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Project by Diggerjacks posted 06-21-2013 06:13 PM 879 views 2 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello

I have two passions : Wood working and mountain bike DH ( downhill)

On this project I have my two passions together : What else ? a coffee perhaps !!!!
Its a transfert of a picture on a piece of wood

My son and me love this sport.

Last summer I’ve broken my mountain bike ( sniff) but I buy another one for this summer
(A cannondale claymore ) and I m waiting for the next holidays to try it on the french mountains

Comments welcome ( woodworking or biking )
Thanks for looking

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit





9 comments so far

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Bricofleur

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#1 posted 06-21-2013 09:16 PM

Jack, did you transfer the picture on a piece of wood? It looks like pine grain to me. More info required here please

Best,

Serge

http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

-- Learn from yesterday, work today and enjoy success tomorrow. -- http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

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KnotCurser

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#2 posted 06-21-2013 11:19 PM

Looks great!

Looks like you got your method down just fine, Sir!

Cheers!

-bob

-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: rrww@rhoadesclan.com / www.rhoadesclan.com

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lanwater

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#3 posted 06-22-2013 05:12 AM

Is it just like T-shirt transfer?
Did you print it on a laser printer and iron it?

It looks cool.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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Diggerjacks

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#4 posted 06-22-2013 07:41 AM

Hello

Thanks to all
To Serge : Yes I’ve used pine

To Bob and lanwater : I use a classic printer because I don’t have a laser printer (The result is better with a laser printer ) to print the picture
I have done many project like this for last christmas.
I have seen a lot of video on the net and the last days JCC have posted a video with a lot explications : http://lumberjocks.com/projects/85714

And you can also read the blog of Knutcorser : http://lumberjocks.com/KnotCurser/blog/36527

It’s really funny to make and you are sure to make people very happy

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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Roger

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#5 posted 06-22-2013 11:59 AM

I like the way that came out.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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Bluepine38

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#6 posted 06-22-2013 02:24 PM

Great looking picture, I have broke a frame, and tacoed a few wheels mountain biking and it is fun, although
I seem to have slowed down a bit that last couple of years. Thank you for sharing.

-- As ever, Gus-the 75 yr young apprentice carpenter

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helluvawreck

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#7 posted 06-22-2013 02:34 PM

It’s a nice piece. I bet that you and your son enjoy your bikes together. That’s good.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Fishinbo

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#8 posted 06-25-2013 02:51 PM

Beautiful frame, the photo looks good on wood which gives an antique look. Well done!

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Diggerjacks

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#9 posted 06-27-2013 04:39 PM

Hello fishinbo

Yes I like the antique look also
It was a very funny project

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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