DIY version: $35-40 vs. Store bought: $400


  • Plywood
  • MDF Bender Board
  • Glue
  • Nail Gun
  • Patio lights
  • Patio lights Paint
Ken Wingard's DIY Marquee Sign - Home & Family


  1. Draw shape on plywood.
  2. Cut
  3. Mark holes and predrill for lights.
  4. Glue and nail landscape edging around edges.
  5. Basecoat aluminum silver.
  6. Add paste of mixed salt and water for weathered look around edges.
  7. Spray paint over it.
  8. Thread lights.
  9. Hang and secure light cord in back with staple gun.

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