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Chrome Backed Acrylic
« on: July 12, 2012, 01:30:54 AM »
It looks really nice....  :D

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Re: Chrome Backed Acrylic
« Reply #1 on: July 12, 2012, 04:33:30 PM »
Yes. It does. Oh man it does.

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Re: Chrome Backed Acrylic
« Reply #2 on: July 12, 2012, 06:25:18 PM »
Very nice -- How was it made?
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Re: Chrome Backed Acrylic
« Reply #3 on: July 12, 2012, 07:19:40 PM »
It's just acrylic that comes with chrome plating on the back. I just stuck it in the laser cutter mirror side down, and etched the back off. I then spray painted the etched out areas to make it opaque.
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Re: Chrome Backed Acrylic
« Reply #4 on: July 21, 2012, 10:29:54 AM »
Thanks for the explanation of how it was made. 
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Re: Chrome Backed Acrylic
« Reply #5 on: July 24, 2012, 09:52:09 AM »
I gotta make some better stands for it, it looks awesome :D

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Re: Chrome Backed Acrylic
« Reply #6 on: October 17, 2012, 09:23:43 AM »
I love this! Where did you get the mirror acrylic?

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Re: Chrome Backed Acrylic
« Reply #7 on: October 17, 2012, 11:13:31 AM »
I think he got that at skycrap, but you can get it more reliably here: http://delviesplastics.com/

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Re: Chrome Backed Acrylic
« Reply #8 on: October 17, 2012, 02:34:30 PM »
I'm pretty sure i've seen it on mcmaster as well.