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Brown Patina Metal Sheets?

Discussion in 'Materials' started by ScottyAdams, Oct 21, 2013.

  1. ScottyAdams

    ScottyAdams Member

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    Does anyone know a manufacturer that I can purchase sheets of Brown Patina metal that looks similar to copper brown patina but is either steel of another cheaper not so sought after metal. Customer wants that look but is afraid if its copper someone will attempt to steal it. It will be a outdoor store front sign with the logo cut out as a negative out of the sheet of metal. Any help would be much appreciated. Thanks!
     
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  2. bob

    bob Major Contributor

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    Make a bitmap of the color and texture you're seeking and add a bump map, or whatever they call it in you're software, to it to give it a bit of texture. Print it and apply it to Dibond or whatever. Unless you climb right up on it, you won't be able to tell it from the real thing.
     
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    That product is like ChemMetal laminates, for interior use and the stuff is not cheap. Bob's suggestion is a good one for the cost and not getting stolen.
     
  5. jfiscus

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    Might he be looking for corten steel? It rusts very quickly and makes signs look vintage.
    It is brown, but it's sure not shiny.
     
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    Try a metal roofing supplier?
     
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