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Honey do list + fricken laser + unsupervised for a few hours
« on: February 25, 2018, 05:22:01 PM »
+ I've had hunting on the brain a lot lately...

Wife said I need to use coasters more.

So I traced the WA GMU's, added my favorite forum, laser-ed the image onto some walnut plywood and added a cut off shell casing in the GMU where I got my first deer.

I'm pretty impressed with myself right now  :IBCOOL: and had to share!



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Re: Honey do list + fricken laser + unsupervised for a few hours
« Reply #1 on: February 25, 2018, 05:24:15 PM »
+ I've had hunting on the brain a lot lately...

Wife said I need to use coasters more.

So I traced the WA GMU's, added my favorite forum, laser-ed the image onto some walnut plywood and added a cut off shell casing in the GMU where I got my first deer.

I'm pretty impressed with myself right now  :IBCOOL: and had to share! (image upload isn't playing nice with me right now, I'll try to fix it later)

https://photos.app.goo.gl/xDRJXbI8XMf9OKAf1
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Re: Honey do list + fricken laser + unsupervised for a few hours
« Reply #2 on: February 25, 2018, 05:47:50 PM »
That's pretty cool looking, nice job!  :tup:

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Re: Honey do list + fricken laser + unsupervised for a few hours
« Reply #3 on: February 25, 2018, 05:55:59 PM »
Super cool!  :tup:
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Re: Honey do list + fricken laser + unsupervised for a few hours
« Reply #4 on: February 25, 2018, 05:57:04 PM »
Thatís way cool.
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Re: Honey do list + fricken laser + unsupervised for a few hours
« Reply #5 on: February 25, 2018, 06:12:58 PM »
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Re: Honey do list + fricken laser + unsupervised for a few hours
« Reply #6 on: February 25, 2018, 06:17:28 PM »
That is awesome. 2 questions though...

What kind of beer is that.

What kind of tool and program and thingamajig did you use to make that?

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Re: Honey do list + fricken laser + unsupervised for a few hours
« Reply #7 on: February 25, 2018, 06:26:26 PM »
That is awesome. 2 questions though...

What kind of beer is that.

What kind of tool and program and thingamajig did you use to make that?

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I've also taken some laser liberties with our cooking utensils...
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Re: Honey do list + fricken laser + unsupervised for a few hours
« Reply #8 on: February 25, 2018, 07:00:10 PM »
Looks great!
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« Reply #9 on: February 25, 2018, 08:06:05 PM »
Oh <heart eyes> that is amazing.
 
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Re: Honey do list + fricken laser + unsupervised for a few hours
« Reply #10 on: February 25, 2018, 08:15:37 PM »
+ I've had hunting on the brain a lot lately...

Wife said I need to use coasters more.

So I traced the WA GMU's, added my favorite forum, laser-ed the image onto some walnut plywood and added a cut off shell casing in the GMU where I got my first deer.

I'm pretty impressed with myself right now  :IBCOOL: and had to share!





Nice work!  :tup:
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Re: Honey do list + fricken laser + unsupervised for a few hours
« Reply #11 on: February 25, 2018, 08:29:58 PM »
That's awesome  :tup:
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Re: Honey do list + fricken laser + unsupervised for a few hours
« Reply #12 on: February 25, 2018, 10:02:50 PM »
Nice dude
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Re: Honey do list + fricken laser + unsupervised for a few hours
« Reply #13 on: February 25, 2018, 10:12:37 PM »
Awesome!
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Re: Honey do list + fricken laser + unsupervised for a few hours
« Reply #14 on: February 25, 2018, 11:15:36 PM »
I like that a lot! Very creative.

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Re: Honey do list + fricken laser + unsupervised for a few hours
« Reply #15 on: February 26, 2018, 02:10:04 PM »
Great work.  So, you don't have sharks with lasers on their heads then?    :chuckle:

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Re: Honey do list + fricken laser + unsupervised for a few hours
« Reply #16 on: February 26, 2018, 02:13:20 PM »
I'm pretty impressed with myself right now  :IBCOOL: and had to share!

You should be.  That is pretty cool.

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Re: Honey do list + fricken laser + unsupervised for a few hours
« Reply #17 on: February 26, 2018, 02:17:25 PM »
What is more awesome than a fricken laser? Have you laser etched 3d stuff yet?
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Re: Honey do list + fricken laser + unsupervised for a few hours
« Reply #18 on: February 26, 2018, 02:52:45 PM »
Nice work. The laser stuff is addicting.
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Re: Honey do list + fricken laser + unsupervised for a few hours
« Reply #19 on: February 26, 2018, 06:21:08 PM »
I get jealous of alot of stuff on here and this is now added to my list. Nice work sir

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Re: Honey do list + fricken laser + unsupervised for a few hours
« Reply #20 on: February 26, 2018, 08:19:53 PM »
Thanks guys!

What is more awesome than a fricken laser? Have you laser etched 3d stuff yet?
I've lasered one thing I 3D printed in PLA. I expected it to get melty and gooey but it cut and engraved just fine. I don't know where it ended up at the moment though, so no pic.


Related, yes you can engrave rocks with a laser.
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Re: Honey do list + fricken laser + unsupervised for a few hours
« Reply #21 on: February 26, 2018, 08:21:56 PM »
Lol, you 3d printed a rock???

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Re: Honey do list + fricken laser + unsupervised for a few hours
« Reply #22 on: February 26, 2018, 08:26:55 PM »
Lol, you 3d printed a rock???

 :chuckle: That sounds like something I'd do, but no I haven't 3D printed a rock. Yet...
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Re: Honey do list + fricken laser + unsupervised for a few hours
« Reply #23 on: February 26, 2018, 09:16:59 PM »
If your spelling of captin was intentional, I like your sense of humor.

