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Project by JSan posted 07-19-2013 08:47 AM 677 views 2 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This is my first upload. I have been playing around with painted and routed signs for the last two years. I’ve been learning as i go. This is a sign made on cedar and given a vintage worn look.

-- "It's always a good idea to copy a good (wood project) idea" author unknown





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clieb91

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#1 posted 07-19-2013 03:12 PM

Nice first posting. The vintage look is certainly there.
Look forward to seeing more.

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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#2 posted 07-23-2013 01:33 PM

Well done! Your technique is effective. It looks vintage, has a nice distressed look.

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#3 posted 07-24-2013 07:34 PM

Nice job JSan,
I would love to learn more about the finishing process.

-- Jeff, eastern Wa

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#4 posted 07-27-2013 04:10 AM

Pretty easy. Used left over cedar board, painted with red outdoor paint (small plastic craft paint sold at wal-mart) traced the wording, painted wording with a paint pen, let it dry for about five-ten minutes, spray some thompson weather sealant and then some light sanding, wash it to remove wood dust and let it dry and your done.

-- "It's always a good idea to copy a good (wood project) idea" author unknown

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