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Decorating with the EggLathe

Decorating with the EggLathe allows your egg to turn, while you can draw on it with a pen, or paint brush.

This EggLathe was built of laser cut corrugated plastic, and is an early iteration of the design. The first parts were cut of cardboard, but future parts should be cut from either acrylic or baltic birch plywood. Continue reading

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Intro to the Laser Cutter at AS220

James showed me how the laser cutter works at the AS220 Fab Lab in Providence RI.
He is demonstrating the laser cutter using a file that has four different line types, and cuts with both raster and vectors. The resulting little paper house has two depths of cuts in the vector, and two intensities of burns for the raster. Continue reading

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Laser Cut Felt Jewelry

Maria designs necklaces that she then cuts on the laser. She uses an industrial wool felt. The smell as they outgas is a bit like burned hair. Her blog’s got information about her jewelry and other creative projects.

Laser cutting felt is a great way to create complex shapes in felt, which can then be sewn or glued together with traditional crafting techniques.
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