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Project by Jim Finn posted 07-06-2018 02:56 PM 1170 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I made this as a special order:
       Cedar box measures 9”x 7” x 2.25”.  Inlay the  name in the normal way but applied the logo on top of  the box using a method I used to decorate boxes before I learned to do inlay. 
       I printed this image onto tissue paper that I had attached to regular printer paper.  Printed this on my inkjet printer.  When the tissue, with the image on it, is laid on  the box I wipe on thinned poly and most of the tissue paper “disappears”  The tissue paper covers the whole lid, edge to edge.  
     It is a fussy procedure and works better with smaller images.  Easier to get wrinkles out of smaller pieces.  Three coats of wipe on poly.

-- No PHD just a DD214 Lubbock Texas





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Druid

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#1 posted 07-06-2018 07:25 PM

Nicely done Jim. Interesting method for the top.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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#2 posted 07-06-2018 08:37 PM

This box is very creative and beautifully done.

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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woodbutcherbynight

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#3 posted 07-07-2018 12:48 AM



Nicely done Jim. Interesting method for the top.

- Druid

Yes, I will have to give this a try on some shop boxes, maybe get the hang of it.

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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#4 posted 07-07-2018 01:20 AM

Very Nice Project & Well Done Jim!

-- Richard (Ontario, CANADA)

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#5 posted 07-07-2018 01:38 AM

I will have to give this a try on some shop boxes, maybe get the hang of it. I used to do this using lacquer and it seems to have worked better than the Poly did.

- woodbutcherbynight


-- No PHD just a DD214 Lubbock Texas

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