my invisible text

Search found 701 matches

Return to advanced search

Mon Sep 27, 2010 7:18 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello from Corby.

Replies: 13

Views: 2947

It's great to have you aboard Danny. Enjoy!

Sat Sep 25, 2010 5:36 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hi from Australia

Replies: 13

Views: 1882

Welcome Wayne. Best of Luck in your venture.

Fri Sep 24, 2010 12:33 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: broken wrist

Replies: 12

Views: 1672

I was in a cast for 3 months with a broken wrist many years back. I learned to letter left handed for most of the bigger lettering. The small stuff I screen printed.
I've owned 2 "Little Ladders" for about 15 years now. There's nothing like them. Don't accept cheap imitations.

Tue Sep 21, 2010 4:17 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Scared of heights anyone??

Replies: 14

Views: 2798

Thanks Rob, I'm going to check out the technique...
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gkUJIyOJ_hk[/youtube]

.... yup it works fine.

Sun Sep 19, 2010 5:20 am

Forum: Traditional

Topic: A mini meet in Southern Saskatchewan Canada

Replies: 2

Views: 2689

A mini meet in Southern Saskatchewan Canada

Duncan wandered down to Swift Current for the weekend... Graham Parsons hosted an informal little meet in his shop. Folks from 4 Canadian provinces gathered for some painting, gilding and airbrushing. Here's a few photos from Swift Current (Speedy Creek)... http://i87.photobucket.com/albums/k142/sig...

Wed Sep 15, 2010 11:28 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello from Pretoria, South Africa

Replies: 15

Views: 2133

Welcome Chris. It's good to have you here.

Mon Sep 06, 2010 6:22 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello from Portugal

Replies: 13

Views: 1663

Welcome Nuno.

Sun Sep 05, 2010 8:14 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello from Plymouth

Replies: 13

Views: 1758

Glad to have you posting Pete.

Wed Aug 25, 2010 2:11 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Newbies from the highlands

Replies: 9

Views: 1205

It's good to have you join in. Welcome Tom and Annie

Wed Aug 25, 2010 2:09 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello from Nottingham

Replies: 13

Views: 1914

Welcome aboard George. Good to have you here.

Wed Aug 25, 2010 2:08 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello from wiltshire

Replies: 16

Views: 2201

Welcome to Signworld Tim.

Sat Aug 21, 2010 8:58 pm

Forum: Traditional

Topic: Walldogs?

Replies: 15

Views: 7790

Dan is truly a unique and extraordinary talent and to see him at work is humbling to say the least. No one on this earth has more passion for what they do. On the flip side he is a quiet and very down to earth man. His wife and kids and grandchild are his real passion. I hope you meet him some day. ...

Fri Aug 20, 2010 11:06 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Happy Birthday Rob

Replies: 35

Views: 4819

39 is only that's for sure. Happy Birthday Rob

Fri Aug 20, 2010 3:58 pm

Forum: Traditional

Topic: Walldogs?

Replies: 15

Views: 7790

Yes Neil, Dan did the Illinois Terminal Railroad mural. He also helped me finish up the lettering on mine. Do you know Dan?

Fri Aug 20, 2010 5:38 am

Forum: Traditional

Topic: Walldogs?

Replies: 15

Views: 7790

I saw your panel in the sign forest Jill. It was a beaut. It had "Jilly" written all over it. That meet in Ireland sounds grand, we'll see. The walldog meet next year is in Wisconsin.
Sorry I mucked up the linking Rob, my bad.

Mon Aug 16, 2010 5:12 am

Forum: Traditional

Topic: Walldogs?

Replies: 15

Views: 7790

Walldogs?

I'm not sure if that is a term used outside of North America. I've just returned from a Walldog meet in Danville, Illinois, USA. What a tremendous experience it was. It was my first time as a project leader. I was one of 15. The murals were historical in nature and the styles were varied. Almost 160...

Thu Aug 12, 2010 7:25 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello from sunny Clacton

Replies: 11

Views: 1573

Welcome Bobsy. All the best to you.

Thu Aug 12, 2010 7:24 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello from Northamptonshire

Replies: 13

Views: 1673

Welcome Ben, I wish you well.

Sat Jul 24, 2010 5:26 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: RIP Buddy Mate

Replies: 15

Views: 2476

Sorry Paul, the pain of losing a dear dog is immense. I often reflect on the happiness that our departed friends have brought and it makes me smile.

Thu Jul 22, 2010 6:09 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hi From West Central Scotland

Replies: 27

Views: 3041

Welcome Andy from Canada. It's a nice family here at uksignboards. You are going to fit right in.

Mon Jul 19, 2010 4:20 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: happy birthday Jillbeans

Replies: 23

Views: 2865

Happy Birthday Jill. That's a lot of cousins you've got. I have 1.

Tue Jun 29, 2010 1:44 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello from east sussex

Replies: 22

Views: 2618

Welcome Mark, it's good to have you here... enjoy!

Tue Jun 15, 2010 8:52 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello From South Africa

Replies: 29

Views: 3713

It's good to have you here Roche, welcome from Canada

Sat Jun 05, 2010 2:59 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hi there, new guy from Surrey

Replies: 11

Views: 1903

I glad to welcome you to the board Matt. Have fun, and post lots.

Fri May 28, 2010 6:03 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Signs / Sign writing on the BBC website

Replies: 15

Views: 2774

Wayne is top drawer for sure. A caring and generous keeper of the craft. That's a cool video Jilly. I recognized several folks I've met over the years. If the truth be known, your one of my favouritest Letterheads. I hope our paths cross again. Are you coming to Danville this summer?

Tue May 25, 2010 3:55 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello from Central Illinois

Replies: 9

Views: 1410

Mark,
I wasn't at the Pontiac Wall Dog Meet myself, but here is a non-commercial site dedicated to the Wall Dog movement. There are pictures of the Pontiac meet as well as others and info about the Danville meet.
http://www.thewalldogs.com/

Sat May 22, 2010 4:42 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hi from Galloway

Replies: 9

Views: 1505

Welcome Joe. Lots to learn and enjoy around here mate.

Thu May 20, 2010 5:43 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello to all from dublin

Replies: 14

Views: 2267

Welcome Shane.

Thu May 20, 2010 12:01 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello from Central Illinois

Replies: 9

Views: 1410

Welcome Mark,
A bunch of Walldogs (mural painters) are descending on Danville, Il. in August. I am one of 12 project leaders. If your anywhere nearby Danville and want more info, let me know. Last year a similar event was held in Pontiac.

Wed May 19, 2010 11:57 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: New Member from Surrey

Replies: 20

Views: 2537

Welcome Jason, almost 40 years for me. I think I'll stick with in. :D

Fri May 07, 2010 8:04 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: John Childs. Passed away May 3rd 2010

Replies: 130

Views: 31903

Shocking and so sad. My heart and prayers go out to John's family.

