How To: Add Metal-Leafing to Glass

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We love Seattle-based mavromatic, even if all we can do these days is read of the ambitious automation of Danny’s home and wish we had lots more time on our hands.

This posting is on the more do-able scale: metal leafing on glass. If you haven’t swooned for all the excellent house numbers we’ve posted (here, here, and here) and you’re of a DIY mindset, complete instructions on how to hand-sign your front door with the precious metal of your choosing are right here.

Says Danny: “No vinyl cut lettering even compares to what this looks like. It takes you back to a time where people had talent and actually created things directly with their hands.”