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Laser Cutter Training

November 16, 2019 @ 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Learn how to use the coolest prototyping and customizing tool: the Laser Cutter!

In this class we will cover the operation of our 30 watt CO2 laser cutter. We will go over how the machine works, how to make designs, and how to set it up.

The software we use for designing and preparing code for the laser cutter is called VCarve Pro. You can download a trial of on their website here to try and get a feel for it.

Attendees will make name placards out of 1/4″ plywood to take home!

These are the kinds of materials our laser can cut:

  • ¼” plywood and other thing woods

  • Clear and colored acrylics

  • Cardstock and paper

  • Fabrics

  • EVA Foam

  • Non-PVC plastics

These are materials it can engrave:

  • All of the above

  • Cases for phones or laptops

  • Glass (coated)

  • Rubber (special type for laser engraving)

  • Black-painted metals

Instructor: Alex Nunn

Attendees: 3-6

Attendees can receive refunds up to 7 days before your event start date.

Registration closes 3 days before the event.


November 16, 2019
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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Port City Makerspace
68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States

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Looking for more classes?
Check out our friends at other makerspaces in the area!

Manchester Makerspace

MakeIt Labs – Nashua

Making Matters – Concord

MAxT Makerspace – Peterborough

Assemble Makerspace – Berlin

GALA Makerspace – Wolfeboro

Claremont Makerspace