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24 Oct
2018
Sign Invitational

Get a Sneak Peek at Sawatzky’s 2019 Sign Invitational Entry

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 each month. This month Dan Sawatzky tells us why he has already started building not only his entry for the 2019 Sign Invitational, held..

18 Oct
2018

Welcome to the new PrecisionBoard.com!

The PrecisionBoard.com Website Has Been Redesigned! New landing pages for Signage & Tooling Applications. “We know that time is money,” said Chuck Miller, President of Coastal Enterprises, “so we simplified the home page with buttons for the most popular Precision Board HDU applications- tooling and signage.”  He added, “now you can quickly access resources and..

10 Oct
2018

UCSD Human-Powered Submarine Mold-Making

  • October 10, 2018
  • Tai Freligh
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A team of engineering students from the University of California – San Diego (UCSD) designed and fabricated a unique human-powered submarine as part of their classroom learning experience.  Instead of using a rotary propeller, they took a cue from marine life and designed a dolphin fin propeller.  The students created fiberglass female molds out of..

04 Oct
2018

TBT: A 30″ x 240′ Replica of the Hong Kong Skyline

Throwback Blog to January of 2015 and this very cool replica of the Hong Kong skyline created out of Precision Board HDU and coated with LuminOre, a sprayable metal coating. Wolfpack Sign Group in Vista, CA is working on a very exciting project for a cultural center located in Hong Kong.  Once complete, it will be..

25 Sep
2018
curved shapes

Building Curved Shapes 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 each month. In this month’s entry, Dan Sawatzky talks about how to get curved shapes out of Precision Board HDU PBLT-30 for their Hazelnut..

18 Sep
2018

Modern Signage to Match Historic Architecture

When Shane Durnford was asked to design and fabricate a handcrafted sign for the Peel Heritage Complex (now called The Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives) fifteen years ago in Brampton Ontario, he did his research.  The sign was designed within the historical time period and form of the building’s architecture, resulting in a seamless and..

14 Sep
2018

Creating New Signage to Match Old Architecture

When Shane Durnford was asked to design & fabricate signs for the Peel Heritage Complex fifteen years ago, he had to make them look like they had always been there. To accomplish that, he had to do his research and use materials and design techniques that matched the aesthetics of the historic buildings. The signs..

23 Aug
2018

Branding your Building 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 each month. In this month’s entry, Dan Sawatzky tells us how he takes a page from Disney when it comes to visual branding.  He..

08 Aug
2018

Rebranding Tinted Image for 3D using Precision Board HDU

When Steve Kolacz with GrafiXhouse Design Studios did a rebranding for local paint protection company Tinted Image, he did it with an eye towards dimensionality. He wanted to create a 3D Precision Board HDU sign for the company as part of their logo redesign and branding package and he used stacking to create different layers of dimension for their new..