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This is a sandblasted Cedar sign that I made, designed and built. It is 1.5” thick clear cedar bought locally. It is about 15×18”. I welded and painted the bracket and stand together from standard steel stock and painted it with a good coat of primer and black top coat, along with a small outcropping for pushing it into the ground with foot pressure. It is a little harder to find the clear cedar in wide planks needed to make signs with, but it blasts nicely without the knots, well worth the extra trouble and cost. I Painted the sign with good quality exterior paints acquired from local suppliers (HD Behr rated very high with Consumer reports). I think they move it from yard to yard as sort of a trophy.

-- LAS, http://www.abettersign.com





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reggiek

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#1 posted 11-04-2009 06:24 AM

Cool idea…very nice

-- Woodworking.....My small slice of heaven!

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DigitalFabber

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#2 posted 11-04-2009 10:07 AM

that is a great sign and it always feels good when a customer comes back… means they like your work and that is what this all about

-- Factory in a box ... http://www.DigitalFabber.com

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nmkidd

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#3 posted 11-04-2009 04:22 PM

Great looking sign. Come back customers are an asset, as they are a form of free advertising….....if they’re happy…........they will tell others and you prosper!

-- Doug, New Mexico.......the only stupid question is one that is never asked!........don't fix it, if it ain't broke!

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#4 posted 11-04-2009 05:32 PM

Really nice sign good job

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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huff

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#5 posted 11-04-2009 11:33 PM

very nice sign.

-- John @ http://www.thehuffordfurnituregroup.com

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