Wed Apr 28, 2010 4:54 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: I'm a dad - Again !

Replies: 22

Views: 2630

Good job Gert and your missus. That is a great head of hair for sure.

Fri Apr 23, 2010 5:05 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Greetings from Saskatchewan

Replies: 20

Views: 2897

Welcome Jarrett. Some great memories of the Paint the Prairie meet at Pats there Jilly!

Tue Apr 20, 2010 7:42 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: I won the Plotter

Replies: 34

Views: 4768

Congrats. Graphtec makes a great plotter, you'll love it.

Tue Apr 13, 2010 11:56 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello from Scotland

Replies: 14

Views: 2098

Welcome Catherine. I'm glad you posted, now lets see some of your work. :)

Mon Apr 12, 2010 5:41 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Show us your... BIKE

Replies: 77

Views: 13776

Laurie and I took our Granddaughter Vienna out yesterday for a look see at bikes....

Image

Sun Apr 04, 2010 3:08 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello from central Scotland

Replies: 32

Views: 3866

Welcome Jim. Happy Easter.

Fri Apr 02, 2010 1:47 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: shanes back

Replies: 18

Views: 2274

Easy does it big fella. Take 'er slow and mend well.

Tue Mar 30, 2010 11:52 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Good luck to Shane Drew

Replies: 30

Views: 3195

Best of luck for a quick recovery Shane.

Tue Mar 23, 2010 12:31 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hi from Surrey

Replies: 22

Views: 2390

Welcome John, I hope everything works out for you.

Tue Mar 23, 2010 12:27 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Directory Sign recommendation needed

Replies: 4

Views: 652

Thanks Jilly. We do a lot of directories, but pretty much for interior applications. If you use materials suitable for outdoor use, the basic concepts would be the same. Here's a couple that could be scaled up and fabricated with outdoor grade materials. The tenant panels could be Dibond and the Sta...

Tue Mar 23, 2010 12:11 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello from Yorkshire!

Replies: 7

Views: 974

Welcome Ian. Glad to see you post.

Thu Mar 18, 2010 1:43 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello From Horncastle

Replies: 8

Views: 1120

I'm glad you dropped in Mick. Welcome.

Wed Mar 10, 2010 1:15 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Font ownership question

Replies: 5

Views: 864

Simon,
You might want to check with the foundry you bought the font from. Just email them the question and see what happens.

Sun Mar 07, 2010 8:18 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello From Devon

Replies: 18

Views: 2248

Good to have you aboard Richard. Welcome.

Fri Mar 05, 2010 3:30 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hi From London

Replies: 10

Views: 1650

Hi Billy. It sounds like you've got lots to share and a passion to learn. You're in the right place here. Welcome!

Wed Mar 03, 2010 2:39 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello from Coventry

Replies: 10

Views: 2093

Welcome Geoff. All the best.

Tue Feb 23, 2010 4:32 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hi from Macclesfield, Cheshire.... newbie to the sign world

Replies: 15

Views: 2273

Hi Gavin... Welcome. It didn't take you long to find out the toughest part of this business... Pricing. Maybe post some typical jobs in the General Forum and ask if some of the folks will price them out and indicate their methodology. A lot depends on local markets, so it would only be a guideline, ...

Wed Feb 17, 2010 2:26 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Happy Birthday Dave Rowland

Replies: 24

Views: 2264

Dave!!!!!!!!!!!!!! happy Birthday!

Mon Feb 15, 2010 3:40 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello from Devon

Replies: 9

Views: 1693

What an outstanding story of drive and passion Chris. You are off to a tremendous start. Your dad must be so proud. I'm also impressed by your ability to relate your story. Your tale is interesting, informative and entertaining. It is an honour to have you here and I wish you every success in the wo...

Sat Feb 13, 2010 4:06 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello from Darlington

Replies: 16

Views: 2099

Hi Andrew. Welcome aboard. I look forward to seeing more of your posts.

Thu Feb 11, 2010 4:55 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello from a young sign maker

Replies: 26

Views: 4505

Welcome Robert. What an inspiring story. I wish you much success.

Mon Feb 08, 2010 5:48 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Superbowl XLII

Replies: 29

Views: 3879

We had a nice group of folks over today. only two of us were cheering for NO, but we had the last laugh. It was a good game, and as usual, I ate and drank more than enough. Some of the commercials were good. Danica is very fine. I bet the French Quarter is rocking tonight.

Sun Feb 07, 2010 7:47 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Snow snow thick thick snow

Replies: 171

Views: 29763

Here's a pile of snow for ya. This is taken behind our shop...
Image

Sat Jan 30, 2010 4:31 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hi Everyone from Nova Scotia

Replies: 10

Views: 1443

Welcome from out West!

Sun Jan 24, 2010 5:38 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Cadbury's replaced by Kraft!

Replies: 23

Views: 2897

Cadbury is a great logo and fun to paint too...

Image


Image[/url]

Thu Jan 21, 2010 4:55 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hi from Northern Ireland

Replies: 21

Views: 3067

hi Caroline. Welcome, have fun, we sure do.

Mon Jan 18, 2010 5:49 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello from Greater Manchester

Replies: 10

Views: 1707

Hi Bob. Welcome to the boards. Don't be afraid to ask questions and respond to others. We all learn that way.

Sun Jan 17, 2010 12:23 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: What has Duncan been doing lately???

Replies: 6

Views: 1234

Well, I'm still at it. Move out some stuff, paint. Move more stuff, paint. Flooring guys are coming in next weekend to strip the floors and rewax. My son in law is coming in to update the lighting and tidy up the wiring etc. I don't know when you'll be in the area Jilly, but you're welcome to stop i...

Sat Jan 16, 2010 4:18 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: What did you want to be when you were older?

Replies: 23

Views: 2490

Up until grade 10 I was going to be a Chemist/Scientist. Somewhere in grade 10 I discovered Speedball pens and calligraphy. I never turned back. After I graduated grade 12. I took a 1 year Commercial Signwriting Course and the rest is history. I'm a Grand dad now and still love making signs.

Fri Jan 15, 2010 5:10 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello from Northampton!!

Replies: 13

Views: 1599

Hi Matt... Welcome to the boards. Enjoy!

Fri Jan 15, 2010 5:09 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello From Washington UK

Replies: 13

Views: 1489

Welcome Colin. Thanks for your offer.

Mon Jan 11, 2010 5:39 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: What has Duncan been doing lately???

Replies: 6

Views: 1234

Thanks guys, I'll keep you updated as we progress.

Sun Jan 10, 2010 10:35 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: What has Duncan been doing lately???

