22: Hylian Inlay

"I think you picked the most ambitious first time trying to inlay project ever," wrote Jen, fairly certain that I'd bitten off more than I could chew.  While I could already tell by then that l I was in for a lot of delicate work, I reassured her of my expert mastication and went back [...]

Etaoin in Black

08: 3D Etching

This week I decided to give 3D etching another shot. I have just once before played around with the 3D settings available on our laser, but I haven't really explored the process until now. Normally, the laser interprets shades of grey by preparing a halftone map and etching that at whatever singular power I have [...]