Inlay Earrings inspired by all of you

I am super new to this laser cutting, but happen to have 20 years of experience with computer vector art.

I decided to try some inlays and learn the kerf at the same time. I used Walnut, Purple Heart and white pearl acrylic. Took about 3 try’s to get the kerf right.

Looking for any suggestions on finishing a project like this to look better than what you see in the photo. Before sand and gloss and after.

Thanks for all the inspiration and help during this awesome journey.

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What a great design! Kudos for jumping right into inlays.
Perhaps a satin or oil finish would be more pleasing? Seems the gloss is overwhelming the delicate design.

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Looks Great!

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Love the design…and the presentation looks very professional. I commend you for getting right to it learning about kerf and inlay. I’ve not done any inlay…yet…and it took me a long time to understand kerf and finally try it on my own.

I’m in agreement about the gloss finish overwhelming the design…that being said, great job!

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Thanks. Oil sounds good. Btw, this is the chemical compound for Dopamine.

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The benefit of doing a 3 material inlay was that I only had to adjust the middle piece for kerf. Thanks for the input.

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NIce work! Maybe just a buff with some bee’s wax?

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Nice to work! Love the mother of pearl inlay.

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I love both versions.

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I was wondering about that :slightly_smiling_face: A great thought for hidden information beyond the obvious.

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Nailed it!

Good way tostart.

Oh these are pretty! Great job!

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That’s dope!

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