48″ x 23″ x 1/8″ Thick Steel Bird Themed Welcome Stake (11 Gauge Steel; Thicker than a Dime Stacked on a Quarter!) Option for 2x Thicker!


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Welcome everyone into your home with our Bird and Branch themed welcome sign! The frameless design blends seamlessly into a wide variety of locations and backgrounds. It measures approx. 48″ tall by 23″ wide.

With this one, it is pretty enough to hang it on the wall. (I am thinking of making one without the legs and doing just that!!) Although it looks more like it belongs in an art gallery, it is thick enough to withstand whatever nature throws/grows on it.

***Please note that steel in its natural state has blemishes in it. In our picture, it is in its natural state. If you go with natural metal or a “Sealed” or “Clear” option, the blemishes will show. If you do not want to see them, we recommend flat black paint or just let us know if you prefer a different color and we will paint it for you. Of course, you can always paint it later yourself. 🙂 Also, note that the sealed option (which makes it a darker steel color) takes a full 24 hours to cure, so it adds one day to the ship time.

Does Thickness Matter? YES! But it can be confusing because a lot of ads say “heavy duty,” “thick,” or “very durable,” but those are just words. Some ads will tell you it is a particular gauge, but if you are like us, these approaches make us feel like a goat looking at a watch – – pretty confused! So in this listing we use 1/8″ thick metal. Let’s put that in a list of thicknesses using common coins:

1/8″ = .125″ = 11 Gauge = Thicker than a Quarter and a Dime Stacked on Top of Each Other (2.4% Thicker). It is 250% thicker than 18 Gauge and 60% thicker than 14 Gauge.

5/64″ = .078″ = 14 Gauge = Barely Thicker than a Nickel (1.6% thicker).

1/20″ = .05″ = 18 Gauge = Almost as Thick as a Dime (it is 6% short)

If you have a really heavy plant that you are concerned about, or you want it really durable, we make this out of 1/4″ steel, which is twice as thick as our 1/8″ (five times thicker than 18 gauge). It would be thicker than two quarters and two dimes, all four stacked on top of each other, and is called 3 gauge!!!

SHIPPING NOTE and PICKUP OPTION: If you are around Cartersville, Georgia and want to stop by our shop to pick up and save on shipping, enter SHOPLOCAL as a coupon code when you check out. We will let you know when your order is ready for pickup at 230 River Drive, Cartersville!

If you are in Hawaii or Alaska, please send us a message. We are subsidizing the shipping cost already and we are not sure if we have to charge extra to serve our far-away States. If you are interested however, strike up a conversation with us and we will see what we can figure out for you.

Additional information

Weight 1 lbs
Dimensions 4 × 4 × 1 in

Raw Steel, Pre-Rusted, Flat Black, Sealed


1/8" Thick, 1/4" Thick


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