Large sign on a small Shopbot

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Phil
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Large sign on a small Shopbot

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I recently completed my first sign in Signfoam. It was a challenge. My benchtop Shopbot has a cutting area of 32" x 24" The panel for the sign is 60" wide x 40" tall. I had to move and register the panel twice to complete the carving. The sign is double sided. I was very nervous not wanting to make a mistake on material that cost $400. It turned out fine.

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Well done, I can understand how nervous it can be when doing a large job like that!
Did you use the toolpath tiling to set up the different cuts?

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Beautiful work, very elegant and understated, but eye-catching. I own the same size machine, so I fully understand the hoops you had to jump thru to make your sign...joe

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Good looking sign, Phil. Time for a bigger machine?

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Nice job, nice layout and plenty of neutral space.

Great to see no unnecessary arced or rotated lettering and no kiddy fonts.

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Beautiful understated elegance Phil!

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Phil nice job , I agree moving material on the machine is nerve racking and a pain. Quality looks fantastic. :mrgreen:
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What Graham said ............

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