Engraved Periodic Table of Elements Acrylic desk

Acrylic desk for my daughter.
Made out of freely downloadable SVG file
Getting all the objects created in ESTCAM was a hardest task
Took ~7 hours to cut

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This is absolutely incredible! How thick is the acrylic? I would love to see some close-ups of the elements.

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Neat idea well done!

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@sirmalloc , it’s 1/2 inch, check YouTube link posted by @kcny
The idea was to have it as edge lit piece, unfortunately acrylic I got wasn’t clear on both sides.
On a positive side it works well without LEDs, on a negative side getting edge lights was a waste of effort.

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Epic!!!

This is such a cool idea. So for future reference you use clear if you want edge lights? Would there be any benefit to use a frosted surface when doing a surface like this? Great work!

@brenavich980 For edge lit it should be clear on both sides, this way light passes through clear sides without reflecting and only engraved lines will lit up. With a frosted side, light doesn’t go through the whole piece it starts getting reflected of the frost side close to LED strips and fades away, it’s easy to see at the end of the video at 6:30 mark:

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To make it complete….

[Periodic table song].
(The New Periodic Table Song - YouTube)

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That is beyond cool!!! Awesome job :clap:

And for fun, here is the Japanese version!

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That came out so great. Excellent job. Makes me want to build a low rider to go with my primo.

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And if you need more inspiration
A collection of different types of the Periodic System

Enjoy!

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