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    Hello all, I got an order about a month ago, for a name wall hanging but my customer wanted it to be vertical instead of horizonal. I never would have thought to make the name plates this way but so far I have sold 6 name plates. These are the first 3 I made. Since then I make a small cut to seperate the letters, as opposed to a straight line down on the left side. Just a different "angle" on some of the word art so many of us like to scroll. Thanks.
    Mark
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  • #2
    Nice job Mark, I like the vertical hangings never thought of doing it like that. Jim

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    • #3
      Good job Mark, funny I'd never thought of doing them that way either.

      What font is that?
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      • #4
        I have to agree. Never crossed my mind...They look nice this way.
        "Still Montana Mike"

        "Don't worry about old age--it doesn't last that long."
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        • #5
          Make it four for four. Going to give this a try soonest possible.
          Jim
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          • #6
            Five for Five Lots of possibilities. Thanks for the ideas
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            • #7
              Pretty cool Mark.

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              • #8
                Thanks everyone, but like I said, it was my customers idea not mine. I wish I could "think outside the box" more. The one I am doing now is "chloe". The H and the L present a slight problem so the only thing I could do is have the L go into the center of the H alittle furthur than normal.
                Mark
                Proud new owner of an EX-21

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                • #9
                  Are you cutting the letters out and arranging them or using a font that does that?
                  OR perhaps just changing the line spacing?
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                  • #10
                    Hi Stephen, It is 1 solid piece of wood. I use print shop 20 to do all my word art. The problem with vertical letters is, I have to make a new "writing box" for each letter as opposed to each word/sentence. I then line them up vertically with the same program. I have used the same font because straight lines are much easier than the fancy swirled fonts. I hope this helps.
                    Mark
                    Proud new owner of an EX-21

                    WWW.MGMWOODWORKS.COM

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                    • #11
                      I like those, they look good. I made a pattern similar to that as a request for the Welsh Welcome Croeso it is a little different, but the same idea. Here is the link A Welsh welcome • Scroll Saw Village

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                      • #12
                        Another, "Duh, why didn't I think of that?"
                        Betty

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                        • #13
                          Very Nice job!
                          Dan

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