glow in the dark name plate

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Project by Napaman posted 10-10-2016 03:00 AM 1332 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a redwood name plate I made with my 9 year old daughter Ruthie. She helped make some of the initial cuts and I did the rest. I surprised her by putting on a frame and then filling the open sections with glow in the dark epoxy . The name plate now glows at night and it turned out great…could not get a picture to come our with glowing.

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#1 posted 10-10-2016 03:42 AM

Fun family project. ;0)

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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#2 posted 10-10-2016 03:59 AM

Projects with the kids always come out great !
Nice work !

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#3 posted 10-10-2016 06:55 AM

Nice sign, it would be nice to see it in the dark.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#4 posted 10-10-2016 10:43 AM

Cool, Matt! I never saw the glow epoxy, thanks for the heads up.

Bet it was fun have your daughter helping with the sign.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#5 posted 10-10-2016 12:32 PM

Well done master Yoda. Soon your young protégé will be tackling mortise and tenon and dovetail joinery. Dare I say the epoxy idea was brilliant?!?

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI

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