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  • Gallery: Various Signage, almost as far north as it gets!

     David Rogers updated 5 days ago 10 Members · 15 Posts
  • Chris Wilson

    Member
    July 16, 2021 at 7:42 pm

    Been a tiring few months. Since end of March and taking in a second printer, we’ve had every main machine break, a courier firm switch, which ended in more missing parcels then we got delivered for weeks, several boys off at once for weeks at a time (not covid) BUT I finished work at 5:30pm today.

    We’ve done some ok things. First time ordering in built up letters which are halo lit. First time using fabric boxes (spirit displays). Been using a lot more locators in jobs. Finally got good confidence in them and out technique. Van design is getting better. But certainly and area am going to try harder in over rest of the summer.

    Criticism welcome. Only way we will get better, that’s the whole point of getting up in the morning.

  • Chris Wilson

    Member
    July 16, 2021 at 7:46 pm

    a few more, Vehicle Graphics.

  • Simon Worrall

    Member
    July 16, 2021 at 8:20 pm

    Great work Chris! Ide be proud of any of those jobs.

    I hope you came out ahead in spite of your troubles M8!

    • Chris Wilson

      Member
      July 17, 2021 at 4:21 pm

      Hopefully. Think we are over the line now. It’s a bit of a convoy belt as you know, and when stuff starts falling off it’s hard to pick that up and keep up with the rest.

      Tried putting in the emails we had a delayed response time, but that didn’t really help. End up focusing a bit more on new customers, keeping regulars as normal and then working my way back through customers we’d missed in the chaos. Worked better. Few angry folk and a lot of apologising, but overall I think we lost about 3 or 4 jobs to others. Could of been worse.

  • Robert Lambie

    Administrator
    July 17, 2021 at 12:58 am

    Some really nice jobs there Chris. all are good and interesting to see what you have been doing mate. there is a great range of work there!

    did you print the soft signage in-house or buy-in, complete?

    • Chris Wilson

      Member
      July 17, 2021 at 4:24 pm

      Cheers rob.

      Yea ordered in. Never done one before. Didn’t even do the artwork, that was supplied by the theatre we do the work for. Although those with super eagle eyes will notice there’s a Gaelic spelling mistake so had to re-do the faces.

      Hoping to do more. Got to say spirit displays got a 10/10. Quality is great. Unbelievably easy to install. Turn around was about 8 working days from place order to it being in our workshop.

  • Leslie Anderson

    Member
    July 17, 2021 at 2:25 pm

    what a great selection of work, i love all of it. 😍

    Smokepit van. 👍

    • Chris Wilson

      Member
      July 17, 2021 at 4:25 pm

      Thank you.

      Smoke pit van was fun. Hoping to do more like this.

  • Karen White

    Member
    July 18, 2021 at 12:55 pm

    excellent work Chris, you have been busy!
    Lots of it is out my league or stuff i cant do, but great to look at and the vehicles are lovely. ❤

  • Joe Killeen

    Member
    July 18, 2021 at 3:09 pm

    Top class work, love the light box in the gym

  • Peter Cassidy

    Member
    July 19, 2021 at 1:28 pm

    excellent work chris. you appear to do a wide range of stuff mate.
    i have never done the fabric lightboxes, do you print these on your machine?
    where do you buy your 3D letters from?

    • Chris Wilson

      Member
      July 19, 2021 at 8:34 pm

      We do indeed. Garments on top of that. Keeps the grey hairs coming 😂

      Nah Spirit displays supplied the full lot. There double printed. Silicone beed round the edges so it can tuck into the frame and keep tight.

      Got the letters from camberely signs as they could do chrome. We ment to have another one about twice the size but planning has pulled the plug. They want a flat aluminium panel screwed into an old Victorian church wall. No frame. No flat surface. No sign tray… least they have moved away from insisting that every sign into he town centre is to be wooden… 🙄

  • Kevin Mahoney

    Member
    July 19, 2021 at 2:18 pm

    Nice work mate, keep it up

  • Jeff Rea

    Member
    July 21, 2021 at 10:35 am

    great work chris. well done mate

  • David Rogers

    Member
    July 23, 2021 at 4:58 pm

    Nowt wrong with any of that. All looking really clean and well branded.

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