LAS101: Laser Cutting and Etching SBU
Class Number 64-35531

Learn how to use a laser cutter to cut, etch, and engrave designs in a variety of materials up to 24" x 18" and up to 3/8" thick in this Safety and Basic Use (SBU) class. Work with acrylic, wood, paper, cardboard, fabric, leather, and even chocolate! Using graphics software like Adobe Illustrator or CorelDRAW, cut intricate designs and engrave highly detailed images at the touch of a button. The sky is the limit with this simple and versatile tool.

Project: Etch a custom dog tag

Prerequisite(s): None. However, familiarity with graphics software will be helpful

Equipment access: Laser cutter

Minimum age: 12 years

Supervision requirements: During class, all 12- to 15-year-old students must be accompanied by a parent or guardian who is also enrolled in the class.

When using the laser cutter outside of class time, 12- to 15-year-old members must be accompanied and supervised by a parent or guardian who has passed the SBU.

Safety: Closed-toed shoes are mandatory.

TechShop Pittsburgh uses Trotec lasers.

Passing this class is a requirement to use this equipment at TechShop

TechShop Location: TechShop Pittsburgh
Room / Area: Laser Cutter Studio
Instructor: Jesse England
 
Class Date: Thursday, Jul 11, 2013
Start Time: 7:00 PM
Class Length: 2 Hours
 
Price: $60.00
Lab Fee: None
 
Age Range: 12 and Up (Contact the store to register students under 13.)
Must Attend with Parent: 12 through 15
Min. Students: 1
Max Students: 6
Current Students: 1
Seats Left: 5
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