High density urethane board [HDU], PVC board, aluminum, gold leaf vinyl, neon, copper and steel muffler pipes
CNC-routed PVC letters with a digital print on an aluminum disk
Fabricated aluminum with a faux finish done with Matthews acrylic polyurethane paint, with incandescent and LED bulbs
CNC-routed stainless steel and aluminum letters
Aluminum channel letters with translucent vinyl on polycarbonate faces, lit with Sloan LEDs
Fabricated aluminum with faux finish done with Matthews acrylic polyurethane paint, with incandescent and LED bulbs
Fabricated aluminum with faux finish done with Matthews acrylic polyurethane paint, with incandescent and LED bulbs
CNC-routed HDU board, acrylic and aluminum, lit with Sloan LEDs
CNC-routed HDU letters finished with 23K gold leaf on an aluminum panel, with custom LED lighting
50 series aluminum, CNC-routed HDU letters sprayed with Matthews polyurethane, mounted on aluminum; shading was hand-lettered to enhance the convex effect.
Letters are CNC-cut aluminum composite material on black felt behind a clear polycarbonate panel, with a frame of CNC-routed PVC board
Cut vinyl lettering on vacuum formed polycarbonate bubbles, with CNC-cut PVC ornaments on aluminum panel backlit with GE LEDs
CNC-routed HDU letters with LED halo lighting on fabricated aluminum panel with LED faceted bulbs on arrow
All aluminum cabinet with CNC-routed face with polycarbonate letters, lit with LEDs powered by the standalone solar power on top
These tap handles use laserable plastic, cut vinyl and laser etching on aluminum, brass and cork on walnut.
CNC-carved HDU letters finished with 23K gold leaf, on acrylic with trim cap contour outline and LED lighting, mounted on an aluminum background panel with real bamboo top and bottom borders
Fabricated aluminum arrow and letters, faux finished with Matthews acrylic polyurethane paint and lit with LED faceted bulbs
Laser-cut acrylic letter panel in cabinet of HDU with aluminum details, faux finished with Matthews acrylic polyurethane paint
Jeannie and Redgie

Redgie Adams

By SignCraft Magazine

Posted on Wednesday, May 1st, 2019

I listen to people, but I try to lead them in the direction that’s best for them. I depend on referral customers for that reason—they have seen my work, and they know they’re not coming to me for another plain square sign.

I can work with people’s ideas, but I’m honest and tell them what I think. I can tell them why I would do what I’m suggesting and what I’m trying to achieve. People appreciate you having confidence in your ideas. When they see your work and the signs you have coming together in the shop, they usually want that look, too.

Any and all materials: One of the products I like to work with is 3-lb. Styrofoam. You see the 1- and 2-lb. Styrofoam in craft stores, but I prefer the more dense material. You can carve it and make it look like woodgrain then spray it with Volatile Free Hard Coat. The coating protects the foam from any solvents.


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