by Shannon | Design and Layout, Sign Blanks
“And the Sign Said…” Under New ManagementGo, Broncos!Caution!Neighborhood Yard Sale!Right Turn Only Back in 1971, the song “Signs” was on FM radio almost hourly. The lyrics were catchy: “Signs, signs, everywhere there’s signs…” The Five Man Electrical Band was not wrong (and now some of you mature ones are humming the melody). Signs are everywhere. […]
by Jerry | Design and Layout, Vinyl Cutting
One of the most frequently asked questions we receive deals with substrates. Just a few days ago a gentleman from New Jersey asked if he could put ORACAL 651 on plywood. Excuse my waffling, but my answer is a definite maybe.
by Jerry | Vinyl Cutting
If you’re just getting started in the vinyl sign business and have questions about those ubiquitous roadside signs on stakes (some folks call them “bandit signs”), this blog post is for you. It’s a beginners’ guide to corrugated plastic sign blanks. We’ll answer the basic questions about “cor-plastic” sign making, including what makes it so popular, and how to cut it, mount it, grommet it, hang it, and even print it.
by Jerry | Small Format Printing, Vinyl Cutting
“Bandit signs” are signs on stakes that can be placed anywhere there’s soft enough ground to secure the stake. They’re most effective when placed adjacent to areas of high vehicular or pedestrian traffic. They’re simple signs, but they offer unique advantages. When should you use “bandit signs”, what do you need to make them, and what are your options?