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  • Posted in thread: Hobbies other than home repair. on 05-10-2017 at 06:08 AM
    Thanks Zanne.

  • Posted in thread: Hobbies other than home repair. on 05-09-2017 at 04:03 PM
    I had to give that a try. Could have cranked it up a tick more for the copy, then cut it out
    with a separate layer at a higher setting. Oval is 1.5''x.75'', 40 lb. paper.

  • Posted in thread: Hobbies other than home repair. on 05-08-2017 at 05:19 PM
    Thanks Angie. It sure is a fun deal.

  • Posted in thread: Hobbies other than home repair. on 05-07-2017 at 06:58 PM
    Thanks Chris.I did a little photoshop work to correct a couple things I didn't like with the
    first Rt 66 shot. I added a woodgrain background since it was taken at the Petrified Forest
    National Park. ...

  • Posted in thread: Hobbies other than home repair. on 05-07-2017 at 11:16 AM
    All cut & engraved out of a sheet of .25" acrylic. I need to redesign the gear teeth a little,
    to make it operate smoother. I have plans to build a more complex gearbox when I get a chance.
    I'll post ...

  • Posted in thread: Hobbies other than home repair. on 05-06-2017 at 10:31 PM
    Thanks Zanne. Tonight I burned a photo of an old unit along side the road on Rt 66. It's in the
    Petrified Forest National Park, AZ. The only stretch of Rt 66 that passes through a national
    Park. Yes, ...

  • Posted in thread: Hobbies other than home repair. on 05-06-2017 at 04:45 PM
    Thanks Zanne. It depends on the material. I can etch most metals. About the only thing that
    stops it is if the metal is too thick, as it acts as a heat sink & the laser can't get the
    temperature it ne...

  • Posted in thread: Hobbies other than home repair. on 05-03-2017 at 11:22 PM
    Thanks Frodo & Zanne. I've been experimenting with laser speeds & % to see what works & what
    doesn't, The Grandkids photo is my lab shot. This one has the most detail so far. I get the
    best results at...

  • Posted in thread: Hobbies other than home repair. on 05-01-2017 at 08:04 PM
    Thanks everybody. I'm having some fun for sure. The photograv software showed up today.
    Engraved the Grandkids into some high density foam.

  • Posted in thread: Hobbies other than home repair. on 04-30-2017 at 06:38 PM
    I have the laser engraver pretty well set up now. Photo software arriving tomorrow & there's
    still a chuck rotary on back order to do round items. Playing around today getting used to the
    machine.

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