Introduction: Comic Callout Door Sign

Fun project that can easily be completed in less than a day, and the kids can join in for the painting.

Cut from a sheet of 4mm MDF, using a laser cutter. But you could do it with a scroll saw, jigsaw, or a fret saw and a lot of patience.

Painted with water based acrylic paint.

1:1 Illustrator cut guides attached below. Font used is Komika Axis, which can be downloaded freely from the internets.

Step 1: Cut All the Pieces

This sign was cut with a laser cutter.

Step 2: Paint It!

Painted with water based acrylic paint.

Since i laser cut this, I etched a guide for the outer black line, which was very helpful while painting.

Step 3: Glue It Together!

Glued together using wood glue.

Step 4: Stick It to the Door

I used removable doble sided tape.

And there you have it! A unique door sign that looks awesome.

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leonardop34 made it! (author)2017-01-30

I made it!

I'm from Brazil. I used cardboard and did paint with gouach paint.

Thanks for idea!

Than

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addictedtuna (author)2015-04-28

Sorry, but maybe you can upload another .ai version without the name? Because I don't know how to remove this part of letter

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dmilesson (author)addictedtuna2015-04-28

sure, I'll add it to the download.

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addictedtuna (author)dmilesson2015-04-29

Thank you very much!

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uldis.porikis made it! (author)2015-04-28

Made some with my students manually.
One done, one to go! : ]

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mirovsky (author)2015-04-03

Love the Dignan. Curious about the font. What did you use?

Thanks

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dmilesson (author)mirovsky2015-04-07

that's in the intro. :) it's Komika Axis

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dragonrising (author)2015-04-04

That's awesome! My friend is obsessed with Marvel and DC. Especially Batman. She can name any comic caracter and their back story. Maybe I'll do one for a birthday or something.

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sekitori (author)2015-03-31

Blam! Pow! Sok!

To the Batmobile....!

Hmm, nostalgia :-)

This looks great - better than some dull painting on the wall...

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DonA2 (author)2015-03-31

I have already made plans for at least ten of these including one for my bedroom door, thanks.

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Porda (author)2015-03-31

This looks great! I'm going to print one for the office.

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Arduino4Me (author)2015-03-31

Thanks!

That's awesome!

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DocLarocque (author)2015-03-31

Great Stuff. can't wait to make these for my kids!!! Thanks for sharing!

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cdstudioNH (author)2015-03-31

Love it!

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BruceE3 (author)2015-03-30

This is hilarious!

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goldlego (author)2015-03-30

Wow, this is amazing! I really like this. It looks fantastic. Thanks for sharing!

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NathanSellers (author)2015-03-29

Awesome idea. My kids would love this.

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tomatoskins (author)2015-03-29

So awesome! I would love to see PDF copies for those of us without a laser cutter.

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godfish (author)2015-03-29

This looks great, My wife does Real-estate, I'm going to make her one with her Work name on it. Thanks for a very good idea.

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