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Project by John Cleary posted 419 days ago 595 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was asked to make a barrier for the infants in the school to not pass a certain point on the school grounds.
Its made from 3”x2” and 3/4” WBP Plywood.
Aluminium primer was applied for protection with gloss paint used to highlight the warning sign and top rail.
Not wanting it to look to scary for the kids, i asked one the the older kids to draw a silloutte of a little girls head.
I then laminated the drawing, cut out the parts i didnt need and traced it onto 1/8” MDF.
After which i was able to use to as my template for the cut outs as there are 6 barriers in total.
The barriers are 1600mm x 1000mm.

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JesseTutt

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#1 posted 419 days ago

Nice Job!

-- Jesse, Saint Louis, Missouri

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Scott Oldre

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#2 posted 419 days ago

Hmmm…...so “No Girls” at the school :) Just kidding, they look sturdy and I liked the fact that you asked one of the kids to make the contribution of the art. They’ll remember that for a long time.

-- Scott, Irmo SC

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robscastle

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#3 posted 418 days ago

Nice work but I think the pony tail brigade will not be happy schoolies when they see it.
Hey that gives me a thought for a workshop sign!!

Regards
Robert

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BuzzBate

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#4 posted 418 days ago

I know they have to be painted for weather, but it’s ashame. They look so good pre-finish.

-- "Drill as many holes as you want. We have plenty of putty."

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