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Old cedar fence board sign

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Project by snoman1973 posted 05-11-2013 03:40 AM 1723 views 2 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this sign for my father’s birthday. The main body of the sign is old weathered-grey cedar fence board and the border is made from walnut sap wood with the bark still attached. the backing is 1/4 in. poplar. I free hand sketched the scroll saw pattern so it’s a bit messy and hap-hazard,but was still able the see it well enough to follow on the saw :P. I didn’t clear coat the wood for fear of giving it a plastic looking shine. Mostly because I prefer the natural look of wood grain.

-- The wood often tells me what it wants to be... great... now the voices in my head have company....;-P





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#1 posted 05-11-2013 07:37 AM

Very nice… Love the rustic look… Thanks for sharing…

-- Dan

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#2 posted 05-11-2013 09:33 PM

I like it you done a great job with the scroll work

-- Todd

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#3 posted 05-11-2013 10:25 PM

I like it! Well done!

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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