Out of the cocoon and ready to fly

I’m continually impressed with how well my Glowforge handles intricate designs. Medium, clear, Proofgrade acrylic. Once cut, and after removing the masking, I used a heat gun to warm the acrylic enough to allow me to add a slight curve to the butterfly.



Gorgeous! :grinning:

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It’s beautiful!

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Wow, love your idea to curl the wings a bit. Beautiful job!

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Lovely! So delicate!


I’ve found that things start getting hinky somewhere under 1mm of final object thickness because of retained heat. But if you could do the nearby cuts in a second pass you could probably get even closer.