Sometimes it is the little things in life that we get sentimental about! This past year we expanded our facility with an enormous new warehouse space that nearly tripled our square footage (overdue blog post coming), but it was the little act of rebuilding our sign by hand that struck the largest heart chord!
When we renovated the barn, we retro fitted the prior sign, simply churching it up with some black paint and a vinyl banner.On year two we added some solar lights to really spruce it up!
Over the last 4 years, our cheap fixer upper of a sign weathered countless UV charged summer days, many brutal winter storms and a fair charge of salty coastal air. By January of this year you could barely make out the lettering for Split Rock, but the rock still stood strong.
These past few weeks have been filled with production of hand sanitizer, and as we started up our curbside pickup, it became all to evident that our sign needed another makeover.
Rather than just use the old battered remnants, we ripped the sign down to the roots, keeping the original posts for our grounding.While rebuilding we recounted stories of the long journey that has brought us here today.Not an easy moment for any of us, but one that we will endure!
We salvaged the solar lights, we replaced all the wood with pressure treated stock that would weather the next few years, and tacked in place yet another vinyl sign!It is functional, not to flashy, and full of sentiments of where we have been and where we are headed!Hope it makes us a little easier to pick out as you are headed down Route 1.