Monthly Archives: October 2012

Skull Plaques just in time for Halloween

In honor of Halloween, I made some skull plaques in black and clear 5.6 mm acrylic.   These look better than I expected.  Check it out: These look GREAT!!  The design is inscribed on the material with a surrounding emboss.  It … Continue reading

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Moon Phase Acrylic Photo Frame

The acrylic materials come in varying thicknesses which allows some interesting effects.  As an experiment, I created a 4×6 inch Moon Phase photo frame using multiple layers of acrylic.  I think it turned out quite well. Assembly has to be … Continue reading

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Scarlet Letter Pendants in Three Colors

I was interested in creating Scarlet Letter pendants using the fancy letter “A” from “The History Of Mourning“.  So I edited the design to remove the letter from its background and created this design: Four different styles: Outline (3 sizes … Continue reading

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Ornamental letters new and improved!

Revisiting an earlier post about the ornamental letters from “The History of Mourning“.  I updated the letter designs to be 2″ square and had it cut on three different materials. Of the three materials, I prefer the 5.6 mm clear … Continue reading

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Skulls in the margins

The more laser cut designs I make, the more I come to realize the missed opportunities I have to get designs made.  For example, the laser cut boxes (from the previous post) were made on P3 material, BUT the box … Continue reading

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Experiments in laser woodworking

I wanted to try to see what a laser cut wood box would look like so I designed one.  Six inch square (inside dimension) with small line detailing on the sides, skull decoration on the lid.  Laser cut on “Bamboo … Continue reading

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Bookmarks from “The History of Mourning”

And even more “The History of Mourning” posts.  I loved the graphics from this book, I thought they may make some great bookmarks. The black and red turned out very well.  The same design on the white cardstock was a … Continue reading

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