Workshop Tips Sign Your Work With Branded Nameplates
Workshop tips sign your work with branded nameplates is post about Uncategorized bookmarked by adam with ID 12910402559 was uploaded on 01-04-2019 and has been viewed 176,082 times.
To sign my work in a distinctive, repeatable way, I ordered a custom brand.Available at major online woodworking retailers, these come in electric and torch-heated versions.but it always feels a little risky to apply a hot iron to a finished piece of work.
To eliminate the risk and make my maker's mark even more distinctive, I burn a whole row of brands into a str*p of thin wood, and then cut it apart to create a stack of custom nameplates.I use hard maple about 1⁄8 in.
thick, cut just wider than the height of my brand.After burning a row of brands into the strip, I sand the surface a little, cut it apart to create the nameplates, and bevel the edges of each one, storing them in a baggie.
When I need one, it's ready to go and I attach it with cyanoacrylate glue or brass brads.No waiting for the iron to heat up, and no risk...