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wveagle81

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Some Christmas Presents
« on: November 22, 2018, 04:12:00 PM »
Here are some projects I'm making for Christmas.

The Cardinal welcome sign is a dithered image on live edge Basswood.

The Coat of Arms is on a pine plaque which was stained with Walnut stain before engraving.
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Re: Some Christmas Presents
« Reply #1 on: November 22, 2018, 04:16:20 PM »

Some slate coasters for family and friends who are big fans of college football.
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Re: Some Christmas Presents
« Reply #2 on: November 22, 2018, 04:21:17 PM »
Looks like you have the etching bug!!! Fatal. No known cure.
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Re: Some Christmas Presents
« Reply #3 on: November 24, 2018, 08:54:08 AM »
I love the multi hue slate

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Re: Some Christmas Presents
« Reply #4 on: December 21, 2018, 03:28:12 PM »
Thanks to a file (falcon.pdf) post by Wild.Bill I was able to burn the following. Once in 1/32 inch birch plywood for picture frame and again in slate. Both are much better than the pictures.

I converted the pdf to single pixel lines, removed about 40% of the dense lines, and etched at a relatively slow rate. Wood was burned with 1.6W at about 300mm/min while slate was on 2.5W at about 400mm/min. If I were to do it again, I would remove a lot of the clutter near the center and up the speed on slate to get slightly finer lines.
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Re: Some Christmas Presents
« Reply #5 on: December 21, 2018, 10:54:29 PM »
Nice work wveagle81, your family and friends will be very happy I am sure.

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Re: Some Christmas Presents
« Reply #6 on: December 24, 2018, 07:47:04 PM »
Double deck lazy susan for wife. $10US from Walmart, 200 hours image preparation by me, 3 hours burn time.

3D printed curved alignment gigs that were screwed into the waste board on both the x & y axis. Rotated the disc prior to etching.  Wasted countless hours trying to place the 3 three images in one large file.

I had purchased the kit about a year ago as an experiment. Will probably do it again with better quality components.
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