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Old 7th December 2018, 02:04 AM   #11
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Hi,Sthcoaster. The clear acrylic sheet is usually used to be made into led backlight panel or acrylic lighting panels. It can be cut into any sizes and shapes with the laser machine. The saw is also can be used to cut it. According to my experience, it is difficult to melt & pour the acrylic sheet. If you need the clear material and backlight it, may be you can try the clear glass cement. It is easy to buy and use it.
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Old 7th December 2018, 03:23 AM   #12
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Originally Posted by sthcoaster View Post
There will not be any other acrylic on the fascia - no acrylic panel to mask and backlight etc. just some smallish holes/carving in the wood which I want to fill with a transparent material which will be backlit and these will be flush with the surface of the wood
What you need is a light pipe. They're available commercially (Digiey, et al.) They're often used with SMD LEDs. A piece of acrylic rod would do the same job. I bet it'd look really nice if you polished the end of the rod.

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