April '21

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S I G N A G E & P R I N T I N G S H O P T A L K 1 0 4 G R A P H I C S P R O A P R I L 2 0 2 1 G R A P H I C S - P R O. C O M To keep fasteners and cordless tools at easy reach, I often screw a shop-made holder to a ladder step or even a manlift bucket. Here the white letters are added to a maroon outline. Powder-coated finishes, even facing west, will last for years. As with the other job, all fasteners are stainless steel, and all of these are powder coated to match. Three layers of metal provide the colors for their derrick logo. A lot of this job was installed off a walk-board resting on two stepladders, and to level ladders like this, a simple collection of MDO scraps can provide adjustments of 1/2", 1", and 1 1/2". The final product, showing nothing printed or vinyl, will last at least a decade or two. They must have been happy with their new field house, and its new wall graphic, since they made sure it was included in their ribbon cutting photo.

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