Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Our Faith Can Move Mountains - unique shaped sign

This is another sign I recently made using the same technique as my bracket shaped sign.

First I find rough pallet wood and glue the pieces together side by side. For this sign I chose to use uneven lengths of wood.

Then I paint the sign solidly, getting into all the crevices.  This sign was painted black first:

Once this is dry, the sign is sanded which leaves paint in the low spots but bare wood in the high spots.

Now the magic, brush a dark stain over the whole sign:

Then paint a beautiful saying on the wood:

This "Faith" sign is 12" wide and 17 1/2" tall with a sawtooth hanger on the back.  It is available through me by email, or at my etsy shop for $40.

I was featured at My RePurposed Life, thanks Gail!
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  1. I love this idea! I love how the boards are offset.


  2. beautiful sign Julie.... thanks for the tips on how you go the look.


  3. Gorgeous Julie - can't imagine that hanging around for very long :)

  4. What type of glue do you use for this?

    1. I use regular yellow carpenter's glue for all my gluing


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