I milled some rustic walnut, finding enough clear wood to edge glue into a large blank. Keeping the sap wood in the center of the board was meant to represent a ray of light to cascade over the final product. After routing the borders and finish sanding, it was time for the Glowforge! I was impressed with the ease to import a color image and translate that into a 3 dimensional engraving. I would appreciate the feedback or suggestions from this community to continue to improve this type work.
Cool idea with the ray of light, and great execution!
Welcome to the community!
Welcome to the forum. Your woodwork and Gowforge skills are great together. Beautiful gift.
If you haven’t sealed it yet, I’d suggest going at it with a toothbrush or similar to get the extra ash out of the cuts - and vinegar/alcohol/simple green can get some of the “spray” off the surfaces.
I think you’ll like how much more the individual pieces of the mantling stand out after you’ve done that
Thank you so much. I appreciate all the community input and support.
Very nice! Welcome to the group!
Oh wow, it came out great!
Very nice! Greetings from Clan Donnachaidh!
What an awesome thing to be able to mill your own work. This turned out great!
Welcome to our growing community. Well thought out piece.
I love that! Welcome to the forum!
Thank you so much!