Introduction: Acrylic Garage Sign-Board

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A simple acrylic Garage sign-board '4 mm' sheet.
it's my 2nd design project done in 2011.

material used:
acrylic sheet 4 mm.
mini saw.
spray-paint can
wet and dry paper.
safety mask.
safety eye wear.

Step 1: Marking,cutting,polishing

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acrylic sheet 52 x 32 cm.

using G-clamps to hold the sheet.

using a saw to cut round edge.

wet and dry paper to polish the edge.

Step 2: Edit,print,gluing

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using adobe Ps to draw a tractor.

printing the image.

gluing it onto the plastic sheet.

left to dry.

Step 3: Engraving

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using a dc toy motor to engrave onto the sheet.

constant progress onto picture 3-6.

Step 4: Spray Painting

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work in a well ventilated area.

use mask and safety eye wear.

red-orange florescent paint.

Step 5: Lettering

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applying lettering onto the sheet.

Step 6: Final-product

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focusing a torch over the board.

led is inserted onto the board.



joelhunn (author)2013-04-08

Very nice looking project, love it. However, I am very sketchy about how it is illuminated, and whether or not the backing was left on. Thanks for posting.

kishank2 (author)joelhunn2013-04-09

joelhunn: thnx for ur comment :) i appreciate it.
yeah the back cover was removed allowing light to pass through.
the board was suspended & a bright led torch was focus over from a distance thus it illuminated. nb: fluorescent paint was used.

joelhunn (author)kishank22013-04-09

Ahhh! Thanks for the clarification, I would really like to try this, nice work

audreyobscura (author)2013-04-08

this came out rad! Thank you so much for posting this. I like the color you chose a lot.

kishank2 (author)audreyobscura2013-04-09

:) pleasure is all mine ..

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