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Eagle Scout Project, Engraved Outdoor Plaque, Tree Dedication or Memorial plaque


 

 

Engraved Insert Plaques for Outdoor Use

 

image of stake mount insert plaque, natural finish, black background/insert, engraved as Eagle Scout Project plaque, 5x10

 

Insert plaques are a true hybrid product and are especially useful as a substitute for a cast plaque.  They're a combination of a cast aluminum plaque with a raised border, but rather than having raised letters the casting serves as a frame for an engraved anodized aluminum plate. 

Because the wording on insert plaques is engraved, rather than cast, a significant amount of text can be produced on a far smaller size plaque. This is particularily valuable with Eagle Scout plaques; where there is a lot of information & usually Scout Logos desired with an eye towards purchase price.  The result is a good dollar value for an outdoor plaque without giving up looks or durability.  We offer them in 8 sizes, with your choice of brushed aluminum or Holly Bronze finish, 9 different background colors, and produced as either a free standing stake mount, screw mount, or hidden stud mount.  The anodized aluminum insert plates are offered in black, natural aluminum, brass colored, green, blue & red.  Personalized engraving is included in the purchase price and we set no limits on how much text will be engraved.

 

image of screw mount insert plaque, Dedication, blk insert, 3x8     Image of stake mount plaque, green insert, Memorial, 4x6

Our smallest 3x8" & 4x6" plaques differ from the larger sizes in that we carry them in stock and only a black background color is offered.  Our 3x8" plaques are screw mount only - the 4x6's are offered as either screw mount or stake mount.  Your color choice of the insert plate is offered on both plaques.  These castings are 1/4" thick, with the stake also being 1/4" of solid aluminum.

 

image of screw mount insert plaque, Holly bronze, brown background, brass colored insert, business sign, 5x8     Image of Stake mount insert plaque, Alum finish w/blue insert, business sign, 5x8

Our larger insert plaques are NOT stock items as there are 2 finishes, 6 sizes, and 9 background color choices.  Your order is placed with the foundry when received and has an approximate lead time of 2 weeks.  This ensures your plaque is brand new; not one that's been sitting on a shelf.  Your finish and baked enamel background color will be newly applied.  These larger sizes are 1/2" thick with the inset being 3/8".

 

Image of the back of a Stake mount plaque showing welded bracket & stake     Catalog illustration showing stake sizes, mounts, pricing and 45 degree bend

For stake mount orders, the stake can also be painted to match your background color at no additional charge.  Stakes are solid aluminum, 1/2" thick, and available in 12" / 18" /24" lengths.  Pricing below includes a 24" stake.  Stakes can be precision bent to provide the proper 45 degree viewing angle or ordered straight which produces a billboard effect.

 

Catalog illustration showing the 9 background colors     Catalog illustration showing standard mounting methods

All our plaques are shipped insured Priority Mail unless otherwise requested. 

 

MAKING YOUR PURCHASE

Below you'll find our screw mount listings have a "Add to Cart" button, and the stake mounts do not.  We've placed the buttons only on those listings where shipping & insurance rates are "one size fits all".  Screw mounts ship in flat rate boxes with the same pricing anywhere in the US.  This including multiple purchases.

Stake mount shipping rates vary with weight and destination.  These listings have a link that takes you to our order page, rather than a button.  There we list the information required to accurately price your shipping, produce your order, and where to email it.  Our response will include a screen shot of your initial layout as well as accurate pricing.

Your engraving instructions and any other information, should be sent to us using our order forms.  Links to these forms can be found on our "Order Form / Welcome Back" page.  For our PayPal customers, you'll be returned to this page after checkout.  For our customers that prefer to use checks or money orders; this is the page where you place your order. Insert Plaque Order Form
 
 
Approved Screen Shot - Completed Plaque
 
Image of a screen shot from the engraving software, approved by customer     Image of completed 4x6 Insert plaque. Engraved per the opposite screen shot
 
 
Some of our Stock Logo's -Engraved at no additional charge
 
Image of screen shot showing engraved memorial logos
 
Image of Screen shot showing Boy Scout logos
 
 


 

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Image of screw mount Insert plaque, Green insert, engraved as a memorial, 3x8     Image of screw mount Insert Plaque, black insert, engraved as a business sign, 3x8

Our own 3x8" Insert Plaque - Price $39.50

These small insert plaques are not a stock shape for the foundry, but rather are of our own design.  The engraving insert is aprox. 1 3/4 x 5 1/2" and can comfortably accommodate 5 lines of text.  They make excellent bench plaques, directional signs, business signs among numerous other applications.  Their smaller size and unique shape have made them a popular item. 

 Shipping Charges:  These plaques ship Insured Priority Mail in the small flat rate box at $7.00.  Up to 4 of these plaques can be shipped in the same box with NO additional shipping or insurance charges.  Shipping notification and tracking numbers are provided.

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Image of 4x6 screw-mount Insert plaque, natural insert, engraved as a business sign       Image of 4x6 screw mount Insert plaque, black insert, Eagle Scout Service Project 

4x6" Screw Mount Insert Plaque - Price $39.50

This versatile plaque can be adapted for any number of uses.  We've made a great many of these for Boy Scout Eagle Projects, and they make excellent business signs, to mention just two.  The anodized aluminum insert offers 3x5" of engraving space which allows numerous lines of text.  

