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Sun Dec 09, 2007 5:59 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: concerts

Replies: 86

Views: 4611

She's great Brian!
I recently saw the Police on their current tour. Tonight the kids and I are off to see another "reunion" tour with these crazy guys...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JuDUYD-sodA
My ears should be bleeding tomorrow. :)

Fri Dec 07, 2007 2:37 am

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: A question about Avery Vinyl good & bad points please?

Replies: 41

Views: 5055

Rob is absolutely right. Approach your Avery distributor. Avery acknowledges the defect but has officially stayed at arms length. All claims to my knowledge are filed with their distributors. Avery will make good to the distributor. If the vinyl is truly at fault, you should get some compensation. T...

Thu Dec 06, 2007 1:15 am

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: A question about Avery Vinyl good & bad points please?

Replies: 41

Views: 5055

Thankfully, we haven't had much problem, but we have had 2 documented cases where Avery A8 yellow has failed badly. One on a trailer and one indoors on an office wall so climatic conditions weren't the sole cause. Shrinkage was dramatic in both cases. We don't do a lot of vehicles, where that proble...

Wed Dec 05, 2007 2:35 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello all great to be part of uksb, Glasgow

Replies: 17

Views: 1662

Glad you found us Naveed. Welcome.

Mon Dec 03, 2007 3:02 am

Forum: Traditional

Topic: Hand lettering videos on YouTube

Replies: 5

Views: 3242

Hand lettering videos on YouTube

I just saw this video loaded up by Pierre Tardif from Quebec City. His calligraphy is brilliant. He hosted the French Kiss a Brush letterhead meet a few years back. Pierre is a terrific signwriter and a really nice guy. http://www.youtube.com/user/ptardifinc There are a lot of interesting videos on ...

Wed Nov 28, 2007 4:52 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: A big thank you

Replies: 15

Views: 1086

It seems like an eternity now, it will soon be done. Take care.

Sat Nov 24, 2007 6:42 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: newbie bronze member needs help!

Replies: 10

Views: 1369

Hi Robbie, welcome!

Mon Nov 19, 2007 3:46 am

Forum: Traditional

Topic: New sable quills are here!!!

Replies: 15

Views: 5720

Those roses really POP ... love your style Jilly!

Mon Nov 19, 2007 3:42 am

Forum: Traditional

Topic: carved signage: Eagle Flying to England

Replies: 20

Views: 7708

Joe, I'm sure glad you learned how to post pictures. Your work is inspiring, and just plain makes me feel good.

Mon Nov 19, 2007 3:36 am

Forum: Traditional

Topic: 3D-signage: assortment from Germany

Replies: 34

Views: 14579

Inspiring stuff! Layouts and colors are crisp and strong. Dixie was a hoot.

Mon Nov 19, 2007 3:18 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Pure dead brullyant!

Replies: 16

Views: 1557

Well, I do have Scottish roots, but 99% of it was "Dutch" to me. :) That said, I still get a wonderful feeling whenever I hear "the Pipes" and a good Scotch is a truly magnificent thing. And further more Golf has spawned a whole new vocabulary of four letter words..... fore!!!!! ...

Wed Nov 14, 2007 5:49 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello again

Replies: 11

Views: 899

Glad you're back. I too have been super busy, and haven't been around much, so I know how it feels.

Mon Nov 12, 2007 4:34 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hi from Ayrshire

Replies: 30

Views: 3643

Welcome, from Canada Nick. Tip of the Day... "The fuzzy end goes in the paint." :lol1:

Mon Nov 12, 2007 4:30 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Another Hello, Surrey.

Replies: 6

Views: 607

Glad you found us. This business seems to have a never ending learning curve. The easiest way to learn is ask. I'm sure amongst us, there isn't any sign project that one of us hasn't tackled.

Sun Jun 10, 2007 4:42 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: So, what did you do on the weekend?

Replies: 53

Views: 3845

No long weekend here. We celebrate the Queen's Birthday (Victoria) on May 24th. Saturday I did some yard work and stained the deck. Today (sunday) I'm in at the office working on a panel layout and some ideas for the upcoming Letterhead/Walldog Meet in Saskatchewan next month. It's going to be a fun...

