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    Using up HDU leftovers

    A lot of folks avoid HDU because of the initial cost, but its versatility is hard to beat ....
    I'll post pics of the finished job later, but for now, I'd like to show off how you can use up HDU cutoffs

    Dentils, corbels, the top shelf & the "grey" panel you see in the middle are all leftovers from previous jobs, So really, the material is free, since otherwise, it would be "landfill bound", but really, the material cost is insignificant.... the labour is usually about 10X the material cost on a dimensional sign.

    So, if you have lots of small pieces kicking around ..... here are some ideas for you.
    I'll post more pics as the sign approaches completion...
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    Here's the finished sign .....
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    That is an outstanding sign. Excellent composition as well as selection of materials.
    Mike Null

    St. Louis Laser, Inc.

    Trotec Speedy 300, 80 watt
    Woodworking shop CLTT and Laser Sublimation
    Evolis Card Printer
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    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    North Yorkshire, UK
    Most eye-catching and informative. Superb Sign. Thank you Roger for posting these pictures
    60w EFI 6090 & 100w Z4 Reci 6090 G Weike Lasers, 4 X 4 CNC Router
    CLTT using Oki C822dn & Adkins Press
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