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by Tony Segale
Sun Sep 04, 2011 5:52 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: A Few Photos
Replies: 10
Views: 4263

Re: A Few Photos

nice gilding and hand lettering, Bruce
by Tony Segale
Sun Sep 04, 2011 5:49 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: a project or 2
Replies: 18
Views: 6686

Re: a project or 2

you always was the best hand carving gilder I've ever met,
and you remain true to form!

excellent craftsmanship, maestro.
by Tony Segale
Tue Aug 30, 2011 3:15 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: gold leaf workshop
Replies: 5
Views: 2466

Re: gold leaf workshop

Help him back to the train!
by Tony Segale
Tue Aug 09, 2011 5:29 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Original Dead Men
Replies: 686
Views: 293268

Re: Original Dead Men

I want this out over the wires. Post a $500 reward from here to hellen back. Notify every gilder, letterer and glue-chippin' lowlife in the goddamn territory. Bring everybody in. I want that blue ray DVD. And make sure you include a personalized autograph of Crystal's video. I want that signature be...
by Tony Segale
Fri Aug 05, 2011 10:11 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Original Dead Men
Replies: 686
Views: 293268

Re: Original Dead Men

who's all in there?
by Tony Segale
Wed Aug 03, 2011 1:38 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Original Dead Men
Replies: 686
Views: 293268

Re: Original Dead Men

We had a lively time....
at our little Coon Hunt (Dead Man 2011)
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by Tony Segale
Wed Aug 03, 2011 1:32 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Harry Malicoat
Replies: 12
Views: 5899

Re: Harry Malicoat

I am sorry to hear this news this last weekend, and my condolences to the Malicoat and Letterhead/Pinhead families. Last September, on his birthday, Harry called me, said he was in Lodi at the Foster Freeze, thought he would stop by. I was glad to be at the shop when he did call, he was only 8 block...
by Tony Segale
Sun Jun 19, 2011 11:10 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Titanic Letterheads 2012
Replies: 27
Views: 11904

Re: Titanic Letterheads 2012

Well, I'll be....
by Tony Segale
Tue Jun 07, 2011 9:25 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Elaborate Victorian Style Mirror
Replies: 30
Views: 9597

Re: Elaborate Victorian Style Mirror

once you've made two, it's easy to make it three.
by Tony Segale
Tue Jun 07, 2011 9:22 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Original Dead Men
Replies: 686
Views: 293268

Re: Original Dead Men

You display great poise.

It's gonna be a beautiful fort, Harmon.
by Tony Segale
Mon Jun 06, 2011 9:43 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Elaborate Victorian Style Mirror
Replies: 30
Views: 9597

Re: Elaborate Victorian Style Mirror

Can I sweep your shop?
by Tony Segale
Sat Jun 04, 2011 1:43 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: New Smith Tip
Replies: 9
Views: 3959

Re: New Smith Tip

Another Smith Tip?
How'd he do it, Pa?
That used to be an uncommon name.
When will the left handed version be available?

SJ
by Tony Segale
Thu Jun 02, 2011 9:52 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Gold Leaf
Replies: 20
Views: 9068

Re: Gold Leaf

I've had good luck with my suppliers, but , perhaps I should price more, even though the customer pays for the high quality I demand.

I received an email from prince boakye today, he seems eager for my business, also, from Akim Oda community Ghana.
by Tony Segale
Wed Jun 01, 2011 9:39 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Art Nouveau Slumped Glass
Replies: 7
Views: 3079

Re: Art Nouveau Slumped Glass

If the risks are little, the reward is little.

I, too, am looking forward to the finished product on this one.

crikey.
by Tony Segale
Wed May 25, 2011 3:33 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Original Dead Men
Replies: 686
Views: 293268

Re: Original Dead Men

that your sombrero?

nice sombrero.

we'll take care of the business between you and me when we get to Rio Seco.
by Tony Segale
Wed May 25, 2011 3:31 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: 1940's Slumped Headlights 1909 Mosley
Replies: 5
Views: 2274

Re: 1940's Slumped Headlights

you mean to tell me he's got old time vehicles involved in this craft now?

all that slumpin ain't good for your posture.
by Tony Segale
Mon May 16, 2011 6:57 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Lincoln Highway mural number 17 . . . Maple Park, IL
Replies: 3
Views: 1263

Re: Lincoln Highway mural number 17 . . . Maple Park, IL

Hey, Jay....

that's pretty good, huh?

