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Case Smithing: Personalized Acrylic Etching and Engraving

Case Smithing: Personalized Acrylic Etching and Engraving

John Williamson aka Pwnography6 is back after a short break to bring us another guide in his Case Smithing series. This time he focuses on adding personalized acrylic etching and engraving to your case mod.

| Guides | Posted: Apr 15, 2013 2:05 pm

Introduction

 

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For as long as anyone can remember, humans have been carving and engraving wood, stone and other materials to express a range of different life or historical events.

 

In primitive times caves were carved to keep track of seasons or to tell tales of successful hunts. In World War II the infamous "Kilroy was here" started appearing in occupied territories etched and scrawled into fences and houses, and more recently your name on your high school desk out of boredom in those never ending classes.

 

Anyone who has watched the Flintstones will immediately think of prehistoric birds chiselling letters into stone tablets, but no matter what the application is, it is undeniable that engraving and carving is one of those mediums that truly has lasted the stretch of time.

 

With all this in mind let's take a look into how we can apply this timeless "art form" into our own modern day use, that being etching/engraving acrylic sheets and panels for PC modding.

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