Introduction: Laser Cut House Sign

I was hanging out at Techshop on Friday trying to figure out what I wanted to make, when I remembered the cute little sign I saw outside of a cottage in Berkeley that said "Rose Cottage".  I had been saying before that my cottage should have a name with a cute little sign, so I decided to finally make one!

I made this at Techshop in SF!

First I started looking at different shapes for house signs.  From there I just had to decide on my text and then I put in a cute little design I liked.  

You have to decide how you are going to hang it before you laser cut it.  I knew I would be hanging it on a fence so I thought it was best to put in two small circles, one on each side, for hanging.  I just used a bit of twine tied to the two holes.

Also, the end result was about 12 inches by 7 inches.

I put on a couple layers of Polycrylic to protect it from the weather, before putting it out.

And there you have it!  A nice and easy house sign :)

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Danger is my middle name made it! (author)2014-03-13

I made this for my mom last summer, but I never got around to posting it. She added color with some sharpies, and it's been outside all winter (in California) and still looks great!

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Penolopy Bulnick made it! (author)Penolopy Bulnick2014-03-13

That's awesome! You are my first I made it!!!

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Ah! Really?! Awesome :)

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HollyMann made it! (author)2012-06-25

This looks Beautiful!!!! :) I love it.

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Penolopy Bulnick made it! (author)Penolopy Bulnick2013-01-18

Thank you! It is still up and looking great :)

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littlebiglaser made it! (author)2012-06-04

This is my next project i think, i have only a small brass number on the front of my house and this would look so much better... many thanks :)

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Penolopy Bulnick made it! (author)Penolopy Bulnick2012-06-04

Thanks! It really is so fun and easy to make and comes out looking so cute!

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Dusk Shadows made it! (author)2012-06-04

awesome sauce! this is great!

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Penolopy Bulnick made it! (author)Penolopy Bulnick2012-06-04

Thanks :)

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