Re: [PPLetterpress] Laser cutting questions
>it is quite expensive. There is one at an institution I work for and weOur rate is much cheaper but I'm not sure about sign guys in general.
>are billed something like $80 per hour for usage (which is probably
I think $75 to $80 is about right.
>But given the costs I wouldn't think you'd want to create an entire fontYou still need an outline. If the letter was completely missing you'd
>though it might work well as a way to replace missing characters that
have to recreate it keeping the overall weight of the alphabet in
mind. Once the outline is done you could make a vector cut very
quickly (well under 3 minutes per letter) out of 1/4 inch maple.
Perhaps this could be mounted to a block so its type high. If you
were to raster the same letter it would take much longer--maybe 15 or
20 minutes per letter.
There are computer driven engraving machines that might do a better
job. Roland makes one and some Sherline milling machines are also cad
If you are making this available as a service would you like me to
place entries in the Links section and the Database?
Like your website, and the free font Rant!!!
> Our rate is much cheaper but I'm not sure about sign guys in general.
> I think $75 to $80 is about right.