Halloween lantern

Step by step instruction

halloween lantern detail

In this tutorial we will show you how to make a spooky Halloween lantern. For this lantern, we used TroGlass Color Gloss in Orange and Black. You will find the graphic file and the JobControl® laser parameters at the end of the page.

Preparation

Required material
  • 1/4 sheet of TroGlass Color Gloss black or orange
  • Acrylic glue
Machine used
  • Speedy 400 80 watt
  • 2" lens
  • Vacuum table with acrylic cutting grid
Tips

Use the 2" lens for best cutting results.<br/> Remove the protective foil on the back of the acrylic after cutting. This prevents the material from being scratched.

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Step by Step

Step 1

Step 1: Preparation

Import our graphic or create your own design. Remove the protective foil from the front of the acrylic and put the material into the laser.<br/> Send the job to the laser using the settings below.

Print settings

Process mode Resolution Cut line
Standard 500 dpi none
Halftone Others
Color Optimized geometries, inner geometries first
Step 2

Step 2: Laser process

Define the necessary parameters. They might vary depending on the machine used and the available laser power.

Laser Parameters

Color Process Power (%) Speed (%) ppi/Hz
black Cut CO2 16 20 500
red Cut CO2 50 0.2 5000
Passes Air Assist Z-Offset Advanced
1 on - -
1 on - -
Step 3

Step 3: Assembly

Remove the protective foil from the back of the material. Clean the pieces with a damp cloth and mild detergent. Assemble the five pieces and use the acrylic glue to fix them. Your Halloween lantern is ready to scare your guests!

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