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Multiple tool project

I'm looking for a relatively simple project that I could do with groups to demonstrate 3D printing vs. laser cutting, vs. CNC Milling. Ideally, at the end, you could walk away with a finished product made by using all three tools. Any suggestions?

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Downunder35m (author)2017-06-03

Depends on the hardware and skillset available.
As a simple example:
Make a nice box with the laser cutter.
Add 3D printed ornaments to it and finnish off with some fance CNC milled hinges or braces.
Sort of an old priates treasure chest.

Or think of something useful for daily life.
3D printed bottle/jar opener, laser engraved welcome home signs and machined trolley tokens (take tamplates from my Instructable ;) )....
You get the picture....