• Laser etching a MacBook

    Posted in Laser cutter on Oct 11, 2016

    Can you laser engrave a Macbook without frying it?

  • Laser cutter has arrived!

    Posted in Laser cutter on Aug 15, 2016

    After a long wait we finally took deliver of a fine Greyfin A2 laser cutter. LASER all the things!

  • Laser Cutter

    Posted in Laser cutter on Jul 26, 2016

    Friggin Lasers!

    Most hackspaces have a laser cutter and they are considered invaluable by most members. Lots of people join a hackspace for access to a laser cutter and then stay when they realise what else is on offer. So we need one partly to attract new members but also because we really ant to play with one.

    What to buy

    There are lots of options when it comes to makes & models of cutter. As you would expect if you go high end you have to pay a lot of money. For example a Epilog Zing 16 30 Watt Laser is £9600 to purchase and the replacement laser tubes come close to a grand each. You do get...