First project on my Shapeoko XXL

Well I’m finally done with my first project. It is a serving tray I made from rustic hickory and stone inlay for a friend.”

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What is it with you guys making superb first projects ?
Can’t you make a round coaster like everyone else? :laughing:
I need to try stone inlay sometime, it looks great ! How did you sand it?

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Thanks lol. I used 40 grit in my drill went up to 2000 with some oil. Still need to perfect that but I’m happy with it.

eh some of us make cubes with 6 sides of logos, not coasters :slight_smile:
and also boxes from @45rpm’s videos

but clearly nothing like this post

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Very impressive first project! How did you go about cutting the stone?

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I used quartz stone powder and hardened it with CA glue then sanded it

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I appreciate the compliment

ahahah i know right my first project on my SO3 was to insert the sharpie pen right through the wasteboard, these so called newbies are giving me a real kick up my bum to post something that us alledged experts now can do :slight_smile:

Amazing work Steve Well done!!

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Thank you. But getting there had some issues like plunging my bit through my first board because my Z was off :laughing:

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