True Grit 10 Horkey Release Discussion 12/02/11

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This topic is dedicated to release discussion for True Grit 10 Horkey - Laser Cut Wood Variant

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Thu Dec 01, 2011 1:53 pm

ridiculous piece. :notworthy:

love 16 horsepower btw
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Thu Dec 01, 2011 2:14 pm

This is an awesome piece, but $450 is hard to swallow during the holidays.
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One paper cut. Any paper cut. Please.
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Thu Dec 01, 2011 2:33 pm

this piece is amazing. horkey should do more laser etched stuff
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Thu Dec 01, 2011 3:08 pm

Sure nice - if you have the wall space... (no portfolio for this beast!)
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Thu Dec 01, 2011 3:18 pm

absolutely gorgeous work
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Thu Dec 01, 2011 4:17 pm

WANT...Can't have :x
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Tapecat wrote:WANT...Can't have :x
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Thu Dec 01, 2011 4:39 pm

For the tech heads:

The Epilog Laser Wood Engraving Machine:

Epilog Laser's co2 laser systems are growing in popularity in the woodworking industry as an increasing number of woodworkers are seeing the variety of products that can quickly and easily customize with an Epilog Laser system.

Wood engraving is one of the most popular applications for the laser because it can encompass so many different products. From cabinetry to photo frames to knife handles, Epilog's laser systems are used in almost every woodworking category you will run across.

Can I engrave all types of wood?
The laser works extremely well with all types of woods, from maple to exotic hardwoods. Each displays a different quality when engraved. While a maple plaque may give you a lighter engraving, cherry can give you very rich, dark colors where engraved. Trying out different woods can give you very different effects with the same image.

What size of wood piece can I engrave?
Laser systems range in capacity from 16" x 12" (406 x 305 mm) to 36" x 24" (914 x 610 mm). If you can fit your product in the engraving table, you can engrave your item!

Is there a lot of programming involved?
Unlike CNC machines that require extensive programming, our CO2 lasers operate more like printers. Use any graphic software you like, import your image, and print it to the laser. It's incredibly easy to set up any custom job in minutes.

How much do laser systems cost?
With prices starting at $7,995 (US Price Only) for a complete laser system, the price is relatively low for such a versatile piece of equipment. You can even lease-to-own the lasers for about $150 a month (with approved credit). That's a payment that doesn't take a lot of engraving to cover!

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Thu Dec 01, 2011 5:34 pm

Just sick

Cool fudge can be done by hand however and not cost a fortune

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Thu Dec 01, 2011 6:40 pm

Tapecat wrote:Just sick

Cool fudge can be done by hand however and not cost a fortune

good call - very true :clap:

they both look very nice though.
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Tapecat wrote:Just sick

Cool fudge can be done by hand however and not cost a fortune

TC... if you haven't realized it yet, your talent is beyond the scope of most :wink: :clap:
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Thu Dec 01, 2011 7:47 pm

Horkey's great and all, but I've never seen him do any sweet scratchboards like a certain person..
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Thu Dec 01, 2011 8:54 pm

Tapecat wrote:WANT...Can't have :x
i too am in this boat.
bought too much other horkey in the last few months.
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