A young fellow we know has built himself a magnificent new shop is has started working on vehicles.
I thought I would make him a sign for his new garage.
I have some very old redoak flooring that a friend had given me. I cut three of the boards to 300mm length and carved my design into each of them.
The frame was cut from some 1 x 2 pine. I routered a half inch groove into one the piece and cut it to length to form the 4 sides.
Everything was fitted together before finishing. Overall size is about 12″ x 12″.
Then a couple of coats of varnish were applied to the oak pieces and the individual letters painted by hand. A dark walnut stain was put on the pine frame and then varnished.
This project was finished a week ago, but I just gave it to him today.
Designed in Carbide Create. Carved on my Genmitsu 3018 PROVer using a 120 degree V-bit.