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Forum topic by emtwoodworker posted 12-06-2009 05:58 PM 1237 views 0 times favorited 8 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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emtwoodworker

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12-06-2009 05:58 PM

I’m making a small box to give to my girlfriend on her birthday and wanted to have her name either engraved or burned onto the top. The lettering would be about 1 X 3 inches. If anyone could do this please let me know how much it would cost. thanks


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Mark

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#1 posted 12-06-2009 09:58 PM

u dont got a palm router?

-- M.K.

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#2 posted 12-12-2009 05:58 PM

This gal is super….....contact her: Sharon Bechtold…pyrographer 630-453-9520 www.artoffiregallery.com

-- Cathy, Illinois

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#3 posted 12-12-2009 07:12 PM

You can buy a wood burning kit at Walmart. Practice on some scrap and do it yourself. I’m sure she would appreciate it more. Mike in Mich.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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emtwoodworker

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#4 posted 12-13-2009 04:08 AM

Thanks for the replies, I tried doing it with a wood burner on some scrap but wasn’t happy with how it looked. I think I’ll just leave it as is without the name.

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#5 posted 12-13-2009 07:09 AM

try just the initials or one letter if u freehand with a router holding the base u cna do it just go very slow. by the way what is her name and the size of the box top your tring to do? also how far away is her b-day?

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://www.icombadaniels@yahoo.com

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#6 posted 12-13-2009 08:27 AM

Most trophy shops have CNC type lazers possibly they can do the engraving for you. Give them a call to see what they have available.

-- Les B, Oregon

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#7 posted 12-16-2009 02:53 AM

You can check over at the IAP
They’ve got a couple of highly credible engravers who do this work all the time.
Kallenshaan Woods in particular comes to mind.

Cheers,
G

-- Gary, Florida

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#8 posted 12-17-2009 02:29 PM

CathyG, that website isn’t good anymore, it goes to a GoDaddy page.

-- When asked what I did to make life worthwhile in my lifetime....I can respond with a great deal of pride and satisfaction, "I served a career in the United States Navy."

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