Introduction: How to Use a Lazar Cutter to Make a Stencil
I will be showing you how to use a Lazar cutting machine to create a stencil to transfer an image to any material you would like.
- Card board
- Translucent material for long lasting usage (OPTIONAL)
- Lazar cutting machine
- Paint or ink (OPTIONAL)
- Airbrush machine (OPTIONAL)
- Paint brushes
Step 1: Step:1 Create Dxf.file
You can create this file using Corel Draw I used the fonts they had available in that progam and imported picture to go with the font My Stencil is going to say "God is Love" including an heart and, a eternal life sign.
Step 2: Step:4 Begin Cutt
Watch the machine in case of any fire out breaks because we are using cardboard
Step 3: Step:2 Choose Material to Use for Lazar Cutting
- Translucent material
- Card stock
- Poster Board
Step 4: Step:3 Create Setting for Lazar Cutter
- Cardboard settings power 44 speed 13 power and speed varies according to material being used.
Step 5: Step:5 Pick Material You Would Like to Transfer Stencil to
I will be using plywood (OPTIONAL)
Feel free try any type of wood or paper like material you have available
Step 6: Step:6 Determine the Type of Transfer
I will be transferring my stencil using an airbrush machine and paint (OPTIONAL)
- You can you use ink
- or Spray paint in a can
Step 7: Step 7: Stain Wood
If your using wood now would be the perfect time to stain the wood to get an more clean professional look
Step 8: Step:8 Place Stencil
Make sure you put the stencil somewhere you feel has the best resolution in order to get the best results.
Step 9: Step:9 Transfer Stencil to Material
Using my airbrush machine I transferred stencil design to the wood
Step 10: Step:10 I Repeated Steps 7-9
I was not very happy with resolution so I repeated steps 7-9 with different colors and a different type of wood stain.