A strange sign request

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Project by TheKingsTreasures posted 07-17-2008 03:13 AM 1456 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Had an order for two flip flops. One is 37 inches high, inch and a half thick and one is 18 inches high. They are made of sassafrass and I used the router to cut the design and lettering.


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#1 posted 07-17-2008 04:00 AM

Looks good to me, nice control with the router, I’m terrible freehand….

-- As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another. (Proverbs 27:17) †

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#2 posted 07-17-2008 04:35 AM

Very cool project. Thanks for sharing.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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#3 posted 07-17-2008 12:14 PM

that’s cute. Strange, indeed.. but you did a great job with it.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#4 posted 07-17-2008 06:02 PM

These look great. I imagine they’re house number/name signs? What did you use to darken the recesses?

-- The name is "Splinter"... I'm the son-of-a-son-of-a-carpenter

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#5 posted 07-17-2008 11:56 PM

Hi Mick, I just used black paint to paint in the recesses of the letters. I am a bit messy when I paint so I just sand it again and that takes care of my mess and leaves a nice clean edge to the letters.


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#6 posted 07-18-2008 02:12 AM

Nice sign. I do like sasafrass wood. Nice bold grain.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#7 posted 07-18-2008 06:40 AM

Hope “Vicki” was pleased…

-- John

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#8 posted 02-08-2011 10:50 PM


-- Homer : "Oh, and how is education supposed to make me feel smarter? Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain."

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