Laser Cutter 101
This is an introduction class to our laser cutter, Goldfinger. Daniel will lead attendees of this class as they learn the basics of laser cutting, make a simple design, and then engrave and cut out the design using the laser cutter in our space. This class is intended for members who have not yet been authorized to use Goldfinger or need/want a review of its operation.
Laptops will be provided for this class.
Help installing the software on your own laptop can be provided outside of class.
In class we will be using Inkscape and the laser cutting extension bundle we’ve put together for it.
You can find Inkscape at: https://inkscape.org/
You can find the KM-Laser bundle at: https://github.com/KnoxMakers/KM-Laser
The maximum number of participants is 5 and the minimum number is 2. If the minimum number of participants is not attained at 48 hours before the event. It will be canceled and funds will be refunded.
Directions- Knox Makers parking and entrance is located around the back of the ETTAC building in the fenced in area.
Knox Makers is a place for the Knoxville area’s engineers, artists, hobbyists, innovators, educators and entrepreneurs to work and play. We are a technology and art collective dedicated to the promotion of creativity enabled and informed by science. Our lectures, workshops, and outreach programs inspire and educate both members and the general public. Our workshop provides members with both the space for large projects and the tools to complete them. We are a non-profit educational organization supported by member dues and staffed by volunteers.