“I’m always looking for new products,” says Joe, “but we have standards that we use a lot in our work. We use a great deal of Duna’s Corafoam HDU board, PVC board in all thicknesses and aluminum composite material. Most of our finishes are PPG Acrylic Latex, Modern Masters and Matthews Acrylic Polyurethane.”

Joe and Sandy Paffoon

Lynn Haven, Florida

By SignCraft.com

Posted on Saturday, August 29th, 2020

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Shop name:
Boardwalk Designs

Shop size: 5000 sq. ft.

Staff: 10

Age: Joe is 69

Graphics equipment:
Two HP latex printers
Two Gerber 408 CNC routers
CorelDRAW software

Online:
www.boardwalkdesigns.com
Facebook: Boardwalk Designs
Instagram: @boardwalkdesigns850
For Joe and Sandy Paffoon, moving to Florida to semi-retire didn’t quite come off as planned. Instead it led them to the sign business and two decades of creative sign making. Here’s what Joe told us about where Boardwalk Designs is today on a Friday afternoon at the end of a busy week:

This is our 22nd year in the sign business. It’s a pretty typical sign shop story. We moved here from the Atlanta area with the idea of semi-retiring. In Atlanta, I had a hardwood flooring company. I also had some experience with CAD and had purchased a used Ioline plotter.


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