Friday, December 7, 2018

Romans 12:1 Plaque


This was a commission for a plaque featuring a verse from the letter of Paul to the Romans (Romans 12:1).

It started with a design laid out on the computer using the Inkscape application.


This design file was then used to engrave the image on a piece of poplar with a laser engraver.


Then the wood was cut to size and the border carved.


I sealed the carving with four coats of Enduro-Var water based urethane.


After that, I used a Shaker Maple stain to accent the lettering and corner designs.


I hope you enjoyed this summary of what went into making this piece. Please let me know if you have any questions about the process.

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