Create a Sublimation Wall of Shame

Never make the same mistake twice

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Consider making a “wall of shame” in your workshop area full of product mistakes from the past. When you make a mistake, all of us tend to want to put it away or hide it instead of reminding ourselves what went wrong. With sublimation, mistakes can be a great resource to prevent you from making them again and again.

One of the mistakes that I kept making in my early years in the industry was not looking at the back of a plaque to find the keyhole for hanging it. I would be so anxious to do the transfer that I would forget to look at the back to find out if the orientation would be correct.

After doing this so many times, I decided that the best solution would be to hang one near my heat press to help me remember to look at the back of the plaque first.

David Gross

David Gross

David Gross is president of Condé Systems Inc., of Mobile, Ala. For the past 24 years, he has devoted his work to advancing sublimation technology.

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