ADA Signs

ADA Signs available starting in 2015

 

ADA Braille Number Sign

ADA Braille Number Sign

The Americans with Disabilities Act requires new construction of public accessible facilities to comply with the new laws by March 12,2012. As an example, resorts, hotels, hospitals, entertainment venues and college campuses to name a few, are required to comply with the ADA laws.
Elite Engraving is pleased to offer ADA signs with tactile text and grade 2 braille that comply with the laws and are designed to complement your design and decor. We’ll guide you through the design and creation of  ADA signs which comply with the new laws.

Braille Close-up

Braille Close-up

A wide range of options are available from the choice of your colors and design considerations. Hanging options include simple double sided tape to frames in a range of materials and finishes.

  Architects, building owners,

fabricators and facility managers. We would like the opportunity to talk with you about your projects and requirements. Our engraving shop works closely with our customers to insure a quality product that meets your needs and expectations.

Below we highlight some of the ADA Sign requirements,

but not to worry, we’ll take care of the technical details for you!

The new ADA sign specifications require the Braille to be dome shaped and raised above the surface .025 to .037″. The new tactile text specifications call for beveled edges and that the text also be raised above the surface. as can be seen in the image on the right above. Text size is dictated by the size of the sign. The background and text must  contrast, the colors can’t be similar and the sign must be non glossy.

The law also specifies the placement and height for ADA signs for various uses and  locations, which is too involved to get in to here.

Not all signs need to be ADA compliant, temporary signs, building addresses, directories and parking signs are exempt to name a few.

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Questions? Click Here for our General Question Form and completer Contact information

Thanks for taking the time to read our post, we hope this has been helpful and informative.

 

Wood Tokens and Shapes Made to Order

There are many ways to use our tokens…

Custom Engraved & Cut Cherry-Wood Tokens and Shapes

Our tokens can be inlay-ed

using a Forester bit and a drop of glue in to your project, as a promotional tool, engraved on both sides, as a gift tag or business card!
The one inch token can be attached to a letter and mailed for no additional postage! Uses are almost endless, what’s your idea?

 

 

 

 

Laser Cut Shapes

Laser Cut Shapes

We can cut the shapes and designs

for your designs, adding engraving to complete your prototype or project.
Shapes are cut using a line drawing called a Vector line. Don’t worry, Questions? We’ll be happy to answer your questions, Click Here

 

 

 

 

 

Tree and Landscape Wood Beaded Necklace & Earrings

This is an example of

Cut and Engraved Necklace and Earrings, but could be a custom tag of your own design.
We would be happy to discuss your project with you.

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or Click Here for our Quote Form

 

Touch of Wood Laser Engraving and Elite Engraving and Awards

together offer a full line of products and and engraving options. Explore our web site, if you don’t see what you are looking for, Contact Us and we’ll see what we can do to help you.

We say,”You are only limited by your own imagination!”

Handy Laser Pointer, Jump Drive & Pen

Pen with Laser Pointer and 4GB USB Jump DriveHandy Pointer, Jump Drive & Pen all-in-one

The Laser Pointer is daylight bright, nice for pointing out an area or to something hard to zoom in on, just point the laser and problem solved, time saved. The 4 GB USB Drive is so handy for capturing data and having it handy whenever you have your Laser Pointer, and oh ya, it has a Ball Point pen right there when you need to jot a quick note or thought down, real handy.

The Laser Pointer turns on with a simple push on switch in the pen barrel, let go and the laser turns off, very safe. The USB Jump Drive is protected with-in the body of the pen, the pen unscrews to access the USB connector, very simple, protective and handy.

Our new Laser Pointer includes a 4 GB Jump Drive and Ballpoint Pen all in one package. We’ll include 1 free line of engraved text with your purchase.

These pens are available in a choice of Silver, Red, Blue and Black

NEW ITEM

Check out our Touch Screen Stylus and Ballpoint Pens! Available in a choice of colors or Bamboo!
Your Stylus Includes One free line of engraved text

Click Here for complete contact information or with any further questions you may have

Engraving for the Holidays…

The holiday season is upon us and you are stuck for an idea… what to get the person that seems to have everything or asks for nothing?

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 Our engraving services can help you create or customize that custom gift. From wood ornaments to laser engraved photographs and custom engraved plaques to custom       engraving on you own items, it really is limited to your own imagination! Look through our Idea Gallery and our Shop Online sections or Contact us with your questions. 

  Now the important part… leave enough time for shipping to our shop and back to you!  Shipping takes time. We also get busy this time of year and can not guarantee we can  complete your project in time for you.  We recommend work sent to us be in our shop no later than December 13th to insure we can complete your project and ship the item back to you. Shipping companies get busy this time of year too and generally can not guarantee the usual shorter delivery times. As expedited shipping becomes very expensive, many times costing more than the project cost, we recommend return shipping no later than Dec 20th.  

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Fantacy Foorball Trophies and Awards

Fantacy Football Trophy

Let us create the trophy that will have everybody talking. We aren’t talking just any trophy, we’re talking about that one-of-a-kind trophy for you.

