Welcome to Art Sign Works
3-D and 2,5-D CUSTOM CARVED & SANDBLASTED DIMENSIONAL WOOD & COMPOSITE SIGNS & PLAQUES
We Design & Manufacture Carved, Engraved & Sandblasted 3-D & 2.5-D Signs & Plaques, for both Outside & Inside locations, with sizes from 6 inches to 20 feet wide
Our premium custom hand-crafted dimensional signs & plaques are fabricated from the finest materials and are made using superb craftmanship by skilled and highly talented artists and artisans.We design and manufacture over 8000 beautiful custom signs & plaques each year.
We Offer the Following Custom 3-D and 2.5-D Dimensional Products (click on Galleries in left margin in numbered gray boxes):
- Prime Kiln-Dried 3-D and 2.5-D Carved & Sandblasted Wood (Western Red Cedar, California Redwood, genuine Mahogany) Signs & Plaques with many different stains or paints (see Gallery 3 for examples)
- Furniture-Grade 3-D and 2.5-D Engraved Hardwood (Mahogany, Black Walnut, Cherry, Maple, Oak, etc,) Plaques with premium stains (see Gallery 7 for examples)
- Carved, sandblasted, and hand-painted Premium-Grade 2.5-D and 3-D Ultra High-Density-Urethane (HDU) Signs & Plaques (see Galleries 1 and 2 for examples)
- Beautiful Long-lasting Metal (Bronze, Brass, Copper, Nickel-Silver, Stainless Steel and Aluminum) Coatings and Veneers on 3-D and 2.5-D carved HDU Signs & Plaques (see Gallery 7 for examples)
- 24K Gold, Silver, and Copper-Leaf Hand-Crafted Gilding on Wood & HDU Signs & Plaques (see Gallery 7 for examples)
- Engraved Color Core High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE) Signs (see Gallery 5 for examples)
- Acrylic, PVC, HDO/MDO and Aluminum Signs (see Gallery 5 for examples)
- Integrated Hard-Coated Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) Foam Monument Signs (see Gallery 6 for examples)
- Custom Wrought Iron, Aluminum and Wood Decorative Scroll Brackets, Posts, Bases and Finials (see Gallery 4 for examples)
We sell both Factory-direct Retail and Wholesale. .Our clients and end-users include businesses, professionals, apartments & condos, government agencies at all levels, the miltary, non-profits, farms & ranches, and individual consumers for their primary & vacation homes. All our products are made in the USA, and we ship throughout the USA, Canada and Overseas.
We have a great variety of unique and beautiful designs (7000 of them on this website), or we will work with you to design a custom sign to your specifications. No design is too complex or too difficult. Our expert craftsmen and artisans provide the finest workmanship, and we are proud of every sign or plaque we make. We have very reasonable prices, starting as low as $99 for small signs. We have a 2 year warranty on all our outdoor signs in any climate, but most will last a lifetime.
You can make an inquiry, ask for advice, request an estimate or place an order for your custom sign or wall plaque through this website. Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at 951-698-8484. We have very friendly and knowledgeable customer service representatives (Christie and Regina) who will be happy to help you. We welcome casual and information only inquiries, and we have a "No hassle, no-pressure" sales policy. We are indeed "The Friendly Signmakers. Call us or email us today to get more information or to get your sign design started!
Can't find anyone to make your custom carved or sandblasted dimensional wood, High-Density-Urethane (HDU), High-Density-Polystyrene (HDPE), hard-coated Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) foam, or metal sign or plaque the way you want it made? Do you need some design ideas? We will work closely with you to design and build the custom sign or plaque you want at an affordable price. We offer a combination of creativity, quality and value,and have a very wide variety of sign designs and sizes. We take great pride in every beautiful and unique sign or plaque we make. We offer a 2 yr warranty for every sign or plaque in any climate, and use special proprietary coatings to make our signs robust, long lasting, and low maintenance.
SIGN PRICES. We give great value for your money. We offer factory direct-to-you prices. We use the latest computer technology combined with old-world hand-craftmanship to reduce our costs, passing cost savings on to you. We price primarily by the area of the sign or plaque, but also by material, complexity and detail. HDU signs are generally less expensive than Cedar or Redwood signs. HDPE signs are about half the price of HDU signs. Our wood and HDU signs and plaques cost from 70% to 90% compared to those of similar signs from most other sign shops and suppliers, including on-line companies. Our wholesale prices are about 30% to 35% lower than our retail prices.
