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What a difference a day makes

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Project by mgb_2x posted 08-23-2013 10:56 PM 2849 views 13 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made this for Jon Morris a long time friend. The dates are; his birth date, his wife’s birth date, the date of the first “date”, the wedding date and the birth dates of their three kids. Found a piece of very light colored cherry that was just right for the project.

-- "aim small miss small" m g breedlove





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Woodbridge

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#1 posted 08-23-2013 11:15 PM

great carving. I like how you have carved in the layout lines as part of the letters.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario (peter.marcucci@rogers.com)

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Northwest29

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#2 posted 08-23-2013 11:48 PM

This looks just super! Well done. What did you use to do the carving?

-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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Eric in Florida.

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#3 posted 08-23-2013 11:57 PM

Beautiful work.
Ten times better then I could do.
A treasured heirloom for sure.

-- Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs ~ Henry Ford

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mgb_2x

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#4 posted 08-24-2013 12:48 AM

I use a CNC router on this and much of the other work I do. I still occasionally work with the traditional tools but i like the precision i get with computer aided woodworking. Thanks for the kind words.

-- "aim small miss small" m g breedlove

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#5 posted 08-24-2013 01:31 AM

Neat idea and I really like the lettering with the over carve markings. Makes for a GREAT design.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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HillbillyShooter

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#6 posted 08-24-2013 02:01 AM

Very nicely designed carving.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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DeLayne Peck

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#7 posted 08-24-2013 06:06 AM

Love the look of it. Very unique!

-- DJ Peck, Lincoln Nebraska. I think of my shop as Fritter City. I am the Mayor.

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Notsquare

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#8 posted 08-24-2013 09:15 AM

Wow very nice! This is the type of gift that lasts forever. Great work, very smart idea, font looks amazing.

-- "Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind"

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#9 posted 08-24-2013 09:54 AM

Beautiful carving? ................Jim….......... Nice gift ,too!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#10 posted 08-24-2013 04:28 PM

Very nice work a real impressive carving.

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jtworkshop

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#11 posted 08-24-2013 09:02 PM

love this. what a wonderful gift for him.

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#12 posted 09-03-2013 08:17 PM

Compliments for a really creative, personalized, and unique gift!! Wow!! Love the sentiments… What a difference a day makes!! Great job!

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#13 posted 06-23-2015 08:16 PM

Are the layout lines part of the font or did you add them?

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Jim

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#14 posted 06-23-2015 10:23 PM

Nice job, what font is that?

-- Measure twice, cut once.

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