Free Standing House Signs

From: £219.00

Traditional, high-quality free standing engraved oak house signs, made to order in the UK.
— Available with 1 or 2 posts
— Engraving on 1 or 2 lines
— With plain or painted engraved lettering
— A range of finishes

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A beautifully engraved solid oak house sign on posts

Traditional stunning wooden house signs, made to order in the UK, by hand and from scratch, from locally sourced Superior Grade English Oak, all in our UK workshop.

We use the very finest English Oak, meaning our house signs are made to the highest of standards. Also, the timber is hand-selected by us to make sure it is clean and perfect for manufacturing into beautiful oak house signs. All of our free-standing house signs come with one or two solid oak posts and in two sizes, giving you the flexibility for us to create you a house sign that suits your requirements.

Sign Sizes:

We offer two sizes in our standard house sign range. Our Small – 10cm tall and our Large sign – 20cm tall, allowing you to either have your house name engraved on one or two lines depending on how you want your house sign to look. The length of the sign plaque will vary due to the amount of lettering that is required. We will always allow plenty of room either side of your lettering to give your house sign a well-proportioned look. All of our sign plaques are 2.5cm thick and feature carved lettering 5cm tall – Please see the dimensions below:

1 or 2 Posts:

You can choose either a single post or two oak posts to have your sign mounted. The sizes of the posts are 5cm square by 1.2 metres long, so there is plenty of timber to bury into the ground to secure your wooden free-standing house sign. If you require longer posts, please let us know at the time of order.

Personalise Your Free Standing House Sign:

Our oak signs include your engraving. You can then choose to leave the lettering plain or have it paint-filled. We offer White, Black and Grey. The paint application we supply is three coats of water-resistant acrylic paint.


As with everything we do here at Make Me Something Special, we have spent the time researching and sourcing the perfect materials available. Each oak sign is handmade from one piece of Air Dried Superior Grade English Oak. This Timber is perfectly seasoned and adjusted for outdoor conditions. You can choose to leave your sign untreated, finished in Superior Danish Oil or our low-maintenance Diamond Coating finish. If you choose untreated your product will weather to a pale silver more quickly. Danish Oil will not only treat the timber but also bring out the timber’s natural colour. This has a UV filter to protect the timber but it does require regular upkeep. 2 – 4 times a year to keep it looking its best. Diamond Coating is more glossy but a lot more harder wearing and only requires a top up once a year, however this depends on the weather and where the product is placed. We would recommend twice a year if you want full protection. Top up kits can be ordered over the phone or on our website – see here.

Assembled or Unassembled:

You can choose to have your free-standing house sign fully assembled ready to place or flat packed. Fitting the sign to the post is a very simple process requiring only a couple of bolts. With fully assembled signs, screw-fitting holes will be covered over with solid oak plugs.

Placing your Sign:

When it comes to placing your sign, we recommend you place 30 – 50cm into the ground and fill it with concrete for stability and security reasons.

Dimensions & Character quantities:

Small Sign – 1 post: 2.5cm thick x 10cm tall x 50cm wide (1” x 4” x 20”) ~ up to 20 characters

Small Sign – 2 posts: 2.5cm thick x 10cm tall x 50cm wide (1” x 4” x 20”) ~ up to 20 characters

Large Sign – 1 post: 2.5cm thick x 20cm tall x 50cm up to 1M wide (1” x 8” x 20” up o 40”) ~ up to 30 characters over two rows

Large Sign – 2 posts: 2.5cm thick x 20cm tall x 50cm up to 1M wide (1” x 8” x 20” up to 40”) ~ up to 30 characters over two rows

Bespoke Sizes:

We can always bespoke make house signs to suit your specific needs. If you can’t find what you are looking for, we can make wooden house signs in any size – within reason, from a single number to a house name or even a commemorative plaque. You tell us what you need and we will provide a price for you.

Estimated Delivery Time:

7-10 working days. Please be aware this can change daily. If you require an item to be made by a specific date please contact us.

Please Note:

All engravings are in capitals. For lower case lettering, this can be requested at the time of order. Please add this to the note section at checkout or you can contact us via email or phone. All sizes are approximate.

Additional information


Small 1 post, Small 2 Posts, Large 1 Post, Large 2 Posts