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In this Instructable I will show my process in making plaques for TechShop member's project pictures. We have MANY great members at TechShop, who make incredible things, and ...
First step in the process was to make a template file on Illustrator. I had many plaques to make, so making a template was crucial to keep everything ...
After the template was made I simply added in all the text, did a little adjusting on the height of the overall plaque, and then it's ready to ...
Now to get the vectors from Illustrator into FlowPath, you need to export the outlines for the steel border (with the holes) as a .dxf file. Note: Illustrator ...
Open the .ord file with FlowCut, setup your material, and watch as the amazing FlowJet cuts out the steel border for the plaque.
Now to make the actual acrylic plaque, I take my project plaque file and my acrylic (with the protective paper covering still on the surface) to the laser ...
The painted plaque is finished and so is the steel border, the only thing left to do is assemble. Take your nuts and bolts and screw the plaque ...
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