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Make a Street Address Sign

STEPS

4

SKILL LEVEL

Use this technique to make wood signs for your home or business to indicate address, direction, or entry. You can also carve away the outside of the letters or numbers for a raised-letter effect.

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Supplies Needed For This Project

TOOL

3000 Variable Speed Rotary Tool

Model # 3000

ACCESSORY

191 High Speed Cutter

Model # 191

Materials

  • 1

    511E EZ Lock Finishing Abrasive Buffs - 180 & 280 grit (2 Pack)
  • 1

    Knot-free board
  • 1

    Wood stain
  • 1

    Rubber gloves and cloth
  • 1

    Stencil
  • 1

    Weather resistant varnish
  • 1

    Varnish brush
  • 1

    Outdoor paint and paint brush
  • 1

    Pencil

Let's Get Started

To reduce the risk of injury user must read instruction manuals for all tools used in this project. Wear eye and respiratory protection. Use clamps to support work piece whenever practical.

STEP 1

Step 1

Stain board with your favorite color of wood stain, let dry. Apply layer of varnish over entire sign, let dry. Using a pencil and a template, transfer your street address to the board.

STEP 2

Step 2

Use the Dremel Stylus and a 191 high speed cutter to carve out the numbers to a uniform depth.

STEP 3

Step 3

Sand and clean carved areas with 511 abrasive buff.

STEP 4

Step 4

Paint address numbers a contrasting color to the wood and let dry. Mount as required.

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