Replies: 6

Views: 1234

What has Duncan been doing lately???

... Renovating the office. We've been talking about doing this for some time now. It was slow between Christmas and New Years, so I jumped right in to starting the renovations. November had been slow, but December was very busy. January is insane from the get go. This is a good thing, I'm not compla...

Wed Dec 30, 2009 11:22 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: So what did Santa put in your stocking?

Replies: 18

Views: 1781

At first blush, I'm struggling a bit with the changeover, but I think it will come easier soon. What really sold me was my iPhone. What a great little unit that is. It seems to know what you what to do before you do. If something is awkward, you're probably over thinking. :)

Tue Dec 29, 2009 11:01 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hi from Newcastle

Replies: 16

Views: 1898

Welcome John.

Sun Dec 27, 2009 10:51 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: So what did Santa put in your stocking?

Replies: 18

Views: 1781

I got an imac. My first Apple computer since the 3C. I'll keep you posted as I compare apples to PCs.

Thu Dec 24, 2009 6:31 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Merry Xmas and a Happy New year

Replies: 25

Views: 3128

A Merry Christmas to one and all.

Thu Dec 24, 2009 6:30 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello from Spain

Replies: 8

Views: 1116

Welcome Patric and Merry Christmas

Thu Dec 24, 2009 6:29 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: seasons greatings

Replies: 1

Views: 316

Thanks Brian, and the same to you.

Sun Dec 20, 2009 6:50 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: iPhone advice please

Replies: 22

Views: 2335

I am so impressed with my iPhone I bought a few months ago, I just ordered an iMac. The iPhone is a wonderful piece of technology, very intuitive and full of innovations. After years of PC's, I'm sick of "tinkering". I want productivity. After I've used it for a bit, I'll report back.

Sat Dec 19, 2009 4:54 am

Forum: Traditional

Topic: where to buy paint/varnish?

Replies: 2

Views: 2847

Hi Mindoza, I am from Canada, and am familiar with the US products. Instead of Bon Ami, can you obtain "Whiting"? For back up paint, the traditional paint is Lampblack Japan Color. Some folks use the black paint that neon tube benders use to paint out certain areas. A good quality spar var...

Wed Dec 16, 2009 4:36 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hi from Leeds

Replies: 10

Views: 1460

It's good to have you aboard. Welcome

Wed Dec 16, 2009 4:35 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Saying bye bye

Replies: 29

Views: 3994

I'm glad you stopped in to give us the update. Welcome back.

Thu Nov 26, 2009 5:10 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hi From Bristol

Replies: 13

Views: 1801

Welcome to our Mad, Mad world Fraser

Tue Nov 24, 2009 11:39 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hi Everyone, from central Scotland.

Replies: 13

Views: 1494

Welcome Gary enjoy the place and the people.

Tue Nov 24, 2009 11:38 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: HAPPY 60th LYNN!!!

Replies: 32

Views: 2262

A joyous birthday greeting to you Lynn. Nice work Peter.

Mon Nov 23, 2009 2:19 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello from Portsmouth

Replies: 7

Views: 882

Welcome Sam. Yes, there are a lot of resources here, for sure. Best of luck in your venture.

Mon Nov 23, 2009 2:13 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hi, im new from Ireland

Replies: 11

Views: 1396

Welcome Conor. I'm always interested in the path that leads folks to the sign industry. I, myself am a lifer. That's all I've do since the early 70's, right out of college.

Mon Nov 23, 2009 2:06 am

Forum: Graphic Design Help

Topic: Wonky letters?

Replies: 22

Views: 6902

We plot directly from Omega to our Graphtec plotter. The drivers come with Omega It's an awesome combo. You said it was a new plotter, so I take it for granted that it is supported by Omega?

Sun Nov 22, 2009 7:06 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Do you have any passiv income from youre business

Replies: 6

Views: 1044

Passive income can be a lot of things as I understand it. Generally speaking it is derived from previous efforts where hard costs were incurred and those costs were paid off, but income from those efforts continues. Our business does not have a lot of these income streams, however I do enjoy passive...

Wed Nov 18, 2009 7:29 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: big hello from Atlantic Canada

Replies: 29

Views: 2690

Hi Jim, that's a beautiful part of our country you live in. I was to a Letterhead meet a few years back on a ranch just north of Moncton. Welcome to the boards.
Duncan from Alberta

Thu Nov 05, 2009 11:34 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Announcement...Just to let all my pals on Signboards know.

Replies: 56

Views: 5345

Congrats Cheryl. 33 Years of wedded bliss here. I couldn't be happier and I'm a granddad now.

Thu Nov 05, 2009 11:28 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Sick puppy. Just wanted to share.

Replies: 56

Views: 5087

I feel for you and I know how hard it is for you at this time. Take heart and do what's best for Harvey. My heart goes out to you.

Mon Nov 02, 2009 3:26 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Robert Lambie hits 20,000!

Replies: 14

Views: 2796

That's an impressive number Rob. Congratulations.

Mon Nov 02, 2009 3:22 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: My Graduation...

Replies: 30

Views: 2561

Way to go Nik. Tell us a little more about your experience back in school.

Mon Nov 02, 2009 3:20 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello from Cheshire

Replies: 10

Views: 1715

Welcome Danny. There is so much information stored here on the site. Have fun looking around, and be sure to post again if you have any questions or anything to share.

Mon Nov 02, 2009 3:08 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Happy Birthday SHANE DREW !

Replies: 51

Views: 5709

All the best Shane.

Sat Oct 03, 2009 10:35 pm

Forum: Graphic Design Help

Topic: Looking for advice on building a brochure?

Replies: 28

Views: 9695

Thanks all. You're dead right Tim. I'm going to make that adjustment in the next batch. Chris, Harry had the right Font designer... Chuck Davis, but the font you see is LHF Sofia...
http://www.letterheadfonts.com/fonts/sofiascript.shtml

Sat Oct 03, 2009 3:56 pm

Forum: Graphic Design Help

Topic: Looking for advice on building a brochure?

Replies: 28

Views: 9695

A website is essential in this day and age. We also have print pieces we use for direct sales and tradeshows. Here's one of our brochures... http://i87.photobucket.com/albums/k142/signdog/Sign%20Pics%20for%20Posting/ApartmentSignsFrontPageweb.jpg http://i87.photobucket.com/albums/k142/signdog/Sign%2...

Thu Sep 24, 2009 1:37 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hi from Belfast

Replies: 13

Views: 1274

Welcome Paul, there are lots of helpful folks here. Don't be afraid to ask questions or bounce ideas around.

Fri Sep 04, 2009 5:10 am

Forum: Traditional

Topic: I got out the quills and paint today...

Replies: 3

Views: 3563

I got out the quills and paint today...

