Personalized Directional Sign

Know the way to San Jose--or anywhere else--with this customizable piece.
created by

Chris Crooks

$35.00

Chris Crooks created by

Chris Crooks

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Oh the Places You'll Go

Destination knew--she was just as important as Journey. Making the case is artist Chris Crooks, who has designed his own take on the classic directional sign that incorporates your personalized landmarks. Commemorate the family homestead, point the way to your lakeside getaway, or mark the miles to Grandma's house, all in your choice of colors and fonts (there's a variety to pick from). Hang it on its own or use as a replacement sign for your Personalized Family Member Signpost. Each sign is finished with a dry brushed texture, giving it a warmly worn look that makes this piece a charming addition to any setting. Any which way you decide to go. Made in Tucson, Arizona.

Click here to see our Personalized Family Member Signpost.

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.”

Exclusive Made in the USA
Measurements
Each sign is 18-24" L depending on text. See notes below for the height of each color sign.
Care
Can be hung indoors or outdoors. The finish can be maintained by applying car wax once a year, or as needed.
Notes
Each sign is 18-24" L, depending on custom text. Sign height varies from 2.5-3.75", depending on color chosen:
Cream - 3.5" H
Forest Green - 2.5" H
Ocean Blue - 3.75" H
Coral - 2.5" H
Yellow - 3.75" H
Purple - 2.5" H
Item ID
41630

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This is a made-to-order item. If you order today your item will ship no later than 11/6/2017.

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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UncommonGoodsPersonalized Directional Sign
 
4.8

(based on 10 reviews)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (8)
  • Weather proof (6)
  • Easy to secure (5)
  • Visible at A distance (5)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Back yard (5)
  • Garden (4)
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    • Midrange shopper (8)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (3)

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5.0

LOVED IT!!

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from Ponte Vedra, Florida

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Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Weather Resistant

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Front Yard
    • Garden

    Comments about UncommonGoods Personalized Directional Sign:

    My husband is part time in Washington, and I am part time in Florida, so had a sign that pointed to the city I lived in for him. It is so nice!

     
    5.0

    Not sure how I wound up on your website but glad I did!

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    from West Chester, OH

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    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about UncommonGoods Personalized Directional Sign:

        I ripped my own piece of 5/16" X 4" rough sawn cedar and created a typical sign post. Signs were simple to attach!

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        I love my directional sign!

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        from Indiana lake house

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        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Back Yard

          Comments about UncommonGoods Personalized Directional Sign:

          Very pleased, excellent quality!

           
          5.0

          What a great gift!

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          from Fremont, CA

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          Pros

          • Attractive Design

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Garden

            Comments about UncommonGoods Personalized Directional Sign:

            My dad put it together so I'm not sure how easy it was to assemble, but I can't imagine it being too difficult since he's an old fart! ;-)

            Service and delivery comments:

            Delivery was on time; not issues

             
            5.0

            Quality work and easy order process!

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            from Austin, TX

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            Pros

            • Attractive Design
            • Easy To Secure
            • Very good quality materials
            • Visible At A Distance
            • Weather Resistant

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Back Yard
              • Front Yard
              • Garden

              Comments about UncommonGoods Personalized Directional Sign:

              This was an addition to a beautiful piece by the same artist (the directional sign). Exceptional quality and beautiful unique addition to my mom's landscape.

              Service and delivery comments:

              Arrived well protected/packaged.

               
              5.0

              Exactly as Expected

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              from Hilton Head, SC

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              Pros

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

              Cons

              • Could use stabilization at ground level

              Best Uses

              • Back Yard
              • Garden

              Comments about UncommonGoods Personalized Directional Sign:

              He absolutely loves it!!

               
              4.0

              Great product but scratched and color bolts were not include

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              from Florida

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              Pros

              • Attractive Design

              Cons

              • Mounting pole too short!

              Best Uses

              • Back Yard

              Comments about UncommonGoods Personalized Directional Sign:

              Received the signs for Christmas but needed 2 more, ordered and received order on time but both sign had scratches in the paint. Also the color mounting bolts were not included.

               
              5.0

              Exceeded my expectations

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              from Riverside, Ca

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              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Back Yard

                Comments about UncommonGoods Personalized Directional Sign:

                It is on the patio

                • Was this a gift?:
                • Yes
                 
                5.0

                Worth Every Penny!

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                from Dundee, IL

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                Comments about UncommonGoods Personalized Directional Sign:

                These were a gift for my sister's birthday. I had the town and miles from her house of her twins on her signs. She loved them!

                • Was this a gift?:
                • Yes
                 
                4.0

                Just like the picture

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                from Buffalo, NY

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                Comments about UncommonGoods Personalized Directional Sign:

                The sign looks just like the picture, and the custom words look great!

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                • Yes

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