Gantry Company Custom Grayscale Artwork
Our main business over the
years has been the generation of custom GrayGraphics
Custom work is charged only by the actual hours
used to create and verify the artwork at a
rate of $35/hr USD. There is a minimum artwork charge of 1 hour.
Logos and almost any other kind of composition can be
good candidates for laser carving.
One of a kind
portraits, however, can be problematic and are usually
Artwork generation can be time consuming - perhaps exceeding that of a single original
hand carving. Once the artwork is complete, however, an unlimited number of precise and
reliably repeatable engravings can be produced.
Quality finished artwork is the quickest path to volume production, low unit cost and
eye-catching detail and precision that far surpasses anything that can be done by hand!
Artwork costs can vary considerably, mostly due to two
• Quality of the customer input which can be anything from
just an 'idea' to prepress quality digital files. We accept
from 'ideas' to pencil sketches to digital
formats .jpg, .gif, .bmp, .tif, .cdr (10.0 or lower),
.eps or .ai (8.0
or lower). The more refined
the input the lower the final
cost. If possible, try to limit e-mailed digital input to
less than 2MB.
• Complexity of the desired design and amount of detail
required. Artwork size is not a significant factor other than considering that
detail in very small (1-1.5 inch) engraving applications can get 'washed out' with most
Contact us for an estimate of your projects' artwork costs.
In our experience, grayscale rendered artwork can take anywhere
from 6 to 50+hrs. For those agreeable to waiving exclusive rights to the artwork we may be able to offer
a substantial discount.
Also be sure to check out our Partner Program for an additional 10% discount on any exclusive Custom designs.
Custom Artwork only - pay Invoice
• Enter the name of the Custom Artwork file
being paid for in the box at right
• Select 'PayPal' and enter the amount
invoiced and being paid for
• Confirm the Custom Artwork file name if prompted
• Production file will ship as an e-mail attachment
to the e-mail address you entered in PayPal
for Custom Artwork
We offer our customers the quick turnaround and convenience of using PayPal if desired.
PayPal orders incur a small service/handling charge. Mail orders do not.
Wisconsin residents add 5.5% WI sales tax