Event name: Introduction to Lasercutting at MadFabLab 
Organisation: MadLab
Event location: PLANT NOMA, Redfern, Dantzic Street, NOMA, M60 0AE
Cost: £20
Date 1: 20/09/2018 (6.30pm - 8.30pm) Wooden Coaster Tiles
Date 2: 27/09/2018 (6.30pm - 8.30pm) Acrylic Keyrings

Want to get creative with laser cutting? Learn to add the personal touch in this two-hour introduction to laser cutting.

Starting with the basics of designing in Inkscape, you’ll go on to create a beautiful, unique wooden coaster with your photo or your very own acrylic keyring!

acrylic keyring

Who is this course for?

This course is suitable for all abilities, and the organisers welcome beginners with no previous experience of laser cutting and etching.

Equipment you’ll need

All you’ll need to bring for the workshop is a photo from your collection. All other materials and equipment will be provided on the day.

What will you learn?

  • How to create a simple shape in Inkscape, a free, open source graphics editor
  • Manipulating your photo with GIMP How to transfer your design to the laser cutter, using Laserscript 5.3 software
  • Setting up the laser cutter to watch your design come to life

Contact organisers via email on [email protected] call them on 07894 278487 or visit their website