Ray Kinman – 45 years of hand carved signs

By signcraft

Posted on Monday, May 23rd, 2022

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Location: Grass Valley, California

Age: 66



On Facebook as Ray Kinman

On Instagram as @woodcarverguru

In Ray Kinman’s shop, the sound of a 3-D sign coming together is not the high-pitched whine of the CNC router but rather the thump-thump-thump of the mallet on the chisel. The sign in progress is a Disney-inspired sign for the home of an avid collector of Disney memorabilia.

“If you had told me I’d be doing this twenty years ago,” he says, “there is no way I would have believed it. I never realized that carved signs were such a big part of the Disney experience.”

Read this article and many more like it with a membership to SignCraft.

Already a SignCraft.com Member? Click here to log in.
- or -
Join today for full access to all of our exclusive content!
- or -
New users get 7 days FREE — Register Now!