Ray Kinman – 45 years of hand carved signs
Posted on Monday, May 23rd, 2022
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.”