How to Make a Tiki Bar Sign

Have you ever wanted to create those Tiki style signs where everything looks smooth, textured and weathered all at the same time? You may have seen signs like this at Disneyland, or at a restaurant or bar that has tropical theming.Well it’s actually pretty easy but you do have to put in the time to(…)


How to Mount a Neon Sign on Acrylic

My vintage neon sign fell off its mounting plate. The supports that connected the black acrylic back plate to the neon tubes became brittle and broke in many places. This guide follows the steps I took to restore the sign to its original condition.For this project you will need: Neon signNeon tube s…By: bekathwia Continue(…)


How to Make a Carved Stadium Sign on a CNC

With the start of football season, I wanted to create signs for a few friends of their college stadiums. This is the process I used to stain, paint and carve them out on my Inventables X-Carve CNC.Tools X-Carve CNC Table Saw Oramaska (Big masking tape) Compression bit 60 V-Carve Bit 18 Deg…By: makeorbreakshop Continue Reading(…)


Make a Sign With the Shopbot Cnc Router

Here we take a piece of reclaimed ceiling board that has several layers of old paint, and mill it into a shabby chic Clubhouse sign. The Shopbot was at a makerspace called TechShop that had a full woodworking shop. Proper training on the machine is paramount, so I left the detailed instructions out …By: roballoba(…)