Intro: How to Engrave a Computer Window (Part 2)
This goes with How to engrave a Computer Window ( Part 1)This is optional but I think it looks cool.
Part 2 is taking that engraving and making it stand out. This makes the window look Tron like in a way. This is a nice effect but you do need some bright lights to make it look nice.
Step 1: Tools Needed.
*The already engraved window or use use Part 1 make one
*Dremel - or other rotary tool that takes engraving bits.
*Flex-shaft - helps a lot to makes the tool feel lighter and *avoid mistakes.
*Engraving Bits - I used a 107. Any size will work. Smaller if *you want detail.
*Tape - now used to tape off what you don't want to paint
*Spray Paint - any color you want as long as it will stick to plexiglas. I used back.
*A good light.
Step 2: Tape Off What You Don't Want Painted.
Tape off what you don't want painted.
I had holes on my window for mounting that I did not want to get paint into.
Step 3: Spray Paint
Spray the side of the Plexiglas that is engraved. Use a spray paint that will stick to Plexiglas. Don't use latex paint
Step 4: Rengrave the Plexiglas
Now rengrave the Plexiglas going over what was already engraved. This is also time to add any detail to the window.
Step 5: Put It Back in Your Case.
Put it back in your case. Enjoy the glowing engraving.
My lights in the case are not bright enough to light the entire engraving. A blue CCFL bulb is behind the window.
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