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 +====== Laser Cutter Class ======
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 +=====  What is it?  =====
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 +A class on how to use the [[equipment:​laser_cutter|laser cutter]] at NSL to make fun toys, engravings, and general shenanigans. We'll cover using [[http://​www.inkscape.org|Inkscape]] to make 2D vector art which can be CNCd by the laser cutter. The Inkscape portion of the class is 100% transferrable to the vinyl cutter at NSL, too.
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 +For those who want to get ahead of the class: [[How|to laser]]
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 +Class will be taught by [[members:​datagram|Datagram]]. Yeah, that asshole.
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 +=====  When is it?  =====
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 +Friday, April 26, 2013 @ 20:30.
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 +=====  What do I need to bring? ​ =====
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 +Yourself, a laptop with Inkscape installed, and a sheet of acrylic to cut. If you don't want to get a sheet of acrylic beforehand DG will be selling some; proceeds go to NSL. (They will probably cost $10-15)
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 +**Install Inkscape BEFORE THE CLASS**. We are not waiting for you. Inkscape is free and works on all modern operating systems (BeOS not supported, sorry Skroo).
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 +=====  Does it cost money? ​ =====
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 +The class is FREE, but it would be awesome if you could donate $20 to Null Space Labs for more food, drinks, and toys. The sexy kind. Continued use of the laser cutter at NSL requires a NSL membership.
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 +=====  How can I help?  =====
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 +The class is self-sufficient but NSL can use the following:
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 +  * Acrylic sheets (not lexan/​polycarbinate) $4-12 at home depot 
 +  * <5mm ply or mdf sheets ​
 +  * Materials rack 
 +  * Compact computer stand
  
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