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Project by degoose posted 08-03-2013 09:29 PM 1038 views 0 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

First sign is a house sign, laser engraved on Maple with a Jarrah border… 500 mm by 150 mm… finished in garden furniture oil…Font is Hobo Std
Second is a group of 4 signs with horses names for their stalls in the stable… a further 2 framed signs have been ordered… to be used this weekend at the RNA show in Brisbane. Timber is Maple. Spray poly and hand rubbed wax finish. Font is Edwardian Script
Lastly a mantra to be recited nightly…also in maple 450 mm long 125 mm high…Font is Argos… a nice Celtic look.

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 08-03-2013 09:31 PM

Very cool Larry,nice work

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#2 posted 08-03-2013 09:52 PM

Good work Larry,

The house sign looks absolutely brilliant, the oil certainly accentuates the sweeping grain even in the 2D form !

The finished horses names again reflect the care taken in detailed layout and positioning, superb work.

Is the last sign for a client in Canberra? as they could use a few there to practice on!!

-- Regards Robert

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rrdesigns

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#3 posted 08-03-2013 10:15 PM

Looks like you’re putting your new(ish) laser engraver to good work. Nice looking signs.

-- Beth, Oklahoma, Rambling Road Designs

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Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor

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#4 posted 08-03-2013 10:15 PM

Larry…some very nice signs…!
hope all is OK…I haven’t seen you posting projects in a while.

-- If retiring is having the time to be able to do what you enjoy then I have always been retired.

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eddy

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#5 posted 08-03-2013 10:16 PM

these look great looks like you are keeping busy
thanks for sharing

-- self proclaimed copycat

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Joe Lyddon

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#6 posted 08-03-2013 10:29 PM

Very NICE, Larry!

Your new Laser tool is keeping you busy!

Have you tried laser-etching marble slabs yet… as in head-stones?

I understand people are dying to get them! (OHOOOooooo….) LOL

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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#7 posted 08-03-2013 10:41 PM

those look top notch larry, glad to see you post, i sure miss some of the older members from here, seems like some have moved on or left, maybe they dont care for the size of the site …i dont know…but im glad to see ya and that your still doing some mighty fine work…

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#8 posted 08-03-2013 11:48 PM

You work with the richest colored timbers Larry, I’m jealous!!!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#9 posted 08-04-2013 01:07 AM

Nice work mate.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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lew

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#10 posted 08-04-2013 01:25 AM

That laser’s ability continues to amaze me!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#11 posted 08-04-2013 01:54 AM

Well done Larry, you appear to be putting the Laser engraver to good use.

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

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#12 posted 08-04-2013 02:07 AM

Larry: I am impressed with your new laser engraver work. As always, your choice of wood grains are spot on.
-don

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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#13 posted 08-04-2013 02:25 AM

Great signs Larry…so glad to see they are going so well….excellent.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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#14 posted 08-04-2013 03:07 AM

very nice signs. glad to see you posting again.

-- wiser1934, new york

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#15 posted 08-04-2013 09:38 AM

Great Looking Signs Larry!
Business is Good I Trust…

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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