SIGN SHOP EQUIPMENT

SHOP EQUIPMENT

The Sign Shop shouUl be pro- vided with 2 pairs of trestles, called horses, about 2 ft. 6 in. high and 3 ft. 6 in. long; 1 large easel made of 1×4 white pine strips, about 3 ft. wide and 6 ft. high, also holes for pegs in uprights 5 in. apart ; 6 2×4′s for uprights, 3 or 4 inches longer than ceiling is high, with peg- holes 4 or 5 inches apart. Pegs should be made of old worn-out broom-handles, about 7 inches long ; being of hardwood, it will be impossible to break them. Spike a 2×4 on the center of ceiling, full length of the shop, and place one end of upright against the 2×4 on ceiling, and kick bottom end (on floor) in tight. This will hold a number of board signs and will keep them up end out of the way, also; shorter uprights may be used on the walls of the shop for the same purpose.

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