Sign Letter Source .com Manufacturer & Distributor since 1999
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  • affordable leather Co.Vacuum Formed Plastic 12" Times Bold Italic in Duronodic Bronze
  • Alabama GolfSolid Aluminum Custom A with painted inset and satin brushed plus regular 1/4" painted aluminum letters.
  • American Grilled Cheese KitchenA large reverse cut brushed aluminum plate with the letters cut away, backed with black acrylic.
  • Bling by bouvierMetal Faced Acrylic letters in Brush Script with a smoked aluminum metal face. The letters were further embellished with "bling" by the customer
  • Castle Creek EntranceA large W made from Hot Rolled Steel and painted Flat Black
  • Chalfont at Hunters Creek Orlando FloridaLetters and Hawk cut from 1/4" Aluminum in Old English Font, painted white.
  • ChicagoChicago letters in silver mirror acrylic.
  • Down to Earth Farmers MarketCut from 1/2" acrylic and painted Black with custom Logo
  • Florida Community BankLarge Tree logo and letters cut from 1/2" acrylic, painted in the Banks custom Pantone logo Colors
  • Fort Madison Historical Society Restoration ProjectWe were asked to reproduce the inset image from the 1950's for the historical society's restoration project. We used several programs to determine the correct size and hand traced the original letters. Cut from 1/4" aluminum, painted White.
  • Corporate Rewards1/4" painted Aluminum in several colors
  • Harvest House1/2" painted acrylic letters with a custom cut wheat stalk painted in brilliant gold.
  • Inspired 2 Dance - Troy Tapia SignsWe cut this from 3/16" acrylic with 3/8" standoff, painted in Violet and Purple.
  • University of San DiegoQualcomm Conference Center, cut from 1/4" thick solid aluminum, painted Black
  • University of San Diego More 1/4" black aluminum letters for UC San Diego
  • University of San Diego Jacobs Hall, yet another successful job for the University
  • Jehovah Year Text Every year around Christmas time we get charged with cutting another religious phrase for the church. Cut from 3" and 2" tall Natural acrylic in the Garamond font style
  • keys to the LakeCorporate Logo cut from Metal Faced Acrylic letters with a polished brass face.
  • lee lees forestMinimalistic approach for this upscale Ny Boutique. Cut from standard white acrylic. The Bicycle adds a a nice touch.
  • Mirage from Troy Tapia SignsYet another great design and installation from Troy, cut from 3/16" acrylic and painted in custom PMS colors.
  • never to  late to be a cowboySome indoor baltic birch wooden letters, painted in gloss black adorn the entrance way to this theme restaurant
  • Corporate Recognition WallMetal Faced acrylic letters added just the right appeal to this recognition wall without a large cost.
  • old florida lumber coCut from solid copper and left to age, this was exactly the look they were going for.
  • Park Immigration ServicesReception areas are perfect for our metal faced acrylic letters to add a touch of class.
  • A River Of Our OwnCut from 1/8" aluminum and painted black with 1/2" standoffs.
  • Royal T from Troy Tapia SignsCut from 3/16" acrylic, 3/8" standoff and painted tastefully in the corporate custom colors, yet another great installation from Troy Tapia of Louisianna
  • St John ChrysostomA mixture of Vacuum Formed and Injection Molded Plastic letters from Gemini Inc.
  • Sugar & Spice - Troy Tapia LouisiannaMaking Louisianna mor beautiful every day, yet another great design and installation from Troy
 

 

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Very easily! Every product type we sell has it's own configuration page that will allow you to type in what you want and select various options and give you a price as you work. Actually it does more than that because it will not only price it for you but it will also allow you to size it correctly to fit your space! There are easy to follow STEPS where you type in the letters, words or phrases you want and then select options such as letter sizes, font, colors and mounting options AND it will constantly update the display area with not only a visual image of your selections but also a real world measurement to keep your sign withing your limitations! Simply choose the product you want to have, go to its ordering page and start entering data! It's fun, intuitive and easy to use.

