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Project by ~Julie~ posted 11-19-2013 05:30 PM 1138 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a sign I made for a friend with a blog and small furniture painting business. I copied her blog logo, routed out the edges, cut the shape out and hand painted on one piece of wood.
You can read more details at my blog here: Shaped Sign Tutorial

-- ~Julie~ followyourheartwoodworking.blogspot.ca





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Handtooler

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#1 posted 11-19-2013 06:18 PM

Extremely Well Done! That’s a quite beautiful piece of art work on your part. Was the lettering stenciled or hand painted by your own eye and hand coordination? If the latter, you are well gifted. Really admire the two toned finish, and the bird adds to the attractiveness. Is that part of her logo?

-- Russell Pitner Hixson, TN 37343 bassboy40@outlook.com

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#2 posted 11-19-2013 09:53 PM

Beautiful sign. Nice tutorial on the build precess, too!! Thanks for sharing…............Jim

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

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~Julie~

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#3 posted 11-19-2013 11:24 PM

Russell – I encourage you to read the link to my blog. I hand paint after printing out the lettering and then using carbon paper to transfer it to the wood. The sign looks pretty much exactly like the logo… go see it here

-- ~Julie~ followyourheartwoodworking.blogspot.ca

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justoneofme

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#4 posted 11-19-2013 11:58 PM

Hi Julie … great to see you back again! What a lucky friend, and positively georgious sign! Good blog too. Maybe you should invest in a scroll saw, eh?! However, it seems you’re quite talented with the jig-saw! Super steady hand painting as well. No doubt your friend is tickled with her business sign :)

-- Elaine in Duncan

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#5 posted 11-20-2013 12:49 AM

That’s pretty good work with a jig saw! Must have taken a few hours for sure!

Anyway, the sign came out looking great, and I’m sure your friend will love it!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#6 posted 11-20-2013 12:53 AM

Very Nice Work! Thanks For Sharing.

Rick

-- The difference between Genius & Stupidity is that Genius has it's Limit!

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hjt

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#7 posted 11-20-2013 02:08 AM

As always, Julie, great work. Very talented you are.

-- Harold

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#8 posted 01-03-2014 02:46 AM

This is really cool. Great job and thanks for the blog

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

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