Acrylic Christmas Ornaments version 1

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I got some time on VHS’s laser cuter tonight and was able cut up the first version of the ornaments. They still need some work.

  • The "P" and "O" look dumb with the inner section filled in. I left the filled in because I wanted to keep the strength up from the inner ring and outer ring. It was a mistake.
  • The cut snowflake in the center looks rough and out of place.

For next time I think I will actually use an image for the snow flake and engrave it in the center instead of cutting it. I am also going to try a few different fonts to see what works.

The first design was made with Adobe Illustrator  but I only had a trial of the software that has run out. I am going to try CorelDraw next to see if its any better.

I also cut a wooden Settlers of Catan tile but it also did not turn out very well. I am going to try it again with different laser cutter settings to see if that helps.


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