Another sign company referred this client to me. They had a hand painted sign and were interested in re-painting it. Here's the faded sign... http://i87.photobucket.com/albums/k142/signdog/Sign%20Pics%20for%20Posting/JavaJivaBeforeweb.jpg Here's a couple of shots of me at work today... http://i87.ph...

Mon Aug 31, 2009 9:52 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hi from Nth Queensland Australia

Replies: 13

Views: 1308

Welcome Terry. I'm glad you've come on board.

Mon Aug 31, 2009 4:40 am

Forum: Gallery

Topic: my first post of some of my work

Replies: 11

Views: 3614

What a great body of work. Thanks for sharing... Top notch.

Thu Aug 27, 2009 5:03 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello All from London.

Replies: 18

Views: 3037

A big welcome from me.

Wed Aug 26, 2009 5:39 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: I'm still here.....

Replies: 48

Views: 4812

Good to see you again Andy. I hope things have settled down a bit for you.

Sat Aug 22, 2009 4:17 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: edge two print sample for Chris wool

Replies: 3

Views: 552

Peter, do you use the small text fonts or the regular Gerber fonts for detailed lettering?

Fri Aug 21, 2009 8:05 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: I am so angry.....

Replies: 36

Views: 3662

You have my sympathy. I hope you both can get beyond this, but the healing won't come over night. That said you have to start somewhere. It's probably you that will need to lead the way. This isn't a school yard scrap or it wouldn't be so hard. It's something that you'll both carry all your lives. I...

Sun Aug 16, 2009 4:31 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello from Teesside :)

Replies: 13

Views: 1716

Hi Emma and welcome. Your intro was very good, well done. Your attention to research and making a business plan will go a long way in making this a successful venture for you. Best wishes from Canada

Sun Aug 16, 2009 4:27 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello From Middlesbrough

Replies: 8

Views: 1032

It's great to have you aboard Ali.

Fri Aug 14, 2009 7:53 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Happy Birthday ROBERT LAMBIE

Replies: 45

Views: 3253

A very Happy Birthday Rob. Thanks for hosting this place. Lots of nice people gathered here.

Tue Aug 11, 2009 12:19 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello from Bath

Replies: 19

Views: 1722

Hi Mariska, and welcome

Sun Aug 09, 2009 6:18 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello from Epsom!

Replies: 13

Views: 1134

A hearty welcome Carl. We have a router, but no engraver.

Thu Aug 06, 2009 7:26 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Help with font identity please

Replies: 3

Views: 496

Thanks Simon and Jilly. Albertus light fits the bill.

Thu Aug 06, 2009 6:26 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Help with font identity please

Replies: 3

Views: 496

Help with font identity please

I've checked Whatthefont.com, and scrolled through my Gerber and Corel fonts but can't find a good match. Anyone have any ideas??? Your help will be much appreciated.
Image

Wed Aug 05, 2009 3:57 am

Forum: Traditional

Topic: What I did today...70' in the air!

Replies: 31

Views: 16920

That's a real workout, you must be in great shape. Well done.

Tue Aug 04, 2009 3:10 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: My font is now available.

Replies: 9

Views: 831

Way to go Jilly!

Sun Aug 02, 2009 5:07 pm

Forum: Graphic Design Help

Topic: Do you sit down with a client to design?

Replies: 54

Views: 15853

If you visited their place of business you might be greeted by...
'SALESMEN - BY APPOINTMENT ONLY"
Maybe we need to counter that with this....

Image

:lol1:

Sun Aug 02, 2009 2:23 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Made it onto the TV again

Replies: 10

Views: 1102

Well done Jason. It's nice to see you doing well.

Wed Jul 22, 2009 5:05 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Gday from, Sydney, Australia

Replies: 19

Views: 1684

Welcome Pete! I'm glad you joined us.

Wed Jul 22, 2009 5:00 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Happy birthday Jill!!

Replies: 27

Views: 1462

Hope you both have a terrific year. Happy Birthday Sal and Jilly. There ya go one post for each of you.

Wed Jul 22, 2009 4:59 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Happy birthday Jill!!

Replies: 27

Views: 1462

Hope you both have a terrific year. Happy Birthday Sal and Jilly

Mon Jul 20, 2009 8:26 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hola to everybody!

Replies: 18

Views: 1462

Welcome my multilingual friend.

Sun Jul 19, 2009 10:39 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello from Lancashire

Replies: 9

Views: 785

Welcome.

Thu Jul 09, 2009 5:21 am

Forum: Gallery

Topic: lloyd: signage assortment

Replies: 10

Views: 1850

That's a fine body of work shown there Lloyd.
Nothing like a little pressure to get work done lickity split. I hope you charged them by the vehicle, not by the hour.
Nice looking shop you have there.
Keep on posting!

Sun Jul 05, 2009 7:07 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: New chap from Wiltshire

Replies: 17

Views: 1463

Welcome Roger, it's good to have you aboard

Wed Jul 01, 2009 6:32 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: A few seconds and everything could change!

Replies: 26

Views: 1743

Phew, what a blessing you've been given.

Mon Jun 29, 2009 6:01 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello from Sunny Aberdeen

Replies: 12

Views: 1287

Welcome Graeme. I'm glad your off to a good start. Come back often and let us know how you're doing.

Thu Jun 25, 2009 1:11 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: hi from spain

Replies: 13

Views: 1272

Welcome.

Mon Jun 22, 2009 2:43 pm

Forum: Gallery

Topic: A week of signs.

Replies: 29

Views: 4986

That's some great looking work there Jilly. You've been a busy gal. Congratulations on the font, it looks great. Nice design Stevo!

Wed Jun 17, 2009 11:55 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello from the Midlands!

Replies: 6

Views: 649

A big welcome Nils and all the best in your new venture.

Sat Jun 13, 2009 6:48 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: A Talented traditional Brushy dies at 30 :(

Replies: 8

Views: 808

Absolutely tragic. What an unspeakable act.

Sat Jun 13, 2009 6:45 pm

Forum: Gallery

Topic: Some Lambie work in cut vinyl...

Replies: 19

Views: 6799

I'm very impressed. What a labour of love and fantastic attention to detail.

Wed Jun 10, 2009 11:53 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Wedding Pictures

Replies: 21

Views: 1644

Congratulations and Best Wishes.

Thu Jun 04, 2009 7:13 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Duncan aka Signdog is now...

Replies: 19

Views: 1128

I hope so Andy, I'm loving this new job...
Image

Wed Jun 03, 2009 9:25 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Duncan aka Signdog is now...

