Monthly Archives: August 2011

Cut First, or Etch First?

Yesterday, I tried an experiment. In the process of lasering the board, there are two operations, cutting and etching. Cutting uses vector input and blasts the laser all the way through the wood. Etching uses raster input and cuts at … Continue reading

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Gladys Knight and These

The “pips” in Catan are the little discs that sit inside the hexagonal tiles. The version I have at home has on these pips a large number between 2 and 12, a letter of the alphabet above the number and … Continue reading

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Flourish

Looking through some examples of decorative art from the last century, I got inspired to try my hand at some flourishes to perhaps use to enhance the borders of the board and ports.  When I started working at this level … Continue reading

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