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Cool prints in Santa Barbara

With a staff of four and a 2000 sq. ft. shop, Santa Barbara Signs is a “one-stop shop for signs and graphics.”

Step-by-step: Make a faux vintage sign

Most signs have to look brand new, but sometimes you need to make one look like it's endured years of wear-and-tear. Donna Williams shows how she makes a sign look like it's been around forever.

What's it cost to produce this wayfinding sign?

Signs like these are routine projects for many shops. Have you tracked your time and materials on one lately? Take a look at that and more here.

The SignCraft Blog

It's hard to beat a sign for value

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

One of the remarkable things about signs as an advertising medium is their longevity. If made with quality materials, a sign can last a long ...

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What would you get for this pair of tow trucks?

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

For almost every issue of SignCraft for the past 30-plus years, we’ve sent a scenario for a fictitious sign project to several highly skilled sign ...

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Cool Tools & Other Neat Stuff

Tools, materials and services to make your life easier!

Gerber Cast Vinyl available in 24- and 48-in. widths

Gerber 220/225 Cast Vinyl manufactured by 3M. 54 popular colors in 24- and 48-in. and over 150 colors in 15- and 30-in. These durable films are perfect for vehicle applications, win-dow displays, labels, decals, and signs of all shapes and sizes. Call 800-222-7446 for a free color card, or visit:

www.gspinc.com

 

Wholesale to the trade only

Signs of distinction, crafted in tradition for over 25 years. Award-winning heirloom quality carved signs for distinctive homes, businesses, organizations, churches and municipalities. Become a reseller, purveyor, dealer or distributor of our high quality, long lasting, reasonably priced carved signs. Located in New England; sales@newenglandcarvedsigns.com or 860-861-7434

www.newenglandcarvedsigns.com

 

100% Wholesale Turn-Key Monument Signs

Now offering quality HDU sign panels to complement your next sign project. Choose from 60 standard models or send us a custom design. Lightweight, durable, versatile and easy to install. Selling monument signs with graphics has never been easier! Start today.

www.foamcraft.info

 

Speedy 400 from Trotec

Trotec introduces the Speedy 400 laser engraving machine, with a generously sized 39-by-24-in. working area and multifunctional table that allows for quick changes between tables. For information, call 866-226-8505 or visit:  

www.troteclaser.com

 

Create rich texture

TSF-45 is a tough, flexible texturing product that adds protection and value to your signs. Use it right out of the can to create virtually any texture you can think of. Visit our website for more information.

www.precisionboard.com

 

The right CNC solution

Multicam provides you with the RIGHT CNC Solution for your sign making needs. Whether you are working with wood, foam, acrylic or aluminum, our machines help you generate the superior products that you customers envision.

www.multicam.com

 

Don't miss out on pinstriping profits

Our tape works as a stencil: tape it, paint it, peel it off— then get paid for it! Get razor sharp painted on stripes. Make bends, points, corners and two tone stripes. Match and repair most any pinstripes. Start today!  

www.finessepinstriping.com

 

Make laying gold leaf easier!

W&B Gold Leaf, LLC, makers of Wehrung & Billmeier Roll Gold.We offer gilder’s tips, knives,cushions for surface and glass gilding, wheels for roll gold, mop brushes for skewing, agate burnish stones—everythingfor the gilder!

www.wbgoldleaf.com

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