Family Name Tree Name Ornaments

I jumped on the family name Christmas tree shaped tree ornaments trend this year, Worst part of creating these is cleaning up all the debris from the crumb tray crew





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Did you use a Cuttle template, or did you build it from scratch? How large are they?

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I didn’t know there was a template. I designed from scratch in Illustrator, and they are between 5 and 10 inches tall.

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Those look great. The cuttle template is so easy :slight_smile: I like the contrasting color. Are they 2 layers or painted before peeling the mask?

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A few have the letters engraved, and some the stars were painted using sharpie paint pens using the masking after scoring the tape.

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The outlined letters is a really nice look. Bravo!

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I have seen so many lately I thought it was one of them.

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Yeah, The template would have been way faster. I think mine have a few subtle differences, but I always enjoy figuring thing out in Illustrator.

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Vacuum cleaner FTW. I have one specifically for the glowforge.

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I should get a dedicated vacuum for in there. I do have a small shop vac, I struggle with deciding if it’s worth pulling the vac for one job, or just waste a bunch of masking tape picking it up.

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Oh another way is to use the tape sandwich. Tape it all together before you lift it out. When you peel the tape and masking off the stray pieces will fall onto your work surface where it’s (probably) easier to pick them up.

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This is the method I use a lot.

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Now all they need are their own teeny ornaments and lights!

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The two tone is really striking. Nice ornaments!

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I picked up this one on the advice of someone else on here, and while it’s not quiet, it does a splendid job, and it’s small enough that it lives right next to the laser so I never have to go looking for it.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07QG3X6KQ/

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I have a little 1.5 gallon shop vac that lives under a small table next to the Glowforge. I use it on a high percentage of jobs.

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