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by Anthony Bennett
Sat Dec 26, 2020 4:58 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Merry Christmas- 2020
Replies: 0
Views: 457

Merry Christmas- 2020

Merry Christmaas everybody.
Hopefully 2021 will be better than 2020 has been for all.
by Anthony Bennett
Sat Sep 19, 2020 4:06 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Palm & Fechteler Transfer Ornaments Part 1
Replies: 2
Views: 2037

Re: Palm & Fechteler Transfer Ornaments Part 1

I have been reproducing some Palm Bros transfers used on fire apparatus for a number of years. The Museum in Cincinnati , OH has the archives of Palm Bros. company. It is a vast collection of real, color samples of the transfers. It is hard to get access to it. How have you gone about it please Ken...
by Anthony Bennett
Thu Aug 20, 2020 3:25 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Sign Painters
Replies: 2
Views: 2995

Re: Sign Painters

Thank you for sharing
by Anthony Bennett
Sun Jun 28, 2020 3:59 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Spatzier
Replies: 18
Views: 61388

Re: Spatzier

Looking good.
Thanks for sharing.
by Anthony Bennett
Sun Jun 28, 2020 3:56 am
Forum: Annoucements
Topic: Forum Donations
Replies: 2
Views: 1783

Re: Forum Donations

Hi all,
I have slipped 25 of those american bucks to my friend Danny.

Hopefuy others will do the same.
Thanks for keping it going Danny.
by Anthony Bennett
Sat May 09, 2020 3:08 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Spatzier
Replies: 18
Views: 61388

Re: Spatzier

Lee Littlewood wrote: Fri Mar 27, 2020 2:23 am That looks great! Now that people are locked down to avoid Covid19 maybe you will have more "free time" to work on it and post pictures?
Seconded, I would like to see how hes getting on 5 months on.
by Anthony Bennett
Sun Mar 22, 2020 6:08 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Stay safe everybody
Replies: 2
Views: 2268

Stay safe everybody

Hi all,
I know from my regular visitis here that loads of popl are still visitng this valuable rescouce every day.

Who ever you are, member or gusest, stay safe everyone.
by Anthony Bennett
Mon Jan 06, 2020 12:40 pm
Forum: Annoucements
Topic: Happy New Year 2020
Replies: 0
Views: 5198

Happy New Year 2020

Happy New Year everybody.
by Anthony Bennett
Fri Dec 27, 2019 1:04 pm
Forum: Annoucements
Topic: Merry Yuletide 2019
Replies: 0
Views: 5079

Merry Yuletide 2019

Heres hoping all that contribute here and all that read their posts have a Merry Xmas, whereevever you are and whatever god you believe in.
by Anthony Bennett
Sat Oct 19, 2019 3:52 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Buying Asphaltum in the UK - question 2019
Replies: 5
Views: 9852

Re: Buying Asphaltum in the UK - question 2019

Hi, In september I did a workshop with Dave Smith. We used Charbonnel lamour black covering varnish . I found a supplier in The Netherlands, https://www.polymetaal.nl/contents/en-uk/d167_Charbonnel-etching-grounds-varnishes.html (250 ml #331278) and has stock at the time of writing. Marc Hi Marc, T...
by Anthony Bennett
Fri Sep 27, 2019 4:06 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: What the font - advice please
Replies: 1
Views: 2852

Re: What the font - advice please

I think I have found it, possibly Stadium 1942
by Anthony Bennett
Thu Sep 26, 2019 10:34 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: What the font - advice please
Replies: 1
Views: 2852

What the font - advice please

Can anyone tell me if the font in the attached is a real font or if its hand lettering please?

I thought that it might be roseberry but the "S" is wrong.
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Thanks in advance.

Anthony
by Anthony Bennett
Sun Jun 30, 2019 3:48 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Etching cream vs sandblasting on glass
Replies: 11
Views: 17785

Re:

This is a bit off track, but Dave mentioned glue and I was reminded of an article in Glass Craftsman magazine. (June/July 2004) Janet Zambai used dried Elmer's glue as a sandblast resist. She painted it on with a brush and let it dry hard (at least overnight) before blasting. When you're done you j...
by Anthony Bennett
Mon Jun 10, 2019 2:33 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Vintage Bicycle "Badges"
Replies: 2
Views: 3559

Re: Vintage Bicycle "Badges"

Cool find Mike and some good inspiration.