Fri May 11, 2007 2:41 am

Forum: Gallery

Topic: exterior signage: dominion hotel

Replies: 2

Views: 856

exterior signage: dominion hotel

We've got a lot on the go these days. Here's a Directory board for a building in a local historical areaI finished up last week... http://i87.photobucket.com/albums/k142/signdog/DominionAllweb.jpg http://i87.photobucket.com/albums/k142/signdog/DominionCloseupweb.jpg We completed our new trade show b...

Thu Mar 29, 2007 4:52 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: hello sign people from SCOTLAND

Replies: 10

Views: 1734

I've never been to Scotland, but I have Sottish blood in me. Welcome Gordon from Canada.

Mon Mar 26, 2007 11:52 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hi all... from Herts

Replies: 11

Views: 1743

It's a first rate forum you've found. Robert does a bang up job.

Mon Mar 26, 2007 11:50 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello from Kent

Replies: 12

Views: 1739

Welcome Simon,
Nice intro.

Sun Mar 25, 2007 9:43 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: HAPPY BIRTHDAY MADGE!!!!!

Replies: 50

Views: 4599

All the best and many more!!!

Mon Mar 19, 2007 4:06 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Bathroom Doors

Replies: 12

Views: 2130

David is bang on here. We also use the same techniques. Works great. Use a clear non-glare grade of acrylic for a nice satin finish that hides a lot of minor flaws and doesn't show finger prints. I'm not sure if you have Krylon brand "Fusion" spray bombs over there. It sticks to vinyl and ...

Fri Mar 09, 2007 4:30 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: saying hello from spain...

Replies: 19

Views: 3051

Welcome Mark

Thu Mar 08, 2007 3:33 am

Forum: Traditional

Topic: hand carving: lady justice

Replies: 9

Views: 4020

You continue to amaze me Joe. Keep 'em coming.

Thu Mar 08, 2007 3:30 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: *** A Worlds First, for UKSB ***

Replies: 83

Views: 13178

You're a fine leader Rob... way to go!

Fri Mar 02, 2007 5:15 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello from Ireland

Replies: 27

Views: 4085

Welcome Dale and Mike, thanks for the background info.

Wed Feb 28, 2007 6:15 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: hi evryone from WALES

Replies: 28

Views: 4119

That's about the age I started.... almost 40 years ago.... be careful you may get hooked like I did. By the way I still love designing and making signs. :)
Welcome aboard young fella.

Mon Feb 26, 2007 5:07 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hi all... from Yorkshire

Replies: 10

Views: 1724

Welcome Justin, glad you found us.

Thu Feb 22, 2007 3:45 am

Forum: General Software Topics

Topic: Clarity & Estimate Software, Advice Please?

Replies: 14

Views: 3623

We've used Estimate for several years. We generate about 35 estimates a week. About 25 of them are converted to orders, then invoiced all with just the original information entered in the quote. Finished jobs and old quotes are archived for future retrieval. We have two licenses, so we can run the p...

Sat Feb 10, 2007 5:10 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: so whats the friday night fudge then

Replies: 147

Views: 26058

Here's a tune about someone you may have heard of. ;)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SbQHHrTWtmU

Tue Feb 06, 2007 3:53 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: New boy from CORNWALL

Replies: 28

Views: 3927

Welcome Jim, it's good to have you aboard.

Sat Feb 03, 2007 6:04 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: so whats the friday night fudge then

Replies: 147

Views: 26058

Love the graphic work on this one.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qtYw0zSiuPA

Love the shapes on this one two :D
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d4Y5MwUTS7s

Wed Jan 31, 2007 4:01 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: hi

Replies: 13

Views: 1815

LOL Marcella, Hi Berkay

Sat Jan 20, 2007 4:08 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello...!

Replies: 17

Views: 2003

Welcome John, good to have you aboard,

Sat Jan 20, 2007 4:05 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: friday night, pictures from the past?

Replies: 48

Views: 5438

No colour photos back then ;)
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My first "ride" and the house that mom made out of cookie slabs and icing for my birthday.

