Drop the mic 😎

Challenge accepted, and…Boom. :sunglasses:

Yes folks…that’s a grain of rice. :smile:

The rice grains do not change color when they are engraved, so you need a special backlight and zoom lens for the camera to photograph it.

(Otherwise it just looks like rough rice.)

This is the best I can get. We need a pro here.

Congratulations @dan, @tony, @mark and all of the Glowforge crew…my socks have been blown OFF! :smile: :hedgie::hedgie::hedgie::pancake::glowforge:

(It will do text even smaller than that, but I can’t photograph it and need to put it under a little microscope thing to see it.)

edit: Okay, figured a better way of taking the shot, through a microscope:

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That’s amazing. Would be great to see a good macro lens on that.

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Well, it looks like you won this one :sunglasses:

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It’s a freebie giveaway you just snap over the iphone lens.

(Not perfect, but at least you can see the text.)

I am absolutely floored! :grin:

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Nicely done! I wanted to try this… but didn’t think it would actually work.

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They certainly have improved registration since I visited them at maker faire. Wow.

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Here are some gears I cut out with a mite for comparison.

JK! Congratulations on this @Jules , I think we can declare you the winner.

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I’d be surprised if @henryhbk didn’t have some sort of macro-capable microscope available in his labs somewhere. Maybe he could follow up if he has time?

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No…I believe the dust mite takes it! ROFL! :smile:

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Paint the top of a pin head and etch away the paint, then I’ll be impressed. Just kidding! Great job!

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Absolutely! I lack photography equipment that will go that small. :smile:

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Sure would make a great promotional material to show a Glowforge logo engraved in a painted pin head.

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Not only hilarious, but outstanding work Jules.
You are my hero.

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That is just amazing @Jules !

@markevans36301
"Here are some gears I cut out with a mite"

Wow! well trained mite!!!

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Wow ! Need to start doing that for work…

"Who ate my rice…?
“Was your name on it?”
"Actually…:grin: "

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Rice? Pffffft. Try a poppy seed:

But seriously, a crowning achievement!

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[quote=“Jules, post:1, topic:7189, full:true”]
The rice grains do not change color when they are engraved, so you need a special backlight and zoom lens for the camera to photograph it.

(Otherwise it just looks like rough rice.)

This is the best I can get. We need a pro here.[/quote]
Send me some rice and I’ll take some photos. :wink:

I’ll be able to engrave my own rice some day…

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Hmmmn! Poppy seed…

:grin:

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And challenge accepted… Off to buy a bagel. Even if you fail, at least you have a toasted bagel.

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Ok, that is IMPRESSIVE, but since I have yet to receive my GlowForge and can’t do this myself, how about the ULTIMATE challenge.

Laser the GF symbol on a single Hydrogen Atom!

Too bad hydrogen atoms are blue, makes it hard to see the GF symbol! :-)))

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