PVC columns make great sign mountings

By signcraft

Posted on Monday, September 19th, 2022

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One way to increase the mass and overall visual impression of a sign is to mount it on columns instead of posts. A column is a structure that may conceal a post inside it, but it’s larger and more dramatic than a 4×4, 6×6 or 8×8 post. It’s a great way to avoid the sign-on-two-skinny-legs look that Gary Anderson described in “Building great-looking, durable posts.”

PVC board makes a great column material. It’s easy to work with and very durable. Joe Paffoon of Boardwalk Designs, Lynn Haven, Florida, has been doing this for over 25 years.

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