Supplies for this Project
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Rustic Ornament Laser File - Here
Rotary Cutter and Mat Set - https://amzn.to/313EEVQ
Masking Material - https://amzn.to/2OA1QbG
Plywood Sheets - https://amzn.to/3152wbM
Xyron Creative Station - https://amzn.to/33heUXF
Glue - https://amzn.to/2MyV9V0
Clamps - https://amzn.to/323XePa
Wooden Beads - Hobby Lobby
Paper Pack - The Paper Studio Hobby Lobby
Cord - Hemp Cord
Step 1 : Choose your background Paper
Any paper will work. I chose a plaid pack because I love plaid!
Step 2 : Load Paper into the Glowforge
If you don't have a special mat for cutting paper magnets work great!
Step 3 : Cut all pieces for the Background
Here are my Settings
Step 4 : Add Adhesive to Paper Pieces
I use a Xyron Creative Staiton that makes projects like this so much easier! You can use glue as well if you don't have a sticker maker.
Step 5 : Mask your wood piece
I always mask with paper tape. A brayer, rotary cutter and mat help this step go quickly and smoothly without the tape lifting during cutting.
Step 6 : Cut Pieces
For .125" wood I use settings
Step 7 : Add Background paper to each base.
If you don't have a sticker maker glue will work just as well for this step.
Step 8 : Glue Front Piece onto Base
I like to use Gorilla Super Glue but any glue that you like to use will work for this step.
Step 9 : Glue Center Pieces
I like to lay my pieces out before I glue so I know what placement works best for my project.
Step 10 : Complete Ornament with beads and cord.
I really liked the wooden beads on the ornament string but they are completely optional. I used hemp cord for the rustic look.
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