[Noisebridge-discuss] Rebirth of the metal Noisebridge sign

Al Sweigart asweigart at gmail.com
Thu Dec 26 01:57:00 UTC 2013

I like the metal look (it immediately conveys that the sign is solid metal,
and not just painted over wood). Is there a clear protective coat we could
give it?

Chrome on the back is a good idea to add to the back-glow.


On Wed, Dec 25, 2013 at 5:42 PM, Corey McGuire <coreyfro at coreyfro.com>wrote:

> We should hit it with some rustolum.  I've done BBQ black on the front and
> chrome on the back for the other signs I've made.  Gives good stark
> contrast for the kind of effect you are going for.
> On Wed, Dec 25, 2013 at 8:38 AM, Al Sweigart <asweigart at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I've brushed off all the paint that was covering the metal Noisebridge
>> sign to its original surface. I stuck red Christmas lights to the back to
>> give it a soft back glow. (The metal texture looks better in person than in
>> the photo.)
>> http://imgur.com/B27fIJ4
>> I think it'd be good at the top of the stairs, where it was originally.
>> -Al
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