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Here's a fun little sign I did for my in-laws. They just did a huge rebuild/remodel after being flooded. They were part of the big floods in Cedar Rapids, IA. I wanted to give them something that they could put on their new and improved home that should be finished sometime early this next year. It's a quartersawn oak frame with a birch plywood panel dadoed in. I woodburned in the letters in with a cheap woodburning kit. I am definately going to upgrade in the near future. I gave the letters some extra texture by using a dot pattern of sorts. Took forever, but it looks cool. It's stained with a Minwax golden oak finish to match their existing furnishings and then coated with Thompson's Water Seal. Hopefully they don't read this before Christmas. :)

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Great sign and a great story to go with it.
 

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Hi Thomas, Sorry to hear about the flooding. I'm sure there are a lot of these stories out there - wonderful gesture on your part making a sign that will remind them of the rebuilding of their home. I am impressed with how much effort you put into the lettering, the texture really makes the project stand out.

BTW- I have used up most of those solid surface sink cutouts you gave me - any left?

Later,
Doug in AZ.
 

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I had a woodburning kit as a child…seeing that brought back a lot of memories. I bet that took forever…looks great!
 

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What size is this sign Thomas, specifically how tall is the small font? This really looks wonderful..great work.
 

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looks great….you did a wonderful job…......
 
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