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Get the most from sign substrates

April 30th, 2020 by

Sourcelist: substrates Acrylic sheet Plaskolite Aluminum composite material/ACM 3A Composites USA Grimco Laminators Inc. Mitsubishi Plastic Composites Nudo Products Inc. United Industries Engraving… Read More

Marketing ideas for slow times

April 27th, 2020 by

If I lay my cards on the table, the last several weeks certainly have been quite a rollercoaster, as I’m sure it’s been… Read More

Making the most of slow times

April 27th, 2020 by

We are definitely heading into a time of uncertainty. Putting aside the health concerns and the potential effects of the virus that is… Read More

Design Clinic: Fascia sign for a machine shop

April 27th, 2020 by

How often do we see signage around town that falls short and doesn’t quite fit the bill? Unlike other less visible trades our… Read More

Using Layer Effects and Layer Styles in Photoshop

April 27th, 2020 by

Layer Effects are always at your fingertips. They are some of Photoshop’s most powerful, fun and creative tools. Layer Effects are easy to… Read More

Start with a quick sketch

April 27th, 2020 by

Almost every job in my shop starts with a pencil sketch, if only a rough thumbnail drawing—even though it is likely to be… Read More

Design & Price: 4×8 real estate sign

April 30th, 2020 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

John Hannukaine: Still pulling lines

April 30th, 2020 by

Back in 1997, John Hannukaine literally wrote the book on pinstriping with his Pinstriping and Vehicle Graphics, published by SignCraft. In 120 pages… Read More

What’s it cost to produce these twenty 8-by-24-in. reflective signs?

April 27th, 2020 by

Materials: .080 3003-H14 aluminum: $138.45 3M 3430 EGP reflective vinyl 16 mils thickness: $43.04 Oracal cast vinyl Series 951: $41.21 RTape 4075 RLA… Read More

Jason Nale

April 30th, 2020 by

Shop name: Nazareth Sign Company Shop size: 360 sq. ft. Age: 47 Graphics equipment: Jaguar 48 48-in. cutter Online: On Facebook as Nazareth… Read More