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Boyan Silyavski
01-04-2015, 10:04 AM
My first hand painted signs. Not a big deal, but wanted to share.

a friend recommended me, so more or less i tried to keep the shop design from their web http://laveintinueve.com/shop/



01-04-2015, 10:34 AM
Looking good Boyan!!

03-04-2015, 01:45 PM
looks great, what size tools and speeds/feeds

03-04-2015, 02:41 PM
Looks great very unique sign. Much better than the generic printed diabond box signs everyone uses today.

Boyan Silyavski
03-04-2015, 07:20 PM
Thanks guys!

looks great, what size tools and speeds/feeds

1/4 V cutter 60 degree, 3mm flat depth (http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/60-degree-angle-x-1-4-carbide-bits-engraving-and-scoring-tools-/151552536855?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item23493c3117). Thats the typical i use for engraving soft, hard wood and phenolic plastic. A balance between fine detail, angle, speed, depth and quality look for thin and thick wood. I could say i have engraved thousand of things from credit card size to 1m signs, from arabesque to mandalas and signs, that works for all.

I just speed it 17000 for hard wood and 18000 for very hard wood /ipe and ebony/ and slow at half the feed for phenolic. This is not flat V cutter, its a spiral one.

http://www.mycncuk.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=15095&stc=1 http://www.mycncuk.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=15096&stc=1

The profile was done by my favorite 1/4 3 flute straight Kyocera bit at 16000 rpm and 90IPM. i am running short of this one unfortunately, so have to search from where to buy more, cause Drillman1 sells overstock so not always has what i like.

The pictures dont do justice to the perfectly polished bits that last much more than say Freud or similar.

19-04-2018, 10:01 PM
What type of paint would you recommend for painting pine?

Also where did you get that vbit cutter from? Really nice clean engraving

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Boyan Silyavski
19-04-2018, 10:28 PM
I did it with acrylic at the time, but now i don't do it that way. I use acrylic only when client wants as cheap as possible and only for inside. Normally i do it with 2 component industrial polyurethane when for outside.

I don't use that V bit anymore. Instead i use CMT 90 degree insert V bit. For 60 degree i use the pyramid 6mm bits from China, Aliexpress.

Boyan Silyavski
19-04-2018, 10:31 PM
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