Why Do This?

Finally getting around to trying engraving on canvas…

4” stretched-canvas frame engraved on my GF Basic. Wanted to try my Spark, but it was too thick to focus, even without the tray.

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The canvas I had was really thin and it was hard for me to not engrave too much away. If you backlight that are there pinholes or is it still pretty solid?

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First look I thgought it was a paper napkin, made more by the thought expressed. A wet napkin might even work.

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So true!

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Yes, when backlit you can see through parts of the canvas with engraving. This use case won’t be seen that way, so no problems.

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Great work! And great saying!

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Do you mind if I copy this and display it over my knitting loom? Describes it to a ‘t’!

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Not at all - it’s all over the interwebs. :wink:

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I just bought some small 2" square canvases to put on the easel that @Xabbess designed for the catalog. I am not much of a painter, but this I could try. Thanks for the idea.

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Love it!

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When I have frames too thick to fit, I just take the canvas off and engrave it. After engraving I staple it back on the frame. More work, but it give you more options.

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Great quote…how many times I have experienced that!

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Thanks for the first laugh of the day, it is so very appropriate :joy_cat::joy_cat::joy_cat:

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Thanks; after reading your post, it gives me ‘permission’ to experiment with a similar canvas. Welcome to the community!

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What settings did you use?

Welcome to the community!

We’re not allowed to share non-Proofgrade settings in Made On A Glowforge, but you can use the search tool to find lots of discussions on “engraving canvas” dating back to ~2018. :wink:

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