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Post Icon Posted: Dec. 11 2007,10:51 pm Post # 1 see this member send this member a private message  quote this post in reply

Whats the largest font you are able to cut? and can you do multiple layers that are shadows of the text.
Right now I have three layers to get the effect I want but the guy I hads make them made the font too small to see clearly from any real distance.
The colors I had him use were the reflective vinyls(glass embedded) they use for Fire and Ambulance trucks(Red and Blue).
Anyhow I can email you the original design if that would help determine if this is within your equipments range.


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Post Icon Posted: Dec. 12 2007,4:02 pm Post # 2 see this member send this member a private message  quote this post in reply

With my current cutter, my maximum cut height size is 6".  Maximum width is 39".  One of these days, I'll step up to a decent sized cutter.  I can do multiple layers though. :)






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Next time I go to the office I'll see if I still have the jpg of what I have...see if its something you can do.
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Quote (Ziggy @ Dec. 13 2007,10:34 am)
Next time I go to the office I'll see if I still have the jpg of what I have...see if its something you can do.
thanks

Cool. :cool  I'll be slightly bored for the next month as tonight is the last night of school for this semester. :)






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Post Icon Posted: Dec. 17 2007,3:42 pm Post # 5 see this member send this member a private message  quote this post in reply

This is the name on our boat currently but the font ended up a bit too small to read from any real distance so I want to size up the lettering and maybe perhaps change the flames to be a bit more stylish, the water droplets are fine.
So, lets say each word would be 16-18 inches long and about 4 to 5 inches tall.....how would that look esthetically to you?
I need opinions....and of course a price.

As I said before its 3 layered to get the depth/shadow effect. Bottom layer grey, then Black then the colored layer. The top colored layers are the reflective tape(crushed glass) used for Ambulance and Fire trucks which I really happen to like alot.
Thanks in advance Doug.
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OK, I'll look into this.  Since, I don't stock that specific vinyl, I'll need to check my catalog for pricing. :)

Also, the height limitation will make the width of each word around 16" max. :)






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Post Icon Posted: Dec. 17 2007,5:20 pm Post # 7 see this member send this member a private message  quote this post in reply

Thanks Doug. I have to actually go measure the boat to make sure I don't undersize it like last time but I'm probably pretty close. :stupid  :) I have loads of verticle space and significant horizontal space with a towhook between the words.
Don't hesitate to fiddle with the artwork itself and see if there's a shape that you think looks nicer. The word 'wave' gets small so its even harder to read. I was trying to give it a wave'ish shape :banghead ....using just a word doc. The vinyl guy added the flame and droplet effects.
Any creative revelations will be appreciated  :laugh


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