In the aftermath of candy corn-making this weekend, I was washing and putting away our silicone baking mats. They’re a bit of a pain to store - don’t want to stay rolled up, and they’re rubbery, so it’s hard to slide them into boxes or bags. We’ve been rolling them up, securing them with clothespins, and shoving them underneath the rotating tray in our corner cabinet.
Not ideal, but it works. As I was putting them away, I thought of an easy improvement that the Glowforge makes possible. After about 3 minutes in Inkscape and 4 minutes on the laser I had these:
They now stay rolled up, and slide easily in and out of their storage location:
The file, if anyone wants it (3 different sizes of rings):