It is hard to believe that it was almost ten years ago I witnessed a CNC router in action for the very first time. I was fascinated and simply had to have one! Although I had been in the creative end of the three dimensional sign business for most of my life I didn't really know what I would do with one of these machines - but I just knew it could do fantastic stuff.

Along with the CNC router I discovered the wonderful material called Precision Board and the glues, primers and other companion products they offer. Since then we have gone through many tons of the material using it in most signs and projects we tackle. This journal will chronicle our many adventures both past, present and future. I'll talk from the perspective of someone who pushes these products to the creative limit on a daily basis. I'll be adding to the stories two or three times each week. -dan

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Rust patina now done.

The table base has now sat outside for a couple of days and the rust patina has evened out a lot. The dark blotches are now gone. It looks like we dragged it up from the bottom of the sea after being submerged for many years - just as we planned.
The surface is mottled and a little textured. The barnacles look like they belong. I'll be painting the starfish yet but will wait a few more days for everything to cure properly.
While the rust is forming on this piece we've been busy in the shop on other pieces for this project. Stay tuned...