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Patriot Force Sign Pattern

 

Download this free pattern, symbolic of our historic country's freedom.

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Wyatt, Virgil, Morgan, and Doc 1881 Sign Pattern

This sign commemorates the historical battle of guns in Tombstone, Arizona.  The Gunfight at the OK Corral.  I cut mine from cherry and inlayed a walnut star in the cherry base.
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Racecar Puzzle Pattern



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This generic race car has 10 pieces.  I cut mine from 3/4" lyptus.

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Watering Can Puzzle Pattern

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The watering can puzzle has 9 pieces.  I cut mine from 3/4" poplar.

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Classic Spaceship Puzzle Pattern

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This classic space ship was cut from 3/4" lyptus and has nine pieces.

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School Bus Puzzle Pattern

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The comic schoolbus was cut from 3/4" white ash and has 16 pieces.  Price: Free
 
Coach Puzzle Pattern



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This old fashioned coach was cut from 3/4" white ash and has 19 pieces. Unfinished on the left and finished with mineral oil on the right.

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Teddy Bear Stand Up Puzzle Pattern


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My teddy bear was cut from 3/4" poplar.

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Teapot Stand Up Puzzle Pattern


I cut mine from 3/4" pine and left it unstained to show the nice grain pattern.

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Soft Serve Ice Cream Cone Stand Up Puzzle Pattern

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I cut mine from 3/4" pine.  The picture on the left is with no finish.  The one on the right is a "Strawberry Flavor" done with pink acrylic paint wash and the cone is dipped in mineral oil and then spray shellacked.

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Country Wheelbarrow Stand Up Puzzle Pattern

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I cut my wheelbarrow from 3/4" pine.  Unstained it looks like the picture on the right.  I colored the flowers with a wash paint and shellacked the body of the barrow.  Final result is on the left.
Dollar Sign Stand Up Puzzle Pattern

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I cut mine from 3/4" pine.  You could leave it unstained as I did on the left or paint it.  I used a green wash of acrylic to show the wood grain.
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ABC Stand Up Puzzle Pattern
 

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This is a simple fun puzzle for the young.  Makes a nice table top display or simply fun to play with and easy to do.  I cut mine from 1" Red Oak to make a sturdy display.  Left unfinished.

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City Skyline Stand Up Puzzle Pattern




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This puzzle was cut from pine and later dyed black for a night time effect.
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Box of Crayons Stand Up Puzzle Pattern


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Nice puzzle for kids, but small pieces require parental supervision.  I cut mine from 3/4" pine and finished with spray paint colors and shellac for box.

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Crazy Gears Stand Up Puzzle Pattern


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This is a fun puzzle, not too difficult if you go by colors but unfinished can be a challenge.  I cut mine from 3/4" pine and finished in three colors.

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Electric Drill Stand Up Puzzle Pattern


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Any handyman would love to have this electric drill puzzle for display in his shop.  I cut mine from 3/4" pine.
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Man and Woman Symbols Stand Up Puzzle

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These symbols are also known as Mars and Venus.  I cut mine 3/4" pine and painted them black.  Makes a nice display.
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Gingerbread Stand Up Puzzle Pattern

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I cut my fun Gingerbread man from pine and painted it brown and white with red dot for a nose.  Great seasonal project for kids.
 
Old Fashioned Telephone Stand Up Puzzle

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The days of this baby are gone forever, but I still feel it was better than the cel phone.  Cut this out for a nice play puzzle or fun decoration.

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Car and Trailer Stand Up Puzzle Pattern 


This is a fun puzzle for kids.  I had an old bureau so I cut it up and used some of the wood for this puzzle, but you can cut from just about anything you have available and painting will only enhance the project.

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Valentine Cats Stand Up Display Pattern 

This makes a nice curiosity piece for Valentines Day.  I cut mine from 1/2" walnut and finished with shellac.

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Shamrock Stand Up Puzzle Pattern

This fun puzzle for St. Patrick's Day is unique in that all of the keys are little shamrocks.  Give it a try.

