Thank you for sharing. I still can not get myself to engrave any electronics.
Thank you for sharing!!! Just what I needed!
Thanks for sharing!
I like that design! Simple but effective, and able to be cut from scrap. Thanks!
Beautiful placement on that front wheel!
Nice jig too
Love the jig(s) and will probably make some myself. This may be a dumb question, but, why would you take the tray out to engrave a MBP? I have the same laptop and MAY do the same thing to mine lol
Pretty sure my MBP is more than a half inch thick. You have to take the tray out for anything over half an inch.
Really? I thought you only had to take out the try if it was over 2" thick, not 1/2" thick?
No, 2" is the max with the tray out. There’s only 1/2" of clearance between the air assist and the tray, so you can’t go thicker than that with the tray in.
ahhhh, well that’s good to know. I have a project coming up, assuming I get my forge today since FedEx sucks… engraving some wooden bar taps. They are about 1 1/2" thick
Lucky for you we have Set Focus now, so you don’t have to do math! The thing to remember is that it only cuts/engraves in that 1/2" range, so when you take the tray out your item needs to be elevated enough for its top to be higher than where the top of the tray would have been. That’s where things like these jigs come in handy.
Simple… elegant… and breaks down for storage. LOVE IT! Thank you so much for sharing.
Been engraving wood bar taps for a customer for over a year. Hundreds. 1-3/4" thick maple, triangular. Engraved on all 3 sides. Paid for my GF Pro with that one customer. Now I just have them run me a Craft Beer credit instead of cash. I’m happier that way.
Man, how does that work with a triangular shape? And I need to find a customer like that
Made a jig. I do three at a time and flip them. Usually different beer names and brewery logos for the taps. I only do three because I can’t afford to waste the taps if something goes wrong. Never has. Probably enough room in the GF to do 6 at a time.
That’s awesome. You should post some pictures or video!
Mmmmm, just need our Rum purveyors think the same…
THANK YOU! Been meaning to make me some “jigs” myself. also, where did you find the GF Mac presets? Thanks in advance!
Click “unknown” in the top left corner to select your material. There are several preset Apple product options
This is awesome, I very much need to cut these because I had a heck of a time working with some .5" material. Thanks for sharing!