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  • Laser etching photos onto wood

    by Jzentner     Friday, September 24, 2010
    After having such great success with etching my tree photos I couldn't wait to try other images. I went through my entire archive of personal work and picked out images that I thought would look cool etched into wood. Using what I had learned from...
  • Making a sign out of wood and acrylic with the Epilog laser

    by Jzentner     Tuesday, June 15, 2010
    This is a logo I made just for fun. I figured it would be a great image to cut out with the Epilog. The only problem is how to keep all the pieces together after they were cut out. I needed a way to keep the teeth and handplane pieces together. My solution...
  • Painted Epilog Engraving

    by Jzentner     Friday, September 24, 2010
    This is a sign I made for in my old car. I etched the image about an eighth inch deep into a piece of maple. I then painted the whole sign with red spray paint. Once I had enough paint in the engraving I let it dry and sanded the whole sign. It's...
  • Laser-Cut Toy Car Grill

    by Jzentner     Sunday, September 26, 2010
    My girlfriends dad Tom has a 56 Thunderbird that he restored. He recently found a child sized electric version of his 56, it's sort of a vintage power wheels. Instead of restoring it back to original Tom decided to do his own thing and make it as...
  • Making a photo album with the Epilog laser

    by Jzentner     Tuesday, June 1, 2010
    Hello there, I'm the Director of Photography for American Woodworker Magazine. I've been asked to share with you what I've been doing with the laser engraver that we have on loan from Epilog. I'm usually taking pictures for the editors...