The showcard brush with a clean straight edge is best for achieving a clear and precise script and to paint pre-drawn script. Brushes should be washed carefully after each use to avoid the drying of color at the edge of the ferrule, especially after working with waterproof poster or emulsion paint.
The traditional quill will always have a place in the sign painter's kit, and this quill was produced as a cost alternative to the traditional German quills. The hair that is used is a black synthetic and blue squirrel mixture as opposed to the German quill that is made of pure squirrel hair. The quill has been put through the paces by several sign painters and the reviews have been outstanding.
This brown quill is handmade in France & Germany by highly specialized brush makers. This lettering quill is an essential tool in every sign painter's kit. The brown quill is best suited for smooth surfaces such as glass or automotive surfaces. Brown Quills are slightly softer than the grey quills.
The grey quill is also handmade in France & Germany and it is equally as important as the brown as an essential brush for the sign painter. The series 189 or 189L is a universal lettering brush. The grey hair has more snap than the brown. It is used for general commercial work such as signs, truck lettering, boats, etc. The grey hair is more durable than the brown, and this brush is suitable for lettering on most surfaces.
The Series 1962 is an excellent overall lettering brush. It is normally used for larger lettering and production lettering. It can also be used as a fill-in brush and an outliner for large letters. The long hair length allows the brush to carry a lot of paint. This brush is suitable for most surfaces. It is a mixture of pure squirrel and black ox. It has a flat ferrule and the hair comes in graduated lengths.
America's #1 automotive touch-up brush, used by all the leading body shops for paint touch-up and pinstriping. The brushes are lacquer and enamel resistant, and the sword style is the best for all-around work.
One of the most important brushes for the professional sign painter. This soft hair fitch is constructed with premium materials to provide excellent handling qualities. Used in lettering paints for layout, outlining, pictorial & tight work.
Companion to the 4031, built to identical standards, but shaped with an angular chiseled edge for those who prefer to work with a sharper point.
This white bristle fitch (100% pure white hog bristle) is cup chiseled to a straight edge and also has a long polished handle. This is a lettering brush, but because the bristles are longer than the Series 4042, it can also be used for outlining. This brush is best suited for outdoor work such as walls, bulletins and rough surfaces.
The angular fitch is good for awning work. Sign painters also find it easier to use an angular brush when working on a wall or upright surface. It is good for outdoor work (awnings, walls, bulletins and rough surfaces). This brush is not chiseled. There is no advantage to chisel an angular liner, since most sign painters want an even down stroke.
Fine quality with clear-lacquer finished handles, nickel ferrules. Hand chiseled. Pure white hog bristle suitable for outdoor work.
Pure red sable hair has more spring and is more flexible than the hair used in quills & outliners. After painting it returns easily to its initial shape. Red sable is more durable than squirrel. This lettering brush is shorter in hair length than quills or outliners, therefore, you will have much more control. However, red sable is not as soft as squirrel and will not carry as much paint.
A completely new & improved liner, the Series 839 outliner is much softer than the Series 838 outliner and will carry more paint. The bristles are blend of pure Brown Kazan Squirrel and Ox hair. This brush is used for outlining letters, for scroll work, and applicable sign work. The series 839 is suitable for most surfaces. It has a round ferrule & graduated hair lengths.
Trekell's One Stroke Brush went through a meticulous design process to ensure it excels at lettering. Utilizing the versatility and maneuverability of its pinstriping lineage, the One Stroke Brush goes across a painting surface smoothly without a hint of drag. Apply pressure to the 6" black handle to fatten-up lines or ease-back for daintier strokes; either way, you're treated to the cleanliness and clarity that are true Trekell qualities. However you use one, a One Stroke Brush makes its mark.
The Trekell Pinstriping brush line offers a synthetic equivalent to natural squirrel hair. Designed with control in mind, these brushes bring together precision and unhampered flow without the fear of flare outs. With 4" black handles, these brushes feel right when performing detailed work such as lettering. But, more importantly, you can count on them to work correctly.
A brush designed just for pinstripers, made from 100% unmixed blue squirrel hair, handcrafted and shaped just as it was many years ago. Extra attention is given to quality control with respect to shape and cleaning, and the brushes are only made from the finest grade of blue squirrel hair. Made with the signature blue thread ferrule.
This brown synthetic hair mixture is the preferred mixture for water-based and acrylic paint. Cream handles with a brown tip.