Mounting, Shape, & Finish Options

Mounting Options

Your plaque can be attached to its display using screws, adhesive, or welded studs. Some mounting options are a better fit for certain plaque materials. The Pella Engraving & Sign team is happy to discuss your options with you when you place your plaque order. 

Three screws resting on plaque


Yellow protective layer being pulled from adhesive plaque back



Plaque corner with stud


Outdoor Plaque Stakes

We offer both a smaller, basic plaque display stake and a taller, heavy-duty option. Our stakes are made from high-quality aluminum and are a great choice for displaying garden plaques, memorial plaques, informational plaques, and more. Bulk orders welcome! 

Plaque mounted on black aluminum outdoor stake

Wood-Mounted Plaques

Pella Engraving & Sign Company has wooden boards available for mounting your engraved plaques. There are a number of sizes, finishes, and styles you can choose from to achieve your plaque’s unique look. Call for additional information and price quotes.

Plaque mounted on wooden frame

Shape Options & Specifications

Closeup of radius plaque corner

Radius Corners

Available in 1/8″, 1/4″, 5/16″, 3/8″, and 1/2″. When a particular radius is not specified, we determine the best radius for the plaque.

Closeup of nipped plaque corner

Nipped Corners

Available in 1/8″, 3/16″, 1/4″, 3/8″, and 1/2″. When a particular nipped size is not specified, we determine the best size for the plaque.


Closeup of circular plaque edge

Irregular Shape Cutouts

A shape without straight edges is considered an irregular shape.

Finish & Texture Options 

Copper plaque with orbital sanding pattern

Color Fill – Orbital Sanding Pattern

 Recessed copy.


Plaque with straight-line sanding pattern

Color Fill – Straight-Line Sanding Pattern

Recessed copy. Available in horizontal or vertical sanding pattern.

Black and silver plaque with pebbled texture and wooden frame

Pebbled Texture


Black magnesium plaque with smooth texture

Smooth Texture

Available on magnesium plaques only. ADA compliant. 


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