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Signs by Dave Herzfeld

Original designs, hand carved and professional installation of long lasting wooden signs for southern Vermont and the surrounding areas. Utilizing the best available materials including pure 23 K gold leaf. Signs include hand painted original artwork and pin striping. Ultra violet coatings are also applied to ensure a long lasting exterior grade product. Commercial signs and residential signs.

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Bed and Breakfast signs

How about incorporating the historic significance to your establishment? This double sided sign also comes with a changing of vacancy sign.

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Hand carved Pelican Mailbox

Your friends will know where you live now. Hand carved and hand painted with a exterior UV protective finish for longevity. Available with your name or house # on a Black or White mailbox. Also featuring a handmade bait fish flag to signal the mail carrier. other designs available. Call or email for pricing.

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School signs

Southern Vermont's premier sign carver. Original Design. Hand carved. Double sided. All wood sign. Hand painted portraits. Clear coated. All hand gilded. Superior longevity. Hand laid bricks. Call or email for pricing.

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Hand carved owl nature scene

This wildlife scene is a high relief carving. Mounted within a recessed opening in a stone chimney. Painted to blend with the stone. other custom themes are available.

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Hand carved Snapping Turtle

This hand carved Snapping Turtle wildlife scene measures 2.5 feet x 3.5 feet. It is a high relief carving featuring the snapper in a natural environment along with it's prey. It was inserted into a stone chimney and hand painted to blend into the stone.

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Sculpted Mailbox

Custom sculpted mailbox. Functional, whimsical. Exterior grade. Other commissions for interior and exterior projects accepted. Custom mailboxes and garden sculptures designed, built and delivered to your home.

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Catholic Church Signs

Hand carved and double sided. Measures approximately 6 feet by 6 feet. Oil base finish, with a UV protective clear coat over the artwork. 23K gold details with hand pin striping.

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Seagull hand carved mailbox

Meet Siggy. His lifelike look will impress your friends and neighbors. Comes with your name or house #. Available with a white or black mailbox. Also features a handmade bait fish flag to alert the letter carrier for mail pick up. Call or email for pricing.

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Bed and Breakfast Lodge signs

Are you looking for something a little more contemporary to attract a particular customer base? This double sided hand carved wooden sign is over seven feet tall! The multi layered face has a diameter of over 3 feet! I snaked a wire through the post and bracket then through the sign itself to illuminate the eyes at night. Slide Brook Lodge is located at the Mad River ski area in Northern Vermont.

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Slide Brook Lodge Sign Detail

Here is a detail shot of the "Green Man's" face. Complete with LED eyes!

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Vermont carved signs

This double sided landmark sign fit perfect with their log cabin style environment. The owner also stated that it helped bring" guys" inside as well.

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Church Signs

I incorporated some of the Gothic details of the church building into the design elements of the church. Mass time schedule panel is removable to allow for time changes.

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Norman Rockwell sign

My son made the best model for a recent sign for the Norman Rockwell Exhibit in Arlington Vermont. My painting was a tribute to the illustrative lengend.

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Horse Farm Signs

Hand carved custom Morgan horse sign. Double sided. Features handpainted portraits of the owners prize horse.

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Catholic Church Signs

Hand carved and double sided wooden sign with 23K gold leaf gilding. Custom designed and built measuring approximately 6 feet by 6 feet.

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High relief carved sign

High relief hand carved exterior grade sign. All hand painted and clear coated for uv protection.

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National Forest Signage

Accurately designed and professionally installed signage to specific regulations and set backs.

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Appliance signs Manchester

Simple clean design. Hand carved double sided wood sign.

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Carved cross detail

Here is a detail shot of the trinity section of the Cemetery sign. All hand gouging is painted in a royal purple a symbol of mourning.

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Bed and Breakfast Lodge signs

Simple, just like the owners requested.

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Massage Signs

This sign features the owners area logo.

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House Signs

Does your home have a distinguishing feature that you would like incorporated into your sign? Wall or post mounting options are available.

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Flat Letter Farm Sign

This wall mounted sign features a portrait of the owner on his favorite tractor.

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House number signs

Personalized,custom designed,hand carved to fit your living environment. Email or call for pricing.

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Farm Signs

Double sided featuring portraits of their prize livestock.

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Kiosk Signs

Shopping area signs can be designed and installed to encompass several neighboring businesses.

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Church signage

This hand carved signs design element is a small wooden replica of a prominent stained glass window in the church.

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Historical signs

This B&B had historical significance that was portrayed in the sign.

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Folk Art Signs

This hand carved double sided wooden sign became a instant lure for this business owner.

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House identifyiing signs

The home owners told me that their property was full of moles! What a great idea for designing their sign!

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Community Development signs

Housing development signs can be designed to attract and distinguish the community. Increasing property values.

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Library signs

I incorporated some architectural,elements of the beautiful library into this sign.

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Auto signs

Sometimes when space is an issue, the message can get across through the design. When the customer requests to use their initials for the sign as well, it becomes a challenge, but not impossible.

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Pet portrait carved sign

This hand carved mahogany sign measures 2.5 feet tall x 4 feet wide. Gouged background, hand painted details, gold and silver leaf frame. UV protective finish to ensure longevity. Quechee Vermont

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Private Drive Signs

Do you have a long driveway that needs signage?

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Catholic Church Cemetery sign

Designed specifically for three Parishes. This eight foot by thirteen foot hand carved and hand painted wooden sign beautifully adorns this cemetery lawn. Gilded in 23K gold leaf, with a hand painted floral border protected with a U.V. clear coat. For a sense of scale, the three crosses are over two feet tall. Each one is built using six separate pieces of wood, carved, then gilded.

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Church signage

Custom designed and hand carved signs to reflect the personality or historic importance of your congregation.

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Town Boundary signs

Town, society, or other public identifying signs designed to enhance the surroundings.

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Dave Herzfeld, Shaftsbury, Vermont Artist, (802) 375-2369

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Providing custom service to the Vermont communities of: Manchester, Bennington, Stratton Mountain, Snow, Wilmington, Okemo, Killington, Stowe, Mad River, Burlington, Williston, Montpelier, Woodstock, and Quechee; the Massachusetts communities of: Williamstown, Lenox, Great Barrington, North Hampton, Deerfield, Boston, Cape Cod, Dover, Weston, Framingham, and Martha's Vineyard; the New York communities of: Albany, Bethlehem, Saratoga, Southold, Quogue, Long Island, Lake George, Niskayuna, Clifton Park, Westchester, White Plains, Armonk, Scarsdale, Adirondack, Catskills, Nassau County, Cappaqua, Plandome Manor, Long Beach, Rye, and Kings Point; the New Jersey communities of: Northern, Tavistock, Upper Saddle River, Alpine, Rockleigh, Mendham Township, Bernardsville, Cape May, Stone Harbor, Avalon, Beach Haven, Sea Isle City; the Connecticut communities of: New Canaan, Darien, and Greenwich; the New Hampshire communities of Manchester and New Castle, many towns in Maine, and most of the New England region. We ship nationwide!