So Flipping Good


#1

I experimented a bit this weekend with adding designs to objects.
I found these maple turners at Dollar Tree and threw together a quick saying to engrave. I’m pleased with how it turned out!




#2

Oooh! Great idea for the Sunday morning pancake breakfasts! :grinning:


#3

I have some that are bamboo I engraved. Some of them were a pain to line up the text. Yours looks great :smile:


#4

Nice! That’s a nice table, too.


#5

Haha! great! I did mine yesterday but because of the profanity I didn’t post them here.


#6

Thanks! It’s actually a walnut lazy susan with hard maple bowties I made for my wife a couple of years ago using only hand tools. I’m not a hand tool guy usually, but wanted to challenge myself.

I’m sure you’ll laugh every time you use them.

Thank you! Yeah, I actually wanted to give them one more pass. This was two light passed, and I would have liked it to be a little deeper/darker. However, I was trying it out without masking. Then, when it finished, I didn’t move anything and I wanted to run it once more, but at least on the GFUI, it looked way off. I decided not to push my luck. Would it have been ok? I had not moved anything (material or design in the GFUI) Even though on screen it looked off, would it have aligned properly?

Yes!


#7

Nice find, and good job.

I have to second it … Love your lazy Susan … Your wife must have been thrilled.


#8

Yes, it should be. It always looks that way and it always works for me. There are some corner cases where it won’t, but generally speaking yes.


#9

She was…I managed to keep it a secret…wouldn’t let her go in the shop. ha ha
I gave it to her for her birthday.


#10

Ok. Good to know from someone with more experience than I have with the Glowforge. I will need to do some testing for myself, but good to know it will generally work.