Author Archives: David Showalter

David Showalter's shop, David Design, is in Bryan, Ohio.

What’s it cost to produce this 23-by-32-in. sandblasted sign?

Materials: Allwood western red cedar sign blank: $130 Sandblast mask: $45 Paint: $30 Total materials: $205 Labor: Design: 20 minutes Cut panel to… Read More

What’s it cost to produce this 18-by-60-in. flat sign?

Materials: Aluminum composite panel — $40 Digital print $mdash; $50 Paint (primer plus four colors) — $55   Total materials — $145 Labor: Design/prep… Read More