(Somehow all of my text disappeared so I will try to rewrite it.)

When I was first told how easy it was to laser cut something, I decided to start with what I love best: celtic knots.  I made two versions and I've provided them both in the attached document.

I made this at Techshop in SF!

  1. Material (I used both acrylic and wood)
  2. Jump Ring
  3. Cord
  4. Needle Nose Pliers

I made this design with just circles.  It was pretty easy.  All you have to do is line everything up exactly right ;)

Once you are ready, make sure you define your etch lines and your cut lines.  I etched my lines at 2 points.  Also, make sure you add in a hole to attach it to a necklace.  My final pendant was about 1.5 inches wide from bottom tip to bottom tip.  When I frist did this, I went overboard and it was about 3 inches wide and made of wood.  Though I will probably wear it sometime, I didn't think any one else would so I redid it with black acrylic.  I added in a photo of the wood version so you can see how it will turn out and also, I did both versions in wood.

Assembling the necklace:
  1. Take your jump ring and attach it to the hole at the top of your pendant.
  2. Take your cord and string it through the jump ring.
  3. Tie a nice double knot leaving enough room so you can slip it over your head.
  4. Wear and be happy with your awesome celtic knot!
What program did you use to draw the design?
<p>I used Adobe Illustrator. </p>
My name is trinity laugh out loud and I'm going to ask my dad to make me but he doesn't have a laser cutter he has something close to that is that ok?
<p>Of course! I'd love to see what you guys come up with!</p>
I love this symbol too!!!! Great job!!!! :-)
<p>Me too! Awesome symbol :)</p>
This one of my favorite symbols. You made a beautiful pendant. :)
Thank you! I love that symbol!
Brilliant job wish i had a laser cutter!
I wish I had my own too. That's why it is so awesome that Techshop has one you can use :)
Cool do you know how much they cost?
A laser cutter? More than I can afford that's for sure.
Lol yeah me too kinda broke at the moment
Oh and i went pro!!! <br>Welll it was given too me
Thats beautiful. I'm impressed!
Thank you!

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