This is a sign of my Grandpa's dairy farm I cleaned up with some stainless steel cleaner so it wouldn't eat the vinyl lettering and wire brushed the rust. Mounted on a simple board. Raised it for 3d effect.
What you will need
Black 1-1/4" wood screws
A sign to mount
Clearcoat wood sealant
Stain or paint of your choice or whatever
How to do this project
Prepare and clean sign
Cut, router board edge and sand
Clear coat, then stain. The stain is subtle but darkened to a cherry color.
Build and mount raised frame with screws
Mount sign with screws . Only tighten to 3/4" gap