investigate some of the following examples:
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Signs can build you a redwood or HDU sign. We fabricate and paint
all of our sandblasted signs in shop. Allied Signs would be
happy to submit a design for you! -
see a sign under construction!
REDWOOD - Nothing has the beauty
and graining pattern of pure vertical grain redwood sandblasted
to shape. Redwood is a very stable substrate for use on these
Signs. These signs project a historic or natural look. Since
Redwood is a protected species of tree, the wood makes the cost
of these signs a bit higher than HDU. All redwood planks are
doweled every 12" and glued with an exterior grade wood glue.
HDU (high density urethane)
Precision Board panels by Coastal Enterprises at
1-1/2" thick can be custom cut to size and sandblasted on one
side. These panels are not as strong as redwood unless structure
is designed into them, but are a little less expensive. Their
durability to exterior weather, lasting much longer than
untreated wood, with no cracking, rotting or peeling. When
they are sandblasted, the background texture becomes a unique
Faux stone surface type texture.
PAINTING - We use 100% Acrylic
exterior grade paints and stains for the longest life possible.
These signs will need repainting about every 7 years for any
solid colors and any semiclear stains will need repainted every
3 years. (usually the poles are stained)
OPTIONS - The wording can be either
raised (with the background textured) or can be imbedded into
the surface (with a smooth background). Also the lettering can
have cutout Brass Aluminum lettering installed onto the surface.
The design can have a combination of any of these styles of
INSTALLATIONS - the panels can be
installed between Poly columns, brick columns or onto decorated
post with finials or routed tops
Allied Signs would be
happy to submit a design for you similar to the example below!