Replies: 19

Views: 1128

Thank you all so much. We just got back from the Hospital. She's Vienna Mirabelle Duvoid. 8 lb. 10 oz. 19-3/4" long and truly the cutest Grand daughter I've ever seen. That's her proud Uncle Scott in the background. http://i87.photobucket.com/albums/k142/signdog/VandGrandpawintheHospital.jpg

Wed Jun 03, 2009 6:21 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Duncan aka Signdog is now...

Replies: 19

Views: 1128

Duncan aka Signdog is now...

http://i87.photobucket.com/albums/k142/signdog/Grandpacigar-1.jpg Yes, ladies and gentlemen I'm now a member of Grandparenthood. Yanik just phoned to inform us that Jen gave birth tonight to a health baby girl. They hadn't even weighed her yet and they're being secretive about her name. Laurie, Sco...

Tue Jun 02, 2009 2:49 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello from Bradford

Replies: 8

Views: 803

I glad to see you jumped in, welcome.

Tue Jun 02, 2009 2:48 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Assaulted by customer

Replies: 30

Views: 3112

You crack me up Rob.

Tue Jun 02, 2009 2:41 am

Forum: Gallery

Topic: Recent Work- various vehicles PART 2

Replies: 8

Views: 1690

Thanks for posting the pics Ben. Some groovy stuff there.

Tue Jun 02, 2009 2:39 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: A Big Hello..... From the USA

Replies: 15

Views: 1237

Welcome from Canada.

Mon Jun 01, 2009 3:55 am

Forum: Industry News

Topic: UKSB member launches their own sign making book

Replies: 193

Views: 165129

Very impressive project Phill. I'd be curious to hear about how you went about creating the content and the time you spent on it. I've written a few magazine articles in the past year and I really enjoy the process. SignCraft magazine has asked me for a few more, I just need to find the time to do i...

Sun May 31, 2009 1:51 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello from Devon

Replies: 12

Views: 1253

Welcome Peter.

Fri May 29, 2009 7:10 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: bronze vinyl

Replies: 6

Views: 678

3M has a Duronodic Bronze. It is in their translucent series, but works on any surface.

Thu May 28, 2009 7:15 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello from Ilkeston

Replies: 13

Views: 1324

Welcome Richard. It's good to see you posting.

Thu May 28, 2009 12:49 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello from Bristol

Replies: 11

Views: 1210

Welcome aboard Scott.

Tue May 26, 2009 2:56 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: I gotta get one of these

Replies: 10

Views: 853

Those are too cool. You could get an impaired driving ticket right in your living room though.

Sun May 24, 2009 4:50 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Square bit supplier?

Replies: 10

Views: 2512

Robertson Drive screws are a Canadian invention. We've used them for almost 100 years in this country. If we buy something that has Phillips screws, it is almost certainly imported. The square drive is a very practical design, but if you don't have the driver bit, it's not much good. #2 is the most ...

Thu May 21, 2009 2:45 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello from Aberdeen

Replies: 13

Views: 1306

Hi Stephen. Welcome, this is indeed a wonderful resource...enjoy.

Tue May 19, 2009 1:14 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Rummaging through some old photos

Replies: 23

Views: 3650

No hurricanes in Western Canada Rob, but we do get the odd Tornado.

Mon May 18, 2009 10:48 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello from buckinghamshire

Replies: 14

Views: 1195

Welcome Mark. I look forward to seeing your work.

Thu May 14, 2009 3:05 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello from Sydney

Replies: 21

Views: 1997

Yup the gals sure loved him...

Image

That's my Laurie giving him a hug at the masquerade party at Mike Meyer's Meet in 2005

Mon May 11, 2009 5:31 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello from Northamptonshire

Replies: 16

Views: 1485

Welcome Ben, this is a great resource and a fun place too.

Sun May 10, 2009 8:15 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Clever Dog

Replies: 4

Views: 773

Warren that's a great video. I think there must be some extension security issues. Here's the same video on YouTube. Rob, I trust this is okay.
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DalB-CvO7Qc[/youtube]

Sun May 10, 2009 5:28 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello from Sydney

Replies: 21

Views: 1997

Welcome Greg!!! John Jordon was an awesome man, a wonderful signwriter and a man that was always willing to share his gifts. A brilliant gold leaf man. His son Paul and grandson Scott are also dedicated sign men. Here's a couple of pics. This one was at a meet in Greece, taken by Henry Barker of Swe...

Fri May 08, 2009 4:01 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hi from Ireland.

Replies: 25

Views: 2449

Hi Louise. I'm glad you've joined us.

Fri May 08, 2009 2:50 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: The official SIGN UK photo thread

Replies: 169

Views: 20727

Wow, you folks know how to party! Looks like you had a great get-together.
*drink* Wish I had been there too.

Thu May 07, 2009 10:19 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello from FLorida

Replies: 14

Views: 1068

Hi Doug, welcome from Canada

Thu May 07, 2009 5:51 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Installation of a dimension logo today

Replies: 9

Views: 845

Thanks folks! The customer wasn't there when we did the install yesterday, but he just called me to say how happy he is with the job. He's got a lot of positive feedback already. Jeremy, that's a good suggestion, I'll propose something to him for sure. Neil, Cheryl, The surface was very rough. Inste...

Thu May 07, 2009 2:08 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Installation of a dimension logo today

Replies: 9

Views: 845

Installation of a dimension logo today

It was a lovely day for working outside. Aaron and I installed this job in the morning. The logo is cut out MDO mounted on Dibond backer. Plus it is set off the building on a frame. Letters are MDO pinned off... http://i87.photobucket.com/albums/k142/signdog/Sign%20Shots/Install1web.jpg http://i87.p...

Tue May 05, 2009 5:15 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: While Shane was away...

Replies: 17

Views: 2283

Hey Shane.... look'n good. Well done.

Tue May 05, 2009 5:14 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello from London

Replies: 19

Views: 2036

Welcome Harpzz. Thanks for the interesting intro.

Sat May 02, 2009 5:37 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: busy day

Replies: 35

Views: 2472

300 years old! There is nothing around here that old. I'd love to hear more about it and see pics too.
All the best Marcella.

Thu Apr 30, 2009 4:35 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: The official SIGN UK photo thread

Replies: 169

Views: 20727

Hey thanks for the photos Mike. Some familiar faces there. Let's see more pics. :D

Tue Apr 28, 2009 3:24 am

Forum: Gallery

Topic: White Letters on a White Background

Replies: 10

Views: 2771

White Letters on a White Background

We installed this today. We usually joke about white letters on a white background, but that's what this advertising agency wanted. There name is RED...

Sun Apr 26, 2009 7:28 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: What Shane Drew is up to in the UK

Replies: 44

Views: 4372

I'm glad Shane made it in good shape... Man that's a long trip.
A lot shorter from PA Jilly... Have a safe trip. Say hi to Arthur if you see him.

