[Fab] laser cutting questions

Tom thomas.c.nevin at gmail.com
Sat Sep 1 02:07:28 UTC 2012

Thank you all for the quick responses. I will be coming in for the raspberry pi workshop tomorrow and hopefully will have an xps file to try sometime next week. Thanks again.

Hao <hao at dorabot.com> wrote:

>Hi Tom,
>If you are at Noisebridge, you can find me or Robert to teach you how to
>use it. Robert will be using the lasercutter almost all the time, so you'll
>find him easily. Also Miloh will be at Noisebridge in Wednesday night,
>teaching people how to use laser cutter and 3D printer.
>As to vector cutting, I use xps, which can be done with any windows 7
>machine: you just print any format with a xps virtual printer, that's it.
>xps is supported by the laser cutter, and according to Miloh, you can also
>use pdf format.
>On Thu, Aug 30, 2012 at 6:01 PM, thomas nevin <thomas.c.nevin at gmail.com>wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I have interest in using the laser cutter. I am currently designing a
>> proof of concept in svg format, and am hoping to try cutting this to gauge
>> how long a more complex design might take, and if the design will be
>> structurally sound. Am I on the right track? Are there any tips I need to
>> know about the file format and content for vector cutting? Is there a good
>> time that i could meet someone at noisebridge to show me how to use the
>> machine and guide me through cutting this first design? Anything else I
>> need to know?
>> - thank you for your consideration, Tom
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