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Old 01-14-2017, 08:25 AM   #161 (permalink)
 
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What about using the plastic sheets that engravers use to make name plates and door signs. I am not sure what thickness that material is available in but it would make the lettering show up quite well. If the top plate were made large enough to allow 1/4" or so around the edges you could make a wood base and attach the top plate to complete the index. Just a thought ....
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Old 01-14-2017, 10:29 AM   #162 (permalink)
 
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Most of that material would blow the price point I was originally targeting
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Old 01-15-2017, 09:04 AM   #163 (permalink)
 
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I made one out of scrap wood and a piece of scrap Corian after I'd been making pens for about a year or so. It sure makes life easier. I've added a place to store the bushings with a list of the kits for each bushing and a pull-out slide where I mounted a three ring binder to hold plastic sleeves with the instructions for each kit.



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Jim,
I LIKE IT!
And it didn't get broken because you didn't have to ship it FedEx

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Old 01-15-2017, 09:49 PM   #165 (permalink)
 
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Wayne, Too True. I ship FedEx quite a bit and even when I have something packed very well, with bubble wrap and padding etc, they still manage to break stuff. I know how cargo is handled, as I did that for a while when I worked for Delta. That said, I pack stuff accordingly and yet...

Thanks for the kind words and I hope that all is going well for you in the frozen north country.

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Old 03-19-2017, 07:13 PM   #166 (permalink)
 
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Reviving an old thread. Carl whatever happened to this project. It looks awesome. I would love this


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I'll like the idea I would like one !


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Old 03-31-2017, 12:51 PM   #168 (permalink)
 
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Have you considered having them cut in metal on a laser and simply mount on board?

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