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Edgar Allan Poe "Evermore" Raven Pattern  


Cut this upright statue of the famous word from Poe's poem, "The Raven," and an interesting conversation piece.  Makes a great gift for an English teacher.
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Bon Voyage Stand Up Puzzle Pattern

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I cut mine from 3/4" pine and left it unstained.

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Key Lock Family Portrait in Frame Pattern

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I cut my portrait and frame from 3/4" pine and left it unfinished.  Cute conversation piece: "Who are the Key Locks?"
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DoDo Bird Puzzle

This is a simple four-piece puzzle you might like to cut for a child.  I cut mine from pine and painted each section a different color, but you can use better woods for a nicer finish.

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Pirate Sword and Skull Puzzle

Your young pirate (5 and up) will love putting together this nice pirate sword.  I cut mine from poplar and left unfinished.  Wood can be colored using crayons or paints.

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A Sign of Summer Stand Up Sign

Cut this from any kind of wood.  I used aspen. And then paint it a bright color.  I used a cool green.  Enjoy the summer.


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4th Of July Ornament Pattern

Stack cut these to make a bunch of ornaments for party use or for sale.  I cut mine from resawn oak about 1/8" thick.  Tied thread for hanger.  About 3 1/2" tall and wide. Could also be made into a small stand up sign.

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Vintage Gas Pump Stand Up Puzzle

The gas prices might have gone up but there's no charge for this unique Vintage Gas Pump puzzle.  I cut mine from 3/4" pine and left it unfinished.

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Christening Butterfly Cross

I had a request to make a baptismal cross.  Since the little girl liked butterflies I added them to the cross along with her name and the date.  I cut mine from cherry with walnut for a base.  Added a candle for a nice touch.

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Praying Cowboy Stand Up Ornament Pattern

Originally an outdoor ornament from metal, I converted it to a small desktop ornament.  I cut mine from 3/4" Aspen.

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The One That Got Away Sign Pattern

Might make a good fun gift for your favorite fisherman.

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Free Pattern eBook for Improvised Bases

This is a collection of some of patterns of improvised bases I did for some of my name signs.  These are available on the Author Sign Page.  If you purchase the Author Signs eBook you will also receive free of charge the tutorial on how to Improvise Custom bases for your signs.

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Mummy Stand Up Puzzle Pattern

This scary mummy is just right for a Halloween display, or as an activity for children  5 and up.  It is only five pieces so it is not very difficult to cut.  Also makes a nice holiday gift for those who want a scare with their games.

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Fall Leaves Hanger Pattern

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This cute decoration of fall leaves with the word FALL internally cut was made from Padauk and finished with sealer.



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Pumpkin Leaves Insert Desk Ornament Pattern


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This will make a nice ornament for Halloween.  Leaves cut from pumpkin form a rather radical face.

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Fall Leaf Napkin Holder Pattern

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I cut my leaves from 1/2" birch and cut a 1 1/2" spacer block from 1/2" walnut to glue the leaves to at the bottom. 

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Flat Turtle Crayon Holder Pattern

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Your toddler will love poking his crayons into the turtle's shell for safe keeping.  I cut mine from 3/4" pine.  Instructions on pattern for cuts and roundover.  Makes a nice simple wood gift.
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Old Fashioned Country Wagon Pattern







Build this wagon for special occasions or holidays or just plain old decorative fun.  Once you get the knack of my plan it is easy to build and you will want to have lots of them.  Use your creative juices and you can design wagons for all occasions.  If you come up with some variations on the pattern, please let me know.   The wagon project Includes sample logos and wheel and horse pattern.  I cut mine from resawn birch, cherry, and plain old pine.

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Image of the three wagons
Birch Wagon Image
Cherry Wagon Image
Pine Wagon Halloween Image
Wagon Pattern
Sample Logos
Horse Pattern
Sled Runners for Sleigh Wagon
 
Cement Mixer Puzzle Pattern

This poor cement mixer is having a bumpy ride to the job.  I cut mine from pine and left it unfinished, but it might make a nice paint project.

