Here is a guide in how to make a weathered looking wooden crate on a laser cutter. The good thing about it, is that it has a more solid bottom, than most lasercut boxes that use box joints.

Step 1: Cut and Glue

Using the lasercutter, cut the parts from the PDF or Illustrator file. Then glue it together.

Step 2: Clamp and Drye

Clamp it together and then let it set, afterwards it looks like the image om the right.

Step 3: Weather Using a Blowtorch

By burning it with a blowtorch it will get a weathered look, afterwards i lightly sanded away the charred bits.

Step 4: Coating It With Bees Wax

By coating it with bees wax, the natural colors of the wood really pops. It also makes it feel less drye.

Step 5: Clean

After coating it, i thoroughly cleaned it with a papertowel.

<p>I like the weathered look you got using the blow torch. Nice job!</p>
<p>Thanks :D</p>
<p>Looks nice, I like the finish as well. Did you use 1/4in (5mm) plywood?</p>
<p>I used 3.4 mm plywood :)</p>
<p>Well that's what my caliper said :)</p>

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