January 24, 2017 at 12:58 pm #25891
my latest mpcnc creation… This is a giant 8′ x 4′ world map I was commissioned to do for a local church. the backboard is a full sheet of 1/2″ plywood, I set up a straightedge and hand cut the lines with a .25″ vbit with a router and then stained them different colors to give the illusion of separate boards. the front pieces were cut from 1/2″ ply in 4 different sheets (my machine can cut 2’x4′ (quarter sheet of plywood). then i stained, glued, and pin nailed the countries on. It was a pain to get everything exactly where it had to be, but I printed a grid that made it much easier.
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Beautiful work!January 24, 2017 at 2:16 pm #25899
But, which country did you put the South China Sea into? haha!
Looks amazing. This just raised the bar.January 24, 2017 at 4:21 pm #25919
Dude, that’s nice!January 24, 2017 at 4:28 pm #25920
Looks great! Do you have the dxf file to share?January 25, 2017 at 1:29 am #25941
should have made Australia from Gum Tree’s.January 25, 2017 at 10:45 am #25969
thank you! I don’t have a DXF, I found a vector map, so i edited it in illustrator (broke it into 4 pieces and cleaned it up) and then brought those vector files into aspire to create the gcode.
another cool thing i forgot to mention is that due to the size of europe/asia… i had to cut it in 2 pieces. It’s really cool how accurately the borders jigsaw puzzled together to form the full landmass with very little sanding and filing to fit.January 25, 2017 at 10:49 am #25970
Can you share the Ilustrator files?January 25, 2017 at 11:31 pm #26010
Very Nice!!!!July 1, 2017 at 12:22 pm #37238
Hi, it looks very nice. Please, can you send me the vector files? Thanks!October 3, 2017 at 6:08 pm #45319
Sorry, I never got around to posting the vector files, here are the ones i used. The full map plus the files i broke down for my machine (48″w x 32″t). The vcarve and the endmill paths are on different layers.
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