Finally had a chance to try out the Proofgrade Walnut hardwood with another ongoing project and was quite impressed. Cuts & engraving are clean and the grain really pops. What do you think?
For comparison, here’s the same file in Maple…
BTW, the original design was done in Affinity Design (including an imported bitmap) and exported as an SVG. Like Illustrator, AD also provides an export option that automagically converts text to curves — very handy!