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Laser Cutter Training

January 5, 2018 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Learn how to use the best prototyping tool next to the 3D printer: the Laser Cutter!

In this class we will cover the operation of our 30 watt CO2 laser cutter and how to design and prepare files for cutting. Our software is VCarve Pro for preparing designs for cutting, which you can download a trial of on their website here to try and get a feel for.

We will make a beginer project: animal necklaces with names engraved on them!


These are the kinds of things 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 what it can engrave:

  • All of the above
  • Cases for phones or laptops
  • Glass
  • 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.


January 5, 2018
6:00 PM - 8:00 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