Introduction: How to Make a Mud Flap Girl - I Made It at TechShop

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I have seen these mud flap girls all over the place and really wanted to make my own.  Now that I am a TechShop member it was the first thing I wanted to do.  I took the laser cutter / engraver class last night and with a little help from another guy who was working on a project I was able to make a mud flap girl. 

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Step one; do your best artist rendition of a mud flap girl. 

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Step 2 is to set the height of the deck in the machine then then let it go and cut her out. 

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Sadly; the laser does not cut through metal....  Me and at least one other person in the class thought it did....    Anyway; it is made out of press board...  I am still proud of it; but need to take the water jet class to actually make one I can put on my mud flaps.

I made it at TechShop.

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lime3D (author)2014-01-06

You can make it out of mirrored acrylic.

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