Making Your Lucite Deal Toys: The Final Steps

  • The Lucite goes back into the autoclave for a second round of baking.
  • Once removed from the autoclave, the Lucite deal toy pieces are then allowed to cool. Once they cool, they are removed from their molds.
  • After cooling, the Lucite deal toys are then subjected to several more sanding stages, done by hand.
  • The Lucite deal toys are then hand-polished. It is at this stage that they acquire their gloss and shine
  • Lucite tombstones: how they are made, step 7

    Baking the Lucite

  • Dealtoys: how they are made, step 8

    Machining the Lucite

  • Lucite dealtoys: how they are made, step 9

    Sanding the Lucite

  • Financial tombstones: how they are made, step 10

    Buffing the Lucite

  • Deal gifts: how they are made, step 11

    Laser etching the dealtoy

  • Lucite deal toys: how they are made, step 12

    Assembling and packing the Lucite deal toys

Making Your Lucite Deal Toys: The Final Steps (Cont.)

  • The Lucite deal toys undergo final buffing and sanding to remove sanding lines and accentuate their clear finish.
  • The Lucite deal toys are then laser etched—artwork is etched on an acrylic surface using a laser beam.
  • Finally, the Lucite deal toys are assembled, packaged, and ready to be shipped to their final destination.