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No matter what type of letter you order from us, you will need to mount them to a surface. Usually this will require glue of one type or another whether it be the sticky back of double side tape, a liquid such as silicon or epoxy, or even a combination of these things. Screws through the face of letters went out of favor years ago and are now only found in packaged, store bought, numbers for screwing to your door. Mounting letters is well within the skill of the average person and most do not require the services of a sign company. Some basic planning and research will go a long way to a succesful installation:


Types of Mounts

When we talk about studs, these are not the studs in your wall. They are lengths of all threaded rod that either screw into the back of a letter directly with tapped holes or will screw into threaded fixed mounting blocks in the back of the letter. Even though they require holes to be drilled in your mounting surface, they are when used with a mounting pattern the easiest and least messy way to install permanent letters both outside or inside.

factory supplied stud pattern

Above is a factory supplied and fully marked out install pattern for stud, combo and combo all type letters. Marking out the stud locations at the factory is actually done in the same way as described above so you are paying for them to do what you could do. For small patterns with a small amount of letters the savings are negligable and should be ordered from the factory but when you have a lot of letters the price gets really high and a do it yourself plot is much cheaper. As a rule of thumb, sign companies do not usually order a mounting pattern, preferring to make their own.
Price = $2.50 per letter with no minimum


factory supplied pounce pattern

Used for plain, double face tape and pad only surface type mounts. Each letter has been pounced(perforated) around its outline. Place on wall and either rub chalk through or use to mark through to wall with pencil dots.
Price = $2.50 per letter with no minimum

Most of our cut products in either plastic or metal can be cut at no extra charge using your font or custom illustrator artwork. Cast and molded products can also be made in your font or artwork but there will be more cost involved due to making the molds. Injection molded plastics cannot be made in anything other than the styles we already offer. Custom fonts for cut products will cost the same as for any listed font as long as it is not excessively ornate or stretched out where the letters are much wider than their height.

For anything other than letters, numbers or punctuation, we will need to see your vector illustrator artwork to price it and to determine if it is producible in the way you want it or the product you want it made in. Please send artwork to leigh@signlettersource.com along with details including size and product to be made from color, finish and other pertinent information.

Yes you can but you will have to buy it, wait the production time and pay the shipping. The entire sign industry is made to order and carries no stock which is why you cannot go to a store to browse and buy. Sign letters are very diverse in size, color, type and content. The chances are that your sign is unique to that of signs around you and that is by design what sets a sign apart and causes them to have to be made to order. Even when you have a sign and need to buy a replacement letter it's not a simple undertaking to match what you have, either in color or type or even the font used. Many sign letters are painted and you think oh its blue or its green, but there are many hues of those 2 colors so even getting a color chip or two is not likely to help.

We can paint your letters in any color you desire, just give us a color number via PMS(pantone) or Sherwin Williams name and color and we can do that. You want to match your companies official logo colors? no problem. Will we do that and send you a free sample, unfortunately the answer is no. Every order requires production which involves labor and materials and time to produce and cost to ship. It is simply not a matter of picking from a shelf, or sending you a reject or a piece of material scrap. That only works with mass produced products and unfortunately until everyone is ready to install the same type and size and color of letters as everyone else, that is never going to happen in such a small industry.

No matter where you go online, no matter what company, the production and shipping times are going to be very similar because the fact is there are only 1 or 2 actual manufacturer's in the entire industry. Almost everything in the industry is made to order and custom. Nothing is off the shelf, not even a sample.

Generally the production times cannot be decreased with extra payment but the factory will try(not guarantee) to meet reasonable deadlines if previously specified and arranged. They will however require you to expedite shipping and that could get very expensive for you. Shipping can be expedited on any order but again it may get expensive and we cannot estimate what that cost will be until the order is ready to ship.
PRODUCTION TIMES: (mouse over to link to ordering page)

Product Type Production Time Shipped From
Injection Molded Minnesota Letters 1-2 Business days Ships from Iowa
Vacuum Formed Plastic Letters 3-4 Business days. Ships from closest location to you (MN, TX, VA)
Laser Cut Acrylic Letters 3-5 Business days Ships from closest location to you (IA,TX, VA, NV)
Metal Face Acrylic Letters 5-7 Business days Ships from Iowa
Faux Metal Leaf Acrylic Letters 3-5 Business days Ships from Iowa
Metal Face letters on Foam Base 7 Business days Ships from Iowa
Acrylic Letters on Foam Base 3-5 Business days Ships from Iowa
All Cut Metal Letters 10-12 Business days Ships from closest location to you (MN,IA,TX, VA, NV)
All Cast Metal Letters 10-12 Business days Ships from closest location to you (IA & TX)
Fabricated Metal Letters 10-18 Business days Ships from Texas
Metal Face Acrylic polished aluminum

INDOOR: If you are looking for display letters for reception areas, honor walls, waiting rooms, foyers and other interior areas, Look no further than our Metal Faced Acrylic letters. With 13 different metal finishes and low prices, you cannot go wrong.

