HALFTONER – Photo carving

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Materials:

  • plywood panel – 500 x 500 x 9 mm
  • black matte spray paint – n° 1
  • tool: 90° carving tool
  • Software: Halftoner by Jason Dorie –> Donwload

Photocarving is amazing way to transform a normal photo in to a materic decoration in your home

Is the first time that I use the X-carve with a 90° tool to carve the halftoned images so here I’m going to explain my tests and I hope you can give me few suggestions to obtain a perfect results!!!

The x-carve placement needs improvements I know … now the lab is my garage!!! (I’m so sorry for my neighbors for the noise!)

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1. TOOL

90° tool

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2. TEST

gcode test on plywood panel without paint

the plywood I think is not the best material for this use

painted carving

3. PAINT

the painted plywood don’t give a good result, too much fur!

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4. PREPARATION MDF PANEL

So I decided to change the material: MDF

…. AS SOON AS POSSIBLE THE END OF MDF TEST 😉 !