My goal was to develop a process for easily creating embossed gilded letters for use on business style name cards. These cards consist of two layers of laser cut paper laminated together with a composite gold leaf in the middle.
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Xacto (brand) Knife
Straight Edge (chunk of CLEAN aluminium)
Arches Hot Press Watercolour Paper
Strathmore Coal Black Drawing Paper
Glad Press'n Seal or Scotch Artist Mount (any laserable low tack mask)
3M Super 77 Spray Adhesive
Spray Adhesive for Metal Leaf
Composite Metal Leaf