Thu Apr 23, 2009 4:25 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: hello from wales

Replies: 15

Views: 1661

Welcome Gareth. It's good to have you here.

Tue Apr 14, 2009 3:34 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello from Brighton!

Replies: 16

Views: 1456

Welcome James.

Tue Apr 14, 2009 1:27 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: hello from Northants

Replies: 16

Views: 1394

Welcome Emily. I wish you success in your ventures

Mon Apr 13, 2009 1:20 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello from the W.Mids

Replies: 10

Views: 1230

Welcome Ibrar, to the wonderful world of Sign making.

Sun Apr 12, 2009 11:02 pm

Forum: Traditional

Topic: Duncan's on the Telly!

Replies: 9

Views: 5557

Oh, I've really stuffed this up now. Either I've totally forgotten how to edit a post, or that feature is no longer available. I tried to fix a couple of messed up picture links and ended up re-posting. Rob, please feel free to delete the first one. Here's one of the pictures I messed up ... :oops: ...

Sun Apr 12, 2009 10:50 pm

Forum: Traditional

Topic: Duncan's on the Telly!

Replies: 9

Views: 5557

He, he , he. That was an interesting experience for sure. My 3 minute segment was a portion of an hour long program on Signage. The reference made to NAIT was the college where I studied Commercial Signwriting in 1972-73. The program still exists today, but has changed to stay relevant to our indust...

Sun Apr 12, 2009 3:20 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Happy Easter everyone

Replies: 6

Views: 629

Happy Easter everyone

Image

Sat Apr 11, 2009 7:16 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: hello from the midlands

Replies: 5

Views: 601

Welcome Steve.

Thu Apr 09, 2009 2:52 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: canine heart decease

Replies: 16

Views: 1011

Thank you for your kind words folks. Brian, my heart goes out to you during this painful time. With LC it came on very suddenly, but thankfully we were able to be there to say good bye. Treasure each day.

Thu Apr 09, 2009 4:27 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: canine heart decease

Replies: 16

Views: 1011

We just lost our doggie LC to a cancerous growth on her heart. Apparently it burst and filled the heart sack. In retrospect she had been slowing down a bit, but she was almost 10 and that is getting old for a Golden Retriever. It instantly knocked her down and the Dr.s agreed it was just a matter of...

Wed Apr 08, 2009 5:52 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: hello from sunny Mid Ulster

Replies: 15

Views: 1458

Glad you've come aboard Fergal.

Sun Apr 05, 2009 4:51 pm

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: Email News Letter, Anyone tried it, Does it work for signage

Replies: 22

Views: 4077

Thanks Shane, I checked out a few of your newsletters. They are very newsy and easy to read. I'll be reading more as time permits.
I've sent you a link to my fledgling Blog. I guess a Blog is somewhat like a newsletter.
Cheers mate and thanks again

Sat Apr 04, 2009 3:01 pm

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: Email News Letter, Anyone tried it, Does it work for signage

Replies: 22

Views: 4077

Great topic Gareth. Interesting post Shane. I think newsletters are a terrific idea. I've only once made up one. I keep saying to myself, "I must do that again and regularly." I would really like to see what others are doing. Is there a way we can do this without breaking board rules? I ha...

Wed Mar 25, 2009 3:25 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello from Blairgowrie, Scotland

Replies: 21

Views: 2019

Welcome Binnie. Best of luck in your new venture.

Tue Mar 24, 2009 4:58 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello from birmingham.

Replies: 13

Views: 1333

A hearty welcome Shah. Tell us a little about yourself.

Tue Mar 10, 2009 11:55 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Architectural Sign Project

Replies: 4

Views: 574

Thank you Glen and Peter. Glen, the components are cut from MDF (Medium Density Fibreboard). You could use PVC. Components were cut out on the router... http://i87.photobucket.com/albums/k142/signdog/Misc/SummitRouterMDFweb.jpg The top decor pieces were "rounded over" with a trim router......

Tue Mar 10, 2009 5:02 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Architectural Sign Project

Replies: 4

Views: 574

Architectural Sign Project

We've been steadily moving away from General Signmaking into Architectural Signage. We've forged a nice little niche in our area. Here's a job we finished recently. It's all done in-house from Design to Installation. The parts have been fabricated and are ready for final assembly. http://i87.photobu...

Sun Mar 08, 2009 4:53 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Another blast of Winter in Edmonton....

Replies: 9

Views: 854

New shop truck...
Image

Sun Mar 08, 2009 5:01 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Another blast of Winter in Edmonton....

Replies: 9

Views: 854

Another blast of Winter in Edmonton....

We got another good dump of snow again today. Well at least the doggies loved it...spring is coming, right??

Image

Image

Fri Mar 06, 2009 5:26 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: hi everyone

Replies: 15

Views: 1384

Welcome aboard Christopher, it's great to have you here.

Sun Mar 01, 2009 6:14 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Peoples work lives around the world

Replies: 6

Views: 612

Great Link James, thanks

Sun Feb 22, 2009 7:34 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: 300,000 posts reached...

Replies: 11

Views: 1175

He's over qualified Shane. :lol1:

Sat Feb 21, 2009 7:04 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: 300,000 posts reached...

Replies: 11

Views: 1175

A testament to your diligence and hard work Rob. You rock!!!!

Sun Jan 25, 2009 8:49 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello from Co. Antrim

Replies: 12

Views: 1073

Hi Neil. Welcome aboard. Sounds like graphics are flowing through your veins. It becomes a life long obsession and it's nice to relate to others that have it too. The industry has changed so much since I started in the early '70's but I still love it.

Thu Jan 15, 2009 5:46 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Canuck joins on & says hello

Replies: 18

Views: 1455

Lots of Alberta blood in this post. Welcome Ty. Oilers rule!!!
Well in my heart anyway.
:roll:

Thu Jan 15, 2009 5:42 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Getting older.....

Replies: 20

Views: 1200

HB Neil. You're not getting older, just more experienced at life.

Wed Dec 31, 2008 6:12 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Thanks!!

Replies: 28

Views: 1896

Another 14 hours to go from my house at this moment. Happy New Year Signfolk.

Mon Dec 29, 2008 9:19 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello from Blackpool

Replies: 24

Views: 1731

Welcome Wayne, glad you found us.

Mon Dec 29, 2008 9:17 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hey, from USA

Replies: 15

Views: 1289

Welcome Mike and Milos!

Mon Dec 22, 2008 9:12 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Merry Christmas To You All

Replies: 34

Views: 2484

I wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a terrific 2009. For me just staying warm is a blessing.

Image

Thu Dec 18, 2008 6:52 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: My daughter is now 21

Replies: 27

Views: 1794

Nice pictures Jilly. Two cuties for sure.

