KraftmansShip

Kraftman's Ship - Dirty Handmade Wood Sports Signs

Fishkill, New York | 650 Sales

KraftmansShip

Kraftman's Ship - Dirty Handmade Wood Sports Signs

Fishkill, New York 650 Sales On Etsy since 2016

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Announcement   HAPPY HOLIDAYS! Thank you for looking at my signs! Due to an expectedly crazy holiday season, I can no longer guarantee sign orders to be delivered before Christmas. All orders submitted starting today 12/10/18 and after will need the normal 2-3 weeks wait time. Any orders already submitted are in process and will be shipped to arrive before Christmas. Thank you all for the support! This holiday season is nuts! - Mike

P.S. I'm extending the 10% sale through December 31st!

Announcement

Last updated on Dec 10, 2018

HAPPY HOLIDAYS! Thank you for looking at my signs! Due to an expectedly crazy holiday season, I can no longer guarantee sign orders to be delivered before Christmas. All orders submitted starting today 12/10/18 and after will need the normal 2-3 weeks wait time. Any orders already submitted are in process and will be shipped to arrive before Christmas. Thank you all for the support! This holiday season is nuts! - Mike

P.S. I'm extending the 10% sale through December 31st!

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All aboard Kraftman's Ship, the waters warm...

Welcome to my Etsy store, Kraftman's Ship. A place to purchase handmade distressed dirty looking wood sports signs.

I started to get creative when my daughter was born, she's 5 now. I'm always looking for things to make for her, or at least come up with ideas that I'll "get around to". I'm a huge fan of old rustic items, barn wood, driving through old towns, 1800's brick buildings, vintage signs, old sports memorabilia, and that sort of thing. When I came across a quote from a friends Facebook page it hit me like a ton of bricks. I wanted to make a handmade sign for my daughters bedroom.

Before I could finish, I'm buying chalk paints, watching how to distress wood videos, and picking up old pallets whenever I could get my hands on them. My garage looked like a wood workers workshop.

Next thing I know, my son is born, he's 4 now and I need another sign for his room. That's how fast 4 years goes by everyone. Cherish these years when your kids are young as it will be the hardest but also the best times of your lives.

Anyway, now I get the itch to make signs for every room in the house. As I'm thinking about an Etsy store and a catchy name, I notice an old wooden, dusty, and dirty boat my father made when he was a kid in the early 1960's. He found it in his garage collecting dust recently and gave it to me. I thought it made for a nice icon to represent my sign making business. I popped it up in one of the small windows in my garage and glance at it occasionally as I make signs. It's been collecting dust, dirt, and spider webs ever since. And that's on top of the dust, dirt, and spider webs it collected at my fathers house for the last 30 years.

And the Kraftman's Ship Etsy store was born. It's now 2018 and we've added another daughter to the family, so now I'm thinking how the heck we're going to pay for college :). So the store is growing with more and more options.

Enjoy everyone! You only get to live this world once. Make it count!

Kraftman

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Last updated on May 21, 2016

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