Laser 101: Intro to Laser Cutter Operations

Tech Lab

Laser 101: Intro to Laser Cutter Operations

Learn how to safely operate BARN’s laser cutter, make a small item, and start qualifying to use the cutter independently.

 
Meeting Times
  1. Fri, 11/24/2023 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Fri, 11/24/2023

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Type:
Class, All Levels

Location:
Tech Lab

Interests:
Laser Cutter

About

This workshop is the first step toward becoming qualified for independent operation of the laser cutter. It also prepares you for more advanced laser cutting classes.

Learn how to prep a design for cutting and engraving as well as the set-up, settings, and operation of the laser cutter.

Details

  • Bring a laptop with Inkscape installed (Inkscape is a free design software we use with the laser cutter). There are versions for Windows, Mac OS and Linux.
  • If you don't have a laptop you can bring to class, email eta.programming@bainbridgebarn.org as BARN may be able to provide an alternative.
  • Class is limited to four students.

Class Policies

Ages 14 and up are welcome.

BARN Policies

Instructors or Guides

Nathan Abell

Nathan Abell teaches our laser-cutter class and enjoys advanced 3D printing, soldering, circuit design, electronic test equipment, and making lockpicks.

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