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== Procedure ==
 
== Procedure ==
 
# Opened PDF obtained from boxmaker website in Inkscape
 
# Opened PDF obtained from boxmaker website in Inkscape
# Deleted the extraneous text
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# Delete the extraneous text
# Selected all and did the line draw thing
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# Doesn't matter what the canvas size is in Inkscape, Raster Engrave is where that matters
 
# Doesn't matter what the canvas size is in Inkscape, Raster Engrave is where that matters
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# Select the "Edit Paths by Node" tool, select the outline of box side
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# Select the "Join selected endnodes with a new segment" button
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#* The piece should now move as a whole
 
# Print to Raster Engrave
 
# Print to Raster Engrave
 
# Set Settings to Speed:20, Power:100, Passes:3
 
# Set Settings to Speed:20, Power:100, Passes:3

Revision as of 20:04, 1 October 2013

This page is for the creation of the Project Enclosure for the USB Auth 1.7 project.

  • Materials
    • 1/8 Inch Clear Acrylic.
      • 8 x 4.5 x 2.5 "
  • Project Files
  • Using Inkscape
  • Using Makeshop's laser cutter: Max Cutting Dimensions are 14 x 9 "

Procedure

  1. Opened PDF obtained from boxmaker website in Inkscape
  2. Delete the extraneous text
  3. Doesn't matter what the canvas size is in Inkscape, Raster Engrave is where that matters
  4. Select the "Edit Paths by Node" tool, select the outline of box side
  5. Select the "Join selected endnodes with a new segment" button
    • The piece should now move as a whole
  6. Print to Raster Engrave
  7. Set Settings to Speed:20, Power:100, Passes:3
  8. Put painters tape on both sides of the acrylic
  9. Make sure laser is up to 15mA
  10. Press "P" 4 times to outline the perimiter
  11. "Notch the corners with the laser's two fire buttons
  12. Press Play