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WORKSHOP: Laser Cutting for Manufacturing

In this 3 hour workshop, you'll be introduced to the fundamentals of laser cutting and it's common uses in manufacturing.

Laser cutting is a vital component of industrial manufacturing, and increasingly small business manufacture too. It is used in the production of everything from furniture, jewellry, sign-making, and aerospace - as such it is a versatile and fundamental making skill.

What you'll learn:

  • How to create a simple design in Inkscape, a free, open source graphics editor

  • How to transfer your design to the laser cutter, using Laserscript 5.3 software

  • Setting up the laser cutter to watch your design come to life

 

Later Event: May 23
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