Archive for 2024

Aluminum engraving (with a diode) Aluminum engraving (with a diode)

Wednesday, February 28th, 2024

I have a running document for the optimal settings on my 20W Atomstack diode laser. It includes: wood, acrylic, fabric, glass, and even rock. However, there is a material that I’ve been meaning to try… metal. Raw aluminum would be near impossible to etch. Luckily, most of the aluminium we encounter (like your Apple laytop) […]

Wood Finish Wood Finish

Thursday, February 15th, 2024

This is more of a reminder for myself than anything else… I am not an expert woodworker and not claiming that this is the only way. Rather, it had been a while since I needed to finish a piece and I didn’t completely remember my prefered method. Next time, I can just look back at […]