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Cabinet Hook Pattern
My wife needed a hook to hang an ornamental wreath on a cabinet door, so I went to the workshop and came up with this little gem.  Perhaps you can use the pattern to make one. I cut mine out of 1" cherry.


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Beer Puzzle Pattern

Here's a simple puzzle most people can work with, even if they had one too many before trying.  I cut mine from pine and painted it, but you could use any kind of wood for a nice effect.  Just don't have too many.
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Hear, See, Speak No Evil Pattern

This pattern is a variation on the famous line: Hear No Evil, See No Evil, Speak No Evil.  Makes a nice display sign cut from a fancy wood or use pine and paint it a favorite color.

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Turkey In the Pie Pattern

This easy fun puzzle would make a nice gift for Thanksgiving.  I cut mine from pine and painted the turkey orange and shellacked the outer pie crust.
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Happy Holiday Penguin Ornament

You can stack cut these cute ornaments for the holidays.  I cut mine from 1/8" birch plywood and painted different colors.  Easy to make and fun to give away.

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Evolution Sign

This is a unique stand up sign and the images say it all -- evolution.  I cut mine from cherry and mounted it on a walnut base.  Makes a nice desktop gift.

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Assorted Name Christmas Ornaments

Had to cut these as a special order, so I thought maybe you could use them.  14 Patterns in total.

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Heart Chips Pattern

These heart chips cut from a variety of woods make nice decorations for Valentine's Day.  They can also be made into magnets.  Easy to cut and free.  Includes instructions.

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Valentine Kiss Puzzle Pattern

Cut this cute puzzle and give it as a gift for Valentine's Day.

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Valentine Heart Desktop Ornament Pattern

Cut this simple pattern out and mount if on a block of scrap to make a nice ornament for the holiday.

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Mermaid Puzzle Pattern

This is a very simple mermaid puzzle intended for youngsters.  Make the pieces bigger if you are using it with a child under 5 years old.

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Irish Dancer Puzzle Pattern

This is a simple five piece puzzle of a cute Irish lass doing a jig.  I cut mine from 3/4" pine and painted it green.

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White Elephant Table Ornament Pattern

Not all "white" elephants are bad.  Here's a cute one you can cut to any size and use it as a table top or shelf ornament.  I cut mine from MDF and heavily painted it in white.
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MINI BUNNIES

These mini bunnies are easy to cut and fun for children to play with.  I cut mine from aspen, sanded them smooth and then painted in different colors.  I also did a few in some hard woods, birch, cherry, and sapele (respectively).  You can cut the bunnies in the size patterned or you can enlarge it.  If you are a good artist you might want to paint some fancy faces and clothes on the bunnies.
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MOM Jewelry Tree Pattern

This makes a nice gift for Mom on Mother's Day or just some other special occasion.  Great for hanging rings and fine chains.  I cut the tree from read oak 1/4" thick.  The MOM was cut from 1/2" walnut, and the base was improvised from white oak.  It can just as easily be mounted on a slab base.
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Daffodil Sign Pattern

This makes for a bright sprightly display for spring.  I cut mine from 1/4" birch plywood and painted it yellow.  The base is just a 3/4" blank cut from pine and painted green.

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Lighthouse Table Ornament Pattern

This quaint lighthouse and shack make a nice display.  I cut mine from 3/4" white oak and dipped it in mineral oil to bring out the grain.  I cut an oddly shaped 3/4" base from cherry, with enough room at the front for a candle (the lighthouse light, so to speak).


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Wine Bottle Wall Hanging Pattern

If you are a wine aficionado you will love to have this hanging on your wine wall.  Nice bottle with cork screw outline.  Paint in black or burgundy to make a nice display.

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Umbrella Ornament Pattern

Cut these as favors for a party or just cute little decorations.  I cut mine from 3/4" aspen and painted them in different colors for a bright overflowing display.


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Sly Cooper Cane Pattern

Apparently Sly Cooper is the latest rage amongst X-box players and the cane is an important element. A customer of mine requested one of these so I designed a simple hook head that emulates the original cane.  I cut mine from 3/4" aspen, rounded over the edges on my router and then painted it yellow. I made a fancy walnut coupling tot he black dowel handle, but you could simply attach it to a large dowel to make it into a cane.  If you need a Sly Cooper Cane, here it is.

