1994 Winchester Frederick County Chamber of Commerce Business of the
signs are made by blasting exposed wood with a high pressure mixture
of air and sand. Covering some areas with a rubber mask allows
these areas to be raised. Creative borders accent the beauty of
the sandblasted design. Reinforcing the back of larger signs ensures
long term durability and maintains the flatness of the sign. Complete
sealing of all edges is essential for long term durability. Sandblasted
signs come in a variety of substrates normally from 1-1/2"-2"
thick. In the past, many signs were blasted from redwood but,
due to problems of obtaining clear grain redwood, more and more
signs are being blasted from cedar, synthetic foam or other materials.