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SLATE STABLE SIGN
Engraved & Painted Slate Sign PERSONALISED
SLATE STABLE SIGN for wall or door mounting. Treat your animals to a stylish sign for their STABLE or KENNEL. Made using natural, slightly riven slate.
- L20cm x H10cm
- Deep carved slate sign
- Hand painted text (WHITE)
- Finished with a matt sealer
- Hand cut with dressed/feathered edges
- Pre drilled for fixing
- Machine cut = flat edges and square corners
- Maximum 8 characters
- Other sizes available on request
To make these House Signs we use a variety of spanish slates which are speckled grey in appearance. It is typically 5.5mm thick, with visible mineral inclusions across the surface (see images for reference) The paint is white and the sealer is a matt varnish.
MAKING A SLATE STABLE SIGN
Because these signs are machine cut, they have flat edges and square corners. Once we have cut the slate to size, it is washed and then engraved. After that, we drill the holes for fixing before moving onto the painting process. This process is completed by hand, and each sign has 8 coats of paint, applied using a 1mm brush to fill in the area of each letter. This process takes between 2-3 weeks to complete as each coat must be fully annealed before applying the next. Once the painting process is finished the slate is sealed with 2-4 coats of a matt sealer. This sealer protects the paint and enhances the overall appearance of the Sign.
If you are buying this item as a gift and would like it sent direct to the recipient, please let us know by filling out the NOTE section at checkout. If you would like us to include a message with the item please tell us your message in the NOTE section at checkout. For gifts being sent direct, no invoice details will be included, and please double check the mailing address for accuracy.
Wherever possible we use paper or cardboard packaging. Of course we have a duty to do our bit for the environment, whilst at the same time ensuring our products arrive undamaged. Where we find it necessary to use alternative packaging, all of it can be recycled so please do your bit too.
We send all items via Royal Mail or Parcelforce using a Signed For service. Shipping costs are determined by the size and weight of the item ordered, however you can choose whether the item is shipped first or second class. Shipping costs for multiple items on the same order will therefore be determined by the total weight and size of the packaging required to ship.
FIXING YOUR SLATE STABLE SIGN
When fixing your Sign it is important to tighten the screws gradually, moving from one to another. Over tightening one, could result in cracking. It is important to have the appropriate wall fixings and screw length to ensure your sign is stable and secure when mounted.
Generally these Signs do not require any maintenance. However, most customers tell us they like to wipe them down occasionally to keep them looking crisp. Naturally the elements will eventually weather the appearance and so a periodic reapplication of sealer will help to slow this weathering process.
All measurements are approximate. Even though we take every care to make each item to the dimensions specified, slight variations are possible and should be anticipated.
BESPOKE SLATE STABLE SIGN
If you would like a STABLE/KENNEL SIGN making in a different size please get in touch
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