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Spice up your Signs

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Chris Baber

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Chris Baber
Kentucky

General Information

This is a cool way to make your signs look like a work of art.

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Material Description Price
Two-Color HDPE - Black on White

Two-Color HDPE - Black on White

Thickness: 1/4 in, Dimensions: 12 in × 12 in, Quantity: 1

$7.49

$7.49
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1

Stuff you will need

- 12×12 HDPE black and white
- plywood the size of wood that you want your sign
- spray paint back and clear
- glue

Tools
- X-Carve
- sander and sandpaper
- Easel
- razor blade or scraping tool

2

Cutting the Logo

Set up your logo in Easel and Cut it out. Simple!

3

Set the Home point

Set the home point to make the circle come out where you want ..

4

Cutting out the plywood

Set up Easel to cut on the inside of the circle all the way though the plywood.

5

Carve out the Text

Lay out the text in Easel and set back and relax. Remember to select all objects in Easel and center them.

6

Paint

Paint the plywood black or any color of you choice. Make sure to spray it form all angles. This will ensure maximum coverage.

7

Sand and clear

Sand down the paint to the desired look, remove dust and spray a coat of clear to seal in all the goodness.

8

Tabs

Use whats left of the HDPE and make tabs for gluing.

9

Glue on the tabs

Glue the tabs to the logo and to the plywood.

10

Glue it all up.

Glue the logo into the plywood using the tabs. I used super glue/CA glue in my project I would advise to use epoxy not CA clue.

11

Your Done

Hang it up and set back and admire all your hard work.