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Exeter Laser Gallery --- here --- *everything in the Exeter Laser gallery will be 100% in house photos of stuff we have actually made ourselves.

Exeter Laser Vimeo Channel --- here --- *everything in the Exeter Laser video gallery will be 100% in house videos of stuff we have actually made ourselves.

 

This page is here to list various links to various sites that might be of some use or inspiration, it is provided as is.

  • Exeter Laser General Laser Cutting Guide - a 145 kb PDF document, has some useful info about preparing a design for laser cutting, particularly cutting acrylic.
     
  • Exeter Laser Edge Lit Acrylic Sign User Guide - a 450 kb PDF document, has some useful info about acrylic in general, not just edge lit signage.        
     
  • How to connect your (S&H) laser to your wired LAN - a 1.7 mb PDF, this document is specifically written for the Smith & Huang range of lasers, as with my non Exeter Laser hat on I am the south/south-west technical sales guy for them, but it will help you connect any network capable laser to your LAN, and I cannot conceive of any possible reason for buying a laser that is not network ready / capable.
     
  • QCAD is a free open source CAD package - QCAD is a free, open source application for computer aided drafting (CAD) in two dimensions (2D). With QCAD you can create technical drawings such as plans for buildings, interiors, mechanical parts or schematics and diagrams. QCAD works on Windows, Mac OS X and Linux. The source code of QCAD is released under the GPL version 3 (GPLv3), a popular Open Source license.
     
  • http://www.instructables.com/howto/laser+cut/ Instructables is a truly excellent resource, and they have a whole section dedicated to laser cut and engraved ideas, all with detailed instructions on exactly how to make that thing, so for example you could choose a "widget", look at the photos, the design and so on, and simply download the dxf file and send it to us, saying, "Please make me 6 of these".
     
  • Laser Industries - Plymouth - Laser cutting of METALS...