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B-Day Plaque

Postby AngelicDiablo » Wed Apr 18, 2007 12:36 am

I have a new cousin and thought I would make her a plaque today. Roughed out with a 1/4" ballnose. Finished with 1/16" ballnose with a 8% stepover @ 2.5ips. The whole thing is 8 X 11". That 1/16" ballnose can do wonders on small carvings like this. The carving is about 6" wide 3" high and the detail is very crisp. It will end up being stained and covered with a satin poly. Hope you like it. -AD :twisted:

Update: Added picture of finished plaque. -AD
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Postby kevinl » Wed Apr 18, 2007 1:16 am

Looks great. Did you create the 3d file yourself?
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Postby js11110 » Wed Apr 18, 2007 1:40 am

You can find that model at http://www.vectorart3d.com/store/index.cfm/Decorative/

Very nice AD! Is the ribbon below flat so you can V carve it easily, or did you have to figure something out to do it?

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Postby AngelicDiablo » Wed Apr 18, 2007 1:40 am

No, that's a VectorArt 3D file. -AD :twisted:
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Postby AngelicDiablo » Wed Apr 18, 2007 1:43 am

Yep, the ribben does end up being flat after the finishing pass. It does slope off at both ends, so you just gotta make sure you're in the center with your text. -AD :twisted:
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Postby JamesB » Wed Apr 18, 2007 2:00 am

Oscar, that looks really good (as always) - thanks for sharing. Regarding the banners - on nearly all our models we try to make it so the banners or ribbons are flat to allow you to Vcarve onto them - I am not 100% sure every model with a banner or ribbon is like that, but if you want to double check before you get one then drop me an email jab(at)carve3d(dot)com to ask. Once again thanks for posting Oscar - I hope the new parents like it :) - there are other desgisn like that one here: http://www.vectorart3d.com/store/index.cfm?q=Toy
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Postby Paul_n » Wed Apr 18, 2007 2:13 am

AD....

Great Job !!!

Is that cut from a single piece of wood, or is the relief added to the board?

I have my 'first' Great Grandson, due in a few weeks.... I just might need to
use your idea..... Is that OK ???

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Postby AngelicDiablo » Wed Apr 18, 2007 3:11 am

Paul_n wrote:AD....

Great Job !!!

Is that cut from a single piece of wood, or is the relief added to the board?

I have my 'first' Great Grandson, due in a few weeks.... I just might need to
use your idea..... Is that OK ???

Paul


You bet Paul! I had a 4" wide stick of oak laying around. I cut 3 pieces out of it. Jointed the edges flat and glued them together. Cut the relief and then pocketed the area around it flat. I did profile the relief with an 1/8" bit to get into the tight spots a 1/4" bit can't get into. Then you can V-Carve your text into it. An there ya go.
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Postby dighsx » Wed Apr 18, 2007 2:09 pm

Wow that really looks cool. Nice work man.
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Re: B-Day Plaque

Postby connalj » Fri Jun 22, 2018 8:31 pm

HI
I know this post is extremely old, but I would REALLY love to make a box with that lid on it for my daughter. CAn you and I connect to discuss this?

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Re: B-Day Plaque

Postby Mark » Tue Jun 26, 2018 10:58 am

Hello connalj,

Vector Art 3D mentioned in this topic has been superseded by Design and Make - http://www.designandmake.com/

The Boy and Girl toy blocks are still available both with and without the banner:

Boy and banner - https://store.designandmake.com/shop/product/8386

Girl and banner - https://store.designandmake.com/shop/product/8390

I hope that this helps.
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Re: B-Day Plaque

Postby connalj » Tue Jun 26, 2018 1:48 pm

HI,
Thanks for the reply. Just a couple of questions, because I am so new to the trade:-)

1. How thick was the material when you started?
2. HOw proud are the blocks above the material when you finished?
3. What degree engraving bit did you use for the engraving? It looks like 45 degree but not sure.

Thanks so much.
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Re: B-Day Plaque

Postby connalj » Wed Jul 11, 2018 6:55 pm

What wood did you use? It looks like Oak:-)
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