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Mosquito Creek Plantation, Florida


This 2 part sign was cut from a heavy duty 3/16" thick steel.  The top sign measures 8 feet long, the lower portion measures 10 feet long.  The top piece has tabs welded on to the back side which allow large lag bolts to securely anchor the sign into the wooden cross beam. It was sand blasted and powder coated before shipping to Florida.&...

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Twisted Oaks


A customer from Arizona wanted a sign for their property in the Prescott, AZ area.  The oak trees in AZ are not quite as full as they are in the rest of the country. She asked that it have some twist in the lower portion of the trunk.  She also wanted it cut from 3/16" so that it wouldn't get blown around in the strong desert winds. ...

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Rusty Rooster Ranch


My customer asked that I turn his logo into a metal sign that he could weld on to his entrance.  Once he gets it welded in place he will paint it a nice fitting red color. I have to admit, this is one cool sign.

Pray, Give, Go


A good friend of mine at work told me about a sign that he once had at an old church and was wanting to replace it at his current church.This sign is ¾" sign board with black vinyl lettering.The helmet represents the Helmet of Salvation from Ephesians 6:17. Its cut from 1/8" steel, airbrushed and clear coated.He was very happy with it and I hope th...

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Rafter J Construction


Rafter J Construction is a general contractor in Victoria, TX that specializes in metal buildings.  They asked that I create their logo in a way that can be mounted on their office building above their door.  It's a 3 part sign cut from 1/8" steel and powder coated in a bronze color that matches the buildings trim.  

Liberty Tree


I helped a customer design this gift for her husband.  They have named their place the Liberty Tree and asked that I create a large Oak tree and place each member of their family underneath it.  She asked that I include a cross since they are Christians and a T-38 jet since they met each other while he served in the military and was flyin...

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DiamondBack HVAC - South TX


I was asked to make this sign as a birthday gift for one of the owners of Diamond Back HVAC out of La Vernia, TX. It is made from 1/8" metal, polished, painted, clear coated then polished to a glossy shine  .  

NATCA Philly Convention Auction Item


 ​I was asked by our facility VP if I would make something for the NATCA convention this year to help raise money for the charitable foundation. It's cut from 1/8" plate, glossy clear coat and color changing LED lights light up the radar sweep. 

Stilwell Elementary Auction Item


Here is a tattered flag that I donated to our schools auction.  Its a slightly different design than then others that I've done. I've removed the cutouts that outline the stripes.  Just trying something different.  I like it!

Wedding Sign For a Lucky Couple


A couple in San Antonio is getting married this spring. They asked me to create this design with their names and wedding date on a rusty looking piece of metal. The metal is 1/8" plate with a faux rust painted background, white lettering and glossy 2 part automotive clear coat.   Measures 18" wide by 36" tall and weighs about 25 lbs. 

The Land Of 4 Oaks


 "Sign is great the whole family thinks it is a neat addition to the property!" This sign was cut from a heavy 3/16" plate so the wind wouldn't blow the hanging sign around too much. D-rings shapes cut into the top corners to easily hang from the chains and finished with a nice black powder coat.  

42" Flag For a 20 Year Army Veteran


Here is a 42" flag that I shipped out to Colorado for a Veterans Christmas present.  They just needed some hangers welded on the back for hanging directly on the wall above their TV.  I'm also including their Facebook post with a great video of the unwrapping.  

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6 Foot Flag Installed


​I got some pictures back of the 6 foot flag that I did for a customer in California. Looks great hanging on the wall behind his desk. He wanted this flag extra worn looking.  I added some deeper grind marks and cut out one of the red stripes towards the bottom.    "Hi Ryan, Sorry for not doing this sooner. The flag is AMAZING. Every...

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6 Foot Battle Worn Flag


​Its the biggest flag that I've done so far. I had to cut this from 14 gauge steel to keep weight down. I really don't like working with metal this thin.  I would prefer to use 1/8" (10 gauge) or thicker but for this flag, I had to keep the weight down.  Either way, I think it turned out great. You'll notice the 2x4 frame that I mounted t...

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Outdoor Monogram Sign


A friend gave this to his wife. She likes it so much she posted it on Facebook which is where I took this screen shot. The metal was powdercoated, mounted on cedar with stainless steel hardware for a long life in the crazy KC weather.

Doss Family Farm


Doss Family Farm located just outside Dallas sells chicken and duck eggs. This one was cut from 1/8" plate and painted with a high quality outdoor paint.

Christmas gift pics rolling in


​Lyrics from a Blue October song cut from 1/8" plate and clear coated.  

Kryptek Camo American Flag


This flag has the Kryptek camo pattern inlaid into a military themed green and black American Flag.  This is one of my favorites so far!  The metal flag is 1/8" plate, translucent paint with automotive clear coat and mounted on distressed wood.

Monogram Initial


I made one of these for my home.  I showed it to a few friends and they ordered one as well for Christmas gifts. The metal monogram is cut from 1/8" plate and mounted on distressed wood.  Kinda resembles a wine or whiskey barrel lid.  I'll post some pics of the others once Christmas is over so I don't spoil anyone's surprise.  I...

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Pledge Of Allegiance American Flag


​I made this flag for a family member who lives in Charlotte, NC.  It has the same translucent paint and clear coat as my other flags but I added in the Pledge Of Allegiance into the white stripes.  It's made from a heavy duty 1/8" plate with D-rings welded on the back side for easy hanging.  


"Hi Ryan, The flag is AMAZING. Everyone comments on it. Great Job!! I couldn't be happier with it. I've attached a couple pictures. You are welcome use them as you would like. Thanks again for a great job and for meeting the timelines I was hoping for!!"

 Jeff C.

Jeff C.

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