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Acrylic Sneeze Guards for NASA

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Acrylic Sneeze Guards for NASA

I was recently contacted by NASA at Wallops Island VA to build some acrylic sneeze guards for their launch control room.  They have an upcoming launch and to minimize the chance of COVID-19 inflection, NASA wants to install sneeze guards between each of the control room stations.   Because of the COVID-19 outbreak and the volume of businesses that are installing  acrylic protective barriers, acrylic sheets have become harder to obtain.  I contacted some local acrylic suppliers and managed to get an order of acrylic sheets.   We settled on 36”x 36”, 1/4” thick clear acrylic sheets.  The bases were...

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Mother’s Day Gifts!

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Mother’s Day Gifts!

Mother’s Day is coming up and like everybody else I need to give out gifts to the very deserving moms in my life.  I wanted to make something that was unique, memorable and most importantly usable throughout the year.  Family photos and photos in general are alway precious to most moms.  So, I decided to gen up something to uniquely display the photos. I’m etching the photos onto 1/8” thick acrylic.  I just started using Lightburn software and I have to say its a HUGE upgrade over RDWorks.  The software makes converting images into a laser engravable format a breeze....

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Club Quarantine Party Lights

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Club Quarantine Party Lights

My wife has been really digging the @dnice Club Quarantine dance party.  It's been a really nice break while we stay at home. To help her get in the vibe a little more, I whipped up a sign.  I cut it out of 1/8" acrylic and put on a portable battery operated stand.  Perfect to setup any place in the house while she gets her groove on!      

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CCHobby Signs at Crew, The Bar in Florida

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CCHobby Signs at Crew, The Bar in Florida

CCHobby created a pair of large lighted acrylic signs to brighten up the front windows of Crew, The Bar in Florida.  The signs provide a lively and inviting storefront to an already hopping bar.  Both signs are 24”x24” and enclosed in wood frames suitable for mounting.  One sign is lit in a static blue and the other it done in RGB allowing it to display in almost any color complete with flashing, fading and remote on/off. Please contact us if you are interested in similar signs or looking for something unique to suit your venue.         

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CCHobby Lighted Signs at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

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CCHobby Lighted Signs at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

CCHobby is supporting the NASA Network Integration Center (NIC) at Goddard Space Flight Center.  CCHobby provided 23 lighted desktop signs and 3 large hanging signs as part of an overhaul of the NIC.  The signs are currently on display and the NIC is used as part of public tours through Goddard.        Lighted nameplate signs can be purchased here.  Please contact us if you are interested in custom signs or bulk purchases.

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