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Laser 101

About this Workshop
Laser beams aren’t just for tormenting cats anymore. Learn to use Catylator’s Universal VLS 4.60 Laser Cutter and Engraver to create custom designs in glass, paper, wood, and metal.

This class covers the complete workflow from setting up the digital data file through processing materials on the laser cutter. Topics include:
  • Bitmap versus vector design information
  • Setting up files in Corel Draw and translation from other common programs such as Adobe Illustrator and Inkscape
  • Overview of materials that can be processed by the laser
  • Cutting, scoring and engraving operations
  • Use of the engraving bed, cutting bed and rotary tool.
  • Setting the material in the machine
  • Processing a laser job
Takeaways
  • You will leave the class with your own laser cut object
  • Knowledge to use Catylator's laser cutter on your own to create even more awesome projects in the future (Maybe even some new cat toys?)
Prereqs and Preparation
No previous skills needed. Please leave your cats at home.

Save $$$ when you come back to get free mentoring and practice your laser skills:
Purchase a Laser Studio Pass with the Laser 101 class and get $10 off
Purchase two Laser Studio Passes with the Laser 101 class and get $15 off
Laser Studio passes are good for six months from date of purchase!
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