Metal type

Hampden Manor sign in progress

Ain’t nothing like seeing a design come to life.

Hampden Manor sign in progress

Hampden Manor sign in progress

Hampden Manor sign in progress

Hampden Manor sign in progress

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3 Responses to “Metal type”

  1. Kieren September 6, 2017 at 3:38 pm #

    These are fantastic – where did you get them made? Were they expensive?

  2. Josh Korwin September 6, 2017 at 5:39 pm #

    Thanks, Kieren! I was merely the designer—the client was able to arrange fabrication on this one, so I don’t have the details handy on who did the metal work or what the final cost was. Not cheap, I’d imagine! I did have my own set of custom house numbers made. I went through ArchitecturalNumbers.com, and I think $55 per number was reasonable given how darn cool they turned out.

  3. August 19, 2018 at 9:14 pm #

    HI Kieren/Josh,
    Eli the client here- I just happened upon your question 1 year on. The script letters are constructed of welded-up sheet metal and the smaller letters are water-jet cut direct from aluminum plate. All pieces were then powder coated. The fabricator was Fourth Dimension Signs in Minnesota. Contact Jim Davis. They also did the lettering (but not the structure) for Brenton Hall (see Josh’s earlier, long-form blog post on that process). I’ve never met Jim in person, but I’ve been very happy with the craftsmanship.
    Reach me at CPMGroupLLC.com with any questions.

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