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14 May
2018

Creating an Architectural Gable with Precision Board HDU

When Shane Durnford created an architectural gable for a home, he used Precision Board HDU and hand-carved the incredible detail into it. For him it was a return to sign work & he couldn’t be happier about it. Shane talks about bringing this work of art to life through craftsmanship, skill and the use of Precision Board..

23 Apr
2018

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..

26 Mar
2018
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Making the Hazelwood Inn Model with Precision Board HDU

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 gives us some insight into using Precision Board PBLT-30 to make an incredibly detailed..

19 Feb
2018

Making Art Out of Precision Board HDU Drops

Mike Smith with Creative Scribing has a boneyard with drops of Precision Board HDU from his day job and uses them to make various projects- like shop signs and artwork.  His most recent creation involved some drops that he turned into an Art Deco wall hanging.  Mike gives us some tips on how to turn..

09 Aug
2017

Harley Quinn Heats up San Diego Comic-Con 2017

Thinking about using Precision Board HDU in combination with other types of materials for a project?  We talked to James A. Powell, VP of Design at Monster City Studios in Fresno, California, about a recent project his team worked on involving both Precision Board and EPS (expanded polystyrene AKA ‘bead foam’).  He needed quick turnaround on a..

26 Jun
2017

Making Magic at the 2017 Sign Invitational

Sign Builder Illustrated wrote up a fantastic article about the 2017 Sign Invitational, including information on next year’s show.  The magazine spoke to the top three winners about how they came up with their designs and the methods and materials they used to achieve the finished product. Dan Sawatzky from Imagination Corporation took first place..

20 May
2016

Suffolk University – 3D Design with Precision Board

Suffolk University Students Design with Precision Board HDU Precision Board is a truly user-friendly medium for art and design. It allows even the most entry-level artists, architects, and designers to create a tangible object from just an idea and some rudimentary tools. Whether the objective is structural, architectural, or abstract, anyone can design with Precision Board! Creating..

21 Oct
2015

The 411 on the 45 (TSF-45 that is..) – Finishing Part 2

A few weeks ago some of our skilled craftsmen at Coastal showed how to add remarkable texture and dimension to your Precision Board project using our TSF-45 Texture Surface Finish.  We were happy to hear from our loyal readers that the post got their creative wheels turning. After experimenting with new textures and contemplating the possibilities, the questions are..

24 Sep
2015

Edge Bonding: A PB-Fast Set walk-through

Out technical staff at Coastal Enterprises has received questions frequently in regards to using PB-Fast Set for edge bonding. Here is a quick step by step picture aided explanation of how it’s done. This sample of PBLT-15 was cut into two pieces. Our goal is to use PB-Fast Set and bond the halved pieces back together..

22 Sep
2015

The Artists Who Happen to Make Signs – The Angry Bull

I’m sure you’re familiar with the phrase “taking the bull by the horns.” Well Xpressive Graphix takes the phrase to a whole new level. Creating a sign for the Angry Bull Saloon is a prime example of what the artists at Xpressive Graphix are capable of while following their motto: Expect the unexpected. First being..