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A sign painter at heart.

Sign painting as a craft has a special place in my heart. I grew up with a sign painter mother.So from junior high on- learning the craft from her…lettering everything from pickup truck doors to store windows in the farm town of 5000 I grew up in.(Beardstown, Illinois). I learned enough to talk my way into a job at $6.50 and hour to work for Weatherford Signs in Carbondale, Illinois. The shop was- and is in some respects one of the best in the midwest, and was considered ‘sign school’ at the time.It was at the end of gravel road in…

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