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Old 09-07-2017, 03:13 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by mecompco View Post
That looks awesome! How does the seam look? I'm thinking that is one of the most challenging aspects of using playing cards.
It is. Most of the card backs are easy because they are designed like a mirror image up the middle of the car and line up as long as you have them centered. This one worked out ok because there was a straight edge in the pattern. I cut along the edge of the item the King was holding. The lower was two pieces so there is a slight seam between the diamonds on both sides of them. Some have been easier than others.
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Old 09-10-2017, 03:32 AM   #12 (permalink)
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Magnificent Pen John.
Ingenious Concept, Expertly Executed.
Turn that special piece of Timber you have been keeping.
Enjoy it for its true beauty.
Why leave it for others to enjoy without you?

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Old 09-12-2017, 05:27 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Thanks Brian, I can't take credit for the idea but I've enjoyed putting my own spin on it.
Thank you all for the comments.
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