How to put text on a 3D surface

As requested on support…

Given a 3D model:

and text:

One then subtracts the text from the 3D model:

Adjusting the settings until one arrives at the desired result:

Which may then be cut into the 3D model as a separate toolpath, or into a 3D object if the 3D model matches the physical object:

Note that there will be some “air cutting” since the Stock Thickness is thicker than the model.

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