Engraving flasks


#1


Ok, technically I just engraved away the paint, but these came out pretty nicely. I used the iPhone 7 material settings then adjusted the material height. Took 6 minutes at 700/100/270. Using vectors is great because crisp lines show up even at a “lower” dpi.

Here are the flasks in the picture

I had to remove the crumb tray and then prop these up on 2 sheets of scrap 1/8" material to get it to where the laser would be able to hit it well. There are 2 great tutorials in this site about how to measure and do things without the crumb tray.

The engraving left behind a sticky residue, but that was quickly and easily removed with isopropyl alcohol (91%, not the 50%)

The logo is a local company, but looks a lot like The American Red Cross or a Swiss Army flask… which should probably be a thing. #EmergencyBooze :slight_smile:


#2

Awesome!


#3

Looks excellent! Very crisp engraving.

Actually, that’s probably not a good thing, per the Geneva Conventions: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emblems_of_the_International_Red_Cross_and_Red_Crescent_Movement#Use_of_the_emblems.


#4

Very nice! It does look alot like the ARC, but if they sent these after Maria I would be fine…


#5

My first impression of the logo was a phillips-head screw (head?).


#6

With the bite taken out, I guess the Apple Red Cross?


#7

Heh. I never thought of that but that IS what he does… http://gravitycolumbia.com ha!