In the previous assignment I already made a 3D object out of 2D pieces, so this week I have explored engraving and live hinges.
Tools: CAD and laser cutter.
Materials: acrylic and 3mm plywood.
Use CAD to prepare 2 designs.
Use CAD to prepare 2 designs: a screw measuring card (adapted from a Thingiverse design) in Autocad and a mock book cover with Inkscape. Be aware of layers and their cut order.
Import to laser cutter software
Import to laser cutter software and check the position on laser bed, the order of the layer, the dimensions…
Send file to cut.
Send file to cut. Enjoy the result.