New

Home Decor

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.

by Dremel ®

204 PROJECTS

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.

Suggested Videos

Rotary Tool - Project

Creating Decorative Eggs

970

Rotary Tool - DIY

Cutting Vinyl Siding

963

Rotary Tool - Project

Cutting Terra Cotta Lumniaries

861

3D Printer - Introduction

Dremel 3D Idea Builder Introduction

857

Other Projects You Might Like

Wind Chimes
lawn & garden
Wind Chimes

3days ago

Projection Screen
home decor
Projection Screen

3days ago

Rustic Mirror
furniture
Rustic Mirror

3days ago

Recycle Center
organizational
Recycle Center

3weeks ago

No Promotion available!

A TOOL THAT CAN DO IT ALL

Experience Dremel's most powerful oscillating tool. Featuring 7.0 amps of power and 2 new, powerful cutting blades, the Dremel Velocity is the only tool you need.

No Promotion available!

TOUR THE MAKER GALLERY

Explore the creations added to the Maker Gallery by Dremel Makers.