Thu Jan 11, 2007 4:57 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hi From a newbie

Replies: 13

Views: 1946

Welcome Alan. I've always been a Gerber user too. Our first was the Sprint...gee that seems like a lifetime ago. We have an edge as well and a Sabre router too. Anyway, glad you found us.

Thu Jan 11, 2007 4:51 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello to everyone

Replies: 9

Views: 1294

Welcome Paul, we're here if you need us.

Sun Jan 07, 2007 6:38 pm

Forum: CNC Router / Engrave

Topic: which CNC Router should i buy?

Replies: 21

Views: 14409

I missed this thread first time around. I'm glad you are happy with your router. There was some very good information in this thread. We've run a Gerber Sabre for 6 years now and it has been great. There sure is a difference in machining Cast Acrylic vs Extruded. Cast is expensive, but sure cuts and...

Sun Jan 07, 2007 6:08 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: New Year new you

Replies: 13

Views: 1643

Nicola's right Phill. I did the same thing on New Years Day. I went in and had a chance to re-arrange some things and prepare for the new year. There were no phones ringing and it was quite enjoyable. The resulting week has been super. It was really busy, but it ran smoothly because I was organized....

Mon Jan 01, 2007 8:21 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: happy new year!!!!

Replies: 92

Views: 14186

A most happy and prosperous new year to us all!!

Sat Dec 30, 2006 10:53 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: happy new year!!!

Replies: 4

Views: 880

Happy New Year all!

Sat Dec 30, 2006 10:49 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: new to the boards

Replies: 19

Views: 3307

Hi you two. Welcome from Canada.

Sun Dec 24, 2006 2:47 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Aussies, Brits, Canadians and Americans Compared

Replies: 7

Views: 1412

Americans: Drink weak, urine-tasting beer. Canadians: Drink strong, urine-tasting beer. Brits: Drink warm, beery-tasting urine. Aussies: Drink anything with alcohol in it. Ya nailed this one Shane! I'll finish reading this post after the Hockey Game. http://www.regulators.org/archives/hockey-night_...

Sat Dec 23, 2006 6:43 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: A BIG hello!

Replies: 22

Views: 4494

Welcome Will, great to have you aboard mate.

Mon Dec 18, 2006 11:33 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello All!!!!!!

Replies: 9

Views: 1598

Welcome Joe

Wed Nov 29, 2006 3:42 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello all sign people

Replies: 26

Views: 2140

Welcome Adam. Nice people around this place.

Wed Nov 29, 2006 3:39 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello

Replies: 8

Views: 1040

Welcome Andrew. I'm still having fun making signs even after 35 years of it. :)

Tue Nov 28, 2006 6:08 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: taken the plunge

Replies: 15

Views: 2024

Welcome Lee, glad ya found us.

Fri Nov 24, 2006 11:18 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hi I am New to this Site

Replies: 24

Views: 2813

Welcome aboard the Board Lloyd.

Fri Nov 24, 2006 3:20 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: thanksgiving

Replies: 5

Views: 839

Thanksgiving wishes to all my US friends.

Thu Nov 16, 2006 6:05 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello from the sunny south coast

Replies: 12

Views: 1402

Welcome John, this is a nice place to kick back.
Come back often.

Wed Nov 15, 2006 3:37 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: John Jordan Announcement from ASGA Australia

Replies: 6

Views: 1467

It is a heart breaker. John was such an inspiration to so many... God's blessings to Paul, Scott and their families at this difficult time. I'm happy to know that I had the chance to get a little gold dust on me from that dear man.

Mon Nov 13, 2006 6:06 am

Forum: Traditional

Topic: hand painted signage: oxenbury & sons

Replies: 26

Views: 8999

Inspiring AJ, I would love to see more of your writing. No wonder people are stopping for a look...great job!