Wed Dec 03, 2008 4:14 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello from cold Teesside

Replies: 22

Views: 2082

Greetings Angela and Matt

Wed Dec 03, 2008 4:09 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello from Ukraine

Replies: 9

Views: 1023

Welcome to the boards Lee

Tue Dec 02, 2008 7:48 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Christmas Drinking

Replies: 5

Views: 452

Martinis!!! Jilly, Laurie and our daughter Jenny hit a martini bar in Manhattan a couple of years back. Just a word of advice. There are many, many different martini concoctions. Don't try to sample every one. Laurie and Jen had to catch a plane the next day. I guess it was pretty rough. :)

Sun Nov 30, 2008 10:58 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hi from North Yorkshire.

Replies: 11

Views: 1126

Welcome to the boards.

Thu Nov 27, 2008 1:22 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: DIBOND or DIABOND

Replies: 14

Views: 2109

Here's something that will throw you even further. It's pronounced Dee bond not Die bond. I got this directly from their South American sales rep. Most people pronounce it Die bond and they don't bother correcting them.

Sat Nov 15, 2008 4:15 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello from Ottawa Canada

Replies: 6

Views: 763

Welcome from Alberta. There's tons of helpful information stashed away here, not like the useless information stored away in Ottawa :lol1:
Just kidding I had my first trip to our fair Capital City this spring. It was a lot of fun.

Wed Nov 05, 2008 4:06 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello from Missouri USA

Replies: 12

Views: 1400

Welcome Keith

Sat Nov 01, 2008 7:28 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello From Wexford

Replies: 9

Views: 1143

A big welcome from over here Declan

Wed Oct 29, 2008 12:22 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Mummified Cat in Pub?

Replies: 8

Views: 907

Here's one we came across at the Moose Jaw Letterhead Meet...
Image

Mon Oct 27, 2008 4:57 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Autumn comes to the Great White North.

Replies: 3

Views: 447

Autumn comes to the Great White North.

We had a wicked wind yesterday gusting to 100 kph. It stripped of most of the leaves from the trees. Today we spend about 4 hours raking and bagging. The doggies helped of course... http://i87.photobucket.com/albums/k142/signdog/2008%20Yard%20Dogs/2008Doggiesdigginginthepileweb.jpg http://i87.photob...

Thu Oct 23, 2008 11:52 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello all

Replies: 9

Views: 700

Welcome Steve. Hand lettering is fun to do.

Tue Oct 21, 2008 5:02 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hi From Nova Scotia

Replies: 18

Views: 1543

Welcome Ian, from out west.

Fri Oct 17, 2008 4:21 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: "Show us your".... Dog!

Replies: 187

Views: 30975

Here's our Elsie and Jake
Image

Wed Oct 15, 2008 2:56 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: "Show us your".... Dog!

Replies: 187

Views: 30975

Great looking doggies and terrific photography.

Thu Oct 02, 2008 3:04 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Ice Hockey Fan's?....

Replies: 19

Views: 1165

Oiler fan here in Edmonton. Satan used to play for us. It's pronounced Shatan btw. We have a good core of young players here this year. We haven't made the playoffs for a couple of years, and that's depressing. It's a very strong division we're in, every game is important. I'm working on a dimension...

Sun Sep 28, 2008 4:32 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hi from The Isle of Wight

Replies: 10

Views: 1508

Welcome Darren.

Sat Sep 27, 2008 4:35 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Little PA Meet last weekend.

Replies: 9

Views: 690

Now that looks like fun! It reminds me of the "Paint the Prairie" size meet. The small meets are usually the best. Nice door prizes, wow.

Thu Sep 18, 2008 12:08 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: GREAT PLACE !

Replies: 13

Views: 1287

Cheers to you John and to all of us that frequent this cheery spot.

Mon Sep 15, 2008 4:44 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello from Tamworth

Replies: 14

Views: 1829

Welcome to the boards Rachel.

Mon Sep 15, 2008 5:50 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Helo from North London

Replies: 21

Views: 2290

'glad you found us Paul.

Sun Sep 14, 2008 2:58 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello from Durham

Replies: 18

Views: 2100

Hi Mark. Welcome aboard, have fun.

Sat Sep 13, 2008 2:36 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello from Ireland

Replies: 10

Views: 1383

Hi John, welcome aboard. Jump right in anytime.

Tue Sep 09, 2008 2:17 am

Forum: Traditional

Topic: carved & painted signage: three bears property marker

Replies: 6

Views: 3859

Nice work Joe!!!

Sun Sep 07, 2008 10:14 pm

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: Gerber Owners. Spot or Process Foils?

Replies: 4

Views: 845

John, The Edge is a terrific machine with endless applications. It is more versatile than ink jets and the like. It has 2 drawbacks, resolution on half tones and with print width. That said, it panels fine for big images and the half tone limitation is only on small stuff. The detail is great on spo...

Thu Sep 04, 2008 3:14 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Cheryl Smith WINS Sign Show Awards 2008

Replies: 86

Views: 16251

Well done Cheryl!!!!

Tue Aug 26, 2008 11:44 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello from Isle of Man

Replies: 22

Views: 2799

Welcome to the wonderful world of sign making. You'll pick up a lot of good info around here.

Tue Aug 26, 2008 3:02 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: whats the best method of de-burring di-bond?

Replies: 13

Views: 1680

We run a paint scraper along the edge at 45 degrees. Give 'er a try.
Image

Wed Aug 20, 2008 4:17 am

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: JPEG printing with a gerber edge

Replies: 7

Views: 2135

Yes you can import .jpg files into Gerber Omega or even the old Gerber Graphix Advantage software I believe. After giving the image a process fill in Composer, you can send it to the Edge. Do you have an Edge and Gerber software? Your manuals should have all that info. There are lots of technical bu...

Tue Aug 19, 2008 2:28 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello from Somerset

Replies: 14

Views: 1521

Either way, welcome aboard Hamish.

Sat Aug 16, 2008 4:46 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello From Oxford

Replies: 11

Views: 1692

Good to have you aboard Paul

Sat Aug 16, 2008 4:40 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello Guys

Replies: 12

Views: 1777

Hi Luke. It's a great place you've found here... welcome

Sat Aug 16, 2008 4:38 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hi from Nottinghamshire

Replies: 12

Views: 1698

Hi Nicola. Welcome to the boards.

Thu Aug 14, 2008 2:05 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello from Narberth, Pembrokeshire.

Replies: 10

Views: 3118

Hi Patrick, Back in the '70's in high school, I was self taught out of books and was soon making "sell able" signs. It is important to have proper brushes and paint from a reputable source. Those sources are a good place to get information and tips on getting started. Here's the earliest o...

Wed Aug 13, 2008 9:36 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: It's a good week!!

