Wooden Ruler Growth Chart

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Project by JamesA posted 05-23-2020 12:46 AM 349 views 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’m a long term reader of this site and this is my first post but not my first project.

I created a wooden ruler growth chart as a baby present for a friend. Since I’m home for the quarantine, I decided to make it more of a challenge. It’s taken from an oak tree that I cut down in my backyard. Last summer, I used an alaskan chainsaw mill to make planks. I hand planed it smooth then drew the numbers and carved them with a new set of carving chisels. Some of the numbers look a little off but I suppose that gives it the handmade look!

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#1 posted 05-23-2020 02:04 AM

Nice results. I like the idea of using a live edge slab for this.

-- Galootish log blog,

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#2 posted 05-23-2020 03:40 AM

thats very cool,nice work and a great idea.welcome to lumber jocks.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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