Wed Nov 08, 2006 3:51 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Show us your puppies/pet

Replies: 119

Views: 24004

Elsie and Jake...
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Jake and Elsie
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Sun Oct 29, 2006 3:01 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Dont forget your clocks

Replies: 24

Views: 2327

This is how I'm dealing with the clock change...
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Mental note...."Never leave your submarine sandwich within Jake's reach"

Sun Oct 22, 2006 8:41 pm

Forum: Traditional

Topic: Dixie Letterhead Sign Circus

Replies: 14

Views: 6315

Wasn't that a hoot Jilly. It feels so good to wet the brush and make some marks. I always love your panels...so creative and such personality. We share the letterhead spirit on-line, but you really must attend a meet in person folks...you'll come away a better signmaker and a better person. It matte...

Mon Sep 18, 2006 1:37 am

Forum: General Software Topics

Topic: Sign Estimating Software - Anyone use it?

Replies: 18

Views: 4431

We write about 8 orders a day and find Estimate has been good for us. You can build it up in modules, so you can start out really inexpensively. Support has been excellent (their on-line support is excellent). Trial version is available. Outputs estimates, work orders, and invoices with one data ent...

Fri Sep 15, 2006 12:13 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello from Norway

Replies: 13

Views: 1790

Welcome from Canada Knut. Look around the site...there's lots to see.

Tue Sep 12, 2006 4:45 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: A hello from the shoerepairer

Replies: 15

Views: 2197

Here's a dandy link... http://www.uksignboards.com/
:lol1:
Welcome Lee, good luck in your new endeavour.

Tue Sep 12, 2006 4:40 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello everyone

Replies: 9

Views: 1456

Hi Steven and welcome. Stop by often...there's always something interesting going on here.

Thu Sep 07, 2006 12:53 am

Forum: CNC Router / Engrave

Topic: where can i source 1/2" cnc rounter tools/bits?

Replies: 4

Views: 2785

Richard,
I did a quick web search and found this company...
http://www.pacersys.co.uk/acatalog/catalogbody.html. I hope this helps.
Duncan

Mon Aug 21, 2006 3:39 am

Forum: Traditional

Topic: What paint do you use to signwrite with?

Replies: 4

Views: 6215

I've used 1shot since 1970. I works well for me. However, if you've never done any signwriting, I wouldn't recommend practising on a customer's work. Saleable signwriting skill takes a long time to learn. You can "Cheat" by cutting the layout in paint mask and then brushing the paint on. Y...

Sun Aug 20, 2006 6:50 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: **CONGRATULATIONS MRS R!**

Replies: 58

Views: 3876

Congratulations, and all the best in the years to come.

Sun Aug 20, 2006 6:47 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello Everyone!

Replies: 9

Views: 1110

Welcome aboard tony. The sign business is captivating...enjoy the ride.

Fri Aug 11, 2006 2:02 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hi From Hull.....

Replies: 12

Views: 1724

Welcome Dave...good to have you on board

Thu Jul 06, 2006 2:39 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Cutting mat suppliers?

Replies: 30

Views: 9116

We use high density polyethylene. Last forever. One way to buy it is as Puck Board, which is used to cover the "boards" in ice hockey rinks.

Sat Jul 01, 2006 8:58 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Sign panel - which material is best?

Replies: 7

Views: 971

Depending on the use and length of service required, you could use anything from Coroplast (Cheapest) to Dibond (High end) They are both available in Colors, the Coroplast fades quickly and is unstable...it expands a lot in the heat...short term only, but it is perfect for some applications. Dibond ...

Wed Jun 28, 2006 6:54 am

Forum: CNC Router / Engrave

Topic: wats the best router to buy?

Replies: 3

Views: 2200

A friend of mine has a multicam and loves it. He is creating some wonderful 3D work with it using the "Enroute" program and his incredible creativity. He opted for the automatic tool changer option which is invaluable in doing this kind of work. I have had a Gerber Sabre 408 for 5 years an...

Wed Jun 28, 2006 6:33 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello from a Newbie from Down Under !!

Replies: 10

Views: 1203

Good to see you aboard Theo, welcome from
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Sat Jun 17, 2006 1:36 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello from Canada!

Replies: 17

Views: 2095

Another Canuck from Edmonton here.
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Go Oilers!!!!
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Wed Jun 14, 2006 7:54 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello Again!