Who knows how far you would have gone if you'd gotten rid of those pink shorts sooner.
by Tony Segale
Sun Apr 10, 2011 5:52 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: it is true enough, hand letterin'll keep ya busy
Replies: 2
Views: 1616

Re: it is true enough, hand letterin'll keep ya busy

and then come back, sit a spell for a wee bit job...
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by Tony Segale
Sun Apr 10, 2011 5:51 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: it is true enough, hand letterin'll keep ya busy
Replies: 2
Views: 1616

it is true enough, hand letterin'll keep ya busy

It is true enough. You go for a wall hard enough and fast enough and it don’t have time to think about how rough it is —he thinks about himself and how he may get clear of the wrath that is about to set down on him for missin out on mental health, just thinkin about all those straight edges. VRGarg ...
by Tony Segale
Mon Apr 04, 2011 3:06 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Original Dead Men
Replies: 686
Views: 293268

Re: Original Dead Men

They are weary gilders.

. . . Who worked him over with the ugly stick?

Those two on the end,

cut 'em out.

Do like I tell ya!
by Tony Segale
Thu Mar 31, 2011 6:42 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Glawson Glass pieces
Replies: 11
Views: 4251

Re: Glawson Glass pieces

priceless.

thanks for sharin' that one, ol' timer.
by Tony Segale
Fri Mar 25, 2011 11:47 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Do we still call ourselves signmakers?
Replies: 9
Views: 3324

Re: Do we still call ourselves signmakers?

Good question, Martin. I prefer Sign artist, also. I have been known to use Lettering Artist. This topic brings to mind a quote I came across while reading a few days ago. The quote is by Louis Mumford, in 1950 he wrote: "We are becoming technological supermen and esthetic idiots." I prefer not to f...
by Tony Segale
Thu Mar 17, 2011 8:28 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Manual tube filling machine...
Replies: 10
Views: 4155

Re: Manual tube filling machine...

If I hear another one of you gilding waddies say they're going to get japan colors back in the tubes, I think I'd shake his hand and buy him a Daniel Webster cigar. Maybe... maybe it is true. Maybe Larry really is going to fill those tubes with japans. How long you think it'll be before I can get so...
by Tony Segale
Mon Mar 07, 2011 11:40 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: MDO Cut out signs
Replies: 4
Views: 1622

Re: MDO Cut out signs

Who are you? What you got in your poke? After all the problems I've heard about with MDO, I haven't had any. I still like MDO for many apps. The best primer around, and I've tried many, is Benjamin Moore's Fresh Start, the green label can, it is a water base primer. It sands very nicely, if you choo...
by Tony Segale
Sat Mar 05, 2011 8:00 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Original Dead Men
Replies: 686
Views: 293268

Re: Original Dead Men

Best let this go, LeBlake.

Add one more line, and I'll stove your piece in.
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by Tony Segale
Sat Mar 05, 2011 7:54 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Memorial Conclave Photos Feb 11
Replies: 17
Views: 7079

Re: Conclave Photos Feb 11

Don't be lookin' for Postalwhite.

thanks for the pictures, Susan.
And good to see you and your husband again.
Where exactly in Washington is the ice photo?

Why would a moderator want to move this Conclave post?

I sure could go for a post of that group photo as well.

We had a lively time.
by Tony Segale
Tue Mar 01, 2011 7:21 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Original Dead Men
Replies: 686
Views: 293268

Re: Original Dead Men

I do not know. Possibly in the belief it would make them more valuable. But it is a fine writing sable, possibly worth something in our trade. There is no use in you asking me anymore questions about it, for I will not answer them. I do keep an extra supply of them in my gilder's desk. If you would ...
by Tony Segale
Tue Mar 01, 2011 7:11 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Peace Gold Leaf Workshop
Replies: 22
Views: 8474

Re: Peace Gold Leaf Workshop

You always was good, Smitty, and remain true to form.

Excellent job on the lettering, graphic design by Mr. Lester.

This finished glass is a beautiful example of gilded art destined to be displayed in a gallery.


Never doubt the English Gilder.

. . . Ever shtalwart!
by Tony Segale
Tue Mar 01, 2011 3:01 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Original Dead Men
Replies: 686
Views: 293268

Re: Original Dead Men

Now that you called me by name.... I have Sable Series 1315, metal ferrule, black lacquered handles. I don't see those listed by series number on their website, the closest would be Sable Hair Chisel Writers - Normal Length. If you prefer, choose the long length, can't go wrong either way. don't ask...
by Tony Segale
Mon Feb 28, 2011 9:14 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Original Dead Men
Replies: 686
Views: 293268

Re: Original Dead Men

This is like vinyl slappers talking.