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In need of CNC inlay for chess board in Houston

by duc996
posted 02-18-2017 07:52 AM


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Madmark2

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#1 posted 02-19-2017 02:43 AM

Have you considered a low cost (<$200) laser engraver?

It will lase in any windows truetype font / size.

M

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duc996

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#2 posted 02-19-2017 02:47 AM

I am actually building the board for my brother and he really wanted the maple inlay to contrast the walnut. I didn’t know the laser engraver was that affordable. Thanks

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Jim Jakosh

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#3 posted 07-10-2017 12:17 PM

Check with a trophy shop that uses a laser and CNC router for plaques and the like. that is where I get mine done her in GR. I’ll be there is one in Houston!!

I don’t know how much you would be needing done, but here is a cheap 2.5W machine on E bay:
http://www.ebay.com/itm/EleksMaker-EleksLaser-A3-Pro-2500mW-Laser-Engraving-Machine-CNC-Laser-Printer-/282549075759?hash=item41c93cbf2f:g:oLAAAOSwnK9ZVRaT

Jim

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duc996

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#4 posted 07-10-2017 02:10 PM

Thank you for the tip. I have found someone that has done it for me already. Thanks again!

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#5 posted 07-10-2017 02:25 PM

another satisfied customer LMAO :<))

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