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Forum topic by Tabletop posted 05-08-2017 01:09 AM 326 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Tabletop

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05-08-2017 01:09 AM

I have always used a black sharpie. Name of my company, signature and date written under the top of the table. I have a few designers wanting to take my furniture to more commercial customers and feel I need to upgrade to something more professional. I like the burned stamp look but just wanted some ideas from all of you. What do you do and where did you get it?


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Julian

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#1 posted 05-08-2017 01:12 AM

I started signing my projects with a pyrography pen. Many brands to choose from; I have the Optima I (on line purchase).

-- Julian

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eflanders

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#2 posted 05-08-2017 01:19 AM

I have a wood burner and in hindsight I wish I would have bought a cnc laser unit.

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MrUnix

5695 posts in 1949 days


#3 posted 05-08-2017 02:00 AM

This topic pops up every now and then… like this fairly recent one:
Branding/stamping wood projects?

I just print out the logo/design/whatever on a Laserjet printer and heat transfer it. Doesn’t commit you to just one or two patterns/sizes and can be customized/sized to anything you want.

Cheers,
Brad

-- Brad in FL - In Dog I trust... everything else is questionable

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JayT

5402 posts in 1961 days


#4 posted 05-08-2017 02:28 AM

I’m now using a laser engraver.

-- In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock. Thomas Jefferson

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papadan

3462 posts in 3118 days


#5 posted 05-08-2017 03:00 AM

On larger pieces I use a branding iron I made a long time ago along with a sharpie.

Now I use a laser on smaller pieces that will fit in my little machine.

-- Artificial intelligence is no match for natural stupidity!

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Madmark2

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#6 posted 05-08-2017 03:58 AM

A laser engraver can be had for under $200. It can lase anything you can draw or get from the interwebs:

M

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