Vocademy | The Makerspace
Lasercut and Engrave

Lasercut and Engrave

 

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  • Prefer to email? Please contact us at: info@Vocademy.com and we will respond ASAP.
  • Some classes are mandatory and must be taken in order. Take as many as you like.
  • Our classes are open to everyone 14 years and up. Beginners are absolutely welcome.
  • Please wear closed-toe shoes. Some classes have additional clothing requirements.
  • CLICK ON THE CLASS NAMES FOR MORE DETAILED CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

 

In this class you will learn the basics of using our large Full Spectrum CO2 Laser for cutting, engraving and etching wood based materials. We will show you how to use the machine software, basic machine controls, and how to cut / engrave / etch basic shapes. After taking this class AND Laser Cutting 2, members will be approved to use our laser cutter on wood based materials. All students required to bring a flash drive.

$5 (+ tax) materials fee. In this class you will learn the the next steps in using graphics software to create laserable designs and fonts. We will show you how to use a vector program that changes text and black & white images from a graphic to the needed vector lines. You will be making a universal cell phone / tablet stand with a "living hinges." We will also show you how to add images and text to your project. Please bring a flash drive. A Make & Take class. Class 08-105 Pre-Req. THIS CLASS GIVES MEMBERS ACCESS TO: Laser Cutter on solid woods, plywoods, chipboard, thick papers, and cardboard.

$10 (+ tax) materials fee. In this class students will learn the basics of cutting & etching different types of plastics, foams, fabrics, leathers, and textiles. We will also cover what materials are approved for use on our laser. You will then create your own custom clear acrylic ruler. A Make & Take class. Please bring a flash drive. Class 08-110 Pre-Req. THIS CLASS GIVES MEMBERS ACCESS TO: Laser Cutter on materials covered in this class.

$10 (+ tax) materials fee. In this class students will learn the basics of using the rotary attachment for our laser machine. This attachment allows laser cutting and engraving on cylindrical parts. In addition, we will cover etching / engraving of glass, anodized aluminum, and metals. A Make & Take Class. Please bring a flash drive. Class 08-115 Pre-Req. THIS CLASS GIVES MEMBERS ACCESS TO: Laser Cutter using the rotary attachment and on the materials covered in this class.

In this class students will learn nesting, tall parts, and many more helpful tweaks, tricks, tips, and advanced techniques. These methods will give you the best possible results in all materials and will enable you to use the laser to it's fullest potential. Information, experimentation and discussion are all a part of this class. Please bring a flash drive. 08-120 Pre-Req. THIS CLASS GIVES MEMBERS ACCESS TO: Laser Cutter on materials covered in this class.

 

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