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15 Nov
2012

Ready to go!

This afternoon I received word the truck would arrive first thing tomorrow morning. It was time to move the sign out onto the parking lot in readiness.

14 Nov
2012

The sun shines!

Today our LED lighting arrived from Heico Lighting. The LED lights they manufacture are unlike anything I've ever seen before. They use a contactless technology, meaning there are no wires to hook up or solder.

12 Nov
2012

Down to the short strokes (of paint)

The Sunshine Homes sign has been dominating our shop space for quite some time. We've walked and worked around it since fabrication began. Rebecca painted the rock work with blends of grey and back and then we added two colors of speckles to make it look like granite

01 Nov
2012

Splash of color!

Since the last post about the Sunshine Homes sign we've made great progress. The last of the welding was finished and the diamond mesh was all tied to the frame

06 Oct
2012

The sun is almost up

While the MultiCam was whittling the sun I was welding the finished letters onto the sign base.  The sign started to look pretty massive in the shop

06 Oct
2012

Making the sun shine

The giant sun for the Sunshine Homes sign was the next order of business. I created the vectors in EnRoute. The rectangle on the bottom will be used to cut off the round sun

05 Oct
2012

First set glued

I had great plans to glue up a set of letters first thing in the morning using every available clamp I had. Then this afternoon I could remove the clamps and get a second set glued up

04 Oct
2012

Routing two piece letters

The Sunshine Homes lettering was relatively simple. I would route them in two layers with a half round groove routed in the middle so a steel rod frame could be laminated into the center of each letter with rods  protruding from the bottom to weld into he sign base. As usual we started with the vectors

03 Oct
2012

More Sunshine

The Sunshine Homes sign is coming along nicely. Today I sourced a 12" x 12" x 4" waterproof electrical box to house the transformer for the low voltage LED wiring.