Well it’s the day before Thanksgiving, and it was time to pour those chocolate nameplate molds I had made in a prior post. Here are the updates:
We always have a large thanksgiving dinner (typically 25-35 people) so placecards are helpful for keeping some sense of order. At other large gatherings I have done puzzles, and engraved acrylic place cards:
However this year, I decided that chocolate placecards would be a great project. So I started with
Thick clear acrylic. and in AI make the text a compound path in a filled black rounded rectangle so the name would stand up. I increased the power a smidge as I wanted deep let…
The set (they had just come out of the fridge, so there is condensation on them)
It is interesting that the Mayku can pick up the engraving lines on the mold (and that the chocolate can flow into them). All in All I am very happy.