Introduction to Designing for the Laser Cutter

A workshop from EMF 2022 by Lydia Monnington

On Friday June 3, 2022 at in Workshop 2

Learn the basics of how to design for the laser cutter.

Deciding on engraving vs cutting. Considerations when creating 3D objects.

During the workshop you will create a design to engrave your name, engrave a picture and learn how to create basic boxes.

Learn a few tips and tricks that you can think about for future projects: where to download laser designs you can use, converting to vectors for cutting, cuts to allow you to curve wood, locking mechanisms.