Slate coaster 2nd generation

Working my way through the learning curve of Corel software. Tried a new way of splitting the text. Half the fun is figuring it out.

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Your markings are very clean and crisp. These really look great. Do you recall your settings, and did you do anything to prep or finish (mineral oil perhaps)?

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Nice composition, well done.

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Nice word-art! :grinning:

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Power was40
Speed 905
LPI 270
Have not treated with anything yet. I usually rub down with mineral oil after the fact.
Coasters were found at local Walmart for about $8

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did you make the holder too (using GF?)

Really nice!

Holder actually came with the coasters

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where did you get them?

BTW: Michael’s often has 4 packs of slate coasters for $3 around these parts.

They typically aren’t quite as clean and regular as yours, though.

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I love the split monogram font. I learned to do it in Inkscape & your right. Half the fun is learning how to do it.

Walmart. $7.77 . Six coasters and holder

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Really Elegant.

I forgot my slate setting, came to the forum to refresh my memory and saw your lovely coaster. Nice, clean work! Thanks for the settings, I’m engraving a large slate tile as I type :slight_smile:

You obviously don’t need any help with slate, but just in case you hadn’t heard this tip… If you oil the slate with a very thin coat of mineral oil before you laser it, you get a brighter contrast. It doesn’t take much oil at all. It’s good to let it soak in for a moment and then wipe off any excess before lasering it. There’s been a bunch of talk about it in the forum if you want to see what others have experienced.

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I will give the oil another try. First time I tried I think I put it on too heavy. Thanks for the tip

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