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What’s it cost to produce this freestanding sign?

June 28th, 2020 by

Materials: Two 6-by-6-in. 8-ft. PT posts: $30 Eight 8-ft. 2-by-8-in. PT: $60 Four 8-ft. 2-by-6-in. PT: $25 Eight 8-ft. 2-by-4-in. PT: $25 18… Read More

Design & Price: 3D hanging sign

June 30th, 2020 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


June 30th, 2020 by

Mike Lavallee: 1960-2020 Mike Lavallee, pinstriper, airbrush artist and sign painter, died on April 14, 2020. Mike was the highly respected creator of… Read More

Shop Trucks

June 30th, 2020 by

Chris Bryant, Bryant Signs, Puyallup, Washington “A long time ago,” says Chris Bryant, Bryant Signs, Puyallup, Washington, “while at a coffee shop near… Read More

Tips & Tricks

June 30th, 2020 by

Have a tip to share? Be a part of SignCraft! Share your favorite shortcuts, gadgets used in your shop and other time-savers. Email… Read More

Get the most from sign substrates

April 30th, 2020 by

Sourcelist: substrates Acrylic sheet Plaskolite Aluminum composite material/ACM 3A Composites USA Grimco Laminators Inc. Mitsubishi Plastic Composites Nudo Products Inc. United Industries Engraving… Read More

Marketing ideas for slow times

April 27th, 2020 by

If I lay my cards on the table, the last several weeks certainly have been quite a rollercoaster, as I’m sure it’s been… Read More

Making the most of slow times

April 27th, 2020 by

We are definitely heading into a time of uncertainty. Putting aside the health concerns and the potential effects of the virus that is… Read More

Design Clinic: Fascia sign for a machine shop

April 27th, 2020 by

How often do we see signage around town that falls short and doesn’t quite fit the bill? Unlike other less visible trades our… Read More

Using Layer Effects and Layer Styles in Photoshop

April 27th, 2020 by

Layer Effects are always at your fingertips. They are some of Photoshop’s most powerful, fun and creative tools. Layer Effects are easy to… Read More