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Shane Durnford

February 28th, 2018 by

Shane’s work was first featured in the July/ August 1999 issue of SignCraft and in many articles—and on several of our covers—after that…. Read More

Design & Price: Sailboat transom

February 28th, 2018 by

In every issue, SignCraft gives a few sign makers an imaginary project. We ask them to do a sketch of the sign they… Read More


February 28th, 2018 by

Bill Riedel: Portraits and Stories I can’t think of many Letterheads or Walldog meets that I’ve heard about—or have been to—where Bill Riedel… Read More

Shop Trucks

February 28th, 2018 by

Send us a photo of your shop truck today at or to SignCraft, P.O. Box 60031, Fort Myers, FL 33906. Read this… Read More

Tips & Tricks

February 28th, 2018 by

Low-tech letter production Just wanted to share this tidbit with you about a job we did recently. The customer was in a big… Read More

Tired of digging posts? Drive them in.

February 28th, 2018 by

The posts for this sign were installed using a post anchor system called Oz-Posts, which are galvanized steel post anchors that you drive… Read More

Branding for local businesses vs. corporate ID

January 2nd, 2018 by

TJ Maxx just had their grand opening here in Jackson Hole. The parking lot was overflowing and the store was packed. The signs… Read More

5 steps that make Photoshop lettering effects easy

January 1st, 2018 by

I do most of my sign layouts for printed graphics in Photoshop—it’s a very powerful tool for sign makers. One of the main… Read More

Finding work beyond your neighborhood

December 31st, 2017 by

The biggest challenge most sign companies have today is trying to be competitive in a tough competitive landscape, which is enabling more and… Read More

Essential tools for sign makers

January 2nd, 2018 by

One of the ways you can add to your bottom line without raising your prices is to boost your efficiency. It’s the old… Read More