Basic Safety Training

Rabbit has been retired - Training for the Epilog is forthcoming. See HERE for Epilog training


Hybrid Training

About 90 minutes

In-Person Training

Summary: A short introduction to using the 80 Watt CNC Laser Cutter available in the lab.

Schedule: Classes will be held as demand dictates

Fee: Free for Pro, $20 for Hobbyist

Contact: Brad Goodman

Sign up for In-Person training on Eventbrite

Full Course Outline 



For You and the Laser

Material Selection

Types and thicknesses of materials that can be cut or engraved

What should never, EVER, be used in the laser

Testing materials

Using LaserCut 5.3

Creating Designs

Importing Designs

Setting Cut/Engrave Parameters

Uploading Jobs to the Laser

Setting up the Laser

Positioning the Work Piece

Setting Focus

Checking Project Dimensions

Verify Chiller, Blower, Exhaust

Cutting / Engraving

Flat Pieces

Using the Rotary Attachment


Cleaning the Lens and Mirrors

Video of Proper handling of a Laser Fire

Online Training

1. Before you start SEE HERE on how to download and install the software.

2. At the bottom of this page is the Person.dxf file I use in Part One of the video. Download it so you can import and play along with the video. (The SVG version is here to if you want to try short part I do in Inkscape, too).

3. Watch Video #1 (below) - Introduction to LaserCut

4. When you are done, contact RM for a short project. Upon completion of the project...

5. Watch Video #2

6. After completing Video #2, you can schedule an in-person check-out with the RM.