This was inspired by a dear friend who is obsessed with anything route 66.
I had a bunch of laminate flooring that I had my son in law rip the side connectors off and cut them down into smaller pieces. Been trying to find good uses for them.
Etched the design, then cut acrylic pieces to puzzle fit.
I bought some stand offs as suggested by
(Look, I used them sooner than I thought
Etched out the hex shape then drembled the holes to fit the screws.
Glued it all down with E6000.
Cut a back piece for the photo out of white acrylic and a thin clear piece of mylar.
Used the keyhole idea from
Just to make it more legit, here’s a file for some keyhole hangers that I designed and included on this thread:
In a nutshell, I needed a way to hang some engravings and didn’t care to pound in/screw in traditional hardware. So, I made a stacked keyhole design. This is not a true keyhole in that the back is not engraved to create a slot for the head of whatever is sticking out of your wall. This is a two piece design with a larger slot in the back over a narrower slot in the front to mimic th…
(Working this forum ideas like a boss…lol)
Even made a nail hanging guide and a guide for cutting out the photo shape.
I’m pretty happy with it.
I have a 6-pack of these hidden in one of my cabinets…
Well, you’ve certainly contributed your fair share!
I love it!
What extraordinary mixed media use, the hanging template is fantastic, saves so much time.
Thanks for that share Laser Lady, and for all you have given us. From the comradery to expertise across this journey. Sporting those metal tube lasers like a Boss…
(when next you need help with the Sports Illustrated body painting, think of your old friend ).
then drembled the holes
Yes, I like that. Adding it to my US vocabulary !
Bet your friend will love it. Love the use of different materials.