Once again, my aunt put my skills to the test and asked me to create something else other than the signs I made for her the other day. She’s been trying to push herself over the last several years and has started doing half marathons. I took her suggestions, blended it with a previous project, and this is what we came up with:
Relatively simple build. Above the hooks are white acrylic inlays so she’ll be able to write the dates of her races. Here are a couple more pictures of the way the hooks are designed:
They slide through the front and hook behind the first sheet, and nearly into a slot that’s cut from the back sheet.
For the key hanger I designed before, the hooks are double layered, which I chose to do again, but I wanted a better alignment than I had before. I used super glue to weld the pieces together, but they would slid a bit and getting them perfectly aligned took a little bit of work. This time I did braces that went between the two hook pieces and now they line up perfectly. I also enjoyed the additional visuals it added to the overall piece.
She also requested that I make her a fancy LED light, and who am I to say no?
The word “Keiki” is the hawaiian word for child. She wanted me to add her kid’s names underneath that, and I was given creative liberty for the rest. Figured a heart would suffice, added score lines for that visual flare, and then also added a nice wooden spacer for the base.
She just got on her plane to go home, but it was fun while it lasted. She gave me interesting challenges which I had a lot of fun making. Hopefully she keeps coming up with stuff, because the rest of my family doesn’t ask me anything (blessing and a curse I guess ).