Replies: 8

Views: 1329

Judy!!!!!!!!!!!
Welcome back. Good to see you here. It's a friendly, helpful place to visit.
Sure am hoping to get to the Dixie meet, I love the South!

Tue Jun 13, 2006 2:54 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello

Replies: 14

Views: 1920

Hi Steve,
Welcome aboard. Glad you found the site, it a friendly, helpful and very informative place.

Mon Jun 12, 2006 2:27 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Don't worry, I'm still alive

Replies: 68

Views: 6341

I wish you a speedy and full recovery Shane.

Mon Jun 12, 2006 2:24 am

Forum: Gallery

Topic: Giving "posting a picture" a go!

Replies: 37

Views: 3511

And he's learnt how to post pics too....whooooo...'proud of ya Ticks!!!
That's one nice ride you've got there Rod.

Sat Jun 10, 2006 11:29 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: G'day from sunny south Australia. yep another aussie.

Replies: 25

Views: 3340

Hiya Rod,
Good to see ya here. This is a nice place to sit back at.
From the shadow of your television lights...g'day from signdog. :)
Cheers mate...
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Duncan

Fri Jun 09, 2006 5:12 am

Forum: Traditional

Topic: hand painted signage: barrington seal

Replies: 11

Views: 5561

:thumbup2: Nice work Joe!!!!!!!
What a strange place to place a masterpiece.

Fri Jun 09, 2006 5:07 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Rachael graduates.

Replies: 17

Views: 1673

That Justis looks like a "handful" Jilly :)
My kid of kid!!!
Your family is loverly Jill, congratulations Rachael

Sun Apr 16, 2006 4:34 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Keven From the Great White North

Replies: 7

Views: 824

What part of this big old country are you from Keven. Welcome from Edmonton, Alberta

Sat Apr 15, 2006 8:02 am

Forum: Traditional

Topic: what ways do people blow up a copy/design for a window?

Replies: 8

Views: 3360

Bernardo, A opaque or overhead project was what we used to use. If you use an overhead projector, just make a transparency on a photo copier or you can draw directly on a piece of transparency material with a fine tip marker. Then project onto your pattern paper taped to the wall. The paper pattern ...

Sun Jan 01, 2006 10:46 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: pheww nigtmare on hogmany!

Replies: 20

Views: 1480

A sick child is so hard to handle...but it does draw you even closer...make the best of it by just what you're doing...being there and loving her.
Cheers mate and have a terrific 2006, eh.

Sun Jan 01, 2006 10:35 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Happy New Year Everyone!

Replies: 17

Views: 1255

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Happy New Year folks...2006 is going to be greaaaaat!

Sat Jul 23, 2005 6:14 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello from Canada

Replies: 20

Views: 1299

Hiya Jen,
Welcome from Edmonton...gateway to the north...drop in next time yer in town. Laurie and I have been business partners for 20 years and married for 28...still having fun too.

Sat Jul 23, 2005 6:09 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Helloooooooo from Hull

Replies: 17

Views: 1521

Welcome Glenn

Wed Mar 30, 2005 6:13 am

Forum: Traditional

Topic: hand carved signage: heraldic coats of arms part 3

Replies: 18

Views: 5472

You've been busy posting Joe. Have a beer and take a nap. Ha ha
:P

Mon Mar 21, 2005 5:49 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Acrylic vs Polycarbonate - Differences?

Replies: 6

Views: 1284

Polycarbonate scratches very easily. Never wipe it with a dry cloth. A damp chamois is best for cleaning and "killing" static. Polycarbonate used out doors must have a "uv" coating or it will yellow. We use a lot of polycarbonate because it can be installed in very cold weather without breaking. Als...

Mon Sep 13, 2004 2:47 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Last week it snowed this weekend did a wall job shirtless

Replies: 5

Views: 899

Robert,
The Electrical sign was done by Blanchett Neon Limited here in Edmonton.
They contracted me to paint the graphic.
Cheers,

Mon Sep 13, 2004 4:37 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Last week it snowed this weekend did a wall job shirtless

Replies: 5

Views: 899

Last week it snowed this weekend did a wall job shirtless

This was last week: http://www.commercialsigns.com/back%20yard%201.jpg This weekend I painted a wall: http://www.commercialsigns.com/cdi_wa7.jpg http://www.commercialsigns.com/cdi_wa5.jpg What a crazy country! :) http://www.commercialsigns.com/cdi_wa3.jpg Man was this a rough concrete block. Two coa...

