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How I Make Custom Leather Hat Patches

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How I Make Custom Leather Hat Patches
One of the things that I love about the CO2 laser is how versatile it is. This week, I had a client come to me looking for custom leather patches that they could sew onto hats. There are a few tricks to working with leather to achieve the best results. Let's get into it!

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Epilog Mini 24 VS Epilog Fusion Edge

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Epilog Mini 24 VS Epilog Fusion Edge

A few weeks ago, I was given the opportunity to start testing the new Epilog Fusion Edge machine. One of the first questions I was asked was, how does it stack up against the Mini 24. For those that don't know, the Fusion Edge is replacing the Mini 24. The most popular questions I have gotten are: What's the cost? (same as Mini 24) What are the new features? Is it worth upgrading? How does the performance stack up? In this video, I do a deep dive into the comparison with real speed testing. The file I used for testing...

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How to Engrave Leatherette Bottle Openers

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How to Engrave Leatherette Bottle Openers

For the last year or so, I have engraved a lot of the leatherette products that JDS and JP Plus offer. I recently had a client bring me some of the leatherette bottle openers to engrave and I thought that this would be a great time to make a video on the process. DESIGN TEMPLATE DOWNLOAD DESIGN TEMPLATE Original design template from JDS MATERIALS USED JP Plus Bottle Opener (SAVE 10% with code: 9PLB46) JDS Bottle Opener TOOLS USED For this project, I used my Epilog Laser. Laser specs: 60 watt Epilog Fusion M2 40 Raster Engraving: 600DPI, 80% speed, 15% power achieved my...

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Unboxing The All New Epilog Fusion Edge!

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Unboxing The All New Epilog Fusion Edge!
This week is an exciting week! I will be partnering with Epilog in the coming months to create video content on the new Epilog Fusion Edge Laser! This is an amazing opportunity for me and my channel. I will be making videos on the new machine and would love to know what you would like to see. What videos would you like to see me make?

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How to Engrave Bottle Opener Keychains

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How to Engrave Bottle Opener Keychains
Sometimes, I have clients that ask me to engrave custom items that they purchase from various suppliers. In this case, I had a client ask me to engrave some bottle opener keychains. This gave me the perfect opportunity to create a how-to video!

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