Difference between revisions of "Project:Pirate Ship's Wheel"
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Pirate Ship´s Wheel
|Release Date:||July 2020|
|Tools Used:||CNC Router, Handheld Router, Laser Cutter|
|Approx. Cost:||approx 20€ (mainly for the wood)|
Martin´s niece owns a sandbox in the form of an old boat. Since she got a cabin built upon it to enable a pirate ship theme, the whole thing of course needed a proper ship´s wheel!
Since the cabin was made from spruce wood, the ship´s wheel was made from the same kind of wood in order to fit. You can get pieces of this at Bauhaus for a reasonable price.
Overall Cut: CNC Router
In order to ensure a proper design, the CNC Router has been used to cut the overall design out of the workpiece:
Tune Edges: Handheld Router
Since the CNC Router has been cutting sharp edges, these needed to get rounded. Using the handheld router for this was the fastest and easiest option:
Engrave Treasures and Skulls: Laser Cutter
Since this ship wheel is dedicated to be used at a pirate ship, it needs to get some skulls and treasures engraved. Our laser cutter has different options for burning images into wood, which needed to be compared to each other:
It was decided to use the cut treasure (below) and the engraved skull (on top)