Texas A&M Aggies sign for a friend

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I friend of mine ordered this sign for one of her grandkids who attends Texas A&M. Made from white oak, and routed out the logo for a 3D effect, and then painted the lettering. A couple coats of poly to finish it off

-- The Old Rednek Workshop

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#1 posted 12-14-2013 02:46 AM

That T looks familiar….lol. Looks great sir.

-- Jason - Happiness is Homemade!!

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#2 posted 12-14-2013 02:49 AM

Good job hoss !
Looks great !

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#3 posted 12-14-2013 02:54 AM

@ Jason Thanks buddy, Had to put the Power T in it LOL

@ Eric Thank you kind sir

-- The Old Rednek Workshop

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#4 posted 12-14-2013 03:05 AM

Great coloring. Well done my friend.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#5 posted 12-14-2013 03:33 AM

Good on Ya, Hoss. You’ve really done a great job. Did ya rout a couple of key holes on the reverse side to hang it by. if that recepient doesn’t prop it up?

-- Russell Pitner Hixson, TN 37343

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#6 posted 12-14-2013 03:38 AM

@ Russell Thanks buddy. Yes sir, I route in the key holes on all my signs. Dont like having to buy hardware and I like the keyholes much better my friend.

@ Dave, Thanks buddy, my daughter helped on this one and got some router time and did the artistic painting LOL.

-- The Old Rednek Workshop

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#7 posted 12-14-2013 03:54 AM

Great job Hoss! Great way to spend time with your children as well. The paint in the letters really makes the white oak pop.

-- Gary,Nebraska

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#8 posted 12-14-2013 03:57 AM

Thanks buddy, I was a wee bit surprised that my daughter really wanted to play in the shop with me. Not many 16 yr olds like playing in the shop with old dad. LOL She really wanted to learn how to do alot of this stuff, and I was tickled to spend some time with her and get to teach her how to do some stuff.

-- The Old Rednek Workshop

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#9 posted 12-14-2013 04:04 AM

Lookin’ good—nicely done.

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

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#10 posted 12-14-2013 04:27 AM

Everybody should be proud ,the maker and the owner .
Great job buddy and you made someone happy and that what matters in life every day !!!!!!

-- Kiefer

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#11 posted 12-14-2013 04:36 AM

Well on the brightside Hoss….at least he wasnt a bama fan…lol (just kidding whitebeast)...Nice project you did there and a super good thing you did with ole Jason…

-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)

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#12 posted 12-14-2013 11:42 AM

Excellent job sir

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#13 posted 12-14-2013 05:18 PM

great work on this, hoss.

did you have to worry about the base of your router falling into the cut area on the big T? The one time I tried routing out a large area like this, I got about half-way through and the base fell into the cut area, causing lots of profanity.

-- "Well, the world needs ditch-diggers too..." - Judge Smails

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#14 posted 12-14-2013 07:33 PM

@ John Thanks buddy

@ Kiefer Thanks buddy, they lady its going too and her grand kid will love it no doubt. I also had to turn them a pen out of purple heart and make a Texas A&M logo to go onto it

@ Buster Thanks buddy Bama is a sore subject after the loss to them in Oct. LOL Jason and I had alot of fun on the baby bed

@ Monte Thanks buddy

@ Mike Thanks buddy, I make my templates larger area than are needed on the outside area of the routed part, and I also put a large over sized base plate that I made for such as this, on my router so that does not happen. Years ago, I had a screw up followed by a bout of profanity before I started doing things differently on routing out the larger stuff. LOL Ya know, the funny thing about experience, you never have it until just after you needed it. LOL

-- The Old Rednek Workshop

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#15 posted 12-14-2013 07:52 PM

Not interested in a debate here, but SEC, Big 12, Pac, etc have been known to sue people for various logos.
It doesn’t matter if it isn’t accurate, it is just owned by them.

Be careful what you put out, what you promote, what show pictures of.

TAMU has been known for this as has Baylor and several others in this area.

-- Improvise.... Adapt...... Overcome!

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