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Lithophane Stealth fighter

Postby cnc novice » Fri Jan 04, 2019 9:20 pm

Corian for the Lithophane was carved on CNC. Frame was done in layers on Glowforge laser cutter. Light source is LED strip lights mounted on the inside edge of the frame pointed inward to avoid hot spots.
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Re: Lithophane Stealth fighter

Postby WNC_Ed » Sat Jan 05, 2019 6:22 am

That looks great!
I love the box and frame.
Congrats on a job well done.
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Re: Lithophane Stealth fighter

Postby Kayvon » Sat Jan 05, 2019 5:36 pm

Nicely done. I love the combination CNC and laser cutter project, with some electronics to boot.
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Re: Lithophane Stealth fighter

Postby cnc novice » Sat Jan 05, 2019 8:53 pm

Thank you. the box and frame were the toughest part. Took a couple of attempts to get the support for the 1.25 in thick frame to stand and feel secure in the slot, yet still make it possible to disassemble if the lighting ever needs to be replaced.
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Re: Lithophane Stealth fighter

Postby mcsteve » Sun Jan 06, 2019 2:12 am

Very nice. I love Lithophanes and they have been my No 1 focus since purchasing the shark.
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Re: Lithophane Stealth fighter

Postby cnc novice » Tue Jan 22, 2019 9:14 pm

Just tried a new light source. I went with a LED light panel. The panel raises the electronics cost from about $20 to $35 but simplifies the wiring and removes the issue of light strips detaching and possible shadows from wires. The Star Trek inspired lithophane has the light pane
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Re: Lithophane Stealth fighter

Postby WNC_Ed » Wed Jan 23, 2019 10:48 am

Looks great!
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Re: Lithophane Stealth fighter

Postby OCEdesigns » Fri Jan 25, 2019 3:14 pm

That looks very cool!!
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Re: Lithophane Stealth fighter

Postby Pregily » Sat Mar 09, 2019 8:06 am

Looks awesome, really nice job, I am new with Shark and only learning now, have an idea to sell my works on Etsy (mostly like a hobby)
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Re: Lithophane Stealth fighter

Postby basecircle » Sun Mar 10, 2019 10:16 pm

What a nice litho.Good looking.And your Frame is sharp. Basecircle
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