We’re continuing down our path of bringing together our Glowforge lasering with sublimation. While we previously gave you the Ultimate Guide to Sublimating on Acrylic, we’re taking it a big […]
We’re continuing down our path of bringing together our Glowforge lasering with sublimation. While we previously gave you the Ultimate Guide to Sublimating on Acrylic, we’re taking it a big step forward with this tutorial and exploring how engraving fits into the acrylic sublimation picture.
That’s right – in this tutorial, we’re going to test all of the different scenarios we could think of when it comes to engraving on sublimated acrylic, addressing whether to sublimate or engrave first, how it looks to sublimate on the back of an engraved piece and more.
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Check out our tips for bringing together sublimation and engraving on acrylic:
🛒 Tools and Materials (most links = affiliate links):
Glowforge Pro: https://glowforge.us/f/MJVAZMME
1/8″ Cast Acrylic: https://shrsl.com/3ib6h
1/4″ Cast Acrylic: http://shrsl.com/3ib6k
16×20 Heat Press: http://shrsl.com/3mmhx
Sublimation Printer (Converted): https://amzn.to/3KONC0h
StarCraft Sublimation Ink: http://shrsl.com/38nlo
Sublimation Paper: https://link.justmightdiy.com/JPP-paper
Heat Resistant Tape: https://amzn.to/3MW1ZBe
Heat Resistant Gloves: https://amzn.to/3yiiyTN
Magnetic Board (for flattening): https://link.justmightdiy.com/MichaelsMagBoard
Silicone Mat (for flattening): https://amzn.to/3MZLR1T
Kettle Bell: https://amzn.to/3OUzE09
Masking Tape for Laser: https://amzn.to/3si6aPX
Keychain Pieces: https://amzn.to/3yyzDJF
UV Resin: https://amzn.to/3KQiSMq
White Pigment: https://amzn.to/3MS9GIK
Popsicle Sticks: https://amzn.to/3w0TXA8
Mixing Cup: https://amzn.to/3ynz9pD
UV Light: https://amzn.to/38WbHoL
Cricut True Control (Exacto) Knife: https://amzn.to/3i64AfJ
Self-Healing Cutting Mat: https://amzn.to/33lYqTy
Tye Dye Keychain Bundle: https://designbundles.net/adelineco/1245418-acrylic-keychain-tye-dye-sublimation-bundle?ref=PiheTd
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