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Retirement plaque

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Project by watermark posted 04-27-2013 10:01 PM 934 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a plaque I made for a great guy who retired from our company after 21 years of service.

The brass piece on the left is the base of an old water meter I had worked on by local jewelers.

The wrench on the right was custom made for him 50+ years ago and had his nick name welded on.

The meter base is secured with the original bolts and I drilled and tapped holes in the wrench to mount it.

The company logo was done by Big Island Engraving.

The wood is Mango with Ohia bow tie inlays. I used minwax fruit wood stain and spray on lacquer finish.

I had a lot of fun putting this together. Thanks for looking.

-- "He who has no dog, hunts with a cat" Portuguese proverb





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#1 posted 04-28-2013 01:39 PM

neat project posting … fun read

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#2 posted 04-30-2013 05:50 PM

I’m sure this will be a cherished gift.

-- Think of the solution, not the problem.

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#3 posted 05-01-2013 02:06 PM

Like the natural and raw look of the materials. It makes a great and thoughtful gift, very creative. Well done!

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