MadLab Introduction to Laser Cutting: make an acrylic keyring at MadFabLab

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Introduction to Laser Cutting: make an acrylic keyring at MadFabLab

Wednesday 1st November, 6:30pm—8:30pm. £20

 Want to get creative with laser cutting?

Learn to add the personal touch in this two hour introduction to laser cutting. Starting with the basics of designing in Inkscape, you’ll go on to create a beautiful, unique acrylic keyring of your own design.

Who is this course for?

This course is suitable for all abilities, and we welcome beginners with no previous experience of laser cutting or design.

Equipment you’ll need

All materials and equipment will be provided.

What will you learn?

  • How to create a simple design in Inkscape, a free, open source graphics editor.
  • How to transfer your design to the laser cutter, using Laserscript 5.3 software
  • Setting up the laser cutter to watch your design come to life

About MadFabLab

MadFabLab is an open-access workshop for Manchester’s hackers, makers, and tinkerers – whether actively curious, seasoned anti-disciplinarian, or any/all points in between – providing shared tools and space to create amazing new things, play and experiment with new technology, and meet and collaborate with others.

Booking your place

For your convenience, we offer a number of ways to book:

  • Book via Eventbrite
  • Invoice or PayPal – by phoning 0161 839 6324 or emailing fab@madlab.org.uk
  • Payment by cheque – made out to MadLab CIC, and sent to MadLab 36-40 Edge Street, Manchester M4 1HN

Please find MadLab’s Cancellation Policy here.

Gemma May Latham is a participatory artist/maker who interprets textiles through digital and analogue processes. Gemma creates interventions and installations that explore traditional craft skills. She embraces processes that are intrinsically slow, creating a calming effect that allows time to connect with both process and material.

Book your place!

Any questions? Send us an email at office@madlab.org.uk