For the House Rules and the Clock. Those were prefinished material. The Clock I went to Builders Surplus and picked up a cabinet side panel in cherry for $12 on the clearance rack. So it had cabinet grade finish on it. I used a 90 degree v-bit and 1/8" straight bit to carve it with. Then you have to be quick about it but I spray painted the engraving in the used mineral spirits soaked in rags and wiped the excess paint off. The rags need to be saturated pretty good as the paint starts drying very quickly. The House Rules was a cheap particle board furniture with some sort of vinyl laminate on it. Did the same thing as the clock with it. I went picking on trash day on trash day in the neighbor hood and found a small desk and tore it apart. The other two I used Oramask,.I still struggle a bit with that as the Oramask doesn’t seem to want to cut perfectly clean and wants to tear or fray so I have some touchups to do.
The chevy sign is two sided I couldn’t find the actual file on line so to replicate it I found pieces and parts of clipart on Google and Etsy and in Easil I just created my own version. He is going to seal it up real good and hang it outside his garage