Latitude Longitude House Sign

created by

Chris Crooks

$85.00 - 130.00

Chris Crooks created by

Chris Crooks

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Define your exact corner of the world in a whole new way with this industrial outdoor sign. Artist Chris Crooks takes the address of your home, business, or favorite place and converts it to its geographic coordinates, reducing to two decimal points to differentiate between you and your neighbor's front door. Set against a backdrop of richly patinated oxidized steel, your family or business name (up to 12 characters) are laser engraved in block lettering along with the corresponding coordinates. A contrasting stainless steel backing makes the lettering stand out, while the weather-resistant cedar wood backing and steel stakes make this a long-standing welcome to your garden, front door, and place in the universe. Handmade in Corona de Tucson, Arizona.

Includes screws for wall mounting as well as stakes for ground mounting. Click to view mounting instructions (also included with item).

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Made in Arizona

Exclusively for UncommonGoods

Chris Crooks

created by

Chris Crooks

location

Arizona

“I started out from my garage. As the business grew, and my wife’s and neighbors' patience stretched, it was time to move to an industrial space. There I can bang and grind at all hours of the night. It's 1,000 square feet of pure metalworking nirvana.”

Chris Crooks has taken a somewhat winding road to get to where is now—creating imaginative lawn sculptures inspired by the southwest landscape he calls home. After graduating from the Art Institute of Philadelphia, Chris worked in advertising, then ran a printing business with his wife, while painting during his free time.



It was when the couple moved to Tucson for a change of scenery that Chris collaborated with a metal art manufacturer and fell in love with the art form. Eventually, he began designing and making his first metal sculpture collection from his studio nestled in the foothills of the Santa Rita mountains, just outside Tucson.

“I always wanted to make a living doing something genuinely enjoyable,” he says. “To get up in the morning raring to go, and never having enough time to do everything you want to do.”

Handmade Exclusive Made in the USA
Made from
stainless steel, cedar wood, oxidized steel
Measurements
Name Only: 3" H x 18" W
Coordinates Only: 5" H x 18" W
Name and Coordinates: 8" H x 18" W
Notes
Includes screws for wall mounting as well as stakes for ground mounting. Click to view mounting instructions (also included with item).
Item ID
40656

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This is a made-to-order item. If you order today your item will ship no later than 7/26/2017.

At this time, this item cannot be shipped to P.O. Boxes or to APO/FPO or US Territories. Contact custom@uncommongoods.com with any questions.


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UncommonGoodsLatitude Longitude House Sign
 
4.8

(based on 34 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (30)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

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97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (28)
  • Weather proof (20)
  • Visible at A distance (18)
  • Easy to secure (17)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Front yard (23)
  • Garden (12)
  • Back yard (11)
  • Porch (9)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Midrange shopper (18), High-end shopper (6)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (13)
    • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
    • Other (8), Birthday (4), Anniversary (3), Christmas or hanukkah (3), Father's day/dad gift (3)

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5.0

Perfect gift for northern Michigan cottage

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from Atlanta, GA

About Me Midrange Shopper

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Weather Resistant

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Front Yard

    Comments about UncommonGoods Latitude Longitude House Sign:

    Perfect for welcoming guests from the street at my parents cottage in northern Michigan!

    Service and delivery comments:

    Delivery was within one week of estimate with custom designed piece - worth the wait!

     
    5.0

    This was a gift and the recipient (my mother) loved it

    By 

    from Raleigh, NC & Anna Maria, FL

    About Me High-end Shopper

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attractive Design
    • Easy To Secure
    • Visible At A Distance
    • Weather Resistant

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Back Yard
      • Front Yard
      • Garden
      • Interior
      • Porch

      Comments about UncommonGoods Latitude Longitude House Sign:

      My mother has it indoors at the moment but plans to place it outside in her front yard once her landscaping is finished.

       
      5.0

      Super Cute and Very Practical for Any Condition

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      from St. Paul, Minnesota

      About Me Midrange Shopper

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attractive Design
      • Easy To Secure
      • Weather Resistant

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Back Yard
        • Front Yard
        • Garden
        • Porch

        Comments about UncommonGoods Latitude Longitude House Sign:

        I use it outside my cabin. It looks great!

         
        5.0

        Such an awesome gift for sailors, travelers, explorers...

        By 

        from Delaware

        About Me High-end Shopper

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Attractive Design
        • Easy To Secure
        • Highly visible and unique
        • Looks vintage and Hand made
        • Rustic and bullet proof -sturdy
        • Secret code for sailors - clever++
        • Visible At A Distance
        • Weather Resistant

        Cons

        • needs an option to buy bigger size

        Best Uses

        • Front Yard
        • Yard overlooking river where boat is kept

        Comments about UncommonGoods Latitude Longitude House Sign:

        Such a great gift for special people.

        Service and delivery comments:

        This arrived much sooner than expected in perfect condition. Lots of "wow" comments. Everyone thrilled!

         
        5.0

        Great closing gift! My clients love it!

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        from Clayton, CA

        About Me Midrange Shopper

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Attractive Design
        • Easy To Secure
        • Weather Resistant

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Back Yard
          • Front Yard
          • Garden
          • Porch

          Comments about UncommonGoods Latitude Longitude House Sign:

          I have bought this as a closing gift for several clients and they love it. The design is beautiful and personal.

           
          5.0

          More beautiful than expected

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          from SV, Ca

          About Me Midrange Shopper

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attractive Design

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Back Yard
            • Front Yard
            • Garden

            Comments about UncommonGoods Latitude Longitude House Sign:

            This is a very personal and unique gift which I sent to family as a housewarming gift. Was very difficult to find something suitable for their gorgeous home in Hawaii. It was everything I was hoping it would be

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            This is by far one of the best gifts.

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            from Fort Collins, CO/ Red Feather Lakes, CO

            About Me Midrange Shopper

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            Pros

            • Attractive Design
            • Easy To Secure
            • Visible At A Distance
            • Weather Resistant

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Front Yard

              Comments about UncommonGoods Latitude Longitude House Sign:

              I am so glad I bought this for my husband. He was thrilled, because it is so unusual and perfect for not only a gift for someone that has everything but looks wonderful on the front of our mountain cabin.

              Service and delivery comments:

              I ordered this about 6 weeks before it was to be given, to allow plenty of time so it would be late for his birthday. It arrived within a couple weeks.

               
              5.0

              terrific

              By 

              from wisconsin

              About Me Budget Shopper

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Attractive Design
              • classy, just the right size. unique!
              • Easy To Secure
              • Visible At A Distance
              • Weather Resistant

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Back Yard
                • Front Yard
                • Garden
                • Porch

                Comments about UncommonGoods Latitude Longitude House Sign:

                Its in my front yard, making my house look much, much better! And the kids always know EXACTLY where to go if they need anything!

                 
                5.0

                Beautifully done!!

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                from Palmhurst, Tx

                About Me Midrange Shopper

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Attractive Design
                • Easy To Secure
                • Visible At A Distance
                • Weather Resistant

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Front Yard

                  Comments about UncommonGoods Latitude Longitude House Sign:

                  We are so glad we ordered this item. Did not take long at all to receive. It is a beautiful piece of art in our front yard.

                   
                  5.0

                  Great experience

                  By 

                  from Lake Jackson TX

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Attractive Design
                  • Easy To Secure
                  • Visible At A Distance

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about UncommonGoods Latitude Longitude House Sign:

                      Great experience! Received product much sooner than expected date. Great quality! Product was exactly as described. Will be ordering a couple more in the near future. Awesome unique gift! My husband loved it!

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