Best Practices For Processing Materials

3D Relief Engraving on Acrylic
Here is a 3D Relief engraving workflow on acrylic.  This is the same file we used on the wood 3d relief engraving: 3D Relief Engraving On Natural...
Sun, Sep 20, 2020 at 3:19 PM
3D Relief Engraving On Natural Wood
Here is a series of videos I did showing my progression of 3D Relief engraving. There are details on most settings and materials as well as toolchains ...
Sun, Sep 20, 2020 at 2:10 PM
410 - Prepping Artwork (File Specific)
All files are attached:
Sun, Oct 18, 2020 at 3:40 PM
426 - Setting Comp Test
Mon, Oct 19, 2020 at 11:21 PM
Best Practices For Engraving Glass
typically you want to use as little power as possible to make a mark... kinda like when doing edge lit acrylic...  the laser beam doesn't act...
Tue, Jul 20, 2021 at 9:27 PM
Best Practices For Surface Engraving Cast Acrylic
Acrylic is an awesome medium for C02 lasing. This article will cover the processing of acrylic for edge-lit projects but these principles still apply to ...
Fri, Oct 2, 2020 at 2:03 PM
Dialing In Images On Acrylics - Case Study
TABLE OF CONTENTS From a client: Our Take On It From a client: Logo engraved on clear acrylic, with “shading” I.e. “end result looks more like gray...
Fri, Apr 30, 2021 at 3:29 PM
Dialing In Leatherette
Fri, Mar 19, 2021 at 11:48 AM
Frosty Acrylic And Flashback
FROM A CLIENT (Nova 35-80): I cut through 3/4" acrylic (cast, i think) like butter with 4” lens, 4 speed, 95 power, and about a 7mm focal length. I...
Sat, Apr 3, 2021 at 3:17 AM
Kerf Offset Using LightBurn
Thunder Laser tutorial of Lightburn Kerf offset. How to make adjustment to the kerf of your cut, how to lock inlays in place. Interior and Exterior cut adju...
Sat, Oct 24, 2020 at 4:21 PM