Faux Wood Plank Sign Monument

The faux wood plank sign monument (or shiplap) is a very popular look in coastal communities.

Wood, being a product of nature, deteriorates, curls and cups, and does not hold any finish for an extended period of time. Our sign monument solutions can have faux finishes such as stone masonry, brick and mortar, and even wood grain patterns.

This is a typical example of faux wood grain with 3-D embossed graphics before the sign was finished:

Faux Wood Grain Sign Monument

Faux Wood Grain Sign Monument

We can make individual planks or even solid pieces to look like solid logs. Here is an example of a faux wood plank sign monument made to look like each element was carved from one solid piece of wood. The finished product before crate and shipping:

Faux Wood Grain Sign Monument Georgia Pacific

Faux Wood Grain Sign Monument Georgia Pacific

This now popular design has a faux wood plank base. Remember our product last a lifetime without the need to be refinished. This customer wanted pure white boards:

Northern Lights Shiplap Monument Design

Northern Lights Shiplap Monument Design

Here are pictures of the completed product with front and side view. We added 3-D embossed compass logos, which were topped with aluminum CNC routed plaques decorated with full-color digital graphics:

Wood Plank Sign Monument - Northern Lights

Wood Plank Sign Monument – Northern Lights

Wood Plank Sign Monument - Northern Lights - End View

Wood Plank Sign Monument – Northern Lights – End View

 


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Our sign products arrive fully assembled, ready to position in place. We offer faux masonry such as brick and stone matching, embossed graphics that are vandal resistant, and other options such as:

We have fine-tuned every aspect of made-to-order sign monuments. You will be in touch with an experienced sign designer, seasoned in cost-effective solutions. We listen to your needs and deliver!

Our team will walk you through every stage, from design to installation, making the entire process simple and rewarding. We have sign monument examples in every climate imaginable, and are already set up as approved vendors in City Planning & Development Departments nationally, making Permitting a breeze. We are in fact the ONLY sign monument manufacturer that has yet to lose a single monument sign in ANY Gulf Coastal community in the past two decades’ hurricanes!

We look forward to working with you!

 

Public Housing Sign Monuments

Public housing sign monuments are a typical example of our work. Chapel Hill, NC came to us looking to unify (9) locations for public housing in their City.  As with any City project, there are budget and design factors to consider.

This City had a sign structure height requirement and maximum square footage for the graphics area. We came up with and suggested the falling design to complement each community:

Public Housing South Estes Community

Public Housing Sign Monument Design Example

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, we brought the work home with us and hand-carved each of the (9) sign monuments in a faux stone pattern:

faux stone carving in eps foam

Faux Stone Carving in EPS Foam – Working From Home During COVID-19

Once all the units were carved, we went back to the studio and applied hard coat and top coat stucco. We then hand-finished each unit to look realistic by accents each individual stone element.

Public Housing SIgn Monuments Chapel Hill NC Complete

Public Housing SIgn Monuments Chapel Hill NC Complete

Public Housing Sign Monuments Faux Stone Columns

Public Housing Sign Monuments Faux Stone Columns

Group of Public Housing Sign Monuments for Chapel Hill NC

Group of Public Housing Sign Monument Before Shipment to Chapel Hill NC

Pritchard Park Public Housing Sign Monument

Pritchard Park Public Housing Sign Monument

Check out our 16 page completed sign monument portfolio with hundreds of sign monument examples!

Our team is a collaboration of artists with decades of experience in the dimensional signage and sign monument industry. Your project will be designed and suited to your needs. Let us brand the individuality of your company or property.

Our focus is to design, produce, and deliver the Best sign products.

Our goal is to make you look your Best, and to save you unnecessary expenses.

We offer personal service, creativity and value.

Our custom public housing sign monuments provide a sense of distinction. Our sign monuments are the style most desired and required by municipalities nationwide. With over (2) decades of nationwide success, we will make You Look Your Best!

Sign Monument Cost Guideline

Sign Monument Cost – What To Expect.

The most common question our Sales Department receives is…

Question: “What is the cost of one of your monument signs?”

