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FREE Introductory Workshop: Using the Laser Cutter and Engraver


We will be hosting an 'intro to laser cutting' class. During this class we will learn about the basics of laser cutting, including how the machine works, usable materials, and file types for laser cutting.  In addition to basics, this class will allow you to comfortably create an image, prepare and upload the file into the machine, and operate the machine once the file is downloaded. All attendees will be given a take home item that we will laser cut in class! While you are here you will also be able to check out the other machinery and gadgets around our Makerspace.

Age: Attendees must be 18 or over


- Our intro to laser cutting class (this class will focus on using the laser cutter and making files for laser cutting)

- Certification to use our laser cutting station

- A list of free online resources and info, along with software to create and prepare your file for laser cutting!

- Great networking opportunity with like-minded Makers

Hope to see you there!!


We have 3 parking spots directly in front of our HexCorp Makerspace front entrance/window (suite #303), a large private parking lot behind our building and also free street parking.

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  • A former member
    A former member

    Did you like the class? We welcome you to come join the HexLab Makerspace as a member! We are offering a limited time 40% discount on our monthly memberships to celebrate our Grand Opening! Get access during all open hours to our collaborative environment, meet new people, share ideas, learn about emerging technologies, tools, and machines. Use code “HexLabOpening” to get your limited time discount.

    Our open hours for the HexLab Makerspace are:
    Tue: 10am - 9pm
    Wed: 10am - 9pm
    Thurs: 10am - 9pm
    Sat: 10am- 4pm
    Additional lab 'open hours' coming in the future. and use coupon code: “HexLabOpening” on the checkout page of our shopping cart.

    January 11, 2014

  • Mike

    Thanks for attending Max! fyi: the coupon code I mentioned was 'HexLabOpening' This code will give our GRAND OPENING PROMO of 40% off all memberships when you enter that code in the shopping cart of our HexLabMakerspace website here

    FYI: you can purchase upto 3 months of membership at that discounted rate, and your membership will not begin until your first visit to the lab!

    The websites we reviewed during our class were: (specifically the free software called '123D Make')
    see some great laesr cutting projects here:

    January 9, 2014

  • Max M.

    The class was informative going over how the cutter works, the software and materials

    January 9, 2014

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