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PostPosted: Thu Jul 03, 2008 6:55 pm
by PeskyPesky
That is a beautiful job man!

PostPosted: Fri Jul 04, 2008 6:18 am
by dizzyflower28
Thanks! ;)


PostPosted: Mon Feb 23, 2009 9:46 am
by Doctorear
Very beautiful engraving. I wish I had a mac just to be able to do something like that, Props ^__^

PostPosted: Mon May 18, 2009 7:53 am
I wish all laptops had aluminum shells like the MACs

PostPosted: Tue Jun 02, 2009 6:06 pm
by CustomPCMAX
That is one thing that I do like about Macs... and just about the only thing :P

Nice engraving, looks really good!

Glass Etching Cream

PostPosted: Fri Jul 02, 2010 8:16 am
by foryourjunkmail
Has anyone ever tried Glass Etching Cream? Would it have any effect on aluminum?

PostPosted: Sat Jul 03, 2010 11:04 am
by Karlsweldt
Glass etching cream contains sodium fluoride and hydrogen fluoride, a very caustic mixture! Takes several minutes for the mixture to etch the glass surface even slightly. But if used on metals, it would corrode or etch them very rapidly. The preferred method is to use an abrasive blown onto the surface (with a pattern template), or create the pattern in the mold for the glass first, then lightly etch it.
The better method is to use a form of reverse electroplating, where the atoms are drawn from the desired surface by reversing the current flow to the sacrificial anode. The newest method is laser engraving.. where a powerful laser beam actually burns off some surface atoms of the metal. Many companies use huge laser engravers to etch their logos and part numbers on items. Fast, accurate and permanent.


PostPosted: Fri Jul 09, 2010 5:32 am
by coollaptopcovers
I like the look. I'm too lazy though... I'd probably just order one and save the time ;)