Hello! I have attached a photo that I found on inventables home page. It shows a project that was engraved. I am looking to engrave wording that has the darker effect against the lighter wood. I know that jtech offers a co2 laser engraver, but I’m assuming that this wasn’t done with it. How do I achieve this look? What machine pieces to I need? Is there special software that I need to use as well? I have the carve 1000mm. Thank you so very much!!!
Looks like it was probably engraved, (milled), and then painted. (The red lines at the bottom are a clue).
I like to use VCarve software and a V-bit for something like that, but you probably could do the same with Easel. (Not 110% sure because I don’t use Easel).
You can hand paint the letters or use spray paint and use a hand sander to remove the excess when it dries. I like the spray and sand method.
Thank you for your reply. When you mention engraving, are you referring to the xcarve engraving bits? Thanks!
Here is another method. Tutorial - painting an engraving
There are several methods.@ChrisMatus points out one way.
I will try that, thank you!