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by Lee Jones
Tue Sep 10, 2013 8:17 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Advice
Replies: 6
Views: 1472

Re: Advice

Thanks for your input on this. Unfortunately the panel has been stitched to the bike frame. It's a wonderful look but it means it's pretty much fixed on there and I can't really resolve this by producing a new panel. Thanks for the advice anyway. I'll have to have a chat to the guy and see what he w...
by Lee Jones
Fri Sep 06, 2013 10:46 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Advice
Replies: 6
Views: 1472

Advice

Hi all. I'm seeking advice. A friend of mine has built his own bike and has a plywood panel stitched into the frame. He would like me to hand-paint his business name onto the panel. I asked him if the wood was varnished but all he's used on it is beeswax. I'm not sure if I can use 1-shot enamel on t...
by Lee Jones
Fri Sep 06, 2013 10:37 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Pre-Vinylite blog
Replies: 0
Views: 1053

Pre-Vinylite blog

I recently wrote a piece for the brand new Pre-Vinylite Society blog.....

http://previnylitesociety.tumblr.com/

Thanks.
Lee
by Lee Jones
Thu Apr 04, 2013 4:27 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Question!
Replies: 6
Views: 1250

Re: Question!

Thanks both for your responses. Obviously I have our own work experiences to draw upon but I'm very keen to hear different perspectives on this and I appreciate you taking time to write down your thoughts on the matter. We are very busy with the painted sign work at the moment but it's very difficul...
by Lee Jones
Wed Apr 03, 2013 5:44 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Question!
Replies: 6
Views: 1250

Question!

Okay, this might be more relevant to UK signwriters but I'm open to all thoughts and opinions. Just wanted to get some idea on the current health of the hand-painted sign trade really. I work for a small family company that's involved in most areas of the sign trade. My dad is a traditional signwrit...
by Lee Jones
Mon Mar 11, 2013 12:08 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: I'm New Here
Replies: 8
Views: 2307

Re: I'm New Here

Hi Wayne.
I'm good thanks. Still practicing hard.
Are your workshops still in demand?
by Lee Jones
Fri Mar 08, 2013 7:32 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: I'm New Here
Replies: 8
Views: 2307

I'm New Here

Hello I've been working in the sign trade for some time but I've only recently been dabbling in hand-painted work. I work for the family business - my father and grandfather were both signwriters and my great grandfather used to line coaches. I'm hoping to use this forum to learn a few things and ma...