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Looks great John do you cut the text with a v-bit or with a ballnose? It looks rounded not v carved.
Used a 60 deg V-bit but set the depth at .12 in the flat depth window. Doesn't cut too deep and has a flat bottom surface. U can set the depth any way you want.
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WOW! what they said, and the border is even great....!
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Quality work coupled with a great imagination, gotta be a success.
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I notice that Deb is slanted downward, looking a little odd. I had a similar problem years ago and never figured out a way to fix it. It sort of ignores gravity. The first letter should be as upright as possible. I had somebody try it and he wound up manually fixing the font letter by letter.
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I may be wrong, and I am not speaking for the artist/builder - but it appears that the 2 names are slanted up on the left, and (mirrored) slanted down on the right. or am I missing something else....?
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I may be wrong, and I am not speaking for the artist/builder - but it appears that the 2 names are slanted up on the left, and (mirrored) slanted down on the right. or am I missing something else....?
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I notice that Deb is slanted downward, looking a little odd. I had a similar problem years ago and never figured out a way to fix it. It sort of ignores gravity. The first letter should be as upright as possible. I had somebody try it and he wound up manually fixing the font letter by letter.
I don't know any of the "rights" and "wrongs". The man ordered it that way, liked it, and gladly paid for it. That's all I really cared about. What's it supposed to look like? I've made them and "splashed" family names all over the sign, with no rhyme or reason. They went over real well.
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If the customer likes it I guess that's all that matters and there isnt anything "wrong" with it, but my proof would have either had both names slanting up on the right side or I would have had them straight. But I dont mind them the way you did them John.

Just like arching an italics font you often create weird angles.
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To me the names accent the curve at the top of the sign, I like that, looks good to me, don't change them, you did good, or rather very,very, good. You have got a good thing going there John, keep it up.
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There is nothing wrong with the way the names are slanted. When two names have a different amount of letters it will look that way. I have done a lot of v-carve names and they all come out like that unless the names have the same amount of letters. As long as the customer likes it that is really what matters.
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I agree that John did great,I've been making signs for over 25 years full time, I'm just pointing out the angle gets weird on slanted text when you rotate it & it doesn't matter if there are the same amount of letters in the name or not. Any font that is leaning towards the right & rotated clockwise will look like that. Not that there is anything af all wrong with it, it just draws your eye more in that direction then moves your eye off the sign.
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