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Re: Honey do list + fricken laser + unsupervised for a few hours
« Reply #24 on: February 26, 2018, 09:36:53 PM »
If your spelling of captin was intentional, I like your sense of humor.

Gold star. The owner of the rock has not yet caught onto that subtlety.
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« Reply #25 on: February 26, 2018, 09:48:28 PM »
lol

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Re: Honey do list + fricken laser + unsupervised for a few hours
« Reply #26 on: February 26, 2018, 10:19:39 PM »
That's super cool.

I looked them up. It really cost $4k  :yike:

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Re: Honey do list + fricken laser + unsupervised for a few hours
« Reply #27 on: February 27, 2018, 10:31:54 AM »
Time for you to sell those and become a site sponsor. I'll take 6 please, GMU 572.
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« Reply #28 on: February 27, 2018, 11:57:37 AM »
I have a Glowforge laser. Waiting for it about killed me, but it's awesome now that it's here.

I see they have several different models, which model do you have?  I'm curious, did you purchase this to do/make things to sell or is it strictly a hobby kind of thing?  Either way, looks like a very cool device.  :tup:

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« Reply #29 on: February 27, 2018, 09:55:43 PM »
That's super cool.

I looked them up. It really cost $4k  :yike:

Thanks, it's always hard to gauge if what I think looks good other people will like too.
I bought during the initial 30 day funding campaign when prices were a little lower. For what it can do itís still priced competitively. Dremel is supposed to be coming out with a laser cutter soon, itíll be interesting to see how that goes.


Time for you to sell those and become a site sponsor. I'll take 6 please, GMU 572.

Thanks for the encouragement! Canít say I was expecting to sell theseÖ I was just playing with my shiny new toy. Let me take a closer look at site sponsorship and get back to you. What caliber shell would you want to use to mark GMU 572?


I have a Glowforge laser. Waiting for it about killed me, but it's awesome now that it's here.

I see they have several different models, which model do you have?  I'm curious, did you purchase this to do/make things to sell or is it strictly a hobby kind of thing?  Either way, looks like a very cool device.  :tup:

Thanks! I have the Pro. I bought it for a little of both, I started a small CAD and 3D printing business in 2015 and have been able to slowly grow. Iím still learning how to use the laser. The only regular laser-ed product I have right now is an engraved leather pet ID tag for use on an invisible fence. Sounds like I should go for the forum sponsorship and not test the no advertising rule...
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Re: Honey do list + fricken laser + unsupervised for a few hours
« Reply #30 on: February 28, 2018, 04:23:14 AM »
The Caliber doesn't matter really, as I'm an archer. Whatever you have is good. Any idea of the cost yet?
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« Reply #31 on: February 28, 2018, 06:46:11 AM »
If you make them for sale I may be interested as well depending on how they price out.

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« Reply #32 on: February 28, 2018, 07:27:20 AM »
That's super cool.

I looked them up. It really cost $4k  :yike:

Thanks, it's always hard to gauge if what I think looks good other people will like too.
I bought during the initial 30 day funding campaign when prices were a little lower. For what it can do itís still priced competitively. Dremel is supposed to be coming out with a laser cutter soon, itíll be interesting to see how that goes.


Time for you to sell those and become a site sponsor. I'll take 6 please, GMU 572.

Thanks for the encouragement! Canít say I was expecting to sell theseÖ I was just playing with my shiny new toy. Let me take a closer look at site sponsorship and get back to you. What caliber shell would you want to use to mark GMU 572?


I have a Glowforge laser. Waiting for it about killed me, but it's awesome now that it's here.

I see they have several different models, which model do you have?  I'm curious, did you purchase this to do/make things to sell or is it strictly a hobby kind of thing?  Either way, looks like a very cool device.  :tup:

Thanks! I have the Pro. I bought it for a little of both, I started a small CAD and 3D printing business in 2015 and have been able to slowly grow. Iím still learning how to use the laser. The only regular laser-ed product I have right now is an engraved leather pet ID tag for use on an invisible fence. Sounds like I should go for the forum sponsorship and not test the no advertising rule...
How about circles? can you make circles?
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Re: Honey do list + fricken laser + unsupervised for a few hours
« Reply #33 on: February 28, 2018, 07:27:09 PM »
For walnut, I would need to be at about $8.50 each right now.
This cost includes whatever text you'd want on the coaster and a coat of polyurethane after engraving to make sure moisture doesn't get sucked into the wood.

For orders of 4 or more I can cut the price a little. I could do 6 shipped for about $45-$50.

I have some maple plywood in a similar thickness that would be about $1 less.

I also have a translucent orange acrylic ordered for a different project that might look really neat in this design. Those would be in the $5-6 range.

Would (wood... haha) you guys have any interest in having a raw engraved coaster and putting your own stain or finish on them?


Ignoring the circle comment... that's a topic for a whole different thread...
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« Reply #34 on: February 28, 2018, 09:12:25 PM »
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« Reply #35 on: March 01, 2018, 12:21:51 PM »
The Caliber doesn't matter really, as I'm an archer. Whatever you have is good. Any idea of the cost yet?

The fletching end of a mini arrow sticking out of the gmu would look cool

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« Reply #36 on: March 01, 2018, 06:53:42 PM »
Is the walnut a plywood as well?

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Re: Honey do list + fricken laser + unsupervised for a few hours
« Reply #37 on: March 03, 2018, 04:39:55 AM »
Is the walnut a plywood as well?

Yes, the walnut I used to make my coaster is plywood.
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« Reply #38 on: March 30, 2018, 08:46:47 AM »
I just got home from Maine a few days ago after over two months away. The coasters were waiting for me and are very nice. Thanks Redstar, great job.  :tup:
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