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Ratings kcollinsdesign has received

  1. Notarealsignguy rated kcollinsdesign's post Like in the thread Need Help Sign Engineering.

    [ATTACH] Humorous replies! I ended up sending this drawing to the inspectors and got the permit to hand the banner. Talking to them...

    May 4, 2020
  2. The Yanki & The Brit rated kcollinsdesign's post Like in the thread Painted lettering rubbing off vehicle. What's gone wrong?.

    One Shot does not stick to modern vehicle finishes. Today most hand lettering is done with urethane paints applied on the base coat...

    Apr 21, 2020
  3. GBS rated kcollinsdesign's post Like in the thread Art fees set up fees fees fees.

    I started painting signs in the early seventies. Word got around I was a decent artist, and all through high school and college I had a...

    Mar 30, 2020
  4. John E rated kcollinsdesign's post Like in the thread Perplexing.

    All you need are two fonts each from four classifications of sans serif fonts: Grotesque: Frankling Gothic, Akzidenz-Grotesk Humanist:...

    Feb 5, 2020
  5. Abraxas Aguilera rated kcollinsdesign's post Like in the thread Perplexing.

    All you need are two fonts each from four classifications of sans serif fonts: Grotesque: Frankling Gothic, Akzidenz-Grotesk Humanist:...

    Feb 3, 2020
  6. The Jackdaw rated kcollinsdesign's post Like in the thread Painted lettering rubbing off vehicle. What's gone wrong?.

    One Shot does not stick to modern vehicle finishes. Today most hand lettering is done with urethane paints applied on the base coat...

    Jan 6, 2020
  7. Johnny Best rated kcollinsdesign's post Like in the thread Art fees set up fees fees fees.

    The customer could have just designed her own banner on one of dozens of online sites and paid considerably less than $4 a square foot....

    Jan 4, 2020
  8. Pixels Are Bad Mmmkay? rated kcollinsdesign's post Like in the thread van lettering should i go with the molding line or use a level?.

    I always have a drawing showing how the graphic will situate on the truck. If the client signs off on it, I am good to go. I don't ask...

    Dec 30, 2019
  9. Mascitti Bro rated kcollinsdesign's post Like in the thread van lettering should i go with the molding line or use a level?.

    I always have a drawing showing how the graphic will situate on the truck. If the client signs off on it, I am good to go. I don't ask...

    Dec 30, 2019
  10. Goatshaver rated kcollinsdesign's post Like in the thread Management - Estimating, scheduling and price sheets?.

    Quickbooks and a manual "tickle file". All paper gets stuffed into a manilla folder, and when the job is done gets filed for reference....

    Dec 29, 2019
  11. onan rated kcollinsdesign's post Like in the thread How would one go about recreating this?.

    The envelope filters will elongate the circles at the poles. My guess is that is not what is wanted. A quick reverse image search...

    Dec 21, 2019
  12. JR's rated kcollinsdesign's post Like in the thread work table top.

    1/4" plate glass. I draw a grid underneath to help line things up. Cut as much as you want on it. I also do small paint jobs on mine,...

    Dec 15, 2019
  13. Peachtree Signs rated kcollinsdesign's post Like in the thread Hello from GA.

    Aerial service equipment, bucket trucks, and electricians. Get the right kind of insurance and hook up with some national accounts...

    Dec 9, 2019
  14. Stacey K rated kcollinsdesign's post Like in the thread Suggestions How do you get rid of unprepared customers?.

    In the contracting business the GC spends all their time preparing bids, getting insurance requirements and lien waivers, scheduling,...

    Dec 6, 2019
  15. Jean Shimp rated kcollinsdesign's post Like in the thread Struggling with this logo!!!.

    The "P" and the "R" are already symbols, presumably representing the name of the business. Turning them into symbols of trees and...

    Dec 3, 2019
  16. signage rated kcollinsdesign's post Like in the thread Best cutting ruler? NOT ALUMINUM!.

    Anything flat and straight works for me. It's all in how you hold your knife and visualize your cut. If you need something more...

    Nov 24, 2019
  17. JR's rated kcollinsdesign's post Like in the thread HDU primer.

    HDU is not porous, it is a closed cell urethane foam. Machining it opens up the cells at the surface, creating a "toothy" texture. I...

    Nov 24, 2019
  18. rydods rated kcollinsdesign's post Like in the thread Am I being greedy??.

    I want a 40% margin on a small order (1-2 faces), I would consider going down to 35% or even 30% for quantity order that can be managed...

    Oct 7, 2019
  19. Jean Shimp rated kcollinsdesign's post Like in the thread Adding Employees.

    There is no standard model. You will get exponentially more production per employee in a highly automated production company doing...

    Sep 12, 2019

 


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