Custom signs come in a variety of types and can include one or more techniques. A wall sign might include brushed lettering and a dimensional logo. A projecting sign can be carved for dimensional relief, with a painted background and gilded letters.
Here you'll find our work displayed by category, showing the different techniques available to design and build a custom sign to meet your goals.
Whether you have artwork in hand, or are looking for help with design and implementation,
Contact us to begin working on a custom sign that suits your business, your building, and your location.
Jose's work and professionalism are topnotch. He recently painted the windows of our design firm and we could not believe how well Jose was able to execute the project. From the start to the finish, Jose made sure he understood our goals, then executed his craft flawlessly. Hire Jose!
- Hilary S., Fiction Inc. - Portland Oregon
Wall Signs & Custom Brush Lettering
Brush lettered inspirational quotes on 25' wall at Continental Marketing in Tualatin
Pizzeria Otto, NE 67 & Sandy, Lettering over stucco
@ Large Films Inc. wall sign
Hand-carved dimensional wall sign for Gravy restaurant, Mississipi Street, Portland
Silver leaf lettering over blended backgrounds on glass for Gravy restaurant
Bandini Pizza on North Lombard - Simulated stamp painted on brick
Hair of the Dog Brewery, hand painted wall sign on stucco, Portland's Central Eastside Industrial District
Jose is fantastic to work with. He responded to my original email promptly and came to look at my job the same day. He offered his experienced opinions and helped us to plan a 32 ft. sign we are very happy with. The job was completed ahead of schedule and has already increased business. Highly recommended!
- Wendy S., Hair of the Dog Brewery - Portland Oregon
Sweet Oregon Apple Company billboard
2nd sign, Sweet Oregon Apple Company
Interior wall sign for Guichos Restaurant in Beaverton
Specials menu blackboard, in progress
Specials menu blackboard, completed
Hand Painted Double-sided hanging blade sign for The Toffee Club, English Football Pub, SE Hawthorne
(collaboration with Lee, of Lee's Better Letters)
The Basement Pub on SE 12th Ave, two panel, double sided, bracket & chain hung, projecting sign
Two-sided, two panel, projecting sign with dimensional elements for Verde Cocina, Pearl District, Portland, Oregon
Vintage Style Aged & Distressed Signs
Carved & aged double-sided hanging sign for Coalition Brewing
Cracked paint technique for Bandini's Pizza stamp on wooden wall
Dave's Garage, aged sign for film set
Aged and distressed sign for a National TV commercial
Custom aged and distressed wood sign for TV commercial
Aged sign for the film "Untraceable"
Aged Barber Shop Sign, NE Alberta St., Portland, Or
“Welcome to Newberg” carved, painted & gilded Cedar signs. Refurbished several of these with my friend Gerry Blankenship, RIP, a collaborative project.
La Bastide, Monument Sign, carved, painted, 23k Gold leaf gilding, Bed and Breakfast in Dundee, Oregon
Fabricated, painted and gilded - the San Damiano Cross at Mission San Miguel in California. A National Landmark, established by the Spanish in 1799.
Double-sided carved monument sign for L-Etoile French Immersion School, SW Portland, OR
Jose designed a custom carved wood sign for our school to go in front of our new building. He took extra steps to make sure the sign was done in very little time to meet our deadline and cooperated patiently with our particular color requirements. I highly recommend Jose and we will definitely be using his services for future projects!
- Danielle, L*Etoile School - Portland Oregon
Vehicle Graphics & Lettering
Dogbone Farm Coffee Cart
Vehicle sign for Scoop Organic Ice Cream
Sculptural Work & Hand Carved Wall Art
“Stations of the Cross” a permanent display of 14 hand carved wood blocks done for Ascension church in Portland, Oregon. Materials used: Maple, 23K gold leaf, stain and varnish.
“Denver & Rio Grande” Wood-carved sign with 23k Gold leaf for the entryway to Tom Miller’s 4000 square foot F scale Model train layout building - Scholls, OR
The “Cherub” in progress, wood sculpture commissioned by a local children’s Hospital