Quarterboards boards carved by hand for Eagle 4, a Fleming Yacht at Burr Yacht Sales in Edgewater, Maryland. The hand carved letters and finished with 23 karat genuine gold leaf and a hand painted outline. We protect our boards with multiple coatings of water based ultraviolet protective clear, which performs much better than traditional varnish […]
Glass gilding (gold leaf) on a shop window, at Jack Wills University Outfitters in Charlottesville, Virginia. Designs & Signs installs gold leaf throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. Glass gilding is one of our many specialties.
A sand blasted dimensional sign. A gold leaf sign created for Blanca Flor in downtown Annapolis. The flowers were carved individually by hand. The letters are finished with gold leaf and palladium leaf. The sign is pin-mounted above the entry door.
Quarterboards for Del Mar. First the teak boards are shaped and then the letters are carved by hand. After that each board is finely sanded and then four coats of varnish are applied. The the gold leaf and outline and applied over the base coats of varnish. Then more coats of varnish are applied over the […]
Teak quarterboards carved for Molly O, a beautiful Fleming Yacht outfitted by Burr Yacht Sales in Edgewater, Maryland. Each board is carved by hand. The letters are finished with 23 karat gold leaf. The outline is painted by hand. We apply multiple coats of varnish under and over the letters. With regular upkeep of the top coat, the gold leaf […]
Gold leaf signs, a detailed photo of the gilding process. Designs & Signs creates many gold leaf signs for a variety of uses. We make community entrance signs, restaurant and shop signs, and gilded lettering on glass windows. These machine incised letters were routed into a high density urethane sign face. We finished the letters […]