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Laser Engraved Calgary Map

Experimenting with engraving settings to obtain different engraving depths for different areas. Looks great and smells like campfire. Mmmmm...


The art is courtesy of David Bynoe ( a local Calgarian who had the time to mess around with GIS at work for a while to put this together. He assembled this up for lasering at the local hackerspace (, where their tired old 80 watt unit took over 2 hours to vector the original out. Our 65W Epilog helix has much faster rastering capability, so this took just under an hour to do this 24x18" sheet of 1/8" pine plywood.

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Taken on February 14, 2013