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Sgraffito and CNC?

Discussion in 'General Talk' started by GrayUK, Oct 31, 2014.

  1. GrayUK

    GrayUK Master
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    Has anyone considered the application of our CNC machines to the Art of Sgraffito.
    I guess on wood mainly. I think we could attain the accuracy needed, if we use thicker wood layers. Maybe a light wood and a darker veneer sandwiched between. :thumbsup:

    Just a thought. :rolleyes:

    Gray
     
  2. andrew

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    You can use two-color hdpe or acrylic. It's used for signs. There's a thin layer of one color on top of a contrasting color. I believe we are speaking of the same process.
     
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    Nice one Gray. :thumbsup:
    I think that's a great application for our CNC machines (must admit to having to resort to Google to find out exactly what Sgraffito was though :D ).

    Tweakie.
     
  4. GrayUK

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    "(must admit to having to resort to Google to find out exactly what Sgraffito was though :D )"

    That's a hell of an admission there Tweakie!! :D:D
    I though you were going to come back with a chapter and verse about how the Family did when you were a little one. :ROFL:


    I'd never heard of it until this morning either!
    Read about it in a Wood Magazine. :cool:

    Yes Andrew I'm sure we are. :thumbsup:

    How about laminating a Beige sheet, then a Grey sheet and finally a White sheet, of varying thicknesses, and then carving 3D faces into it? Or something similar. :rolleyes:

    Mmmmm. I see some earning potential there. :thumbsup:

    Gray
     

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