This is just a share.
I designed a 3D Printer file a while back for creating a lacy bowl quickly, and someone with a laser just posted a make of it out of acrylic, so I already know it works.(Yaaaay!)
It’s a “slump” bowl. (Sounds terrible, but turns out kind of cool.) It’s cut flat, and heated over a Pyrex bowl covered with aluminum foil, to shape the plastic. (We used to do similar things with old records.)
Anyway, I thought the technique was fun, and that some other folks might want to play with it, so here’s a remade version of the file. (The original was on the small side - smaller printer bed.)
I wouldn’t try to use really thick acrylic on this - probably 1/8 inch or under. I’m pretty sure they used a heat gun on the acrylic. (I used to just pop the PLA flats into a warm oven for about 30 seconds and down they went.)
Laser Version in Acrylic:
They come out differently every time you shape them, and depending on the size bowl you use underneath, they can be broad or floppy.
Lace Acrylic Bowl 3.zip (44.8 KB)