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Project by Jim Jakosh posted 09-21-2019 09:22 PM 790 views 0 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

One of these badges was ordered for a guy in a model railroading club who has locomotive #3964 so I had a few more made while the CNC laser was all set up. This should probably be on another LJ’s page. I want to thank LJ kposty for the laser work ( Thanks Ken and Laura) Laura did the programming and Ken cut all of these in less than three minutes- cut the pattern and cut badge out of the 5/16” maple. All I did was sand, paint and finish them and add the lanyards.

This was a different project for a change. It is always nice to see the work done on that laser!!

They are finished with clear matte enamel!

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!





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Woodmaster1

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#1 posted 09-21-2019 10:07 PM

Awesome looking badges, but where I live it’s B&O or CSX. The town was founded by the B&O.

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#2 posted 09-21-2019 10:29 PM

Pretty nice work there !

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once

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#3 posted 09-21-2019 11:08 PM

Gotta love those lasers!

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

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#4 posted 09-22-2019 12:25 AM

Damn Jim, you’ve got some great toys. Great badges but like in Treasure of Sierra Nevada, Badges? We don’t need no stinking Badges.

-- T Loftus -- Just on the edge of common sense

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#5 posted 09-22-2019 12:29 AM

These are really cool. Great imagination. I would of been great to have these when I played with my Lionel union pacific train when I was a kid. Still have it, the grandson gets it this year.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#6 posted 09-22-2019 01:27 AM

Different, but very nice project.

Cliff

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#7 posted 09-22-2019 05:38 AM

Vety cool for someone’s train collection

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#8 posted 09-22-2019 11:53 AM

Thank you all for the nice comments. All the credit goes to Ken and Laura!! What a great team on the laser!!!!!!

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#9 posted 09-22-2019 12:40 PM

They look great Jim!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#10 posted 09-22-2019 05:41 PM

Very NICE railroad badges!

You’ve been working on the Railroad… all the live long day… :)

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#11 posted 09-22-2019 06:27 PM

Thanks, Tony and Joe!!

Have a great weekend!!

cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#12 posted 10-03-2019 08:31 PM

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#13 posted 10-27-2019 12:40 AM

Great result Jim.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#14 posted 10-27-2019 02:01 PM

Thanks, Tony !

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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