About

Cost
$ $ $ $ $
Difficulty
• • • • •
Time
1h00

A super simple and fast sign Diner sign for a party!

Posted by Cat Morley from London, United Kingdom • Published See Cat Morley's 1114 projects »
PrintEmbed
  • How to make a plaque / sign. Neon Diner Sign - Step 1
    Step 1

    Print out your design onto a piece of paper.

  • How to make a plaque / sign. Neon Diner Sign - Step 2
    Step 2

    Stick the paper to a piece of thick card using double sided sticky tape.

  • How to make a plaque / sign. Neon Diner Sign - Step 3
    Step 3

    Cut around the outline of the design.

  • How to make a plaque / sign. Neon Diner Sign - Step 4
    Step 4

    Gather your EL wire.

  • How to make a plaque / sign. Neon Diner Sign - Step 5
    Step 5

    Use an awl to punch a hole through the bottom right corner.

  • How to make a plaque / sign. Neon Diner Sign - Step 6
    Step 6

    Slip the EL wire through the hole from the back.

  • How to make a plaque / sign. Neon Diner Sign - Step 7
    Step 7

    Make a second hole on the R where the first line ends and slip the wire back through to the back.

  • How to make a plaque / sign. Neon Diner Sign - Step 8
    Step 8

    Bring the wire back through to the front and loop around into the shape of the R.

  • How to make a plaque / sign. Neon Diner Sign - Step 9
    Step 9

    Work out the ups and downs and length required for the remaining letters.

  • How to make a plaque / sign. Neon Diner Sign - Step 10
    Step 10

    Keep going until you reach the end of your design.

  • How to make a plaque / sign. Neon Diner Sign - Step 11
    Step 11

    Make small holes above and below the letters.

  • How to make a plaque / sign. Neon Diner Sign - Step 12
    Step 12

    Use a small piece of thin wire to hold the wire in place.

  • How to make a plaque / sign. Neon Diner Sign - Step 13
    Step 13

    Test out your light.

  • How to make a plaque / sign. Neon Diner Sign - Step 14
    Step 14

    It's ready to use at your party!

Made this project? Share your version »

Comments