March 25th, 2015 by Orkraider
If you’ve ever wanted to learn how to use the super aweseome laser cutter at the Hack Factory, this is your chance!
I’ve scheduled 3 classes so far, and there are still spots left. I’ve run over 50 people through this class, and everyone who’s had an opinion said they thought it was a great class.
If you’ve peeked in the laser cutter room, you’ve seen our laser cutter. It’s a very capable 90 watt Full Spectrum Laser, with a 24″ by 36″ cutting bed.
The laser can cut a wide variety of materials, from paper, cotton fabric, acrylic, plywood, cardstock, leather, and a host of other things.
It can also engrave or etch on glass, metal, stone, and a myriad of other things.
I’ve used our laser for making christmas presents, custom signage for events, costume parts, custom game boards, the list goes on.
Here are 3 sample projects I’ve made.
First, a custom designed set of tiles and pieces for the game Carcassone, laser cut and etched out of plywood and acrylic:
Second, a phone case cut out of layers of plywood, and etched with a map of Westeros from Game of thrones:
Last, a set of light up stackable wooden castle blocks that were used as a target for the Ballista of Doom at a Science Museum event:
Links to classes on eventbrite:
Saturday, April 4th from noon to 5 pm
Wednesday, April 8th from 10 am to 3 pm
Saturday, April 11th from noon to 5 pm
If you have any questions about the classes or the laser, please let me know.