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Finding a market for laser cutting and engraving

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Use each one to sell a different feature

The challenges of concept design

Constraints of time and budget don’t always let our dreams come true

Design & Price: Truck lettering

In every issue, SignCraft gives a few sign makers an imaginary project. We ask them to do a sketch of the sign they... Read More

Adapting logos to vehicles

When is it okay to alter a brand—and when is it not

Vince on stripes and lines

Fine lines, subtle colors and perfect weather

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Shawnee, Oklahoma

Before and after: The details make the difference

It’s been said “the devil is in the details”—and this is painfully true in sign design. Those details can make the difference between... Read More

Tips for working with type in Illustrator and Photoshop

These shortcuts save time and make life a little easier


From satellite dish to stained glass window Dear SignCraft, Recently a pastor asked my help in turning a large discarded satellite dish into... Read More

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Fix a cutter that doesn’t cut graphics completely

It’s really frustrating to start weeding a contour cut print/lam job only to find that some of the cuts are incomplete because the... Read More

Download this helpful sales tool

Even when you make them every day, it’s easy to overlook some of the potential sign needs of your customers. Dan Mika created... Read More

6 ways to get control of your business

There have been a lot of great articles in SignCraft over the years—helpful pointers on design, color, techniques and more. Many veteran sign... Read More

Build this portable easel and storage unit

One thing that few sign shops have enough of is workspace. Kris Connors at Custom Sculpture & Sign Co. found that two of... Read More

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