Shipping Charges:  These plaques ship Insured Priority Mail in the small flat rate box at $7.00.  Up to 4 of these plaques can be shipped in the same box with NO additional shipping or insurance charges.  Shipping notification and tracking numbers are provided.

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Image of stake mount 4x6 Insert plaque, black insert, Engraved as dedication with sun tree logo        Image of stake mount 4x6 Insert plaque, brass colored insert, engraved as a memorial

4x6 Stake Mount Plaques - Price $44.50

Stake mount plaques are among our most popular items.  Their uses include trees planted in honor of loved ones, pet memorials, garden signs, address signs, information signs - the list goes on.  The plaque is easily removed for grass cutting - it simply sticks in the ground.  Pricing includes engraving and the stake.

Shipping:  Stake mount plaques ship insured Priority Mail, unless otherwise requested.  Shipping rates are determined by both weight and destination.  A single plaque ships @ 1lb/3ozs from zip code 40206.  Up to 4 plaques can be shipped in the same box.  To obtain total pricing please go to our Order Form for Insert Plaques.    There we list the information required to accurately price your shipping, produce your order, and where to email it. Our response will include a screen shot (s) of how your plate would look as well as total pricing.  PayPal invoicing is used for stake mount orders.  Shipping notification and tracking numbers are provided.

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Our larger plaques - 5x8" thru 10x16"

1/2" Thick - 3/8" Inset - 9 Background Colors - 2 Finishes

Image of catalog illustration, insert plaque size illustration chart

Please use the comparison chart above as an aid - how one size compares to another.  Regrettably photos aren't available for most of the larger size plaques.  Shipping our orders takes priority over photographing them.  We'll be adding more photos as we're able.

 

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Image of 5x8 Screw mount Insert Plaque, Holly Bronze, Brown background, Brass colored insert, engraved as a business sign    Photo of 5x8 outdoor plaque, green insert, engraved for Boy Scout Eagle Project

5x8 Screw / Hidden Stud Mount Insert Plaque

Pricing: Aluminum $76.00 / Holly Bronze $90.75

This is the beginning size of the larger plaques.  This plaque, and the remainder to follow are not stock plaques - each is produced to your order with an approximate lead time of 2 weeks.  Plaques are 1/2" thick with a 3/8" inset.  Your choice of finishes; brushed aluminum or Holly Bronze, 9 background colors (see example above), and 6 insert colors.  Above photo is Holly Bronze with Dark Brown Background color.

Shipping Charges:  These plaques ship Insured Priority Mail in the small flat rate box at $7.50.  Two of these plaques can be shipped in the same box with NO additional shipping or insurance charges.  Shipping notification and tracking numbers are provided.

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Image of stake mount 5x8 Insert plaque, Holly Bronze, Brown background, brass colored insert, engraved as a memorial       Image of stake mount 5x8 Insert plaque, alum. finish, black background, blue insert, engraved as a recognition plaque.

5x8 Stake Mount Plaque

Pricing: Aluminum $102.57 / Holly Bronze $117.32

Above pricing includes a 24" stake.  12 & 18" stakes can be ordered at reduced pricing.  Stakes can be painted to match the background color at your request.

Shipping:  Stake mount plaques ship insured Priority Mail, unless otherwise requested.  Shipping rates are determined by both weight and destination.  5x8's ship @ 5lbs/1ozs from zip code 40206.  Up to 4 plaques can be shipped in the same box.  To obtain total pricing, please go to our Order Form for Insert Plaques.   page. There you can submit the information required to accurately price your shipping, and produce your order.  Our response will include a screen shot (s) of how your plate would look as well as total cost.  PayPal invoicing is used for stake mount orders.  Shipping notification and tracking numbers are provided.

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Image of hidden stud insert plaque, natural finish, black background & insert, 5x10, Eagle Project Plaque  Image of 5x10 screw mount insert plaque, natural finish, black background & insert, engraved as a Eagle Scout plaque

5x10" Screw / Hidden Stud Mount Plaque

Pricing: Aluminum $97.10 / Holly Bronze $115.64

This plaque provides the same up/down engraving space as does our 5x8"; easily accommodating 5 or more lines of engraving.  The additional length offers room for longer lines, larger characters, and/or the inclusion of engraved art work.

Shipping:  5x10" Screw Mount plaques ship insured Priority Mail in a medium flat rate box at $13.80.  The box can accommodate up to 3 plaques at NO additional shipping or insurance charges. Shipping notification and tracking numbers are provided.

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Image of a stake mount 5x10 Insert plaque, natural finish & insert, black background, engraved as a Eagle Project Plaque     

5x10" Stake Mount Plaque

Pricing: Aluminum $123.67 / Holly Bronze $142.21

Shipping:  Stake mount plaques ship insured Priority Mail, unless otherwise requested.  Shipping rates are determined by both weight and destination.  5x10's ship @ 5lbs/4ozs from zip code 40206.  Up to 4 plaques can be shipped in the same box.  To obtain total pricing, please go to our Order Form for Insert Plaques.   page.  There you can submit the information required to accurately price your shipping, and produce your order.  Our response will include a screen shot (s) of how your plate would look as well as total cost.  PayPal invoicing is used for stake mount orders.  Shipping notification and tracking numbers are provided.

