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Tucson Police Badge in Walnut

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Project by lawrence posted 06-01-2013 02:53 AM 767 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made the following for a friend who is (obviously) a Tucson police officer. It is carved in Walnut and is a hair under 14 inches high.

Hopefully my friend likes it, it was fun to make. It took about 2 hours to do the computer designing and the carve itself was approximately 4 hours on my Carvewright (on best setting)

Thanks for any comments as always,
Lawrence





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#1 posted 06-01-2013 04:28 AM

very nice,your friend will love it.thanks for sharing…

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#2 posted 06-01-2013 02:07 PM

Wow, amazing stuff.

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

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#3 posted 06-01-2013 02:41 PM

that is amazing!
Great job…but the last picture surprised me, with the gold leafing.
Not meant as criticism, but
was it necessary to use Walnut, if you were going to cover it?
It still looks beautiful.

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! SteveW

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#4 posted 06-01-2013 04:30 PM

sorry… I wasn’t clear- the last picture is a pic of the actual badge itself- not the wooden model

Lawrence

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#5 posted 06-02-2013 03:06 AM

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#6 posted 06-02-2013 04:31 AM

That is a great job. Love the detail

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#7 posted 09-18-2013 04:57 PM

Wow, I’ve had my Carvewright for several years now, in fact I had one of the original machines, that they have since replaced with the more up to date model. I have never been able to get anything out of it nearly as nice as this. What software did you use to design it.

I am a retired police officer and would love to be able to create a copy of my badge.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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