To determine the value of a specific antique metal sign, get a free auction estimate from a dealer website such as, search for recent sales of the same sign on or search an antique signs pri... More » Hobbies & Games Collecting

The key to painting metal properly is to ensure you first properly prepare the metal surface. Once the metal has been properly prepped, then primed, it is ready to be painted. More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance

Make cute garden signs by sanding down old wood boards, adding a base layer of paint and painting on some sayings or pictures. Break overly long boards by placing them on a cement block at the desired size and stomping i... More » Home & Garden Gardening & Landscapes
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