April 2018 - Coastal Enterprises
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Month: April 2018
30 Apr
3d modeling

3D Modeling the Weasel Boy Brewing Co. Signs

When Weasel Boy Brewing Co. needed to replace their parking lot and building signs with something a little more noticeable, they contacted Xpressive graphiX in Zanesville, Ohio to do the work.  Tony Rose used 15 lb. Precision Board HDU and 3d modeling to save fabrication time.  He talks us through his creative process on updating the brewery..

23 Apr

Dan Sawatzky’s Time Piece for ISA 2019

Coastal Enterprises, manufacturers of Precision Board HDU, is proud to announce a series of guest blogs written by Dan Sawatzky of Imagination Corporation, which will be posted on the Precision Board Blog at the end of each month. In this month’s entry, Dan Sawatzky talks about getting a head start on next year’s Sign Invitational..

17 Apr

MultiCam CNC Speeds and Feeds for Precision Board HDU

One of the more frequent inquiries we receive at Coastal Enterprises involves questions about CNC machining of Precision Board HDU. Typical questions include, “what type of cutter works best,” “where do I start with my speed and feed settings,” and “what should my chip load be?” We asked our friends at MultiCam USA to rout shapes with a CNC..

09 Apr

Putting the Glass in Gramma’s Bloomers

When Kenna McCulluh wanted to make a sign for her side business, Gramma’s Bloomers, she decided to use the leftover Precision Board HDU pieces from larger projects at the full time sign company she owns, Custom Sign Center, LLC in Idaho.  She wanted to make a smaltz sign, but decided to crush her own glass from the..

02 Apr

Booking the Newcomerstown Public Library Signs

It may not look like it, but the “books” that make up the Newcomerstown, Ohio, Public Library entrance and exit signs are actually made out of steel, concrete and Precision Board HDU.  Jim Dawson with Synergy Sign fabricated the signs from frame to finished product in just two weeks and shares how he saved time..