Make a piece of DIY artwork with the look of a vintage subway sign. It's an easy project you can complete in no time -- just follow these instructions to the letter.
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Have a Lowe's associate cut your plywood in half; it should measure 2' x 2'.
Lightly sand the plywood. Wipe clean with a dry cloth.
Apply a coat of black spray paint to the plywood. Let dry. Apply a second coat and let dry.
Determine the words you wish to add to your sign (we chose landmarks in Chicago). Lay out the necessary letter stencil sheets on the plywood, row by row.
Remove the letter outlines from the stencil sheets and fill them in with two coats of white spray paint.
Attach a centered picture hanger to the back of the plywood and hang.