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laser cutter

  1. J

    Glowforge Settings for DTFB?

    I just found out that my local library has a Glowforge laser cutter available which can be used for free. I would like to give it a try and spoke with the library rep about using it but I would need to know/figure out the settings for the different cuts. Has anyone figured out a good jumping...
  2. nebraskatrevor

    HOME BUILT CO2 LASER FOR DTFB (lots of pics)

    I thought I would share a few pictures of the laser build that I completed recently. When I began with flite test planes only a few months ago I knew quickly that I wanted a way to cut out my own planes from the plans that they so generously provide for each of their new releases. I have a CNC...
  3. I

    Laser cutter or 3D printer?

    I've finally reached that point in the hobby where a choice must be made. I would love a 3D printer to print various odds and ends, details etc but they (well ones that are under my 500 USD budget (Anet A6 is what I have my eye on) anyway) seem to be rather sketchy and problematic. Good high end...
  4. S

    DIY CNC Laser Cutter Power Question

    Hi everyone! This is my first time posting and I was hoping someone in the community could help me out with a quick question. As the title suggests I am making a cnc laser cutter so I can expedite prototyping and also have faster and more accurate foam board cutting. I have four questions...
  5. S

    From PDF to Laser Cutter

    I have my own laser cutter and I have found some software that can convert the pdfs into vector images but it's never easy to get the designs sized right and everything. Anyone have any experience doing this with some good ideas? My current set up aidecad trial version - converts pdfs to...