Laser Cutting and Etching

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Fixing our Morntech Co2 Laser

Date posted: July 25, 2016

We bought a CO2 laser cutter/engraving machine with a 24×36 bed. It’s been a disaster ever since we had it with everything imaginable going wrong. The office in California has been helpful in trying to help us with each problem, but the problem is ... Read full post

Laser cutting Foil cutting and embossing

Date posted: March 18, 2016

We've been experimenting with foil cutting and embossing. We have gold and silver foil that can be embossed onto different substrates, like wood. First you lay down the foil, then you cut the outlines using a low power setting, then peal away the por ... Read full post

Art Scan of the day – Stencil Artwork by Alexander Codd

Date posted: April 16, 2015

Check out this artwork by Alexander Codd. Born and raised in Seattle, he paints using primarily spray paint and stencils, with influences from Banksey and Shepard Fairey. The majority of his work ... Read full post

Creating vector graphics from image files with Adobe Illustrator and Live trace

Date posted: November 17, 2013

There is a process for creating a vector file from a pixel based image or drawing. There are two methods. One is to completely recreate the image, tracing over it in Adobe Illustrator. The other method is to start with as clean an image as possible. ... Read full post

Laser Paper Cutting and Wood Cutting

Date posted: September 25, 2013

We've been working hard on different designs and ideas for the laser machine. Our clients have brought us great ideas that we're helping them take to market. Everything from wedding invitations, to lasercut Ketubah (wedding certificates) and paper cu ... Read full post