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[November 15, 2019, 03:43:59 PM]

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my first create panel..
« on: October 09, 2019, 01:50:30 PM »
Hi All,

I have bought me a cheap  chinees K40 laser machine and create my first panel.

This is just a POC, but it looks great..  to be continued

regards  Knight

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Re: my first create panel..
« Reply #1 on: October 09, 2019, 02:31:32 PM »
Awesome work there!! I was thinking about buying one of those myself. Are they easy to work with, setup and what about maintenance?

Again, great work on the panels!!

Best,
Fred

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Re: my first create panel..
« Reply #2 on: October 09, 2019, 03:53:56 PM »
Great, you finally sort it out. It looks very good for the first test.
Make lettering a little thinner  :beer:

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Re: my first create panel..
« Reply #3 on: October 10, 2019, 05:00:40 AM »
Yes Thanks,   I'm searching for the right font..    But indeed good first attempt.

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Re: my first create panel..
« Reply #4 on: October 11, 2019, 02:59:08 AM »
With that same font, make them path (Object to path), then shrink each letter (Dinamic offset) and drag till desire width.. Finally move them to the appropriate distance. Example in Inscape:

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Re: my first create panel..
« Reply #5 on: October 11, 2019, 06:41:45 AM »
Thanks mrwell,

As I tried to engrave panels whit and CNC cutter last year I bought one from China. Well the cutting worked fine,  but engraving letters was a total failure.
Tbecause I needed to create the Gcodes I bought the tool AbViewer. 
You can compare AbViewer whit a very small autocad solution. The cool thing whit AbViewer is creating panels very simple in autocad code which I can use in the K40 laser with a simple Nano controller board.   
https://nl.cadsofttools.com/products/abviewer/
 

I think this is the font I need to use.
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that results in this..   I believe it is almost the same..
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regards,
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Re: my first create panel..
« Reply #6 on: October 11, 2019, 12:43:17 PM »
Looks good Knight!

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Re: my first create panel..
« Reply #7 on: October 11, 2019, 07:42:35 PM »
Nice Work!
That F16 font works, but the font I use is Gorton Digital which is a MS 33558 approved font, I personally like the look of it better.
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Re: my first create panel..
« Reply #8 on: October 12, 2019, 02:31:44 PM »
The first TWA panel.. with   MS 33558  font.

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Re: my first create panel..
« Reply #9 on: October 12, 2019, 03:07:58 PM »
That's very good! Nice.

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Re: my first create panel..
« Reply #10 on: October 13, 2019, 06:56:36 AM »
It looks better with that font indeed  :beer: