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Hand Carved Sign II

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Project by Aaron Sparrow posted 12-26-2013 02:18 PM 634 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Another carved sign another happy customer.

-- Aaron, Whitby, Ontario, http://sparrowwoodworks.blogspot.ca/





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helluvawreck

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#1 posted 12-26-2013 02:25 PM

This is a very nice sign. It’s very crisp and clean.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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KnotCurser

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#2 posted 12-26-2013 02:25 PM

Really nice work!

Any idea what the upper area will be for?

Cheers,

-bob

-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: rrww@rhoadesclan.com / www.rhoadesclan.com

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NickyP

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#3 posted 12-26-2013 04:31 PM

Hi Aaron -

First off I’d like to say i think your work is REALLY good and perhaps someday I’ll venture down the road of hand-carving. Your project caught my eye most likely because I just got a new lettering template kit and will be attempting my first sign using a router in the near future. Being new to this, can you offer advise on painting the letters – brush sizes, type of paint, keeping things neat & clean, etc.? Thanks Aaron and again, great work sir!

-- -- "Never underestimate the power of a kind word, a good deed, or a table saw."

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Aaron Sparrow

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#4 posted 12-28-2013 01:57 AM

KnotCurser,

They actually wanted the upper area to be plain. I had suggested a geometric pattern, but they wanted plain.

Nick,

brush size really depends on the size of the letters, or the parts of the letter being painted. I had to use a really small brush for the serifs. You might actually use scissors to cut the bristles shorter to make them stiffer.

-- Aaron, Whitby, Ontario, http://sparrowwoodworks.blogspot.ca/

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