Our custom designed smaller single-faced HDU and wood signs & plaques, 18 inches to 24 inches wide, have retail prices that range from $99 to $250 and up. Our medium size signs and plaques (24 inches to 36 inches wide) have prices that typically range from $200 to $500+. Large signs, 42 inches to 96 inches wide, have prices that range from $500 to $1500+. Our Color Core HDPE engraved signs are less than half the cost of HDU and wood signs. Our sign prices depend primarily on sign area but also on sign material (e.g., HDPE, HDU, Cedar, Redwood, Mahogany, metal-coated), design detail and complexity (e.g., 3-D vs 2.5-D), and any special features (e.g., steel reinforcements and frames, gold-leaf, 3D appliques, etc.). More information on sign retail prices, along with their design features, are described on the Price, Size, and Design Features page, and Wholesale prices are given on the Wholesale to Sign Retailers page.
We accept major credit cards, personal checks, and for Government organizations and some businesses, Purchase Orders (P.O's.) You can get a detailed design proof (with multiple iterations) made for $30 for an original design, which is credited to the purchase of your sign, if you order it, thus the design is free. We generally require 50% down before we go into production and the remainder the day we ship, except for P.O.'s. We ship our products by UPS and freight throughout the USA and Canada. We also ship selected orders to other countries overseas , including US military bases, and we ship to APO addresses.
Please call us at 951-698-8484 or EMAIL us at email@example.com for advice, estimated or exact price quotes, design options, and delivery schedules, or any additional information, without any obligation. Our customer service is outstanding; and every customer is important to us. Our Customer Service Representatives, Christie and Regina, are experts on our products and are very helpful, and will respond to your request for information promptly.
NAVIGATING THIS SITE. Navigation aids are shown in the gray boxes in the left margin (click on box to go to page). General information (Request an Estimate forms, prices, Order Forms, technical info) dark gray and red boxes are on the upper left. Photo Galleries (1 through 35) can be visited by clicking on one of numbered light gray boxes in the left margin. Other information can be obtained by clicking on the dark gray tabs on the top header. There is also a Google search bar for information on this website in the header, upper right box.
SIGN TYPES AND STYLES.. Whether you’re looking for a simple residence sign or plaque, or much larger and complex custom signs for your business or office, Art SignWorks can handle projects of any size. Creativity, excellent craftsmanship, professionalism, attention to detail, outstanding customer service, and affordable prices are what you can expect when you work with us. If you can’t find exactly what you’re looking for in our extensive product photo galleries of over 7000 signs on this website methodically organized and indexed for your search convenience , please call us at 951-698-8484 M-Fr 9:00 AM until 5:00 PM Pacific Time , or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, and we’ll do everything in our power to design and build you a custom sign that you will be proud of. We will provide you design options, price quotes and a delivery schedule within a day or less. Please view the banners below right to see our various sign and plaque product types.
SIGN PHOTO GALLERY OVERVIEW AND SEARCH. For specific sign applications (e.g. lawyer sign, farm sign, city entrance sign), please visit some of our 45 Photo Galleries, which are listed by a numbered title in light gray boxes in the left margin; you can click on the Title to go to that Gallery. There are 100 to 450 sign designs in each of the 45 Galleries. You can see 70 of the most recent signs we have made on our Signs-of-the-Month page. This page gives an overview of the wide variety of styles and materials we offer for our dimensional signs & plaques. You can also download our 57 page catalog in PDF format, by clicking on the link "Art Sign Works" Catalog below this paragraph. The catalog shows about 10% of the most popular signs in our 45 Galleries, about 650 signs. This Catalog can be saved, printed, or viewed in a slide show mode by clicking on "View - Full Screen Mode" on the Adobe Reader tool bar.There are no prices listed in the Catalog, because price depends on size and every sign or plaque can be ordered in many different custom sizes and design variations. For our Retail prices,along with their design features, please see the Price, Size, and Design Features page. We sell at factory-direct retail prices to individuals, residences, farms and ranches, professional offices, businesses, government, military, and other organizations, and we sell at wholesale prices to sign shops and other re-sellers with a resale license.
Alternatively, to find a specific type of sign, such as "Oak leaf address sign", or "sign with Skiier on it" , or "red wooden stop sign", or "lawyer directory sign" or "B&B sign", or "sea horse beach sign", please enter these key words in the box on the top right of this page with "Google" in it and the search engine will give you examples of signs on this site, which you can click on to go to the referenced page. Please refer to the sign letter and number when inquiring about a sign design/size/price.
