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Forum topic by FancyShoes posted 03-14-2015 09:36 PM 674 views 0 times favorited 7 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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FancyShoes

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03-14-2015 09:36 PM

What is some good ways to create the name of this church/logo into a wood display. I just started going to a home church, and he asked me if i could be able to do it for him.

I was thinking of tracing the logo from a projector onto a plywood, cut i out with hand jig saw., that i can then use to cut something with my router


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#1 posted 03-14-2015 09:47 PM

If its going to be repeated many times I’d go for a CNC job in UHMW plastic. Jig sawing that won’t do you or it justice

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#2 posted 03-14-2015 11:33 PM

I’d think chip carving would be the simplest.

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#3 posted 03-14-2015 11:56 PM

For a one shot deal, chip carving does sound like a good idea. Free-hand routing is an option as well but would take a lot of care to do well.

For mass production, you can’t beat CNC or lasers.

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#4 posted 03-15-2015 12:41 AM

I would say paint it.

Get a stencil made and paint the sign.

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#5 posted 03-15-2015 01:22 AM

I like the idea of carving! Will think about how to do it. Not sure what chip carving is, but i will you tube it

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#6 posted 03-15-2015 01:54 AM

You could also cut out letters individually and glue them on top of a backer board. Or inlay them.

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#7 posted 03-15-2015 02:02 AM

I am going to do a backer board. Im going to do some led lights behind the letters

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