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Rustic Slate House Names


Slate is a fantastic material for a house sign. Rustic Slate is a thinner Slate at 6-8mm thick so easier to mount.

These rustic edge slate house signs are excellent value for money. They are made with a rough edge finish. The letters are carved into the slate by sand blasting and then painted with a very tough and durable external paint.


The softer colours such as Farrow & Ball Purbeck Stone or Lichen look very effective on this type of slate house sign.


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Cast hand painted House Signs


Hand Painted Cast Metal House Sign

Traditional Cast House Signs Polyurethane (Cast Signs) are also ideal for street signs and entrance signs. Being one of the toughest and most abrasion resistant materials around.

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The raised cast images can be created from customer artwork and include complex designs such as crests and coats of arm. These are then all painted by hand.

Cast Sign Shapes we can offer;

Oval     Rectangular and Square     Arch Top      Domed      Numbers

Polyurethane is practically inert towards the environment and contains no atmosphere damaging chlorofluorocarbons.

Order your Cast hand painted Sign today!

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Personalised Wooden Signs


Need a Wooden Business Sign with a personal touch? Want to use your own image? Not a problem with us here at The Sign Maker.

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We can offer any image engraved into wood due to having a dedicated designer who can create your perfect plaque or sign just the way you want it.



Don’t have your own image and want to see our range of images?

Need to speak to someone regarding design?


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Acrylic Laminate Signs


These signs are ideal for house names, Business signs and Name plates. They are very durable – made from 2 ply 3mm exterior grade acrylic which is weather proof and UV resistant.


The letters are engraved through the first layer of laminate to show the colour underneath.

Signs are available in the following colours

Gold Surface / Black Letters Silver Surface / Black Letters Black Surface / White Letters
Blue Surface / White Letters Cream Surface / Brown Letters White Surface / Black Letters
White Surface / Blue Letters Yellow Surface / Black Letters White Surface / Red Letters
Red Surface / White Letters Bright Green Surface / White Letters Teal Green Surface / White Letters

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Cast Bronze Memorial Plaques

Cast Bronze Memorial Mounted on Black Granite Wedge
Cast Bronze Memorial Mounted on Black Granite Wedge


Our Cast Bronze memorial plaques are traditionally made in a foundry. These memorials are handmade by true craftsmen – each one is absolutely unique. We can include your own fonts and images if required.

Bronze memorials are very long lasting and require very little maintenance.

We can also mount them on crosses or stakes so they are freestanding.

Contact us today for your quote – 01769 561355


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Painted Wooden Signs


Painted Oak Business and House Signs Painted

Oak signs are very traditional, but with the use of a modern font, their clean cut style would look very smart in any contemporary environment. They can be single sided house signs or doubled sided hanging signs.

Although it is difficult to see in the photos, the beautiful grain of the oak does remain visible beneath the paint.

The paint we use is a two component polyurethane paint which is much more durable than standard brush on paints. It is not only much tougher and longer lasting, but is also more resilient to chemicals.

Contact us      Learn more about Painted Oak      Post and arm for hanging     Sign on posts

Granite Memorial Slab


This is our Silver Grey Granite memorial wedge with sandblasted border and gold lettering.

We have two colours available for our granite wedges.

Need the Memorial Wedge for your burial site to be a little taller, bigger or smaller? No problem, we offer many shapes and sizes.

The Sign Maker – We make memorials the way you want them