Engraved, Hand-carved, Illum. Litebox Faces
        & Specialty Signs


Special substrates and signs with more than one substrate
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Wood, Metal & Mixed Substrates
1" thick Rattiata Pine, stained & gloss clear coated. WIth pins & 1" standoffs.
Custom Carving & Engraved Signs
Stage 1 - Outlining letters & shapes out of 1.5" thick Urethane.
2-sided sign: 2 layers of 3/4" Ultraboard. Wires embedded between layers for hanging. An .060" Styrene edge cap all around, painted satin. Letters are Octolux on 1/2" Komacel.
36" hand-carved foam sign, created to match 3" wrought iron sample (shown to scale).
Outlining continues using a 1/8" bit.
Stage 2 - Removing rest of unwanted, back area with a larger planing bit.
Ready to be removed & attached to 1.5" Urethane back. 3" thick overall. Painted by client.
1.5" Urethane routed, hand- sanded and painted gloss.
* Urethane is lightweight and very durable.
Because Urethane is lightweight it can be flush mounted with no pins.
Engraved Fish Logo using 3/4" Komacel. Letters, 1/2' Komacel painted Satin, glued to face
Painted by customer.
Brushed Alum Octolux on 1/2" unpainted black Komacel with 1/2" clear acrylic face with standoffs.
1" unpainted white Komacel pin-mounted over AstroTurf. Clear Acrtylic protective face attached to wall using standoffs & caps.
Hand-carved & satin-painted foam Pickle 8" thick. ZAKS is 2" & 4" thick, satin-painted PVC laminate on foam. DELI is 2" thick, satin-painted PVC laminate on foam. For Expo '86.
Virtual sample
Close-up showing gloss finish and detail of hand-carved "rounded-over edges.
Customer supplied, wood-laminated panel, engraved 1/4" deep.
Routing is complete. Edges to be de-burred/ sanded and it's done.
Hand-carved from 1 piece of 24" thick foam. 52" tall x 136" wide. Painted to match Nike colours. For Expo 86.
38" tall, double-sided hanging sign. Panel, text & bowl are 1/2" Komacel. Ribbon is neg. cut 1/4" Sintra. Printed vinyl on all faces.
Layered UltraPlus. DOLCE, 12" total thickness. SYMPHONY 2" thick. Painted PMS satin white & blue.
Multi layered. 1/8" acrylic on 2", 4" & 6" foam. Sides painted flat to match faces. For trade show.
Routed & satin-painted 1/8" Alum. panel. "No Entry" is flange-cut, 1/2" Push thru letters that were flush with face. "Hotel Reception" was backed with translucent white acrylic.
Illum. Sign-face products:
Negative cut panels & Stool-cut Letters
Negative cut, .080" alum panel painted satin black. Pop thru, Stool-cut letters 1/2" thick. Client applied vinyl to faces.
Negative cut, .080" unpainted aluminum panel. Push-thru, letters Trans white, 1/2" thick. Client painted alum. panel.
Negative cut, 3mm red Alupanel. "P" is stool-cut and glued to panel. The "op" is backed with 1/8" translucent  white acrylic.
Virtual sample
Backlit sign, .080" satin-painted alum, Axfords & Prudential, 1/2" clear acrylic: pop-thru, stool cut, vinyl by client. Roofline & Sterling, neg. cut. In two pieces.
Custom Turn-key Signs (custom designs, oversized & special laminates)
Double-sided aisle markers. 3/4" backers w/metal strips for labeled 1/4" PVC panels. Frames 1/4" acrylic. Name panels stay in place with magnetic strips. Numbers have hammered- copper Lam. faces
on 1" Komacel. 2 Eye-hooks on top. Assembled and ready-to-hang.
59" x 59" photo panels.
Hi Density Bead foam, laminated front & back with 1/8" Sintra & 3/4" PVC french cleats, ready for installation. Sides painted flat black. Client-printed vinyl, on unpainted faces.
181" x 59" frames & 3D wheat
installed over client-printed graphic. With pins for flush mount. Hammered copper Lam. on 1" Medite, sides painted copper. Frame has mitred corners connected using wooden dowels. Ready to assemble on-site.
24" x 181" flush/ pin-mounted sign. Teak-finish Lam. over wood-frame construction & foam filled. Shipped in two pieces. Assembled on-site using dowels & drawbolts.
1/2" satin-painted PVC letters taped to face.
Steak & fish, hammered copper Lam. on 1" Medite, sides painted copper. Stooled off wall with pins & 3/4" standoffs. Free-standing letters, 1" Medite, painted using black satin lacquer. Backs painted flat black. Mounted to fascia using brackets.
Wheat, hammered copper Lam. on 1" Medite, sides painted copper. Stooled off wall with pins & 3/4" standoffs.
Free-standing letters, 1" Medite, painted using black satin lacquer. Backs painted flat black. Mounted to fascia using brackets.
181" x 59" photo panels.
Hi Density Bead foam, laminated front & back with 1/8" Sintra & 3/4" PVC french cleats, ready for installation. Dairy, 1" Medite, painted using black satin lacquer
Stooled off wall with pins & 3/4" standoffs.
Free-standing crucible, hammered copper Lam. on 1" Medite, sides painted copper. 
Free-standing letters, 1" Medite, painted using black satin lacquer. Backs painted flat black. Mounted to fascia using brackets.
Triangular, hanging signs. Special-order laminate glued to back of 4.5 mil Alupanel.
Client-supplied graphics on all faces. Raised shapes, 1/2" UltraPlus. Assembled with 3 angle-cut & stained 2" x 4" pieces of Hemlock with eyehooks for hanging.
"Soup graphic", hammered copper Lam. on 1" Medite, sides painted copper. Pins & standoffs.

"Deli", free-standing letters, 1" Medite, painted using black satin lacquer. Backs painted flat black. Mounted to fascia using brackets.

Hanging "Menu boards", core panel is 3/4" PVC, Teak Lam. all sides. 2nd layer, 1/4" PVC w/ Strata-wood Lam. 3rd layer, galvanized steel plate, painted satin black. Framed w/ 1/4" black acrylic - pinned & glued. With eyehooks for haning. Graphics by client.
Trellis Letters.  1/2" satin-painted Komacel letters pinned to hanging light fixture.
Panel made in two parts - total width of 12 Ft. Negative cut 3mm black "matte" alupanel. Push-thru letters are 1/2" trans acrylic. Red dot is vinyl by client.
Panel made in two parts - total width of 12 Ft. Negative cut 3mm black "matte" alupanel. Push-thru letters are 1/2" trans acrylic. Red dot is vinyl by client.
3/4" plywood painted satin white. All graphics, 1/4" Sintra & 1/2" Komacel painted satin black. Pinned and glued to back.
1/4" solid brass in 3 Pcs. Engraved, brushed and inset into stone floor  tile. Only tongue & tail are separate. Grout covers engraved areas.
2 Single-sided illuminated signs. 47" x 86" panels of .080" alum. Circle & large text are 3/4" clear, stool-cut acrylic.
Small letters are negative cut and backed with translucent acrylic.
Halo effect: top layer 1/4" black acrylic on 1/2" clear acrylic with engraved slot 3/8" deep, to house LEDs (attached by client). Pins are 1.5" long, 1/8" dia. w/ 1/2" standoffs.