Northwest License Plate Frame

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Project by brianadams posted 11-04-2013 08:42 PM 4673 views 11 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I figured since I made the first, I needed a second for my car, and to help promote myself. I originally was just gonna add “West Coast Woods” and maybe a phone number or website on this, but then thought I should show off a little more creativity than that. The logos are of my favorite sports teams, all northwest. Seattle Mariners, Seattle Seahawks, Portland Trailblazers, and Oregon Ducks!

Wood used is leopardwood and curly maple :)

Gotta say, the ink transfer on the leopardwood was a lot more difficult than others.

Thanks for looking!!


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#1 posted 11-04-2013 08:43 PM

The crazziest place for object made of wood-awsome!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#2 posted 11-04-2013 09:27 PM

Love it! Thanks for sharing.

-- Dave in Minnesota - If it ain't broke, improve it!

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#3 posted 11-04-2013 09:38 PM

Oh man, thank you guys so much :)


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#4 posted 11-04-2013 11:19 PM

Man that is cool!

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#5 posted 11-04-2013 11:47 PM

Beautiful, creative and inspiring.

-- Gary, Florida

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#6 posted 11-05-2013 12:04 AM

Very cool!!

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

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#7 posted 11-05-2013 12:04 AM

Very nice. When I run out of projects, this looks like one to do. Thanks for posting.

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA ………….. one can never be too organized

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#8 posted 11-05-2013 12:24 AM

Thank you guys so much for your supportive comments!


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#9 posted 11-05-2013 12:42 AM

Very nice,I like it. I have never saw a wood plate holder before and don’t think I ever would have thought to make one.

What finish did you use for it?

-- Talent on Loan from God - Rush Limbaugh

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#10 posted 11-05-2013 01:02 AM

Thank you!

I used boiled linseed oil to start, then a couple coats of a spray enamel for extra protection. Finally one last coat of a glossy clear polyurethane.


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#11 posted 11-05-2013 03:01 AM

I like it!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#12 posted 11-05-2013 04:22 AM

Gutsy move, admitting to being a Mariner’s fan these days :)

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#13 posted 11-05-2013 04:59 AM

Thanks fellas!

And yes, I know lol the mariners aren’t quite something to brag about anymore but I still love em!


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#14 posted 11-05-2013 06:50 AM

The frame looks great.
Time to step up the car. Maybe a “Woody”.......................

-- mike...............

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#15 posted 11-05-2013 08:38 AM

Great idea for your frame and a great job making it. Hope it holds up to the weather

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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