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04 Dec
2014

The Elegant Possibilites of HDU

  • December 4, 2014
  • Steve Cornelius
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Scott Brady, owner of SharpSigns in Forsyth, MO sent us a great picture of a sign he crafted out of Precision Board Plus for a bakery. They started by sandblasting PBLT-18 and adding smalt to the background. The letters were routed out of Precision Board Plus and gold leafed. To finish, the bagels and bread..

03 Apr
2014

Smaltz & Gold-Leaf: The Mark of A High-End Sign

As the proprietor of a sign shop, having a nice-looking sign for your business is a good rule of thumb. Dave Correll, owner of Brushwork Signs in Faribault, MN, recently decided to make a new sign for the outside of his business – a sign that was featured on the cover of SignCraft magazine! According..

07 Nov
2012

Congratulations to Our Contest Winners!

  • November 7, 2012
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Congratulations to Wray Bassett and George Leone, winners of the Coastal Enterprises Facebook Contest! Mr. Wray Bassett, owner of Graphic ID Studios in Dover, PA won the Best Design category. Wray’s entry was a sign designed to match the 209 year old building that it hangs on. The sign panel was carved from two 3″..

16 Oct
2012

24k Gold Leaf Masterpiece!

Have you ever wondered how gold leafing is done? We had the opportunity to speak with Francis Bastow, Owner of Donehere Inc., located in Newark Valley, NY and he shared a couple of his most recent projects, and some gold leafing tips with me. Having been involved in the signage/bronze industry for most of his life,..

20 Dec
2011

The Elegant Possibilites of HDU

Scott Brady, owner of SharpSigns in Forsyth, MO sent us a great picture of a sign he crafted out of Precision Board Plus for a bakery. They started by sandblasting PBLT-18 and adding smalt to the background. The letters were routed out of Precision Board Plus and gold leafed. To finish, the bagels and bread..

07 Dec
2011

How to apply gold leaf – Solidified Sunshine

The December issue of Sign & Digital Graphics magazine has an excellent article on how to apply gold leaf. Gold leaf is considered to be one of the highest forms of sign artistry due to the use of gold, custom paper writing service and because it is accomplished entirely by hand. There are several techniques..