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Plaques Hot Off the Foundry Floor

Bank of ND Plaque WordingHot Off the Foundry Floor

What a plaque says is important. The plaque lasts a lifetime or more, and the message is practically forever. Your plaque not only identifies you and your project, but it presents and promotes your message for a long time. I can tell you that most plaques identify the name or organization, the event reason (in our case, the phrase TIME CAPSULE), date of event (or time capsule placement or dedication), and date of intended opening of the time capsule. It is popular to also put a logo, tag line or phrase if there is enough space. Here are some examples of what others have done.
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Cheap Time Capsules and Crowded Plaques - You Just Can't Have It Both Ways

Standard Time Capsule and Outdoor Plaque

Why You Can't Have It Both Ways

Whether you are racking your brains to find the perfect Time Capsule Container, or trying to fit 1,000 words onto a 5x7" Cast or Outdoor Plaque, know this: you can't have it both ways. That is to say, you can't spend NO money on a time capsule container and have the best protection for your items. And you can't choose the smallest plaque and throw so many words on it that it just doesn't fit. That being said...we have some recommendations for you, and ways you can save money without compromising quality.

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Wording Ideas for Plaques & Engraving

Bronze Plaque 12x8Wording Ideas for Plaques and Engraving

What wording is best on a time capsule plaque? What wording do you use for engraving a time capsule?

The answer varies because it is up to you, the customer, to provide that all important message to the future. Here we share some of the many engraved time capsules and time capsule plaques we've provided.

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Metal Plaque or Engraving?

Engraved Time CapsuleMetal Plaque vs Engraving?

You don’t place a time capsule every day. So, when you do, it’s good to know what you want and what you need. Do you need a plaque? Do you need the time capsule lid to be engraved? Or do you want both? This article discusses the difference between the two methods of getting your time capsule message out there. While the time capsule is your real message to the future, how do you identify it and what you want done with it?
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How to Size a Simple Plaque

8x10 Aluminum Plaque with LogoHow to Size a Simple Plaque

Art requirements for cast metal plaques are not the same as for print projects. You need to allow for spacing in between letters and lines. In this article, we discuss a quick way to figure the size of your plaque using the words you wish to put on it. We also include a few other helpful hints for you to know when you order one!

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A Hollywood Time Capsule Story

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A Hollywood Time Capsule Story

Washington Mutual hosted a Hollywood Time Capsule event in January 2004. Lots of folks attended. You'll never guess the secret that was buried beneath the bank company's concrete pathway! See this post for how to install a plaque on wet cement.

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