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18 Nov

1st Place 2011 USSC Sign Competition!

Gary Johnson, owner of The Great American Sign Company, and feature of our previous blog, recently sent in pictures of several more signs he has built using Precision Board Plus. His sign, “Handmade by Gary”, won 1st place in this year’s annual USSC Sign Competition. Congratulations Gary and thank you for sending us more pictures!..

17 Nov

Another great way to use Precision Board Plus!

Check out this impressive sign, courtesy of Gary Johnson, on the cover of Sign Builder Illustrated. Gary is the owner  of The Great American Sign Company, in Basking Ridge, NJ. Gary used Precision Board Plus PBLT-30, “due to the tight cell structure, increased durability, and reduced priming time.” You can view his website here for additional pictures..

01 Nov

The Barn Signworks: Traditional Craftsmanship From the Heartland

The Barn Signworks, in Greenville IN, has specialized in dimensional hand carved specialty signs for over 35 years. Mark Westra, Director of Operations, started as a traditional wood worker and carver and got into the sign business as demand started for quality workmanship. By the early 90’s they started to substitute many of their wood..

01 Nov

Looking for a texture coating? Check out TSF-45!

TSF-45 is a tough yet flexible product that adds texture, protection, and value to your signs. Use it right out of the can to create the look of wood grain and many other textures. Blend different sign elements or dress up steel poles. TSF-45 is part of a system of adhesives, primers, and texturing products..

30 Sep

A Beautiful Sign in a Beautiful Location

The designers and fabricators at Sign Design and Fabrication of Dahlonega, GA are true artisans that take great pride in delivering a sign to their clients that both delights and helps the register ring! Their work can be found all over the country, including the Aloha state. SD&F was asked to design his sign, inspired..

01 Aug

Sign Industry Collaboration Culminates at The NBM Show

Sign Industry leaders OneShot and Coastal Enterprises join forces with life-long artist and pin stripe legend, Tramp Warner, and one of the San Diego areas top sign makers, Ford Signs, to produce a demonstration sign that will eventually hang in one of OneShot’s facilities (word has it that the corporate office is angling for the sign after..

01 Jul

Some Assembly Required

Dan Sawatzky’s Triangle Contracting Co. Sign Takes First Place! Dan Sawatzky’s excavator is an excellent example of planning out a yield strategy and using PB Bond-240 urethane adhesive to put it all together. Working from a sheet of 1” thick PBLT-30 Precision Board Plus, Dan relies on his CNC router to cut the individual pieces to..

10 May

A New Stetson For Clint

  Anyone who has traveled along Highway 101 through Pismo Beach California has no doubt seen the 40 foot wooden hand-carved statue of Clint the Cowboy standing proud in the parking lot of McLintock’s Saloon. For a few months regular travelers might even have noticed the familiar icon was missing his hat. It had to..

20 Mar

More Detail + Higher Density = Greater Profits

Offering a sign made of 30lb Precision Board Plus instead of 15lb is great way to increase profits. The denser material machines as easily, yet generally requires less priming and sanding. And since the material cost is only roughly 10-15% of the cost of a sign, the added value of a 30lb Precision Board Plus..