Engraved carved signs are unique in that they are informative to viewers not only because of their design elements, but also because the style of sign says something about the business’s character. Carved signs in NJ can be made to look more personal and classic with a simple monochromatic design that accentuates the wooden material, or more modern with colored graphics added to a synthetic sign material.
No matter what kind of business you operate or what kind of event you have planned, a carved sign is a great way to convey the kind of personal care you take with your customers. Contact Blue Dot Signs today for a free quote, or more information about our NJ carved sign services.
Perhaps no sign has withstood the tests of time like the carved sign. Carved wooden signs were one of the first methods of advertising a business and providing direction, and some wood signs from centuries ago still stand across the United States. Now in modern times, these engraved signs still bring that classic look to the companies that use them to indicate a storefront, give wayfinding information, decorate a space, and more, and they no longer have to be limited to wood alone, nor are they limited to a rustic appearance.
Carved signs can be made into any number of sign styles, from large storefront signs to small directional signs. Their extremely sturdy construction and three-dimensional lettering and graphics options make them ideal for any kind of custom signage.
For the base material, these signs are available in both natural and synthetic materials:
We can also carve into metals, and other materials as well. Each engraved sign is shaped and then carved by hand by one of our artisans. The engraving follows your design, but is characterized by the individuality of a hand made object.
We also offer a number of high quality finishing details for carved signs of any material to accentuate your design’s appeal and set your sign apart. Some of these options include:
If you’re not sure what makes the most sense for your sign design, let us know as we’re happy to consult with you and provide you with more information on the benefits of each material or finishing choice. Let us know what you want your sign to look like, and we can suggest these and many other options for fabricating exactly what you want.
The installation of your sign will depend on its purpose and where you would like it placed. Some options for sign display include:
Because carved signs are usually denser and thus heavier, it’s recommended that you allow us at Blue Dot Signs to install yours for you or to hire a handyman with experience in placing signage. Our licensed and insured sign installation team is available locally throughout New Jersey and much of NYC.
Because it is handmade, carved signs do tend to be more expensive than other sign types like acrylic or vinyl printed signs. But the artistry and benefits they provide to businesses almost always outweigh the initial cost. Some reasons businesses choose a custom carved sign include:
A hand carved sign will set your business apart, both bringing in customers and providing a statement about your brand.
Carved signs are some of the most desirable signs available for a variety of businesses, including hotels, restaurants, and more. Some of the hand of the place carved signs are most often found include:
These signs are also popular with homeowners looking for a unique way to decorate their property or event planners looking for a custom decor piece for their party.
The particular kind of sturdiness and ambiance that carved signs convey to your potential customers can’t be replicated with any other kind of sign. If you’re thinking about ordering a carved sign for your business or just interested in finding out more about them, please contact Blue Dot Signs today. We have designed and fabricated some of the finest carved signs in the New Jersey area.
Yes. Our artists are experienced sign painting, and will make sure that your completely unique hand-painted sign looks professional, personal, and reflective of your business.
Yes. With finishing options like painting and sandblasting, HDU can mimic the look of natural wood for a lower cost.
Yes. However, to prevent weather damage, it’s important to have outdoor wood signs weather treated. Natural wood is especially vulnerable to damage from moisture, which can cause warping, rotting, and cracking, if the water freezes.
Yes. We can easily match almost any color, even if it’s custom, and reproduce any graphics needed for your sign.
If you’re not sure whether your area requires you to file a permit or follow certain regulations for signage display, we can help. We offer permit filing services and will look up local regulations to make sure that you can display your carved sign in a safe and code compliant manner.
Yes. Whether your sign is large, needs to be installed in a hard to reach area, or you don’t have the expertise to install it yourself, we can help.
A soft, non-abrasive cloth can be used to remove any debris. A soft-bristled brush can be used for carved areas that can’t be reached with a cloth.
We’re able to achieve very precisely shaped signs and designs as well as professional finishing details like drilled holes using computer numerical control (CNC) router cutting. A computer controls the cutting process, producing a CNC carved sign that is more defined and accurate than hand cutting.
Both the natural and synthetic materials used to make carved signs are long-lasting and durable. This means that your sign will last years to come, especially if properly maintained.
We use cedar and oak wood specifically because they’re resistant to many types of damage and are easy to shape into custom designs. Their general strengths include cedar’s resistance to pests due to the resins present in it, and oak’s resistance to rot because it’s so hard.