Laser Cut Maps - wooden map art work- CityWood

How I make laser cut maps?

Starting with laser cut maps.

How cool where the maps that I have seen on every step of my life? Each contour, line, and curve tells a unique story that can transport us to far-off places, and as someone who loves to create, laser cut maps have been a recent obsession of mine.

Creating laser cut maps can be a challenging process, but it's one that I find incredibly rewarding. I use a combination of laser technology and traditional craftsmanship to create my art work.

The process begins with selecting a high-quality digital map. I then use a few different software to transform the map into a vector graphic format that can be read by my laser cutter. The laser cutter uses a high-powered laser beam to cut out the map's details. During the file designing process I have to keep in mind how the laser will cut it out, so the wooden map looks good and nothing is burned or cut out.

Once the wood map has been laser cut, I spend time finishing it by hand. This includes sanding the final wood product to ensure that it's smooth and even. Depending on the client's choice, I may also paint the map in a selected style. My favorite combination is with all brown hues. I find the process incredibly fulfilling. Each map I create is unique, and I enjoy the challenge of figuring out how to bring a my map graphics to life in a physical medium.

By combining technology with traditional craftsmanship, I'm able to create beautiful laser cut maps that tell unique stories.

Laser Cut Maps - wooden map art work- CityWood
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