I was asked by my sister to make some bowling awards for her league. I started with using my design software to come up with a program. I found a bowling pin template with red stripes. I decided to use the CNC router to cut out each pin and cut the groove for the stripes. I used primed MDF for the pin and then later painted them with a few coats of hi-Gloss white spray paint. Here's what they looked like before engraving:
After they were dry, I moved on to engraving them with the laser. I made a template to hold them in the exact spot on the machine and then engraved them one at a time.
They turned out good so I boxed them up and shipped them to Georgia so that my sister could paint the stripes red. Here's how they turned out after she painted them: