Intro to Laser Engraving and Cutting

Category: Educational

Event Date:

Thursday, September 17, 2020

Time:

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location:

Big Fab Lab
Woodland Mall
1234 N. Main St.

Bowling Green, OH

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GENERAL EVENT NOTICE: Due to recent concern over the spread of the corona virus, Toledo.com suggests confirming with the actual organizers that this event is still proceeding as planned.

Event Details:

Learn how to use our 120 Watt Epilog Laser System to cut, etch, and engrave designs in a variety of materials up to 32" x 20" and up to 3/4" thick in this Safety and Basic Use class. Work with acrylic, wood, paper, cardboard, fabric, leather, and even chocolate! Using graphics software like Inkscape or CorelDRAW, cut intricate designs and engrave highly detailed images at the touch of a button. The sky is the limit with this simple and versatile tool.

Project: Etch and cut a wooden coaster

Prerequisite(s): None. However, familiarity with graphics software will be helpful.

Equipment access: Laser cutter

Minimum age: 10 years

Supervision requirements: During class, all 10- to 13-year-old students must be accompanied by a parent or guardian for the duration of the class.

Safety: Closed-toed shoes are mandatory.


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