We’ll, I typically use edge glued pine panels because they are nice size , flat, and cheap.
I use good acrylic paint or good stain , and then carve through for the contrast.
After that I don’t do anything , hence my question . Sometimes I get fuzzies along the carve , as to which I try to get off by hand or with small chunks of sand paper on a pencil end.
Down cut bits from inventables on recommended settings.
Any advice at this stage to clean it up easy?
From there I just use a spray can of matte clear.
Accidental beautiful picture of mt Charleston NV there lol