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Quality signs call for dependable finishes

Know the paint products designed for sign production

Plenty of lines for a fine old Ford

The owner of this pickup wanted classic hot rod striping and lots of it

Product mockups are a powerful sales tool

Use ready-made templates to show them their logo on shirts, signs, stationery and more

Creative briefs speed the design process

Asking the right questions at the outset will save you design time

Layout skills set your work apart

Your ability to do effective sign design gives you an edge over the competition

Design Clinic: Banner makeover

Using panels to control a load of copy

Chuck Peterson

San Diego, California

Design a winning trade show booth

Keep your booth’s message simple and direct

Don Edwards

Newmarket, Ontario, Canada

Russ Mills

Pineville, Kentucky

Shane Durnford

Creemore, Ontario, Canada

Design & Price: Sailboat transom

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

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Bill Riedel: Portraits and Stories I can’t think of many Letterheads or Walldog meets that I’ve heard about—or have been to—where Bill Riedel... Read More

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Tired of digging posts? Drive them in.

The posts for this sign were installed using a post anchor system called Oz-Posts, which are galvanized steel post anchors that you drive... Read More

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Here’s what others charge to install a 4×8 real estate sign

Sometimes it can take more time to install a sign than it does to make it. Our previous article, Here’s what others get... Read More

Here’s what others charge for a 4×8 real estate sign

Not long ago, we asked Trade Secrets readers to tell us what they would charge to do a 4×8 real estate sign on... Read More

Want to boost sales? Give a sign away.

When Chuck Peterson returned to the San Diego area after living in Arizona for several years, he knew he would be starting his... Read More

Tired of digging for posts? Drive them in.

Digging post holes can be a hassle—especially if you’re in an area where the ground freezes in winter. Even in warmer climates, digging... Read More

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