Learn how to use and create files for the Glowforge laser cutter.

This class will go over the basics of laser cutting, safety procedures, and the required software (Inkscape). Students will then be required to design and successfully cut a simple .svg file. Previous knowledge of design software is recommended. 

All students must complete a Maker User Agreement prior to participating in this class.

Registration is required. Ages 18+. Depending on the number of registrations, you might be asked to share equipment with another student.

If you are registered but are unable to attend, we ask that you cancel your registration using the link found in the registration email.


For our current policies on masking please see our Library Operations Update.

For more information please contact 703-228-7718 or email LIB-Makers@arlingtonva.us.

Related LibGuide: The Shop Equipment and Technology by Sarah Campany

Tuesday, July 5, 2022 Show more dates
10:30am - 12:00pm
The Shop
Central Library
Events for Adults 18+ Only
Maker > Shop Class Maker Technology > Training Technology
Arlington Public Library
Registrations open at 10:30am Tuesday, June 7, 2022

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