Photo etched on flooring sample. A quick test that worked surprisingly well. Subject is my pretty wife, Laurel.
Pressed bamboo flooring used on stairs at my house- it looked barren till we etched turtles on alternate ends of risers. Used some minwax stain & sealant after etch to get dark color.
Pressed bamboo flooring used on stairs at my house- it looked barren till we etched turtles on alternate ends of risers. Dogs are Jenna on left, Cash on right.
Pressed bamboo flooring used on stairs at my house- it looked barren till we etched turtles on alternate ends of risers.
My son designed and etched this into his iPod. Why pay Apple for a measly one line when you can put anything you want on it.
Cutting business cards from a cereal box. Looks cool - takes about 1.5hours to etch that large an area
Laser cut a model of our intended Makerspace - two 40' containers with roof and doors
Mike Rowe said this was what he wanted to call his next TV show (quoted at MakerFaire 2011).
Cutting Koa wood for inlay on guitar for Eric Devine http://www.devineguitars.com/guitar-ukulele-blog/
Test cut of inlay for guitar for Eric Devine http://www.devineguitars.com/guitar-ukulele-blog/
Cutting wood for guitar inlays for Eric Devine http://www.devineguitars.com/guitar-ukulele-blog/
for Eric Devine http://www.devineguitars.com/guitar-ukulele-blog/
Test cutting a box in cardboard before committing to wood. Labels identify sides for later substitution of photos
Press cut box in cardboard.
Cutting screen on Epilog Helix 24 laser cutter
Glass etching in process
Takes a lot longer to etch glass than I originally estimated
Test etching logo in glass
Testing laser cut of logo for good eats place in Haiku
Couple logos etched onto 1/8" plywood.
Glass Etching: 1- setup glass in rotary attachment
Glass Etching: 2 - level glass
Glass Etching: 2a - level glass using dial in lower right corner of pic.
Glass Etching: 3 - adjust focus using manual focus device on laser head.
Glass Etching: 4 - setup the text in CorelDraw
Glass Etching: 5a - printing, load settings for Glass 600 dpi
Glass Etching: 5 - printing- set pref
Glass Etching: 6 - etching starts, tiny flame
Glass Etching: 5b - general settings, set size h/v Raster only
Glass Etching: 7- up close - flames on right where laser is working.
Glass Etching: Video 1 - Fire the Laser!!!
Five+ minutes to cut the simple text glass. Time is proportional to overall raster area
Glass Etching: Finished Glass
Glass Etching: Video 2 - closeup
Glass Etching: Beer mug with Maui Maker logo
Beer mug with Maui Maker logo
Cutting pendants from bamboo ply
Business Cards from Cereal Boxes