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Image of catalog illustration of 6x6

 6x6" Screw / Hidden Stud Mount Plaque

Pricing: Aluminum $73.21 / Holly Bronze $87.21

Shipping:  6x6" screw mount plaques ship insured Priority Mail in the medium flat rate box at $13.80.  This box can accommodate up to 5 plaques at NO additional shipping charges.  Shipping notification and tracking numbers are provided.

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Image of catalog illustration, stake mount 6x6

6x6" Stake Mount Plaque

Pricing: Aluminum $99.78 / Holly Bronze $113.78

Shipping:  Stake mount plaques ship insured Priority Mail, unless otherwise requested.  Shipping rates are determined by both weight and destination.  6x6's ship @ 4lbs/14ozs from zip code 40206.  Up to 4 plaques can be shipped in the same box.  To obtain total pricing, please go to our Order Form for Insert Plaques.   There you can submit the information required to accurately price your shipping, and produce your order.  Our response will include a screen shot (s) of how your plate would look as well as total cost.  PayPal invoicing is used for stake mount orders.  Shipping notification and tracking numbers are provided.

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Image of catalog illustration, screw mount, 6x12

 

6x12" Screw / Hidden Stud Mount Plaque

Pricing: Aluminum $122.45 / Holly Bronze $149.71

Shipping:  6x12" plaques ship insured Priority Mail in the medium flat rate box at $13.80.  This box can accommodate up to 3 plaques at NO additional shipping charges.  Shipping notification and tracking numbers are provided.

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Image of catalog illustration, stake mount 6x12

6x12" Stake Mount Plaque

Pricing: Aluminum $149.02 / Holly Bronze $176.28

Shipping:  Stake mount plaques ship insured Priority Mail, unless otherwise requested.  Shipping rates are determined by both weight and destination.  6x12's ship @ 4lbs/10ozs from zip code 40206.  Up to 4 plaques can be shipped in the same box.  To obtain total pricing, please go to our Order Form for Insert Plaques.   There you can submit the information required to accurately price your shipping, and produce your order.  Our response will include a screen shot (s) of how your plate would look as well as total cost.  PayPal invoicing is used for stake mount orders.  Shipping notification and tracking numbers are provided.

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Image of catalog illustration, screw mount 8x12

 

8x12" Screw / Hidden Stud Mount Plaque

Pricing: Aluminum $165.15 / Holly Bronze $204.50

Shipping:  8x12" plaques ship insured Priority Mail in the medium flat rate box at $13.80.  This box can accommodate up to 3 plaques at NO additional shipping or insurance charges.  Shipping notification and tracking numbers are provided.

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Image of stake mount 8x12 Insert plaque, Holly Bronze, brown background, brass colored insert, engraved as a dedication plaque      Image of stake mount 8x12 Insert plaque, natural finish, black background & insert, engraved as an Eagle Scout recognition plaque

8 x 12" Stake Mount Plaque

Pricing: Aluminum $191.72 / Holly Bronze $231.07

Shipping:  Stake mount plaques ship insured Priority Mail, unless otherwise requested.  Shipping rates are determined by both weight and destination.  8x12's ship @ 7lbs/9ozs from zip code 40206.  Up to 4 plaques can be shipped in the same box.  To obtain total pricing please go to our Order Form for Screw Mount Plaques.    There you can submit the information required to accurately price your shipping, and produce your order.  Our response will include a screen shot (s) of how your plate would look as well as total cost.  PayPal invoicing is used for stake mount orders.  Shipping notification and tracking numbers are provided.

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Image of catalog illustration, screw mount 10 x 16

10x16" Screw / Hidden Stud Mount Plaque

Pricing: Aluminum $251.58 / Holly Bronze $317.16

Shipping:  10x16" plaques ship insured Priority Mail in the large flat rate box at $20.00.  This box can accommodate 2 plaques at NO additional shipping or insurance charges.  Shipping notification and tracking numbers are provided.

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Image of catalog illustration, stake mount 10x16

10x16" Stake Mount Plaque

Pricing: Aluminum $304.72 / Holly Bronze $370.30

The foundry recommends that plaques longer than 12" have 2 mounting stakes; rather than one.  Pricing for the 10x16" size includes 2 stakes.

Shipping:  Stake mount plaques ship insured Priority Mail, unless otherwise requested.  Shipping rates are determined by both weight and destination.  10x16's ship @ 10lbs/13ozs from zip code 40206.  2 plaques can be shipped in the same box.  For total pricing please go to our Order Form for Insert Plaques.   There you can submit the information required to accurately price your shipping, and produce your order.  Our response will include a screen shot (s) of how your plate would look as well as total cost.  PayPal invoicing is used for stake mount orders.  Shipping notification and tracking numbers are provided.

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