S t ri ctly Com m e r cia l
The sign received a layer of primer.
Coastal Enterprises PrecisionBoard®
high-density urethane (HDU), along
with internal steel supports and
¾-in.-thick, MDO backers. We
constructed seven layers of 2-in.thick HDU, which were epoxied
and screwed together. We used 15-lb.
A coat of red acrylic paint was applied after the primer dried.
HDU for the layers, 20-lb. for the
signface, and 30-lb. for the pottery.
Other materials incorporated
into the sign were Magic Sculpt
epoxy resin - which we used to
build the potter's tools and tankard
- 23K goldleaf, industrial acrylic
paints and glazes.
The Fauls installed the sign
themselves, so we integrated a
sensible mounting system to make
the installation relatively uncomplicated. We built an MDO French
cleat with vertical spacers, which
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