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Project by lawrence posted 385 days ago 1113 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I carve quite a few signs that I don’t post here on the ‘net because lets face it, not everyone wants to see yet another CNC sign. I made this with my Carvewright.

This one makes me smile though and I wanted to share it—I’ve made it for a friend to hang over his hot tub. It is the first time I’ve carved Jatoba, and it carved quite nicely. The carve is .4 deep into a piece of sized 12×20. I rubbed a little dark pigment into the bubble bath carve and sanded it off to make the details show better and then topped it with epifanes oil based. I’ll put on 4 or 5 more coats before it is done and it’ll be ready for an English summer outdoors.

Thanks for looking, and comments are always appreciated
Lawrence





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hoss12992

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#1 posted 385 days ago

Great job. Cool sign

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#2 posted 385 days ago

This would look good in here:

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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#3 posted 385 days ago

That is very nice, I would love to learn how to do that, Is that done on a CNC machine, router and carving knives, or what did u use to carve it. Thanks in advance.

-- Stan, Shelbyville, Ky

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#4 posted 385 days ago

Very nice,
How long did it take to carve?

-- Vince

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#5 posted 385 days ago

Looks very nice. I think the CNC machine is very appropriate for this type of work. I suspect that many of us here on LJ don’t really know much about CNC work. It is easy to think that it is just the machine doing the work, but I’m sure there must be a lot of work put in by the designer/operator to get such a nice result as you’ve gotten here. A blog to explain the process including the human interaction would sure help us understand it better and appreciate it more if you can find the time.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#6 posted 384 days ago

Very cool.
Stefang, you are right, there is a lot of work involved in creating a project with a CNC.
Vectric is a CNC software company in England. Their products are 1st rate and this forum will show you a lot about CNC work. http://www.vectric.com/forum/

Phil

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