Author Archives: Michael James

What’s it cost to produce these twenty 8-by-24-in. reflective signs?

Materials: .080 3003-H14 aluminum: $138.45 3M 3430 EGP reflective vinyl 16 mils thickness: $43.04 Oracal cast vinyl Series 951: $41.21 RTape 4075 RLA… Read More

Nine tools for stronger layouts

Over the years I’ve found a few things that I feel really make a difference when it comes to creating signs that do… Read More

What’s it cost to produce this 26-by-40-in. sign?

Materials: Substrate: $19.33 Cast metallic gold vinyl (4 ft. x 15 in.): $5.71 Cast white vinyl (4 ft. x 15 in.): $5.01 Removable… Read More

What’s it cost to install acrylic letters on this monument sign?

Materials: ½-by-12-in. acrylic letters – $258.34 Shipping of letters – $37.99 Installation pattern – $32.40 Silicone: one tube – $5.98 Two 1/8-in. masonry… Read More