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Project by svenbecca posted 10-24-2012 08:30 PM 1906 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was asked to build a sign to cover a bricked up window at the front of a store. The building was built in the 50s, so I did a little research and layed out a design. The first picture is just concept that the customer approved. Then the border is painted on. The final product (without final finish) is the third picture. The final picture will be uploaded when the finish is dry and the sign is hung. It’s not much of a woodworking project. The wood is two sheets of furniture grade 3/4 inch plywood cut down and layed together. It will be hung with french cleats. The woodworking took all of about 45 minutes. I have been painting for a week. The sign measure 72”(w) X 88’ (h). Thanks for looking.

-- A carpenter takes an ugly, knotted, twisted piece of wood and makes something beautiful and pure from it. Jesus is a carpenter, I am a piece of wood.

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#1 posted 10-24-2012 08:42 PM

you have a good eye
and a steady hand it seems

very nice period piece

well done

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#2 posted 10-24-2012 09:31 PM


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#3 posted 10-24-2012 09:34 PM

Nice nice nice. Something retro is just amazing. The golden years …

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#4 posted 10-25-2012 12:14 AM

WOW, that is a super sign!!!!!!!!!!!!...............Jim

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

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#5 posted 10-25-2012 01:15 AM

Love it! Just the right touches!

-- Rich, Seattle, WA

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#6 posted 10-26-2012 07:23 AM

Very Nice work! Thanks For Posting!


-- Richard (Ontario, CANADA)

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#7 posted 10-27-2012 04:05 PM

awesome! I want to be able to produce signs like this when I grow up!

-- Ride hard or go home~

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