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123D Make with the Laser Cutter
FabLab Tacoma
Tacoma, WA
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123D Make with the Laser Cutter
123D Make, a free download, is one of Autodesk's newest software offerings for the Maker crowd. With it you can import a 3D model and use it to create amazing plans to build-your own objects in three dimensions. Create animals, boats, car models, or even a human head using a variety of construction methods and materials. Stacked slices, radial slices, curves and slotted pieces all create a unique looking real-world objects for you to construct.

The Epilog Legend 36EXT Lasercutter is a versatile tool. It will cut and engrave many types of materials ranging from acrylic, wood, plastic-laminate, and even mother of pearl. It can engrave and mark anodized or painted metal, glass, marble and stone. The laser excels in fine, intricate work and paper cutting is one of the best ways to introduce this machine as a creative tool for your projects.
You will learn the basics of 123D Make including:

   Using the 123D gallery to download a model
   Choosing a construction method for the best results
   Scaling, wrapping, and hollowing your models
   Exporting files as .eps or .pdf files

You will learn the basics of working with Laser including:

   Safe operation of the laser system
   Setting up files for vector cutting
   Raster engraving and etching
   Color-coding lines for a variety of engraving effects
   Using the Epilog print software to create consistent results
   Material preparation and clean-up

Also Includes:

   Wood / Cardboard for practicing on the laser
   1 sheet of plywood
   Glue for model construction

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Location

FabLab Tacoma (View)
1938 Market St
Tacoma, WA 98402
United States


Categories

Arts > Fashion
Arts > Visual
Education > Classes
Education > Workshops
Other > Technology

Minimum Age: 12
Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!

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