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by Pete McKearnan
Wed Feb 24, 2010 1:13 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: glass crystals?
Replies: 4
Views: 1063

Re: glass crystals?

Mcgill has crystals and glass jewels, They are in different sections of the web site. The faceted jewels are flat on one side, for surface applications, and the crystals are faceted on both sides. The colored jewels look good with silver behind them. I used ruby red and silvered the back side and it...
by Pete McKearnan
Wed Feb 24, 2010 1:04 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Appling metal to metal………..
Replies: 8
Views: 1705

Re: Appling metal to metal………..

I am sorry the the .pdf will not load on to this site, I am sure for a good reason and I can't find a web page for the info. I had trouble finding info an the MacTac site. You will have to call Denco @503-235-0460
by Pete McKearnan
Wed Feb 24, 2010 12:45 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Appling metal to metal………..
Replies: 8
Views: 1705

Re: Appling metal to metal………..

vance here is a .pdf on the MacBond made by MacTac.

It comes in 18" x22' sheets I get it at Denco sign supply in Portland 503- 235-0460
by Pete McKearnan
Sat Feb 20, 2010 1:10 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Appling metal to metal………..
Replies: 8
Views: 1705

Re: Appling metal to metal………..

Vance, I have been using a sheet adhesive called mac tac. It is fiendishly strong and easy to use. I use it to adhere letters to metal and other uses so far with good results. One thing I like is that it is thin and does not have the thickness of VHB tape. call me and I will discuss.

Pete
by Pete McKearnan
Fri Feb 19, 2010 3:01 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Glass Sign artists throughout history
Replies: 46
Views: 12859

Re: Glass Sign artists throughout history

There was? is a company in Chicago, H M Witt that did lots of glass gilded signage. Most of what I saw was on site. Lots of Convex lettering. I don't know who any of the gilders were but I admired their work when I lived there 30 years ago. I think most of it is long gone now. Robert Freise might kn...
by Pete McKearnan
Tue Jan 22, 2008 4:55 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Lola
Replies: 16
Views: 4199

What a great person Lola was. Think what of might happened if Rick and her never met up. There might of never been a Dr Finegold. She helped keep Rick on the straight and narrow. She also was a sweet person. In the later years, the Conclaves were hard for Lola but she still was a great host. I remem...
by Pete McKearnan
Tue Jan 22, 2008 4:36 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Gilding Domes on Buildings
Replies: 2
Views: 1121

John are you talking inside the dome or outside?
by Pete McKearnan
Tue Jan 22, 2008 4:26 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: The Hensley Co.
Replies: 85
Views: 43521

What a great trip to Deans house between his work, the reverse glass pieces and the antiques. He was a great host. I believe his background is in screen printing. His family had a screen printing business. Nice design, nice work