Little Blue Laser Basic Class

$ 35.00

Description

In order to use the "Little Blue" ATX Hackerspace laser cutter, you must first take the Laser Operation Class from a certified ATX Hackerspace instructor.  The course takes an hour, and has a lab material fee. Once you have taken the course, you can schedule time on and operate the laser cutter.

Prerequisites

    You must be a current member of ATX Hackerspace in good standing to take this class

      You will learn

      • How to safely start up and shut down the Laser Cutter
      • How to load and unload material
      • Theory of how the laser cutter works, and what materials you can/can't use
      • Setting up, importing, and drawing files in Corel Draw
      • Learning how to deal with different materials:
        • Mat board
        • Corrugated Cardboard
        • Foam core
        • Acrylic
        • Glass
      • Setting up Corel Draw to vector cut / vector engrave / raster
      • Download laserable objects from Thingiverse

      Duration

      One day, two hour course

      We hold a class Tuesday evening just after Open House & Orientation (for new members) between 8:00pm - 10:00pm every week*!

      Class Size

      6 Students

      Instructors:

      Colin Hendee - cactusbathmusic@gmail.com 

      Russel Stinnett - rsstinnett@gmail.com

      Rob Ristroph - rgristroph@gmail.com 

       

      * If you require a different time for taking this class please get in contact with one of the instructors or email dean@atxhs.org so we can work out a time that suits everyone excellently!

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