Replies: 34

Views: 2443

Martin,
All the best to Esther, yourself and the kids. What a tough time you've had, good times are here, enjoy everyday.

Sat Aug 09, 2008 7:31 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Red Fridays

Replies: 4

Views: 621

Red Fridays

Do you folks celebrate "Red Fridays"? Here in Canada and in the U.S. it is common to wear red on Fridays in special recognition of our troops and veterans. This is me printing red and wearing red on "Red Friday" http://i87.photobucket.com/albums/k142/signdog/RedDog.jpg

Tue Aug 05, 2008 5:25 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: hello from ayreshire scotland!

Replies: 10

Views: 1329

Welcome John, have fun looking around and learning on the boards.

Sun Aug 03, 2008 9:56 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: The Fringe

Replies: 3

Views: 658

The Fringe is very big here in the summer. Edmonton hosts the biggest and oldest Fringe in North America. It's great fun to wander around and watch the street performers and feast on ethnic foods even if you don't take in the plays.
http://www.fringetheatreadventures.ca/i ... p/festival

Sun Aug 03, 2008 9:53 pm

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: Gerber Thermal printers - purchasing advice.

Replies: 4

Views: 950

We have an Edge II. It's a great machine. Much faster than the Edge I. One thing to watch out for though. If you have a newer computer, you may not be able to run it.
Check out this link.
http://www.gspinc.com/downloads/PDF/fastfacts/5100.pdf

Sat Aug 02, 2008 4:50 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: 10,0000 then and now 12,000 registered users!

Replies: 39

Views: 4044

This the best moderated forum, I've come across. Rob is consistent and fair. The content and resources available are second to none. I co-administer a small forum site and I know you can't please everyone. I don't know how many hours you devote to your board Rob, but I know it is considerable. Thank...

Tue Jul 29, 2008 2:58 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello from South West London

Replies: 15

Views: 2123

Welcome Dave. Glad to have you aboard.

Tue Jul 29, 2008 3:51 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: 9000 posts

Replies: 35

Views: 3127

My hat is off to you Shane. You've been a prolific poster for sure.

Tue Jul 29, 2008 3:26 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello from Ireland

Replies: 14

Views: 1648

Hi Wojtek!
We only talk signspeak here. :)
Welcome to the boards.

Fri Jul 25, 2008 4:52 am

Forum: Traditional

Topic: carved, Gold and Al leafed sign: dragonfly knoll

Replies: 14

Views: 7541

Great job Joe and nice step by step. That dragonfly looks terrific in Gold Leaf.

Fri Jul 18, 2008 9:32 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Happy Birthday JILL!!!!

Replies: 30

Views: 2302

Have a marvelous year Jill. Happy Birthday.

Mon Jul 07, 2008 12:46 am

Forum: Traditional

Topic: carved & painted signage: property marker

Replies: 11

Views: 6259

or... "There's a tiny little painter that lives here" :)

Mon Jul 07, 2008 12:42 am

Forum: Traditional

Topic: what type of sign traditional or modern shaped sign?

Replies: 17

Views: 8902

Here's a couple we've done. Both jobs are fabricated from MDO plywood. The dimensional letters are HDU. Paint is enamel. http://www.commercialsigns.com/case_s5.jpg http://www.commercialsigns.com/case_s6.jpg http://www.commercialsigns.com/Oakmount%20Landscaped%20web%20size.JPG

Mon Jul 07, 2008 12:33 am

Forum: Traditional

Topic: carved & painted signage: property marker

Replies: 11

Views: 6259

Bob may be gone now, but I'm proud of ya.

Mon Jul 07, 2008 12:24 am

Forum: Traditional

Topic: carved & painted signage: cormier est. 2005

Replies: 16

Views: 8657

Super duper Joe! Keep 'em coming.

Mon Jul 07, 2008 12:20 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello from Cornwall

Replies: 21

Views: 2183

Welcome Louise, glad to have you aboard.

Sun Jul 06, 2008 5:17 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hi from Tasmania

Replies: 14

Views: 1537

Good to have you aboard Andrew.

Thu Jul 03, 2008 12:26 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello from Armadale -Scotland

Replies: 14

Views: 1219

Hi John and welcome. You definitely found a fine place to learn about signs.

Sun Jun 08, 2008 11:56 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hiya Ladies & Gents......

Replies: 12

Views: 1250

Welcome David

Sat Jun 07, 2008 2:32 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: "Show us your".... Dog!

Replies: 187

Views: 30975

One of those late nights at the office.
Image
Okay we had our nap now let's play...LC and Jake
Image

Fri Jun 06, 2008 3:31 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello from St Austell, Kernow

Replies: 22

Views: 1587

Welcome Tim. Glad you found us. All the best.

Fri Jun 06, 2008 3:28 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hi Guys!!!!!!

Replies: 10

Views: 1049

Hey Sal... The weather here is quite nice. Everything is nice and green in the yard. Sounds like we're in for a hot summer. Laurie and I are off to Alaska next week. We are going to cruise down to Vancouver. It's about time we shared an easel again, do you plan on going to any letterhead meets this ...

Tue Jun 03, 2008 4:08 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hi from Scotland

Replies: 15

Views: 1850

Welcome aboard lad.

Thu May 22, 2008 2:08 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello All!! Christina from SE London

Replies: 29

Views: 3151

Hi Christina,
Welcome to this friendly, informative place. I'm glad you took the step.

Tue May 13, 2008 4:12 am

Forum: Graphic Design Help

Topic: which design do you think has the correct shadow effect?

Replies: 19

Views: 2758

Definitely the top one.

Tue May 13, 2008 4:09 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello from Washington state

Replies: 11

Views: 1138

Welcome Jerry. Have you ever been to a Letterhead Meet?

Sun May 11, 2008 5:37 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Just joined saying a big hello from scotland

Replies: 11

Views: 1252

Hiya Paul, welcome.

Fri May 02, 2008 5:06 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: hello from finland!

Replies: 16

Views: 1655

Welcome from Canada Riku
PreviousNext

Return to advanced search



cron

 

About
Contact
Board Rules
Membership
Terms & Conditions

 

Signapp - iPhone & iPad
Signapp - Android
Vehicle Wrap Training
Vinyl Application Training
Vehicle Wrap Accreditation
UK Sign Group
Site Membership
Advertising
Videos
British Signs & Graphics Assoc.

 

 Facebook
 Twitter
 Youtube
 Linkedin

 

Who is Online

In total there are 55 users online ::
3 registered, 0 hidden and 52 guests
[based on past 5 minutes]

Most users ever online was
370 on Tue Aug 28, 2018 5:02 pm

Registered users:
No registered users

Copyright © 2000 - 2019 Robert Lambie