[Noisebridge-discuss] [Flux] Inkscape for cutting tools class, May 15th

Carla Riggi carla at cosmicube.com
Thu Apr 26 12:50:38 PDT 2012


Hi Corey,

What if I do NOT have access to a laser, plasma, vinyl, or other 2d, CNC
cutting tool, but I DO want to learn how to compose documents for it?
...because I'm sort of a techie and I like learning new stuffs.    Can I
come learn?  Or do I need some prior knowledge about...any of this?

*Carla *



On Thu, Apr 26, 2012 at 11:58 AM, Corey McGuire <coreyfro at coreyfro.com>wrote:

> Great question just came up:
> Do you need to be a member of NoiseBridge?
>
> The answer, I am not a member of NoiseBridge, and I am hosting this
> meeting.  NoiseBridge is a community that includes a small subset of that
> community who are paying members.  NoiseBridge is supported by both
> membership dues and by donations from within this community.  This
> community is also full of people who contribute in non-monetary ways (for
> instance, I am hosting this class.)
>
> I do recommend that people who visit consider giving a donation but there
> will not be anyone at the door asking for admission or checking membership.
>  If you would like to contribute in non-monetary ways, there is a list of
> chores that need to be done on a daily basis, but those, too, are optional.
>
> Please, just come over and be your excellent selves.  That is what we
> expect.  Donations... contributions...help at all...are all certainly a
> measure of excellence! ;-)
>
> On Thu, Apr 26, 2012 at 9:37 AM, Corey McGuire <coreyfro at coreyfro.com>wrote:
>
>> More info.
>>
>> :-) NoiseBridge is a Hackerspace, much like the art collectives around
>> the world, located in SF at 2169 Mission
>>
>> :-) I use :-) for my bullets because * takes 4 keypresses on my phone ;-)
>> thanks for your comments, legit, sarcastic, or otherwise!
>> On Apr 26, 2012 6:18 AM, "Corey McGuire" <coreyfro at coreyfro.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Do you have access to a laser, plasma, vinyl, or other 2d, CNC cutting
>>> tool? Do you want to learn how to composed documents for it?  Do you want a
>>> clean, easy, free tool to handle it all?
>>>
>>> Then meet me at NoiseBridge on May 15th, 7pm for a half hour tour of
>>> Inkscape, in which we will:
>>> :-) learn how to use Inkscape
>>> :-) learn how to make complete, unbroken paths
>>> :-) learn how to optimize lead ins
>>> :-) learn how to compensate for the cutting width of the tool
>>> :-) And how to deal with the dozens of other caveats that we all face
>>> when working with cutting tools
>>>
>>> I will take you through the composition of a document that hits all the
>>> caveats I have experienced, for free.  Just show up Tuesday, May 15th at
>>> 7pm.  Class will start on time so we can clear out of the way for another
>>> meeting at 8pm.
>>>
>>
>
>
> --
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