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CNC routing lets you sell the value that 3D adds

December 29th, 2018 by

Sourcelist These companies offer products for CNC sign production and reach sign pros through SignCraft: CNC equipment AXYZ CAMaster Industries Gerber Scientific Products… Read More

Design & Price: Window lettering

December 29th, 2018 by

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

What’s it cost to produce this 23-by-32-in. sandblasted sign?

December 27th, 2018 by

Materials: Allwood western red cedar sign blank: $130 Sandblast mask: $45 Paint: $30 Total materials: $205 Labor: Design: 20 minutes Cut panel to… Read More

Cracking the laser marking and ID market

December 29th, 2018 by

Although it’s amazing to see incredible detailed graphics, illustrations or even portraits rendered by laser, a far more common use is laser marking—identifying… Read More

Design Clinic: 4-by-12-ft. fascia sign for a salon

December 27th, 2018 by

When the phone rings with prospective work, most of us are interested to help in any way possible. That’s the nature of the… Read More

Designer at work: Dave Correll

December 29th, 2018 by

Dave Correll’s 35-year career in the sign business has taken him in a lot of directions, from sign painting to 3D sign making… Read More

A landmark sign for a pet hospital

December 28th, 2018 by

Not long ago, a veterinarian from a neighboring town dropped by our shop. She wanted to rebrand her business with one of our… Read More

Darren Wenzel

December 29th, 2018 by

Shop name: Gasoline Art Shop size: 1440 sq. ft. Age: 47 Graphics equipment: Plenty of brushes and airbrushes plus a Roland VG-540 printer/cutter… Read More

John Teeto

December 29th, 2018 by

Shop name: Teeto Signs Shop size: 1800 sq. ft. Staff: 3 Age: 60 Graphics equipment: Gerber Omega software Gerber cutter Online: The… Read More

Rob Estes

December 29th, 2018 by

Shop name: Brushstroke Signs Shop size: 2400 sq. ft. Age: 49 Graphics equipment: MacBook Pro Graphtec plotter ShopBot 4×8 router Online: On… Read More