This carved wooden sign is manufactured from solid wood. This sign has been machined using a V cutter to provide a V shaped profile cut. The profile of cut maybe left in a natural finish or filled with paint to give greater definition.
This is a 1/4" shaft 60 degree V shaped cutter used to product the profile on this sign.
This example has simply been oiled with teak oil to seal the surface and protect it from the weather and dirt.
Vee Cutters are found in many different shapes and sizes. Listed here below are some of the more common types used.
Often these cutters are manufactured from Tungsten Carbide, which is an incredibly hard metal and produced a nice clean cut.