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Omega Psi Phi Paddle

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Project by Jerome posted 06-12-2013 03:18 PM 3242 views 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my first paddle that I cut out. I had to cut the 12’ long 2×8 (actually 2×7) with my hand saw. Ii can say that it was a relief to stray away from any power tools, at least for the major parts. I ended using my reciprocating saw to reach the inside angles. the cuts were smoothed off with my jigsaw. I then sanded with 80 grit, 120, grit, and 220 grit sandpaper then cleaned and applied stain and poly.

I created my own stencils for the letters and cut them out with my scroll saw. The small shield was also hand-made and well as the small Greek letters, star and lamp that lay on top. The paddle is about 77 inches tall.

-- Jerome, Marietta, GA





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#1 posted 06-17-2013 06:48 PM

It looks good and very nice work on the scroll saw. A great tribute to the brotherhood. Well done!

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#2 posted 05-03-2017 11:00 PM

I would like one of the TEAM ..

Troy Taylor
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