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Battleship Stand Up Puzzle

Cut this from 3/4" thick wood for a fun puzzle.


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Owl Ornament Pattern

I cut these cute owls and painted them black and then mounted on a stray piece of white birch.  See what you can do with them.

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Two Leaf Patterns for Fall

I cut mine from 1/4" birch plywood and painted them various colors.  Make nice window hanging ornaments or other projects.

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Librarian Desktop Sign

Makes a nice display.  I cut mine from cherry and made a custom base from walnut.  You can view the process of this project being made in slides on my Workshop Page.

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Hummingbird Outline Pattern

This makes a nice ornament to decorate a box or to hang in a window.  I cut mine from a bunch of wood strips I laminated into a blank and attached it to a walnut cover of a box.  Download JPG Pattern  Free
Vintage Sign Pattern

Nothing says "vintage" like an old telephone.  I cut mine from 1/2" poplar and painted it black.


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Evolve Stand Up Sign Pattern

Cut this from 1/2" wood and make a base for it to make an interesting conversation piece.

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Winter Olympics Sign Pattern

With the 2014 Winter Olympics coming up I thought it might be nice to have a fancy sign for the occasion. 

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Funny Bunny Puzzle Pattern

This cute fella will make a nice puzzle for Easter or any fun occasion.  It is designed for 8.5x11" paper but can be resized.  Don't make it too small for young children due to swallow danger.

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Elephant Board Puzzle

This board puzzle is easy to make and assemble.  Instructions are given on the pattern.  I've also included a label I used for sales purposes.

I cut my main board from 1/4" birch ply and made a backing from 1/8" birch ply.   After cutting the elephants I painted them gray (what other color for an elephant?)  A bit of sanding smoothes everything out and it is ready to go.
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Kissing Bunnies

These kissing bunnies make great gifts for children.  I cut mine from a variety of woods and each came out great.  I've included a bunch of patterns on the page to make cutting easier.

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Dust Bin for the Excalibur Scroll Saw

If you are sick of sawdust dropping between your toes when you work on a project, try building this simple dust bin for your saw.  Easy to build, easy to use.  Just slide the drawer under your saw and start cutting.  Pull out slightly when done and sweep the table sawdust into the bin also.  Then pull the drawer out and dump in your trash can.
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Live Long And Prosper Sign Pack

Mr. Spock has passed on so I thought a nice memory sign would be in order.  This a two pack.  It has the pattern for a hanging wall art sign (14 x 8.5) and a pattern for a desktop sign (11 x 8.5).  Hope you enjoy this free download. 

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I Love Robotics Stand Up Sign

I cut mine from pine and cut a custom base for it to sit on, from aspen.  I had some old electronic circuit boards around so I cut out a chip and glued it on the body to make my robot more complete.


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Sunflower Pattern

This sunflower pattern has been sized for an 8 1/2 x 11" sheet and can be cut from 3/4" pine to make a nice wood flower cutout.  It can be painted if you like and then used as a sign or wall ornament.  Might even be nice with a smiley face in the middle.

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Autumn Squirrel Wall Hanger

Cut this cute little guy and hang him up for the season.  I cut mine from birch plywood and spray painted both sides in black. 

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Wish You Were Beer Sign Pattern

Cut this novelty sign for your man cave or give it as a humorous gift.  I cut mine from birch ply and painted it black.

 

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Celtic Cross Pattern

This nice pattern will produce a beautiful Celtic Cross when used with a fine wood.  Makes a nice gift or hot selling item at a craft show.

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Spring Is Here Sign Pattern

This refreshing daisy sing is just what the doctor ordered for Spring.  Cut this to make your day a little brighter.

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Pokemon Go Sign Pattern

This free pattern will make a nice decoration for your desktop.  The pattern is offered free here for personal and educational use -- not for commercial sale.  I cut mine from 3/4" pine but you can cut it from any wood.  Cut from 1/4" birch pine and painted black it makes a nice wall decoration.

 

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