We make carved quarterboards for your ship from teak or mahogany. The letters are carved by hand and finished with 23 karat gold leaf. The letters are then outlined by hand with a pinstriping brush. We ship our carved quarterboards to locations around the globe. Once you commit to working with us, we provide you […]
3-Dimensional Cardboard Letters In drawing up the paper pattern, it is best to trace the outline using the dimensional letters you already have. Arrange it on a smooth table of level length and be sure to use a measuring tape, a level and a ruler or meter stick for tracing and longer measurements. Use a […]
Quarterboards are handsomely carved and gilded ornamental sign boards, originally made for the ships whose names they bore. They were sometimes referred to as sternboards, the difference being the place on the ship where they were located. Many of the antique quarterboards come from the maritime trade of the 19th century when huge five and […]
What is high-density urethane signs? High–Density Urethane is a strong, naturally waterproof sign material made for creating dimensional signs. HDU signs have a carved look, can feature smooth or textured backgrounds, and are available in a couple different thicknesses. The signs are designed to withstand water and other types of damage that a wooden or […]
Plexiglass Sign made by Designs & Signs, for Maryland Vision Institute in Hagerstown, MD. The second surface of the plexiglass is sandblasted with “The Berman Building” in relief. On the first surface brushed aluminum letters are installed with VHB tape. The plexiglass sign is mounted with four stainless steel bolts with decorative caps.
Teak Quarterboards with gold leaf letters, made by Designs & Signs in Edgewater, Maryland. Hand carved teak quarterboards with gilded letters and a hand painted outline. All of our custom quarterboards are fashioned by hand from start to finish, and protected by a water base ultraviolet protective clear coat. Our clear coat last much longer […]