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#* The piece should now move as a whole
 
#* 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
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# Set Settings to Speed:20, Power:100, Passes:5
 
# Put painters tape on both sides of the acrylic
 
# Put painters tape on both sides of the acrylic
 
# Make sure laser is up to 15mA
 
# Make sure laser is up to 15mA
 
# Press "P" 4 times to outline the perimiter
 
# Press "P" 4 times to outline the perimiter
 
# "Notch the corners with the laser's two fire buttons
 
# "Notch the corners with the laser's two fire buttons
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#* This will give you a physical indicator that the object is within the cutting pattern.
 
# Press Play
 
# Press Play

Revision as of 18:34, 22 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. If the object is grouped, select the object and Ungroup. DO NOT DESELECT BEFORE MOVING TO THE NEXT STEP.
  5. Select the "Edit Paths by Node" tool, select the outline of box side
  6. Select the "Join selected endnodes with a new segment" button
    • The piece should now move as a whole
  7. Print to Raster Engrave
  8. Set Settings to Speed:20, Power:100, Passes:5
  9. Put painters tape on both sides of the acrylic
  10. Make sure laser is up to 15mA
  11. Press "P" 4 times to outline the perimiter
  12. "Notch the corners with the laser's two fire buttons
    • This will give you a physical indicator that the object is within the cutting pattern.
  13. Press Play