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Lasers in woodworking. #8: Some wood, some acrylic...

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Blog entry by degoose posted 11-08-2012 08:57 PM 2224 reads 0 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I have a commission to build two perspex sneeze guards for a friend, Dave..

He and his partner run a Stall at the markets making Zagyoza… Japanese Dumplings.

They sent a file to engrave on the front… this is the sample to see how it would look.

.And while I had the machine on… some signs… just teasers… not finished yet…
With a close up of Capt. Caveman…
Gotta love that laser….

More to follow…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...



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jap

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#1 posted 11-08-2012 09:00 PM

sweet!

-- Joel

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#2 posted 11-08-2012 09:02 PM

I can see that being a toy of my future. To cool!

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#3 posted 11-08-2012 09:03 PM

Hey!

You’re doing all right with that laser!

You can etch glass too?

COOL STUFF!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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#4 posted 11-08-2012 09:13 PM

Cool for sure.

Make you want to have one.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#5 posted 11-08-2012 09:24 PM

Very cool, if you put LED lights on the edge it will make the engraving light up. Have fun!

-- Z, Rockwall, TX

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degoose

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#6 posted 11-08-2012 09:29 PM

jap, yes it is..
Joe, yes glass too.
Z, I had though of doing just that… will post results…
Ianwater, just get one…
Monte, I can see that too…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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Sam Shakouri

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#7 posted 11-08-2012 09:43 PM

Clean burn and nice designs, Larry.

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....

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#8 posted 11-08-2012 10:13 PM

Looks like your having tons of fun Larry ,very cool.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#9 posted 11-08-2012 10:18 PM

i will have to ask santa for one.
-Don

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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#10 posted 11-08-2012 10:35 PM

larry i have several feelings with this, first of all it just burns me up to no end seeing you use our new tool , but at the same time im on fire with the thought of the possibilities…maybe at night you can make some eztra money doing a laser show…lol….well you might need more equipment huh…lol….....im on fire …

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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Greg..the Cajun Wood Artist

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#11 posted 11-08-2012 11:07 PM

You produce great results with the laser but that would never work for me. I tried for over 6 months to figure out how to operate sketchup on the computer and finally gave up and deleted it. If ssomeone ever come up with a laser machine that will let me put on a helmet that will transfer my thoughts and ideas to the machine..well, I would probably buy one.

-- Each step of every Wood Art project I design and build is considered my masterpieceā€¦ because I want the finished product to reflect the quality and creativeness of my work

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#12 posted 11-08-2012 11:48 PM

Man, now I got to get another tool. Really like what you have done.

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#13 posted 11-09-2012 01:45 AM

G’day, Larry. Way to go with the laser! they look great. What a nice tool to add to one’s workshop! It will open up a whole new frontier for you!!..................Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#14 posted 11-09-2012 02:58 AM

Cool Signs.

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#15 posted 11-09-2012 03:51 AM

Is that a ””Lay-zher””? (in mike myers accent)...looks like a lot of fun either way…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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