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  • The Will To Win

    The Will To Win sign

    Today we delivered and fitted a wall sign for former British Formula 1 driver Mark Blundell at his business MB Partners. Mark has the motto ‘The Will To Win’. The phrase, used by his grandfather, has resonated with Mark throughout his life and he carries it through to his daily activities even now. When Mark… Read…

  • Laser engraving scratch paper

    Scratch paper is a popular medium for laser engraving but many people have a lot of trouble getting their settings down so here’s how I did it. The paper I used was ‘Rainbow Scratch Notes’ from Amazon. The first task is to run a power test from 0 to 100% for which I have a… Read…

  • Can a laser engrave in colour?

    Card power test

    This is an interesting and often-asked question about laser engraving. In general the answer is ‘no’ but there are exceptions when it comes to colour engraving, read on to discover them! Wood – Starting with the easiest material, wood and similar like MDF, plywood and other organic materials like card and paper, the answer is… Read…

  • A 3D fractal sculpture

    One thing that’s always fascinated me is fractals and how so many of them echo forms found everywhere in real life so I thought ‘how about making a 3D fractal sculpture?’. The first thing is to find a fractal image I liked the look of so after a little playing around with I found… Read…

  • Personalised clock

    Personalised clock

    Hot off the design press, this 290mm clock design is intended to be personalised and is perfect as a commemorative gift or simply as a ‘Live Laugh Love’ style decorative clock. Make it your own with the wording of your choice! And here’s how it looks in real life

  • Making a wall clock


    Making a wall clock turns out to be more straightforward than it sounds as the mechanisms themselves are readily available, which leaves it mostly down to the actual design which starts in Illustrator with a clock face, numbers and marking and a design for the hands. The colours aren’t so important though I did stick… Read…