We have a wide selection of trophy tops and bases, or, you can supply your own unique parts and we’ll build your fantasy trophy.
We like to say you are only limited by your own imagination!

 

Click Here for complete contact information or with any further questions you may have.

Click Here for our Quote Form and Contact Ann and lets see what she can do for you we’ll help get the (Foot)Ball rolling!  Our quote include all costs, no little fees for this and that.

Your one stop shop for all your engraving needs.

Groomsmen Gifts; Ideas for the moderen man

The Wedding days closing in, you need groomsmen gifts…What’s a guy to do?

Groomsmen Gifts, Laser Engraved Axes, recipient's name engraved on the other side.

Groomsmen Gifts, Laser Engraved Axes, recipient’s name engraved on the other side.

In days past, things seemed simpler, everything seems to be going out of control… whew. It’s not that bad. Seems our customers can be    quit creative. Here we are showing axes brought to us for engraving with the mans name on one side and the service he preformed on the other side.  We’ve also done machetes, Leather-man knifes, hunting knifes, pens (an old standby), flasks ( another oldie) and personal items from the couple that we engraved for them.

 

All Your Engraving Needs in One Shop

A common question is, “Can you engrave this?” or “Can this material be engraved?” and ” I only have one piece, will you engrave it”?

We will engrave a single piece to short production runs.

With our engraving equipment we are able to engrave most materials including

Materials marked with * may be laser cut

  • Aluminum
  • Anodized Aluminum
  • Brass
  • *Cloth
  • Coated Metals
  • *Composites
  • Fiberglass
  • Glass
  • *Laminated Plastics
  • *Leather
  • Marble
  • *Matt Board
  • *Paper
  • *Plastics (except PVC)
  • Stainless Steel
  • Stone
  • *Wood
  • And More…

Most any computer file can be engraved including:

  • Clip-art
  • Graphics
  • Photographs
  • Text
  • or hard copy that can be scanned

For laser cutting we need a vector file

• Red Lines = Cut Lines
• Cut Line Thickness >= .0001″
• Black Lines = Areas for engraving, not cutting
• Blue = non-actionable marks, notes. Will not be engraved or cut
• Include the size or dimensions of the graphic to be engraved or cut
• Leave the file editable not read only

Questions? Use our General Information form

Or Request a Quote here

Machine Tags Made to Order

Machine Tags Made to Order

Machine Tags Made to Order

We are pleased to add Machine Tags Made to Order to our Catalog … Machine Makers, Mechanics, Hobbyists; Professional quality machine tags , both indoor and outdoor rated plastic tag material. Single piece to short production runs. All work is done in-house, ensuring internal quality control and personal service with your project.

Machine Tags start from $2.50 for a 3/4″ X 1″ engraved tag, double sided tape included.

We offer materials , surfaces and engraving to your project specifications, ensuring the look and feel needed for your project.

Brass Tags also available, Contact Us for further information.

Contact us with your general questions or Request a Quote for your project.

We are expanding our website…

We are expanding our website to include products from Elite Engraving and Awards, which we purchased from the retiring owner. Elite Engraving and Awards offers traditional forms of engraving which enables us to offer a full range of engraving options making us the one stop shop for all your engraving needs.

You may find an answer in our FAQ

Ann will be happy to answer your Questions of provide a Free Quote

Clocks in a wide range of styles and designs

Clocks in a wide range of styles and designs

Desk Nameplates in a wide range of styles and materials

Desk Nameplates in a wide range of styles and materials

We Offer Stock and Custom Flags

We Offer Stock and Custom Flags

Double Pen Rosewood Finish

Double Pen Nameplate, Piano-Finish Rosewood Base

American Solid Brass Whistles

American Whistles

Laser Engraving Glass

Laser Engraved Glass Gifts

Laser Engraved Glass Gifts

We” engrave a single piece to short production runs. Have a glass gift item you would like personalized with text or perhaps a graphic or logo? laser engraving should be your first choice. Why? It’s affordable and can be very detailed, much more than sand blasting or rotary engraving can achieve. That said, nearly any file on your computer or hard copy that will fit in a standard scanner can be used for engraving.

There are a few limitations though. The engraving is low contrast, the glass turns white where the laser engraves, there is no real shading so continuous tone images, like a photograph, don’t work well. But a logo, text, clip art and many graphics work great.

When it comes to laser engraving glass, cheaper glass is better. Laser engraving doesn’t really engrave the glass. What’s happening is the laser is effecting the imperfections (air bubbles, moisture, etc.), and so cheaper glass engraved better that expensive glass.

Glass containing medals like leaded glass can not be laser engraved because our laser does not engrave medals.

The thinner the glass the greater the chance the glass may crack or shatter. It is better to include a couple extra pieces,just in case.

We can engrave flat glass up to 17×29 inches with an engraving area of 12×24 inches centered in the peice. We can do cylindrical glass ( glasses, mugs, vases) from 2 inches to 7 inches in diameter and to about 16 inches in length.

Touch of Wood will be happy to help you with your project whether it’s a single piece or a short production run. We will be happy to answer your questions or give you a quote