Smart and Easy Soft Tooling with Precision Board Bonded Blocks Custom bonded blocks can be a game-changing asset for any soft tooling application. Order a professionally bonded custom block, and have it arrive fully bonded and ready for machining- this is a huge CNC...
The past few months I have been learning new things pretty much daily and the past few weeks I have been tasked on learning the machines on the vinyl side of the business. As the illustrator/designer at the shop I am often given challenges or tasked to come up with ideas frequently. Jim loves to give me the most curve ball concepts to work with.
A while back, a brainstorming session involving Dan & Peter Sawatzky, Jeff Hartman, and Myself, yielded one of the better ideas I have heard in a long time. The Sign Invitational was born. The contest is simple. Set up some build rules that govern theme and size, then invite 20 amazing sign makers to participate in the challenge. The registration deadline passed on October 31st and I’m proud to say we have 14 amazing sign makers competing.
Drilling holes in Precision Board has many similarities to wood. However, there are some differences that should be noted. This blog will feature step one of two for hanging a sign using an eye-bolt. Here is a step-by-step picture and video guide to show you how to...
Xpressive graphiX has created another stunning sign and has been chosen to be “Today’s Guest Blogger.” Tony Rose, Business Partner & Creative Director, with Xpressive graphiX writes the following… Lock 9 Pizza a new business located in Duncan Falls, Ohio, came to...
Here at the shop, we receive requests for sponsorships and donations more often than we can keep track of. Most of the time, we end up donating something, or buying an ad in a program and forgetting what it was even about. From time to time, there is a request that really pulls at my heartstrings and I decide to do everything I can to help people out.
Here it is. Factory Street Pub and Grill. This will be the first post in a series on how we fabricate signs here at Synergy. We’ll be walking you through the shop designs, welding, carving, lighting, painting, and install on this project. We took this design in front of a historical district review panel yesterday and everyone was floored
The most often question I get asked is why we use exclusively 30 lb (or higher) density Precision Board in our shop. The answer is simple.
During our recent Router Magic Workshop a number of people asked me the same question. It’s one I often hear from people looking to purchase a new router