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I borrowed the pattern of the small mouth bass from one of the Creative Works magazines, painted it a dark brown. Sign is approx. 29-1/2” long x 12” wide.
-- Nancy Antley
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#1 posted 03-21-2013 04:17 PM
Great looking sign Nancy, that small mouth bass looks like it just came out of the water. Thanks for sharing.
-- Bill, Quitman, Georgia
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#2 posted 03-21-2013 05:48 PM
Great control on the fine detail! Nice work.
-- " 'Truth' is like a beautiful flower, unique to each plant and to the season it blossoms ... 'Fact' is the root and leaf, allowing the plant grow and bloom again."
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#3 posted 03-22-2013 07:17 AM
Love it, and the detail is amazing. Great job
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#4 posted 03-22-2013 12:00 PM
Nice work. Is the scrolled fish raised, as in glued on the board? Or is it inlaid. It looks in the photo to be almost flush with the background wood.
#5 posted 03-22-2013 04:21 PM
Hi William! The bass is inlaid in the board. I cut it out, painted it, and glued it back.
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#7 posted 03-22-2013 04:24 PM
Thanks all. Coming from you guys means alot.
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#8 posted 03-22-2013 07:23 PM
Nice cutting nancy and welcome to LJ.
-- Kelly, Allen,KS
#9 posted 03-23-2013 12:34 AM
Did you use some kind of filler to fill around the edges when you glued it back in?If not, what size blade did you use for such a close cut?I can’t see any gaps at all. That is some steady cutting.
#10 posted 03-23-2013 02:51 AM
No filler, just cut and glued back in. I used a reverse tooth #2 tlb (tough little blade) that I purchase from Seyco.com.
#11 posted 03-23-2013 03:22 AM
Thanks. I may have to check their blades out if a #2 will cut that close.
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