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Project by Phil277 posted 12-20-2013 05:13 PM 546 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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My latest family crest project. Carved in walnut





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helluvawreck

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#1 posted 12-20-2013 05:20 PM

This is beautiful. You did a fine job on it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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Hawaiilad

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#2 posted 12-20-2013 07:43 PM

Phil that is really nice. Just how long did it take for the CNC machine to carve this?

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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Phil277

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#3 posted 12-21-2013 02:10 PM

Thank you for the compliments.
The CNC machine took about three hours to carve the plaque. It’ 8×10. The CNC machining is only part of the work. There is a fair amount of traditional woodworking. I had to prepare the blank, table saw, jointer, gluing, planing, squaring. The frame had to made separately, no CNC. Any woodworking project requires sanding and finishing. Probably an additional 2 – 2.5 hours beyond the CNC machining.
Also there is about another hour or more designing doing the prep work on the computer.

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#4 posted 12-21-2013 02:30 PM

This is great. I have been wanting to do one of these for ever.

-- Don't outsmart your common sense

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#5 posted 12-21-2013 02:46 PM

Becikeja, do you have a CNC router?

Phil

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