Is anyone interested in going in on purchasing a cheap 40 watt eBay laser cutter/engraver, the DC-KIII CO2 (link)
? (unless something is cheaper) These look to be $830 after shipping is included.
Annual membership for Laser Cutter Initiative: If the Hack Factory would get one, I would pay for the annual membership fee to provide cash flow. I think it is One year membership for $550 - this includes two free classes. Is anyone else interested in pledging an annual membership if the Hack Factory gets one of these or another laser cutter/engraver?
It comes with a 12" x 8" build area, which for my purposes is probably okay right now, but I would like to maybe mod it to have a larger build area. A search for DC-KIII CO2 information on Google
shows these Chinese-made laser cutters are sometimes modded with a more power laser and power supply, better controller, and hopefully a larger build area. If nothing else, allow multiple side-by-side 12" x 8" builds on a larger piece of material.