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These mirrors are simple and elegant, suitable for any decor. Choose to make one, two, are all three sizes and once!
You are free:
Under the following conditions:
With the understanding that:
Thickness: 3/4 in - don't use 1, Plies: 3 - don't use 3, Dimensions: 12 in × 12 in - don't use 4
Dimensions: 8 in × 12 in, Thickness: 1/8 in
All three mirrors can be cut from the same file
The diameter of the bamboo frame has a diameter of 5.5 Inches. Cut down the bamboo to an appropriate size. If your machine can fit a 12 × 12 piece of material, you can skip this step.
The best way to secure your material is to use the “hold down table project” or to screw the material to a waste board with wood screws.
Place the bit at the desired zero point for all the axis. the origin point for the attached files is in the lower left hand corner of the material.
I generated the tool paths in makercam.com from a .svg file. The instructions on how to do this are in the video below.
Upload the .nc file to a g code sender program. There are multiple free one available, like universal g code sender and g host.
I used a chisel and rubber mallet to break the tabs off the pieces, and finished the edges with some 220 grit sandpaper.