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by John Ferguson
Wed Jul 16, 2014 9:27 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Thinking of venturing into the sandblasted sign business and
Replies: 7
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Re: Thinking of venturing into the sandblasted sign business and

Been at it since 1980. provide 3-4 blasted signs a year to clients. Never blasted my own yet. unless you are going bigtime, I would sub out the blasting to a local blaster. Not sure I'd describe it as big time but hopefully much more than 3-4 per year. I have a customer now that builds apartment co...
by John Ferguson
Fri Jul 11, 2014 9:02 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Thinking of venturing into the sandblasted sign business and
Replies: 7
Views: 2967

Re: Thinking of venturing into the sandblasted sign business and

Thank you all for your replies. Initially, my plans are to start small and to blast into a cabinet using Alum Oxide and to blast primarily sign foam substrate. From what I gather, you can blast using A/O and reuse it for quite some time including the material removed from the substrate. On any large...
by John Ferguson
Mon Jun 30, 2014 3:48 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Thinking of venturing into the sandblasted sign business and
Replies: 7
Views: 2967

Thinking of venturing into the sandblasted sign business and

Need some help w/ equipment, etc. First, I am in the offset printing business as well as one dimensional sign making (vinyl on aluminum, banner making etc). We have the software and a plotter on hand. I've watched quite a few videos on the subject and feel confident enough in our ability to produce ...