Cut Acrylic Letters and Numbers

INDOOR/OUTDOOR: The low cost workhorse of sign letters. Indoor or outdoor, Painted or Natural Pigmented, acrylic is the low cost leader for all your sign projects wher a solid color is preferred.

Vacuum formed plastic letters from Gemini

OUTDOOR: For outdoor signs where you want large letters, low cost and deep returns, vacuum formed plastic letters, numbers and Logos are ideal. Great for Store Fronts, Marquee's, Building Numbers, Car Washes and anywhere where you want bold signage that lasts a lifetime and has a low cost when compared to flat cut letters.

Aluminum letters and numbers

Cut Aluminum can be finished in many ways and is perfect for outdoor or indoor use when you want solid metal. Finishes come in Satin Brushed, Polished, clear or colored anodized and painted, and the best part of cut metal letters is that we can cut virtually any shape, size or font.

Solid Brass Letters from Gemini

Brass letters and numbers can be Polished, Brushed or Oxidized. Cut from top quality Naval Brass, these letters provide a sense of permenence for any company that invests in their timeless beauty.

Solid Bronze letters from Gemini

Bronze letters and numbers can be Polished, Brushed, Oxidized or come with a Blue Green Patina. Cut from top quality Commercial Bronze Plate, these letters provide a sense of permenence for any company that invests in their timeless beauty.

Solid Copper Letters from Gemini

Solid copper letters are made from pure copper plate and can come in polished, satin or left uncoated to weather into the black blue patina we are so familiar with. Copper letters come in many sizes and can be cut in any font.

Stainless Steel letters from Gemini

Stainless Steel letters and numbers have amazing weather-ability. We use both 304 Stainless and the more resilient 316 alloy for marine and salt water applications. Sizes from 1" to 48" and up to 1/2" thick can be cut in any font.

Rusty looking Letters and Numbers

Plain steel letters that are left to rust naturally will give you that rich red scale appearance over time. Can be cut in any font and sizes up to 48"

Cast Aluminum letters and numbers

Cast Aluminum letters and numbers are made by pouring molten aluminum into sand molds. This produces a casting that is deeper and cheaper than cutting from solid sheet. Choose from 40 plus pre defined fonts and sizes or ask about custom casting for your special font or logo

Cast Bronze Letters from Gemini

Cast Bronze letters and numbers are made by pouring molten bronze into sand molds. Cast bronze can be polished to look like gold and provides greater depth and the ability to make prismatic or rounded letters. Cast Bronze can also be custom cast for your special project.

LED Lightable Fabricated Letters & Numbers

Fabricated, reverse channel letters are hand made from stainless steel and titanium coated stainless steel. These letters can be populated with LED Modules to provide halo backlighting by night , and during the day, spectacular stainless steel finishes in brushed, polished or painted finishes. 6 Styles to choose from.

Injection Molded Minnesota Letters from Gemini

Injection molding produces sharp edge returns that can look like Cast Metal Letters but at the cost of plastic. Made from the same material used in vacuum formed plastic letters, these letters carry a lifetime manufacturer's warranty.

Chrome plastic letters from Gemini

Building on the success of vacuum formed plastic letters, Gemini laminates chrome film to their plastic sheets and then forms them over molds under high pressure. The resulting letter has a fully chrome finish by day and can also be illuminated internally with LED's to glow white at night.

Gemleaf letters and numbers from Gemini

Gemleaf uses a faux laminated face finish with metal, marble and wood looks. Unlike metal faced acrylic which uses real anodized metal on the face, gemleaf is similar to goldleafing without using real gold. Great for office doors or nameplates.

LED Lightable Plastic Letters from Gemini

Vacuum Formed in 2 parts, these letters can be filled with LED Modules and provide lighted letters for store fronts and marquees. A new chrome finish is also available for this type of letter that is chrome by day and lights up white at night.

LED Lightable Channel Letters from Gemini

A full 5 inches deep and assembled in 2 parts, these letters can be filled with LED Modules and provide lighted letters for store fronts and marquees.

LED Lightable Fabricated Letters & Numbers

Fabricated, reverse channel letters are hand made from stainless steel and titanium coated stainless steel. These letters can be populated with LED Modules to provide halo backlighting by night , and during the day, spectacular stainless steel finishes in brushed, polished or painted finishes. 6 Styles to choose from.