This was a gift I made for my parents anniversary.  It was created from photographs that I took at their house.  I layered laser cut 1/4" oak plywood panels; 1. raster image with heron glued to it. 2. spacer panel. 3. vector cut trees and heron. 4. spacer panel. 5. vector cut cattails and grass. 6. spacer panel.

I then glued together.  Once dry, I lightly sanded the outer edges and top, then sprayed on a few coats of water soluble sealer.  I attached loop hooks on both sides on the back edge for hanging, the same distance from the top.  I added a custom raster message on the back of the art piece as finalize the piece.
<p>Hello, I am not able to download the .ai file :(</p><p>Could you please help me? I think is a great work and I really want to try it. </p><p>I use Corel draw. Thank you! </p>
<p>Wonderful work!</p>
<p>Well, I'm going to need to ask for help (yet again). when I download the above file &quot;heron picture layered.ai&quot; ,all I get is a partial of the background. Any ideas on what I might be doing wrong? I was able to download all of the pieces before, as you can see from my comment earlier last year, but now when I try this is all I get.</p><p>Thank you being patient with me, I apperciate your help.</p>
Thanks so much can't wait to design my own for the next project. Came out great
<p>wow, that turned out great! I'll be working on one today, thanks for sharing.</p>
<p>This just what I was looking for, for a friend, but when I sent it to Corel,I cant select any of the pieces to send to the laser. I'm quite new to to Corel and would greatly appreciate any help.</p>
<p>Works fine for me on corel. Select the objects, click arrange and ungroup. Then you can send the pieces to the laser in their layers</p>
<p>I should have replied to you before now, but I'm just now getting back to doing this project. Thank you for you advice, I've since gotten a little better with Corel. I'll send pics!</p>
<p>What a nice person you are :)</p>
I would have, but i forgot to take photos while making it. Did you download the AI file I included? It has everything you need to make your own!
thats pretty cool, you should do a step by step view with the various layers laid out

About This Instructable




More by general_rookie:The Lake Laser Cut Ipod Dock 
Add instructable to: