Here is the new letter. I purposefully did some bleed over in the casting to catch the unique backing, and hopefully enable a better blending:
Now to get rid of the old “A”, using my Dremel with a router base:
After fitting in the new “E”, I am working in the color to match, as seen in this series of photos:
Problem was, I was never going to get an exact match on either the background (dark brown) or the the lettering (a pale yellow). So, I ended up just stainging the whole background, and repainting the letters and border with a close match outdoor paint. The results look pretty darn good!
Here’s the sign the way it was…..
-- Have a blessed day!