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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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J & C Ranch

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NC Ranch Sign

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Nice classic design for the NC Ranch.  Cut from 3/16" plate steel. 

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Redneck Riviera

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The Redneck Riviera (Cast and Stay) is a great place to stay when your looking to unwind along the Baffin Bay.  Great accomodations and access to a 300 foot lighted pier is just outside the back door.  Boat ramp is just around the corner.

Cast and Stay lodge in Riviera, TX 

This sign was cut from 3/16" plate and painted in a bold red to stand out against the weather wood overlooking the bay.

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Hawk Creek Farm

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Hawk Creek Farm is located in the Houston Area.  The gate frame was constructed with 2 inch square tubing, backed with cattle panel and the metal art is cut from 3/16" plate steel.

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Mcbroom Farms - Medina TN

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Mcbroom Farms ordered this metal sign cut from 3/16" plate.  Mounting holes have been drilled, it just needs a few coats of piant and to be shipped off.. I hope to get a picture from the owners once its been installed.

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Riverwood Entrance

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Riverwood Entrance sign was cut from 3/16" and powder coated with a dark bronze. 

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Tilapia Fish Farm

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A gal called me and asked me to make a gift for her father who ownes the Giddings Tilapia Fish Farm. Together we came up with this design.  Cut from 3/16" plate, finished with an industrial black paint. 

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Colorado Mountain Scene

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Here is a nice Colorado mountain scene  address sign that I made for a customer in Colorado.  Each corner has a hole for easy mounting with a basic screw.  Cut from 3/16" plate.

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Gate Entrance Roping Scene

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This is one of my favorite roping scenes.  This one is cut from 3/16" plate. I cut the metal art scene and my customer welded it into the gate that he was building. 

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Thompson Hunting Lodge

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Thompson Hunting Lodge sign, cut from 3/16 plate steel. Still hot from the torch. 

See the installed photo here.

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Lime Peak Ranch

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I love the way this sign reflects the mountain range located on this ranch in California. It measures 8 foot wide and cut from a heavy duty 3/16" plate, it should last a lifetime and then some. 

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W-R Ranch Entrance

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Simple way to dress up your entrance gate.  Leaping Labrador sign mounted on a standard entry gate

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Triple D Ranch

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Triple Ranch is this way!  Great way to show your guest how to get to your ranch along with the game that can be found there. 

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Bella Terra Farms

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Farm sign showing how long they have been established wih an Oak tree showcasing the sign. Cut from 3/16" plate steel that will last a lifetime. 

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Cowboy Roping Scene

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A simple cowboy roping a longhorn cut out of 3/16" plate and painted black.  

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2 Labrador Retrievers

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A smaller sized sign th

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Hortons Heaven

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Freshly cut from 3/16" plate steel.  

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Our Lady Guadalupe Catholic

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This lettering is for a Catholic Church just a few miles away in Poteet, TX. I always love the black metal contrasting against the white limestone. 

A side note, when mounting letters like this you, need to be cautious of how the shadows between the metal letters and white rock might affect your ability to read the letters at a distance. The best way to fix this is mount the letters close to the rock or whatever your mounting them to so that a shadow can't get behind the letters very easily.  Looks like the installer did a good job on this install. 

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Unique Wedding Gift

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I cut this sign back in July and have been waiting to post the pic since it was a wedding gift.  Can't risk ruining the surprise.  A customer contacted me about cutting out a silhouette of this couple forming a heart with their hands to be given as a wedding gift.  It came out great and I really enjoy doing these unique items for people.  This sign was shipped out to San Diego, CA.   Click the "Continue Reading" link to see the image the customer first sent me.

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Spur Acres Ranch

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Seems like just a few days after shipping this overhead ranch sign off to Missouri, I recieved these pics of the install. They certainly wasted no time getting their ranch sign installed.  As usual, it is cut from 3/16" plate and braced on the back side for added strength.

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Wedding Gift

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Here is a simple wedding gift for a couple that was cut from 3/16" plate steel.  It should last them a lifetime. 

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Custom Gate Insert

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A friend who owns a gate and entrance business orderd some art to install on one of their custom gate builds.   I frequently get orders like this where someone would like to add some art or lettering to an existing gate or they are having a gate built but need some art or lettering to be added. This piece will be welded in place, then painted. 

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