Mon Jul 12, 2004 11:56 pm

Forum: Traditional

Topic: Signs for Garden Party/Tour for cancer research

Replies: 1

Views: 2106

hand painted signage: tour for cancer research

Joe!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Man that was an inspiring slide show. Thanks for the link. Do we have something else in common? See you in Moncton.
Cheers

Sun Feb 15, 2004 5:57 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Urgent Safety Sign advice needed!

Replies: 4

Views: 1422

Martin,
Here's a link that may help.
http://www.safetysignsonline.co.uk/
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Sun Jan 04, 2004 4:21 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Do you use MDF ?

Replies: 24

Views: 7860

Hi Folks, Just a couple of notes: MDO is Medium Density Overlayed Plywood. Usually a spruce plywood core with a resin coated paper laminated to the face and back side. Not as good as the fir plywood core they used to use, but we still use a lot of it with good results. Always use G2S and fill and pa...

Thu Aug 07, 2003 3:41 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: DEMONSTRATIONS... have you got one?

Replies: 3

Views: 1223

Demo coming

Hi Robert,
Going to do a demo of a nice little architectural plaque technique. Two layers separated by standoffs. http://www.commercialsigns.com/cap%20place%20info%20plaque.jpg

Thu Aug 07, 2003 3:21 am

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: What is the best general Application Tape

Replies: 22

Views: 6105

Conform is the only one we use...tried others. Conform rules!!!
(hot)

Fri May 09, 2003 7:50 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hanging board..quick idea needed!

Replies: 4

Views: 1142

These folks are distributors for Standoff Systems in the uk
http://www.wsi-sign.co.uk/

Mon Mar 10, 2003 8:08 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Dry Wipe Board

Replies: 8

Views: 2338

Hi All,
Avery makes a true dry erase vinyl. A0850-S. It's for indoor use only though.
http://www.signage.averygraphics.com/pl ... -9_PDB.PDF

Mon Feb 10, 2003 5:19 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Any drawings or ideas for Workbenches / Tables?

Replies: 37

Views: 6475

We try to use every sq. ft. of our shop (5000 Sq.Ft. + mezzanine). Here's some shots... Storage: http://www.comsign.ca/storage.htm Work Areas: http://www.comsign.ca/work.htm We've been at this location 11 years, so it didn't come overnight :wink: Let me know if you have any questions. Cheers,

Fri Oct 11, 2002 4:20 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Logo Download Site

Replies: 2

Views: 1757

Oh those Russians...here's another
www.logotypes.ru

Tue Oct 01, 2002 5:21 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Just registered...Time to say Hi

Replies: 16

Views: 3403

I too am new here, and bid you welcome from Western Canada :lol:
Tell us a little about yourself and what you do.
Cheers,

Sun Sep 29, 2002 6:58 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Cutting Di-bond

Replies: 25

Views: 5361

Hi folks,
Sorry about the missing link :o http://www.alcancompositesusa.com/dibond_bio.html

Sat Sep 28, 2002 2:44 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Cutting Di-bond

Replies: 25

Views: 5361

Lorraine,
We use lots of Dibond. We saw it, drill it, bend it, roll it and route it.
Here's a link to the US suppliers site. Down load the the fabrication manual for some great ideas and tips.
Cheers eh,

Fri Sep 27, 2002 6:00 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Another "hello" from the states...

Replies: 8

Views: 1840

Hidy Ho Don

Fri Sep 27, 2002 5:50 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Good Day eh.

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Good Day eh.

Couldn't resist any longer. Nice to see some familiar faces and some new ones too. I've been in the sign business for over 30 years. My wife Laurie and I have a small custom shop with 3 other staff. We do vinyl, screen printing, plastic signs, computer routering, edge printing, spray painting and cu...
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