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raj
22nd November 2006, 03:04 PM
Does anyone know where I can get my MacBook Pro laser engraved (Melbourne would be best)

Something along these lines (with my own image)
http://cache.lifehacker.com/assets/resources/2006/08/laser-etch3.jpg

shaundesign
22nd November 2006, 04:17 PM
No idea, but that image does look pretty cool!

captain fantasy
22nd November 2006, 04:28 PM
Look in the yellow pages under engravers, usually someone will point you in the right direction

woodywoodhouse
22nd November 2006, 05:36 PM
Saw this today:
http://leahculver.com/
She is in the states but maybe the company who did it knows who has a laser etcher in melbourne.
http://www.squid-labs.com/
Woody.

Goodbye
22nd November 2006, 07:31 PM
This topic has popped up in the past, you might be able to find some helpful info here?

http://forums.mactalk.com.au/showthread.php?t=16862

ialienam
22nd November 2006, 07:43 PM
can you do it on macbook too??

Anyone has done in Aus?

Byrd
22nd November 2006, 08:28 PM
The issue is that CNC engravers cost in the tens of thousands of dollars, meaning that a single job like this will cost a bomb. Still, keep trying - you might find someone with a home-made CNC miller or something like that out there.

JB

STK
15th December 2006, 02:34 PM
Saw this on youtube today. Smart and awsome!

http://www.youtube.com./watch?v=HuRS6isOS_k

Brains
15th December 2006, 03:59 PM
Can't find a suitable engraver? Can't afford a CNC milling machine?

How about, build your own! (http://www.engadget.com/2006/06/29/how-to-build-your-own-cnc-machine-part-1/)


B.

Byrd
15th December 2006, 05:51 PM
I've been tempted for so long to make my own CNC miller Brains - but my rudimentary understanding of electronics always makes me step back. It'd be so good having one - I'd use it constantly (even if the DIY ones are slow as).

JB