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Design Clinic: Sandblasted entry sign makeover

August 28th, 2018 by

There was a time when it seemed that everyone wanted a sandblasted redwood or cedar sign. They are warm, strong, and the sandblasted… Read More

Before and after: Three redesigned truck wraps

August 29th, 2018 by

While it’s always fun to work with new businesses to engineer a new brand and truck wrap for their fledgling business, more often… Read More

Use these templates to build panelized layouts

August 29th, 2018 by

Panelized sign layouts have a history that goes back to post-war Chicago. These split panel signs generally use vibrant colors and interesting shapes… Read More

Designer at work: Randy Howe

August 31st, 2018 by

Randy Howe’s shop, Getzum Exposure, is in the small town of Port Dover on the shores of Lake Erie. It’s a small town… Read More

Stripes & Graphics: Ken Klim

August 31st, 2018 by

Along with the 4-by-8s, storefront signs and truck lettering jobs at his sign shop, Ken Klim has always done plenty of pinstriping—and automotive… Read More

Profile: Danny Dean

August 31st, 2018 by

Shop name: Dynamic Signs Design Shop size: 1200 sq. ft. Staff: Danny and Sherry Dean Age: 60 Graphics equipment: Graphtec FC-5100 cutter ULTRA-Flex… Read More

Profile: Donna Larocque

August 31st, 2018 by

Shop name: Donna Larocque’s Sign Shoppe Shop size: 560 sq. ft. Staff: Donna plus part-time help as needed Graphics equipment: Graphtec CE5000-60 cutter… Read More

What’s it cost to produce this truck lettering?

August 28th, 2018 by

Materials: 24 sq. ft. black Oracal 751 film: $24 16 sq. ft. white Oracal 751 film: $16 6 sq. ft. gray Oracal 751… Read More

Design & Price: Tow truck lettering

August 31st, 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

Shop Trucks

August 31st, 2018 by

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