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TheWoodButcher

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11-03-2008 02:45 PM

Hi All, just wanted to post a pic or two of my new sign post. I’ve been shy about putting it up because,, I have a good job but I wanna work for me. So here is my sign post. Now I gotta get me a sign. I really wish I could find me a big ol circle saw blade to hang from it. Whata ya’ll think. :? I’m thinking a 52” blade would look good hanging from here.

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:D [color=darkblue][b]Well, here it is. The sign is pretty much done now. I tried to just stencile the letters on it, but that didn’t work. I ended up routing the letters out and painting them in. The sign is 2’H X 4’L X 4”T.

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-- Thanks The WoodButcher http://woodbutchernc.tripod.com/


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Moron

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#1 posted 11-03-2008 03:07 PM

Been wanting to hang a sign myself.

Nice job. Couldnt do that here due to high winter winds.

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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Callum Kendall

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#2 posted 11-03-2008 05:19 PM

Looks great!

Thanks for the post

Callum

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Scott Bryan

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#3 posted 11-03-2008 05:33 PM

A 52” blade would get my attention that is for sure. Your sign will look good.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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Bill

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#4 posted 11-03-2008 06:20 PM

Maybe you can make a wooden saw blade to hang underneath your existing sign? That would let them see the name as well as relate it to sawing.

-- Bill, Turlock California, http://www.brookswoodworks.com

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Harold

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#5 posted 11-03-2008 06:32 PM

How bout a big saw blade ripping the slab you have hanging?

-- If knowledge is not shared, it is forgotten.

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WIwoodworker

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#6 posted 11-03-2008 06:51 PM

You should be able to find a circle blade if you keep your eyes open. There are a few smaller ones on ebay right now.

-- Allen, Milwaukee, WI

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Eric

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#7 posted 11-04-2008 04:19 AM

I think Harold’s idea is awesome! And it could be any kind of saw blade – what about one of those two-man lumberjack jobbies?

-- Eric at http://adventuresinwoodworking.com

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Rustic

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#8 posted 11-04-2008 05:08 AM

Looks good man good luck

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SawDustnSplinters

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#9 posted 11-04-2008 05:30 AM

Harold, your idea is good and unique and I second that or third it :) Anyway really nice sign guys, I made one too, it says “Custom SawMilling” on a 10-12 foot slab of 2” thick Pecan…. just too darn heavy to pick up and mount….it is on the “List”..for the tractor/front-end-loader….I was thinking a really big ole ripping circular sawmill blade or one like Eric suggested the two-handed type would be cool…bolted in over the diagonal brace would look neat and catch attention to your custom saw-milling service…definitely get the point across :) Ya think…

Be well…

-- Frank, Dallas,TX , http://www.allthingsrustix.com , “I have a REALLY BIG chainsaw”

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TheWoodButcher

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#10 posted 11-06-2008 03:01 AM

Hey Folks, I like the idea of a sawblade board into, lets say….. Top corner on the road side? I can get a 24” blade ez.

-- Thanks The WoodButcher http://woodbutchernc.tripod.com/

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Zuki

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#11 posted 11-06-2008 03:32 AM

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Karson

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#12 posted 11-06-2008 04:41 PM

Great sign. Nice job on the creation.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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MsDebbieP

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#13 posted 11-06-2008 06:17 PM

yup.. looks good to me!

My neighbour found a sawblade in the woods and had my mom paint a picture on it for him.
I’m 5’ tall and the saw was almost as tall as me

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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