File Prep for Laser Cutting

This is a past event

12 people went

Every 2nd Saturday of the month until August 7, 2019

Price: $8.00

Ace Monster Toys

6050 Lowell St. · Oakland, CA

How to find us

Look for the blueish warehouse building. Buzz #214 on the entry panel, just to the left of the big garage. Class is held in room 206. Here's the google maps:

Location image of event venue


This meetup is in room 214.

Learn to prepare designs for etching & cutting in Adobe Illustrator. We will focus on file creation for AMT CO2 80W Laser Cutter. While this class use case include Adobe Illustrator and the AMT Laser the principles covered are fundamental to laser preparation.

This class will cover translating your drawing or design into a file that our laser can read and burn. We will cover:

• Raster vs Vector Art and how they burn.

• Common programs to attain .DXF and .SVG files.

• Walkthrough of file prep
(Please feel encouraged to bring a laptop with Adobe Illustrator installed. Inkscape or fusion 360 can also make the correct file types.)

• Common issues and troubleshooting.

• Practical demonstration of LaserSoft Software

• Ways to learn more.

This intermediate level class focused on preparing files does not cover certification requirements. Certification and membership are required to use the AMT laser.

Learn more about AMT Laser Certification.

Please RSVP thoughtfully and carefully. The class requires a minimum of 4 people to run.

Learn more about on-demand classes at Ace Monster Toys.