Welcome Sign

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Welcome Sign

Postby jarm2 » Sun Mar 17, 2019 6:07 pm

Welcome sign locust.jpg
Attached is my version of Michael Tyler's Welcome sign from the free projects. I had a piece of locust with natural edges that was just right and some miscellaneous hardwood for the cabin. After carving the pieces I screwed and glued them together. I applied two coats of wood hardener to the edges because they were a bit crumbly. I also sealed the area for the letters with sanding sealer. After those were dry, I hand painted the letters with two coats of exterior latex paint.
Finally, I coated everything with two coats of water based clear polyurethane. The carving went well using the same bits that Michael recommended. I hope you enjoy it.
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Re: Welcome Sign

Postby mtylerfl » Sun Mar 17, 2019 7:00 pm

Thank you for showing the photo and explaining the steps you took! Your version of the welcome sign is super nice!!
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Re: Welcome Sign

Postby Coogara » Sun Mar 17, 2019 9:23 pm

Nicely 'rustic'. Love the look of it.
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Re: Welcome Sign

Postby PSutter » Thu Mar 21, 2019 12:05 am

Like the natural wood with green paint, nice combo. Great adaption.
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