|Project by Arbo||posted 12-01-2010 04:58 AM||5500 views||1 time favorited||21 comments|
Having done the Aztec calendar, I wanted to do a Mayan one. But the Mayan calendar is kind of a complex thing. It wouldn’t be possible to do the whole calendar round, as it would be massive. So I selected a ‘round’ that was sort of their ‘month’ calendar.
I had to find a picture, then loaded it in CAD. Then traced it best I could to make a dxf file. Then used that file in another program to generate the gcode to create a vcarving of my dxf.
Cut this in some scrap pine that was sitting around. Once cut, I soaked it in a dark stain, and quickly wiped the surface so the cut parts would get darker than the surface.
This one is 11” diameter.
-- Paul, http://www.coriannslithos.com