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Wooden signs enhance American landscape. A guide to the three basic wood sign styles (routed, sandblasted, hand-carved) and what makes them different.
CHIP CHATS Sep-Oct 1991 (v.38#5) pg. 39

Two methods for finishing a carved sign using oil-based liquid stain and paint are described.
CHIP CHATS Nov-Dec 1992 (v.39#6) pg. 73

Dimensional wood signs. How to make and sell them. Part 1.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #36 Nov 1975 pg. 72

Dimensional wood signs. How to make and sell them. Part 2.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #37 Jan 1976 pg. 74

Carver's-pride trade sign. Motif of hands with chisel and mallet is topped with "Woodcarving" and has a lower area for a carver's name. The sign is carved on a 1.5"x12"x15" basswood blank. Letters and raised frame are painted with country red and antique beige accents.
WOOD MAGAZINE #51 Apr 1992 (v.9#3) pg. 40

You can be a sign-making pro. Making and using a pattern-duplicating router jig that lets you cut the complex designs found on "carved" signs.
WOOD MAGAZINE #92 Nov 1996 (v.13#8) pg. 44, Insert
Added Info WOOD MAGAZINE #97 Jun 1997 (v.14#4) pg. 4

Sign carver shares advice on wood selection and incised lettering.
WOODCARVING #31 Nov 1996 pg. 36

How to make attractive sign posts for home and garden. Ideas on carving ornamental symbols (fern, pear, passion flower, etc.) in place of words.
WOODCARVING #35 May-Jun 1997 pg. 14

Carving a nameboard for the transom of a small yacht. Tips from a professional sign carver.
WOODENBOAT #140 Jan-Feb 1998 pg. 50