Adam Roessler

Instructor

Adam Roessler
Phone
970.387.8191
Email
aroessler@gmail.com
MakerLab

Location

MakerLab
MakerLab
Category

Event Attendees

Date

Nov 02 2021

Time

06:30 PM - 08:00 PM

Price

$20

Introduction to Laser Cutting w/ Adam Roessler

Laser cutting anyone?… Our introduction to laser cutting is perfect for anyone who wants to learn how to use our 100watt co2 laser cutters. This class will focus on training and techniques for our new laser and using Lightburn. The class will focus on safety, machine operation, and operating associated software to turn your files into reality! Our laser cutters have a cutting area of 48″ x 36″. They can cut precisely through 3/4 plywood, solid woods, leather, and plastics. They can also engrave glass, metals, marble, & more. It’s like a printer, but with more firepower! After taking the class, you will be able to safely take a file and execute it on the laser cutter, producing what you imagined!

Areas of learning:

  • Laser Safety
  • Introduction to components of the laser cutter
  • Overview of materials
  • Preparing the machine for operation
  • Positioning the laser and workpiece
  • Navigating the laser User interface
  • Cutting 1/4″ plywood

How to prepare for the class:

During the class, you may cut a predesigned vector file. Feel free to create your own vector file to execute on the machine. Your file must be no larger than 100mm x 100mm (4″ x 4″) and be in a .dxf format. We encourage members to spend time developing their VCarve Pro, Illustrator and/or Photoshop skills, so you can create files quite easily!

Stay after the class for a free walk in session where Adam will help members explore more complex uses and techniques.

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