APRIL 1, 2022

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How to turn your favorite lake into beautiful 3D Wall Art

Do you love your lake? Hang it on your wall! 3D wood maps are a great way to add some nautical flair to your home décor. Coastal themes help to bring calm and cool to your living room, bedroom, or workspace.

Follow these steps to turn your favorite lake or coastal region into beautiful 3D wall art.

1. Create a 3D Wood Map by Searching for your favorite lake

A wide range of nautical maps and lake maps are available. From popular lakes and coastal regions to lesser-known rivers, lakes, and waterways.

You can conveniently search for your lake or region which directly searches a massive database of custom lake art. Most popular lakes and coastal regions are likely to be available as we amassed a collection of over 7,000 nautical maps. Chesapeake Bay, Puget Sound, Cape Cod, Lake Tahoe and the Great Lakes are among the most popular, however we also carry maps for lesser-known lakes or coastal regions.

Tips to help find your lake or region:
• Lakes: Search by lake name or nearby cities
• Coastal regions: Search by towns or coastal waterways (ex: ‘Montauk’ or ‘Long Island Sound’)
• You can also browse by state

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Find your favorite lake in a database of over 7,000 bodies of water.

If your map cannot be found while searching, there’s still a good chance it’s available. The next step is to contact us and one of our talented product specialists will diligently search our database.

2. Contact one of our map specialists

If you do not see the lake or region you are looking for, we’ll double check our database. Often times the lake or town you are searching for is featured in a regional map which may be go under a different title.

If we are unable to find the specific map you are looking for, in most cases we can create it from scratch! We can work with you to specify the region, choose a style and size, and to select the artist that best fits your décor. This is one of our most popular options and we love crafting new and unique maps.

Contact us. We’re happy to help!

“Do you love your lake? Hang it on your wall!”

3. Choose Your Lake Map Style

Once your lake has been found, nautical maps and lake maps are usually available in various sizes, colors, and styles. From complex, multi-layer 3D wood maps which are eye-catching and informational to minimalistic maps which are designed to be a centerpiece. Here are a few popular 3D wood map collections which offer a broad range of décor styles:

Custom Lake Art Maps: This collection of 3D wood maps consists of over 7,000 bodies or water and can be personalized with custom text or icons. Available as 3D wall maps, serving trays, cribbage boards, and nautical clocks.
Nautical Wood Chart Maps: These maps are also beautiful three dimensional depth maps and typically ship in 1-2 business days.
Burnt Wood Maps: This popular collection of laser-cut wood maps offers unique colors and captivating artwork cut into rich pine wood. Laser cutters are used to burn away layers of painted wood revealing beautiful tones of natural pine.

4. Choose Your Map Product Type

Depending on the artist, custom lake maps can be created in various types of products. Here’s a few popular map styles where you can turn your favorite lake into a unique piece of art.

3D Wall Maps: These maps are designed to be hung as wall art and look great in living rooms, in offices, or smaller maps can be perched on bookshelves or mantles.
Serving Trays: These useful maps are sealed under glass and look great as table centerpieces or countertop decorations.
Cribbage Boards: Lake maps are laser engraved into solid blocks of wood and are a great way to bring some nautical flair to your weekly cribbage game.
Nautical Clocks: These popular clocks are three dimensional and can be crafted from nearly any body of water.

On Tahoe Time offers a huge collection of 3D wood maps available in over 7,000 locations!

Have questions? We can help!

Our talented team of product designers are ready to assist. Whether you are looking to create a custom map of your favorite lake, or needing help placing an order, please feel free to reach out to us and we are happy to help.

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