In this tutorial we will be making a laser cut wooden map using open data from Vancouver's Open data catalog. The Vancouver open data catalog has many different shape files that can be used, in this tutorial we will be using the coastal and public street data.
You can use this tutorial to make maps of any city that you have the shp file for. The Github repo has files for some other major city.
Video version of the tutorial. http://youtu.be/V_0t9ctAAbE
Step 1: Download, install TileMill and start a new project.
- You can download TileMill for free from MapBox.
- After you have installed TileMill start a new project.