Spend a few minutes visiting the relevant Galleries and you may find designs you will like, or we will work closely with you to create a new custom design. We can also duplicate existing signs; send us a photo or drawing. We design and make our signs & wall plaques for residences, vacation homes such as beach houses & mountain/lake cabins, farms & ranches, town & community entrances, law/medical/dental/vet offices, businesses and companies of all types, restaurants and pubs, parks, schools & colleges, churches, and social and fraternal organizations.
For our most popular residential signs, click on Gallery 18- residential address and property name signs, Gallery 20- seashore/beach signs, Gallery 21 - lake/mountain signs, or Gallery 23 - ranch & farm signs. if you are a Government or military customer, please click on Government Products for an index of our carved wood and metal-coated 3D wall plaques and signs designed for the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard; Federal, state & city/county governments (including police and firefighters), shown in Galleries 30 through 33.
Click on blue text below to see the Gallery page for that Product line, which are illustrated in the boxes on the right:, or click on the box itself to go to that Product page:
WE HAVE A WIDE RANGE OF UNIQUE CUSTOM DESIGNS AND SUPERB CRAFTMANSHIP. We create beautiful, attractive and unique Three dimensional (3-D) carved and 2.5-D sandblasted signs, with letters & art elevated (raised and bas-relief) or engraved (e.g., incised, bas-relief recessed, V-carved) into the sign. Our signs range from very simple, inexpensive sandblasted or routed text signs to more expensive signs with complex art, construction, and high-end materials. We make our signs and plaque substrates from wood (Redwood, Cedar, Mahogany, Maple, Cherry, Red Oak, and vintage barnwood); synthetic wood composites and plastics (i.e., 20 lb/ft3 and 30 lb/ft3 premium Precision Board High-Density-Urethane (HDU), High-Density Color Core Polyethelene (HDPE), acrylic, PVC, glass, and Hard-Coated Expanded Polystyrene Foam (EPS); and metals (aluminum, and steel).
We use advanced computerized design, computer-controlled carving, routing and cutting, 3-D bas-relief carving, computer-controlled laser engraving and water jet cutting (for metal); hand-carving; multi-level sandblasting; polishing and burnishing; and cut-out and stand-off letters & art appliques to achieve 3-D effects. We make dimensional and carved plaques and signs which are then hand-painted with colorful long-lasting UV-resistant enamels, and/or stained and clear-coated (wood only), and/or gold- or silver leaf gilded, and/or metal coated (bronze, brass, copper, silver-nickel, stainless steel, antique iron). We can also add a digitally-printed vinyl applique for photos or detailed art onto a carved sign. We have a unique capability for combining various artistic techniques, manufacturing technologies, and materials into a single sign that will last for many years in any climate.
We make indoor and outdoor dimensional signs and plaques for both residences, businesses, government organizations and non-profit groups (such as churches) in sizes from 6 inches to 20 feet wide. We have a wide variety of designs; we can make almost any design, any shape, any font style, any color scheme, any logo/ emblem/ art, and we design and build custom carved 3-D bas-relief designs that most sign shops cannot or will not make. Our craftsmen and artisans are the very best, averaging 5 years experience in making our custom signs, and we guarantee customer satisfaction on every sign or plaque. We have a 2 year warranty on every sign or plaque. We also offer wrought iron hangers and scroll brackets, wood and metal posts, and monument sign Extended Polystyrene (EPS) foam bases & pillars. We design & integrate signs, and can arrange to have your sign installed by a local installation contractor anywhere in the US, if you wish.
WE CAN DESIGN AND MAKE ALMOST ANY SIGN DESIGN. We can modify any design shown in the Galleries, replicate an existing sign from a photo, develop a completely new custom design for you, work collaborately with you to develop your own design, or build-to-print an already completed design done by another firm. We offer a very wide range of styles including formal, ornate, elegant, bold, commercial, stylized, whimsical, and rustic/western. Much of our business is one or few of a kind signs or plaques for residences and businesses, but we also do large production jobs, up to thousands of similar signs or plaques for apartments, residential communities, hotels, golf courses and retail chains, and we sell our products wholesale to over 200 sign retailers, including sign shops, designers, contractors, and brokers (see Wholesale to Sign Retailers).