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Metal Photo Plates

Many people want engraving plates for outdoor use - like for a park bench or a garden. Our regular engraving plates will only hold up for a couple of years, Metal Photo Plates will hold up for 50 years or more. You see these plates in National Forest along trails to identify a trees or a bushes. These plates you can also have a photograph included on the plate.

Metal Photo Plates were developed for use for signage on submarines. All other signage rusted and was ruined by the pressure and salt water. If metal photo plates can hold up on a submarines, it can handle your outdoor plate needs.

Engraving Plate Samples

Goldtone and Silvertone
Metal Photo Plates
Metal Photo Gold and Silver Version

Plates come with double sided tape for mounting. You can also drill holes in the plate for mounting. Please let us know you are drilling the plate, so we can leave enough border for the holes.

Engraving Plate Proof
After ordering you will receive a proof for your plate. The proof is emailed in about two days after placing the order. Please keep your eye out for the proof.

Most plates are shipped in about two weeks by UPS. We will notify you when the plate is shipped.

Metal Photo plates are the same thickness as our engraving plates. .020" thick. The plate need to e mounted onto a flat smooth surface. Just in case you need a thicker plate - here is a solution. Cast Bronze Plaques. Click Here for more information.

Order Your Metal Photo Plate

If you are looking for a custom size engraving plate, pick the size that is closest to the size you want. In the special Instruction section of the shopping cart, tell us the exact size you want and we will custom make it.

Select the font for your plate.

Times Font
Zaph Humnist Font
Zaph Chancery Font
Reqruiem Text Font
Lucida Calligraphy Font
Dauphin Font
Swiss 721 Bt Font

Check here if including a photograph - $20.00
Logo (if applicable)
Use Export file formats like .eps

Check here if including a stock logo - $5.00
Logo/Clip Art Name (please type in)

We have a large selection of Clip Art - from Cat and Dog breeds to just about anything. Just type in what you are looking for and we will send you a proof with the logo.


Select the size of metal photo plate.
2 x 5 $40.00
3 x 5 50.00
4 x 5 66.00
5 x 6 72.00
5 x 10
6 x 9
7 x 9
10 x 12
12 x 15

Metal Photo Choices



Enter text on Plate
We recommend that you only fill in the lines with the white background to insure quality etching.
Each line can be longer than the box size.
6 letters engraved FREE, then 24 cents a letter.

Line 1
Line 2
Line 3
Line 4
Line 5
Line 6

Total : $


Additional Information / Special Instructions


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Owner – Past President of ARA Engraving Processes ARA Certification
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Brand Names We Carry Ice Carving Business History

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1205 S. Main St.
Plymouth, MI  48170   
Phone 734-459-3180
FAX 734-455-6040