Sign & Digital Graphics

January '17

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S I G N & D I G I T A L G R A P H I C S • January 2017 • 83 A final topcoat is applied prior to applying the oil size. Slow oil size is applied to the letters. After 17 hours, the sized letters are ready to accept 23K XX loose gold leaf. Hueg and Cossetta continued to work on additional interior and exterior sig- nage, and Hueg and DeMars continued to work on other sign projects requiring installation until Hueg took leave of the sign business around 1995. However, he stayed in contact with both Cossetta and DeMars. It was around this time that Hueg moved to Colorado to put down roots with his wife Sue, and to pursue his emerging interest in sculpture. Much of Hueg's family is still living in St. Paul, so he's been back many, many times over the years, and has also kept in touch with both Dave and Mitch. The Problem at Hand Over the next 20-plus years, Cossetta's business continued to grow in all aspects of authentic Italian food and products. Eventually the business expanded enough that they had a very large addition added to the existing building. Gilded Alimentari letters.

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