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Custom Fireplace Screen

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Custom fireplace screen.  The art was cut from 3/16" steel, frame was make from square tubing and a heavy wire screen stretched arcoss. 

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Company Logo

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Just a cool looking buck logo.

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Old Windmill

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A customer came to me and aked if I could create something out of an old windmill from the family ranch.  I framed out the original piece, then attached it to a circular farm sign to simulate a windmill shape. 

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Grandads Profile

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I love these kinds of projects.  A customer asked me if I could replicate their Grandad from the side profile they had.  What a great way to remember a special someone.

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Western Table Art

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A customer aked me to create some western art that can be welded to a table that he is making that will feature a beautiful mesquite top.  I'll up date with pics once the table is complete.  Both pieces are cut from 3/16" steel.

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Twin Oaks

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This Twin Oaks Estates sign was cut from 3/16" plate.  4 small tabs were welded on the back side so that it can be bolted to some wooden uprights on the left and right side.  It was finished off with a glossy green powder coat.

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Texas Barbwire Metal Sign

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Barbwire circling around the Lone Star state of Texas. The land owners brand and an established date.  Mounting holes are nested in the barbwire for easy mounting. 

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Dandee Acres

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Dandee Acres is located in Tennessee.  This farm sign was cut from 3/16" steel, sand blasted and finished with a black finish that will last many years. 

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Raine Creek Ranch

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Raine Creek Ranch Sign in west Texas was cut from 3/16" steel, sand blasted and powder coated.  Mounting holes were provided so the sign could be easily mounting onto the limestone rock at the ranch entrance.  

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Edgen Murray

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Edgen Murray (Oil Field & Natural Gas Industry) asked me to recreate their logo for one of their South Texas locations.  The metal was cut from 1/8" steel and coated with a tough automotive paint to withstand the blazing hot Texas sun.

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Barn Sign - Stillwater Farm - South Carolina

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Barn sign, cut from 1/8" steel, mounting holes provided.  Shipped to South Carolina.

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Tractor Hat Rack

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Here is a simple tractor hat rack design that was cut from 3/16 plate, painted then hooks were added for hat or coat hanging. 

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Caya Del Grullo

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This South Texas gate sign was cut from 1/8" steel to help keep weight on the gate down a bit. 

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Silver Striker Ranch

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Another Colorado sign that I did a while back but I'm just getting the picture posted.  It's cut from 3/16" steel plate and installed by the customer.

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4D Big Horn Ranch

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4D Big Horn Ranch is located in Colorado.  Both signs were cut from 3/16" thick metal and installed by the customer.  The overhead entrance sign in the background is kind of hard to make out so I'm including a pic of the layout that I created for the customer while in the design stage.

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JNL Ranch - Frio River

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JNL Ranch is located on the Frio River just outside of Leakey, TX.  If you're ever looking for a beautiful place to relax with the family on the Frio River be sure to look them up. 

This ranch gate entrance sign was cut from 1/8" steel and mounted to their gate.

 

https://www.JNLRanch.com/

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Horton's Heaven Installed

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"Hi Jerry, well we finally built our entry gate up to our heaven. The sign you had previously constructed so very well for us initially hung out by our roadway gate. But now it is moved closer to our home at the foot of our advent up to our cabin. Again, thanks so very much. The sign is still like new and will have many looks from our visitors. Great work!!  Take care my friend."

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Blackland Prairie Ranch - Central Texas

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Blackland Prairie Ranch located jin the Central TX area. I worked with the customer to make sure that all of the wildlife and plants displayed on the sign are native to the land that her ranch sits on.  2 piece metal sign cut from 3/16" steel.

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Scottish Thistle

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36" tall Scottish Thistle was cut from 1/8" plate, sand blasted and powder coated in a texture black.  I've never seen one of these before this project but it sure is a beautiful creation.

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The Frugal Pilgrim

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A customer came to me with an idea for her brother.  He was 70 years old and had always wanted to do a 500 mile hike across Spain.  He made it, and she brought me a picture of him on the trail.  I was able to pull a silhouette of him from the pic and create this metal sign to last a life time. 

 

 

 

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Flying J Ranch - Great Story

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Here is a sign that I did for a customer in which I didn't know the full story behind the name.  Below is from my customer after the metal sign was installed.

 

"Hi Jerry,

Sorry for the delay in getting back with you.  Crazy week or so.  I had the sign installed last Thursday in time for our housewarming party on Saturday.   Not only was my wife blown away by how amazing it looks (she was moved to tears), we also received a lot of compliments on how cool it is from our friends at the party..........

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Six Forks West Ranch - Uvalde, TX

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A Customer from Austin purchased a ranch South of Uvalde and wanted a custom overhead entrance. The man resting under the tree was copied from a photograph of the owner. The rabbit represents a life lesson that was passed on to him. “It’s no fun when the bunny has the gun”.......

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3D Rockin Armadillo

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I don't usually tackle these kinds of projects but a previous customer from the Rockin Armadillo Ranch asked me if I could make a 3D Armadillo like his logo for his ranch.  First I framed out the basic shape with square tubing, then added the exterior pieces made up of 1/8" and 3/16" thick plate.  Finally it was sand blasted and powder coated.   I sure got a lot of looks while pulling this down the road.....

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Townsend Hillsboro Farm - Virgina

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Here is a great looking sign for a farm in Virgina. 36 inch diameter circle, cut from 3/16" plate with a chain link welded on to each side to hang the sign from.    

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Sure Shot Ranch - Colorado

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This photo is an update from a previous post back in May, 2017.  A customer in Colorado had me make the overhead entrance sign for is Ranch. He recently asked me to design and cut the artwork to be added to his gates.  It looks like the project is about finished up and it looks absolutely beautiful.

See previous post here and read about how this ranch was named "Sure Shot Ranch".

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Thompson Hunting Lodge Installed

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Previously I posted a pic of the Thompson Hunting Lodge sign that was freshly cut.  They sent me a pic of the installed sign and I'm thrilled about how nicely their entrance looks.

See the previous post here.

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Rockin Armadillo

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Rockin Armadillo ranch sign was cut from 3/16" plate steel, finished in black paint and installed on a South Texas Ranch. 

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Jesusa Rose

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Jesusa Rose with a hungry humming bird.  Freshly cut from 3/16" inch plate steel, ready for finish work.

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Richter Ranch Sign

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I think I made this sign over 20 years ago.  My customer brought it back to me recently and asked if I could clean it up with a fresh paint job.  What I like to call a "liquid overhaul". 

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J & C Ranch

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