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Step 1: Go Get Stuff
A 2' x 3' sheet of 1/8" white acrylic
A 1' x 2' sheet of 1/4" acrylic
An awesome Epilog laser cutter
Some pegboard pegs
20 3/8" aluminum binding barrels
3' punched steel sheet (with holes every 3/4")
Red, black, blue and white acrylic paint
An array of brushes
A water cup
Step 2: Laser Cut, Laser Cut, Laser Cut
First raster cut the woman with the following settings
Next raster cut the background layer with the following settings:
Lastly, cut out all the vector lines with the following settings:
Step 3: Easy Painting
This may require laying down two coats of paint so the white does not show through.
Step 4: Prep for More Painting
Step 5: Hard Painting
Touch up any mistakes with red or black paint. I found I had to go over a lot of the outline again with black paint using a fine tipped brush (perhaps that's just me).
Step 6: Edges
Step 7: More Laser Cutting
The setting I used were:
Step 8: Bend the Metal
Step 9: Clamp
Sandwich the acrylic brackets between the rod and the pegboard. Line up the holes and the rods so that they match on both sides. Insert the barrel through from the bottom and the cap through from the top. Hammer it fastened shut. Repeat this with all the bolt holes.