cool Jim !

-- Having fun...Eric

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Surfside

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#4 posted 580 days ago

Marvelous!

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WoodenFrog

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#5 posted 580 days ago

More AWESOME Work Jim!!!
Very Nice!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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Blackie_

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#6 posted 580 days ago

Those are very nice Jim, I’m sure the boys will love them.

-- Randy - If I'm not on LJ's then I'm making Saw Dust. Please feel free to visit my store location at http://www.facebook.com/randy.blackstock.custom.wood.designs

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Joe Lyddon

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#7 posted 580 days ago

Very good, Jim

What does your “Duplicator” look like?

Turned out GREAT!

Router table just used to Round-over… right?

Thank you.

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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Sergio

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#8 posted 580 days ago

Good looking signs. I prefer as it is without painting

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majuvla

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#9 posted 580 days ago

Beautiful signs.They gonna love it.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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degoose

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#10 posted 580 days ago

Fabulous…Nice font to boot..

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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Jim Jakosh

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#11 posted 580 days ago

Thank you all for all the nice comments. It looks like many agree that they are okay without painting the letters.

Larry, that is the only font I have. I’d like to have more but that set of letters and numbers 1 3/4” high cost me $100!!!

Joe, as for the duplicator, here is project that shows it in action: http://lumberjocks.com/projects/29884

I did the edges with a hand router. I just put them on the router table to take their pictures- it was the only place clear!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Bob Collins

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#12 posted 580 days ago

Nicely done Jim, kids will love them.

-- Bob C, Australia. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools

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Roger

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#13 posted 580 days ago

2 very nicely lettered signs.

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

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thewoodworker01

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#14 posted 580 days ago

Very ncie signs. Those duplicators are nice to have. I wished I had one. Good work!

Christian

-- Most people say "Measure Twice, Cut Once." I say, "Cut Twice, Measure Once".

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ShopTinker

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#15 posted 580 days ago

I really like them just as they are. I think for a bedroom they are better like this, without the letters being colored. I bet they will be thrilled them.

-- Dan - Valparaiso, Indiana, "A smart man changes his mind, a fool never does."

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