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16 Apr
2019
signs

Designing Signs for a Tourism Farm Sawatzky Style

Coastal Enterprises, manufacturers of Precision Board HDU, is proud to host guest blogs written by some of the signage industry’s biggest movers and shakers, posted to the Precision Board Blog.  This guest blog is written by Dan Sawatzky with Imagination Corporation in Chilliwack, British Columbia, Canada.  This month, Dan tells us how he plans to use PBLT-30 Precision..

12 Apr
2019

OMAX Waterjet Cutting Precision Board HDU

Waterjets have been becoming increasingly popular due to their ability to cut any type of material that comes in the shop door, including Precision Board HDU.  You can never predict what the next job is going to require, so having the capability to cut any substrate is a great addition to any shop arsenal. OMAX..

10 Apr
2019

This Faux Wood Precision Board HDU Sign was Hand-Carved!

Andrea Craig is the Lead Designer for JH Signs & Designs. Her client, True North Salon & Spa, wanted an outdoor woodsy feel to her sign, but without the hassle of frequent maintenance due to the harsh Minnesota weather. She decided to go with a sign that looked like wood, but would last a lot..

05 Apr
2019

Kern Laser: Settings for Laser-Engraving Precision Board HDU

We often get asked if Precision Board HDU can be cut with a laser jet.  Absolutely!  To show what kind of fine detail can be engraved into our material, we reached out to Kern Laser and asked them to laser cut something cool into a sample of PBLT-20 Precision Board HDU.  The results are spectacular..

14 Mar
2019

Creating Faux Stone Artifacts with Precision Board HDU

Coastal Enterprises, manufacturers of Precision Board HDU, is proud to host guest blogs written by some of the signage industry’s biggest movers and shakers, posted to the Precision Board Blog.  This guest blog is written by Dan Sawatzky with Imagination Corporation in Chilliwack, British Columbia, Canada.  This month, Dan tells us how he used PBLT-30 Precision Board HDU..

20 Feb
2019

Sign Invitational 2019 Update from Dan Sawatzky

Coastal Enterprises, manufacturers of Precision Board HDU, is proud to host guest blogs written by some of the signage industry’s biggest movers and shakers, posted to the Precision Board Blog.  This guest blog is written by Dan Sawatzky with Imagination Corporation in Chilliwack, British Columbia, Canada.  This month, Dan gives us an update on his 2019 ISA Sign Invitational..

30 Jan
2019
aquaman trident

Making the Aquaman Trident from PBLT-20 Precision Board

Zach Manring with Southern Ginger Workshop wanted to make a full-size movie prop replica of the Aquaman trident, but he didn’t want to make it from wood because it would be too heavy.  That’s when he decided to use foam board and reached out to Coastal Enterprises.  He ultimately went with PBLT-20 Precision Board HDU. ..

24 Jan
2019

Making Giant Church Window Grills from HDU in No Time Flat!

Coastal Enterprises, manufacturers of Precision Board HDU, is proud to host guest blogs written by some of the signage industry’s biggest movers and shakers, posted to the Precision Board Blog.  This guest blog is written by Jim Dawson with Synergy Sign & Graphics, based in Strasburg, Ohio.  Jim tells us how he fabricated several large..

11 Jan
2019

Using Multiple CNC Passes to Get Clean Edge Detail When Routing HDU

When James Spouler with Mainland Woodworks got the job to update the signage at the Southlands Riding Club in Vancouver, BC, Canada, he used 15lb and 18lb Precision Board HDU to give the signs some depth and durability. Spouler also used multiple CNC router passes to get clean and deep lettering. Read on to see..

07 Jan
2019
trim

Adding Pizzazz to the Hazelnut Inn Window Trim!

Coastal Enterprises, manufacturers of Precision Board HDU, is proud to host a series of guest blogs written by Dan Sawatzky of Imagination Corporation, posted to the Precision Board Blog on a monthly basis.  This month Dan Sawatzky tells us how he uses 30lb Precision Board HDU to add fine detail to interior or exterior trim on windows..