It's nice to repair broken things
Posted by
Goobdoob
Virginia 
Joined Dec 10, '18 

I’ve had an Oakley display case for about 5 years now and I’ve sworn I would get the missing logo on it repaired. I was even lucky enough to have someone across the pond send me a broken piece (see a trend here) of one to make sure my measurements were good. All those years ago I had the great idea that I would only replace it with the aluminum that should be there, then I learned the cost of a custom CNCed replacement. Fast forward to now, I have a machine that makes things so why not make things! I decided to use clear acrylic since I have it handy and it would be smooth for painting silver. I have to use two pieces due to their old logo having a floating E. Cut my pieces and pulled out some handy dandy WeldOn (giant learning curve from PVC pipe fitting) and within a few minutes I have this lovely piece of art.

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Sprayed it with Krylon Fusion spray paint and will paint it with some metallic silver paint once it drys. Spray painted reverse stencils look like art to me :man_shrugging:

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Anyway here’s what it looks like on the case, and the old broken piece for reference. I think it’s a pretty good match for what I need.

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