Thanks for the share.
by Anthony Bennett
Mon Jun 10, 2019 2:08 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Buying Asphaltum in the UK - question 2019
Replies: 5
Views: 9852

Re: Buying Asphaltum in the UK - question 2019

Thank you for the reply Danny.
by Anthony Bennett
Sun Jun 09, 2019 12:59 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Buying Asphaltum in the UK - question 2019
Replies: 5
Views: 9852

Buying Asphaltum in the UK - question 2019

Hi all, I have a question that I am hoping someone will know the answer to. I appreciate most people on here don;t live in the UK and very few live in Europe. I was wondering where I could source Asphaltum without having to ship it in from the USA. I have looked around and found that Asphaltum, as u...
by Anthony Bennett
Thu Feb 28, 2019 10:45 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Any books on Mirroring glasss
Replies: 4
Views: 11706

Re: Any books on Mirroring glasss

Hi John,

Your adventure is best started here

https://angelgilding.com//written-instructions/

The more you learn though the more questions you'll have :D

I'm sure someone else will point out some old books for you in time.
by Anthony Bennett
Mon Feb 25, 2019 5:31 am
Forum: Annoucements
Topic: Danny Baronian in the Hospital
Replies: 8
Views: 6321

Re: Danny Baronian in the Hospital

Whats the latest update on Danny please Mike?
by Anthony Bennett
Mon Feb 25, 2019 5:26 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Hamilton Bank Note reverse glass sign, Step-by-Step Part 1
Replies: 1
Views: 3329

Re: Hamilton Bank Note reverse glass sign, Step-by-Step Part 1

LArry, Thanks for doing this.

Intersted in the acid paste you used, do you make your own or is it bought over the counter please?
by Anthony Bennett
Mon Feb 25, 2019 5:26 am
Forum: Hand Lettering Techniques and Step by Steps
Topic: Hamilton Bank Note reverse glass sign, Step-by-Step Part 1
Replies: 1
Views: 62

Re: Hamilton Bank Note reverse glass sign, Step-by-Step Part 1

LArry, Thanks for doing this.

Intersted in the acid paste you used, do you make your own or is it bought over the counter please?
by Anthony Bennett
Mon Feb 25, 2019 5:09 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Hamilton Bank Note reverse glass sign, Step-by-Step Part 5
Replies: 1
Views: 3215

Re: Hamilton Bank Note reverse glass sign, Step-by-Step Part 5

Thank you for sharing all of this Step-by-Step Larry
by Anthony Bennett
Sat May 19, 2018 3:28 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Does anyone know what this font is called
Replies: 5
Views: 2837

Re: Does anyone know what this font is called

Pierre is right, thats a signwriters hand, It does bear some similarity to "Boston Ballpark" which is a hand made font. Have a look here and maybe ask if they can replicate it, if they havnt already done so. https://www.letterheadfonts.com/index.php (I do like to check, I think this is one...
by Anthony Bennett
Thu Jan 11, 2018 5:30 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: just to let you know...
Replies: 3
Views: 2596

Re: just to let you know...

Me too, always lurkin :D
by Anthony Bennett
Tue Nov 07, 2017 5:55 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: A Guide to American Cut and Engraved Glassware by James M. Havens
Replies: 0
Views: 4987

A Guide to American Cut and Engraved Glassware by James M. Havens

My wife is an avid collector of cut glass and in particular Waterford Crystal to the extent that we have visted there and I am both interested and amazed at some of the work I have seen displayed there. Cut glass may be slightly off topic to the forum but it does reveal the interesting techniques us...
by Anthony Bennett
Tue Oct 31, 2017 3:00 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Original Dead Men
Replies: 686
Views: 322086

Re: Original Dead Men

Nothing new with the Dead Men ?
by Anthony Bennett
Fri Oct 27, 2017 3:40 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Greetings from Victoria BC Canada
Replies: 1
Views: 1470

Re: Greetings from Victoria BC Canada

Welcome from lil ole me