Parkview East Neighborhood Entrance Sign Monument

Parkview East Neighborhood Entrance Sign Monument

Answer: “It Depends On What You Want.”

We will listen to your needs by first asking the stage and scope of your project. Do you have an established community, but the developer didn’t think about a sign? Or do you have a sign that is outdated or damaged?

Ask yourself – “Do I want something fantastic, something nice, or just something?”

We house the best designers, the best technology, and the best solutions in the industry. Be open in discussing your budget and your needs and we will deliver the best solution available.

Need cost examples? To get an idea of neighborhood entrance sign monument costs, let us start by looking at some specific projects of real-life sign monuments.

This was new unit to replace an existing dilapidated sign. It has double sided graphics, and the street address on one column. This sign monument cost was around $8k delivered.

Neighborhood Sign Monument Design - Lakeview Terrace

Neighborhood Sign Monument Design – Lakeview Terrace

Neighborhood Entrance Sign Monument - Lakeview Terrace

Neighborhood Entrance Sign Monument – Lakeview Terrace

And here is an example of a brand new community development that just broke ground. We designed this sign monument to match the architecture of the housing, and faux matched the stacked stone that was common on the construction. This brand new double-sided entrance monument was around $14k delivered with the faux stacked stone match:

Neighborhood Entrance Sign Monument Design - Windsong Place

Neighborhood Entrance Sign Monument Design – Windsong Place

Neighborhood Entrance Sign Monument - Windsong Place

Neighborhood Entrance Sign Monument – Windsong Place

This example is for an existing retirement community that needed an updated sign monument. Here is the design and the final product before shipment, which ran around $7k delivered single sided graphics.

Subdivision Sign Monument Design - Cascade Ridge

Subdivision Sign Monument Design – Cascade Ridge

Cascade Ridge Subdivision Sign Monument

Cascade Ridge Subdivision Sign Monument

In this example, the community needed a modest-sized monument but the faux brick MUST match the leasing office the sign would be installed next to. They sent us a camera phone picture of the brick, and we matched it dead on. This example ran around $9k delivered with single sided graphics.

Neighborhood Entrance Sign Monument Design - Whittaker Oaks

Neighborhood Entrance Sign Monument Design – Whittaker Oaks

Neighborhood Entrance Sign Monument - Whittaker Oaks

Neighborhood Entrance Sign Monument – Whittaker Oaks

New construction is easy to design as there is nothing to match! We came up with this unique entrance sign monument and added additional 3-D embossed elements to the columns with double sided graphics for around $11k delivered.

Sign Monument Design Drawing - Berdoll Farms

Sign Monument Design Drawing – Berdoll Farms

Berdoll Farms Entrance Sign Monument

Berdoll Farms Entrance Sign Monument

Many coastal communities like our signature ‘wave’ model design. This project ran around $9k delivered with double sided graphics.

Neighborhood Sign Monument Design - Gablers Shore

Neighborhood Sign Monument - Gablers Shore

Neighborhood Sign Monument – Gablers Shore

Can We Use Or Modify What We Have?

While every entrance sign monument is a ‘new project,’ we can of course integrate (recycle) any existing sign elements if at all possible to save costs. Send us photography of what you have on site, and we will gladly recommend any cost-saving options.

Install Yourself And Save!

While we can arrange for installation, we highly recommend doing it yourself as it is SO SIMPLE! You are saving by buying direct from the sign monument manufacturer, why not save more by installing yourself? This community HOA got together for a couple hours to plant this in place without a hitch:

Annapolis Roads Sign Monument Homeowner Installed

Annapolis Roads Sign Monument Homeowner Installed


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Our team is a collaboration of artists with decades of experience in the dimensional signage and sign monument industry. Your project will be designed and suited to your needs. Let us brand the individuality of your company or property.

Our focus is to design, produce, and deliver the Best sign products.

Our goal is to make you look your Best, and to save you unnecessary expenses.

We offer personal service, creativity and value.

Our sign monuments are the style most desired and required by municipalities nationwide. With over (2) decades of nationwide success, we will make You Look Your Best!