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4 2 C U S T O M G I F T A N N U A L 2 0 2 1 G R A P H I C S - P R O. C O M I n just a few steps and using mini- mal material, you can make this adorable flower swing. MATERIALS NEEDED: • Laser machine (used here: Tro- tec Speedy 360 80W CO2) • Aluminum cutting table • 2.0" lens • 1 sheet solid wood 23 1/2" X 11 3/4" X 3/16" • Additional material to cover the rest of the working area • Plant swing files (download sample files from the Trotec website or create your own using your favorite graphics software) HOW-TO Images courtesy Trotec Laser C O U R T E S Y O F T R O T E C L A S E R Laser Cut a 4 2 C U S T O M G I F T A N N U A L 2 0 2 1 STEPS: 1 After placing the material in the laser machine, cover the remain- ing work surface with paper to ensure maximum suction. 2 Import the graphic files for the swing and adjust it to your laser's requirements. 3 Enter the appropriate parameter settings and run the file using the 2.0" lens and air assist. 4 Once cutting and engraving are completed, carefully remove the application from the laser. Insert the two pieces of the flower swing into one another. Place the circular support plate on top. Plant Swing 2

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