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Forum topic by Chuck1685 posted 03-04-2017 01:49 PM 806 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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03-04-2017 01:49 PM

Hello all. I have recently been commissioned to build a dining table for a local fire department. In the center of the table they want a decal or some sort of image of their department logo. The want it to be 36” in diameter and they want it sealead under the poly. So I have 2 questions. First, does anyone have any recommendations on a good custom decal or stencil website? It has to work on wood obviously. Second, if I go with a decal, do you think that if I poly over it that the poly will not crack where the edges of the decal meet the wood? I have know idea how thick the decal would be. I thought of maybe inlaying it if I have too. Any thought would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

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#1 posted 03-04-2017 02:30 PM

A larger sign shop that has a vinyl printer/cutter should be able to assist you. We use to make replica state seals for our Governor. We tried poly but it crept under the vinyl edges which became loose. We then went with a two part epoxy similar to the following:

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#2 posted 03-04-2017 02:53 PM

Sent you a pm Chuck

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#3 posted 03-04-2017 04:07 PM

check out stickershock for custom decals. mark and marian do some phenomal work and have the equipment to do large and custom work

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#4 posted 03-05-2017 01:35 AM

I’m a print broker, message me what you need and I’ll get you a price or give you info on how to buy it. No strings.

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