Replicating the Gold Plates

I used a program called NX to CAD model the dimensions of a rectangular box I could laser cut and paint to resemble the description of the gold plates into what is known as the Book of Mormon. Dimensions are 7”x8”x4.5”.

Step 1: CAD Model

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Step 2: Laser cut and assemble

laser cut and assemble

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Step 3: Texture with spackle

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Step 4: Spray paint

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You can slide the lid off and on, as well as put things under the false bottom. The top engravings is the Introduction page to the Book of Mormon translated into Hebrew.

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