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- 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Introduction to Laser Cutting
Areas of learning:
- Laser Safety
- Introduction to components of the laser cutter
- Overview of materials
- Preparing the machine for operation
- Understanding of the Hurricane CAM software
- Positioning the laser and workpiece
- Navigating the laser User interface
- Cutting 1/4″ plywood
- Post-cut cleaning
- Finishing techniques for wood pieces
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!
Please arrive on time, the class will start at 6pm sharp.
Please sign up at least 24 hours in advance to secure your place in the class. We can not accept any walk ins, You must be registered in advance in order to take the class.
If a cancellation is received at least 3 full days before class begins, a refund will be issued minus a 15% administration fee. Cancellations received fewer than 3 full days before the class start date will not be refunded or transferred. Full fees will be refunded if the MakerLab cancels a class. We will notify participants the day of, if a class does not fill.