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Make a sign - PEP BB dimensional.sand.sign

BB dimensional lumber woodworking - sand badge
 
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I made a wood burned sign for my little barn! I did some trimming to the wood once the burning was finished to make it look more neat.
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My woodburner
My woodburner
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My starting wood.
My starting wood.
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Burning progress
Burning progress
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Starting to lin oil
Starting to lin oil
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Done with lin oil
Done with lin oil
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The completed measurement was over 18, I did trim the rough edges down, but I did not factor those edges in the overall measurement
The completed measurement was over 18, I did trim the rough edges down, but I did not factor those edges in the overall measurement
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Over 5 inches tall
Over 5 inches tall
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Hung in its new home
Hung in its new home
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I made a sign for a geological feature I named after my wife.
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I have once again made a wood burned sign! I oiled it with linseed oil. I put a quote I really like that I think is very relevant to SKIP. I mounted it on the three log bench I made earlier, and I made sure to include measurements this time. I also measured the previous sign I made, and it was definitely too small. Thanks to the person who reviewed my previous submission for maintaining the standards of PEP! Also my photos are a bit out of order, so sorry about that.

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Starting wood
Starting wood
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Width
Width
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Height
Height
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oiling
oiling
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oiled sign
oiled sign
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burning the words in
burning the words in
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mounted
mounted
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Here we go!
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With a crazy storm approaching, I had a spare few hours. So, I thought it would be a good time to finally work on my branded sign. This is my first try using the iron for wood burning.

I'm happy with the turn out.

Also, finished it about 5 mins before the storm blew through and took the power with it! :)

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Everything I need for the Sign
Everything I need for the Sign
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Using the wood burner to make the sign
Using the wood burner to make the sign
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Oiling it up
Oiling it up
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Hanging it on the fence
Hanging it on the fence
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Note: Cool sign for Mavis Farmacy! (And a very neat farm webcam setup, you have there, too!)

 
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Here's documentation of a wood-burned sign I made. The wood is a scrap, beat-up piece of 2x10 (actually 9 inches wide) I found in the Wheaton Labs woodshop. Length is over 38 inches.





I wanted to try out the ox-acetylene torch for this one. Here's an image of me burning the words with the torch.



I used an orbital sander on the wood surface to remove the scorch from the main surface and leave the darkened letters.



Here's an image of the sign after I applied linseed oil across all surfaces.



Finally: I hung the sign outside underneath the pavilion tent for outdoor dishwashing. Now they have no excuses.



Thank you, volunteer reviewers...!
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Here's my bb submission for a wood burned sign.
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Wood plank and burning tool
Wood plank and burning tool
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Work in progress
Work in progress
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Height 5inch
Height 5inch
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Width more than 11inch
Width more than 11inch
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Being oiled
Being oiled
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Sign hanged
Sign hanged
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I made a wood burned sign for the dog house.  I started with some Western Red Cedar logs that I milled into 5x6 timbers for a grape arbor project, but also got some 1x6 and other assorted dimensional lumber out of.  For this sign I chose a 1x6 board with one live edge.  I cut it to length to fit mounted under the dog house deck. I printed the words HUND HAUS on 8.5x11 sheet of paper, taped it to the board, and used a router to route right through the paper.  I then removed the remaining paper and burned the letters with a butane torch. Next I sanded the area with the letters to sand off surrounding burnt areas.  Then I applied the oil to make the lettering really stand out and stay that way for longer. Lastly, I mounted the sign using 2.5 inch star drive screws.
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Thw wood before milling into dimensional lumber.
Thw wood before milling into dimensional lumber.
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The board in 1x6 form, and a before shot of where sign will go.
The board in 1x6 form, and a before shot of where sign will go.
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Another before angle showing to sign hung yet.
Another before angle showing no sign hung yet.
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Boards cut to length and stencil applied.
Boards cut to length and stencil applied.
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Starting to route letters.
Starting to route letters.
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Letters routed.
Letters routed.
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Burning the letters.
Burning the letters.
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Letters burnt, starting to sand.
Letters burnt, starting to sand.
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Sanding done.
Sanding done.
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Finish applied.
Finish applied.
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At least 5" tall.
At least 5 inches tall.
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At least 18" long.
At least 18 inches long.
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Installed location viewed from an angle.
Installed location viewed from an angle.
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Installed location viewed from the font.
Installed location viewed from the font.
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I found a nice piece of wood and decided to make a welcome sign for our house.
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All ready to begin
All ready to begin
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I like the smell of wood burning pine
I like the smell of wood burning pine
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Oiling
Oiling
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All done!
All done!
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I need a sign outside my massage office to let people know if I am with a client or open. I'd like it to be a 2-way sign, which I can flip over, like occupied or open signs. I'd also like it to hang on hooks next to the door. So I selected a piece of wood, exactly 5x18 inches, from a box of off-cuts I was gifted. I was told it's very nice wood, whatever that means. Anyways, I sanded it, drilled it to fit the hooks, penciled in a design, and burned it. When I oiled it with linseed oil, the oil sunk in and made the wood CRAZY dark! Like so dark I'm not sure I can use it for a sign anymore, since the burned text is difficult to see. I don't know why it pulled so dark on this wood, but not on my other projects. Maybe it'll lighten up?
On the same day, I oiled my 2-step stool and another sign. The second sign, my apothecary sign, I'll include a few pictures for, since maybe my first sign was previously stained or something. I didn't take as many pictures of it, but I did assemble it from palletwood, and used screws to hold the planks together. I sanded, penciled and burned this one, too, then sealed it with the linseed oil, also. I used it at the Renaissance Fair, for my herb booth!
Yes, here is the length. Sorry it's upside-down!
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plank
plank
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the hooks
the hooks
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burning in progress
burning in progress
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the linseed oil
the linseed oil
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so dark!
so dark!
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2nd sign assembly
2nd sign assembly
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2nd sign burned
2nd sign burned
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2nd sign being used
2nd sign being used
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hanging out
hanging out
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length
length
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Note: Can you show the length of the Namaste sign?

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The "namaste" sign does not meet the 18 inch width requirement.

If you can add a photo of the second sign's measurements and being oiled we might be able to approve it.

 
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