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Project by fawig posted 338 days ago 546 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a housewarming gift for a good friend. I made a jig for gluing and bending the thin strips for the top piece (something I’ve never done before). Other than having to work quickly because of glue set-up, it worked quite well. The legs were attached using a half-lap joint that I glued and screwed together (challenging because of the curved nature of the top piece). Although the wood (cypress and mahogany) should stand up to weather, I applied a coat of Thompsons Water Seal just to be safe. The letters were purchased on-line; they were easy to mount (adhesive backed) and have reflective properties.

-- "I can do all things through Christ who gives me strength." Phil 4:13





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#1 posted 338 days ago

What a cool gift….. Really nice….

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#2 posted 338 days ago

Excellent job, looks great.

-- Chris K

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#3 posted 334 days ago

Good looking and well crafted sign. I’m sure your friend appreciates it.

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