Intro to Laser

This class is recommended for everyone interested in CNC Lasers at MakerSpace Charlotte. No prior experience is necessary, all are welcome.

The primary topics of this class are:

  • Safety
  • Troubleshooting Resources
  • Hardware use
  • Software use
  • Stratagem for safety completing basic etching and cutting of multiple materials

Accessories such as the rotary tool and Acrylic polisher are discussed (and demonstrated when time permits.)

Instructor, Kyle Hoover is our resident laser expert. He maintains our machines and guides members in their laser-cutting journey.

Class is open to ages 14 and up, though minors must be accompanied by a responsible adult at all times. The adult must purchase an additional ticket to attend the class.

Guests are asked to be on time for events. If the safety briefing is missed, the guest will not be able to join the class and no refunds will be given.

MakerSpace Charlotte dues-paying members can check their email for a monthly Access Code to unlock member discounts on Eventbrite during checkout.

Unvaccinated guests are asked to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while indoors at MakerSpace Charlotte as directed by the CDC. Hand sanitizer and bathrooms are available for hand washing during the event.

MakerSpace Charlotte is located in the brick side door, up the ramp. Ring bell for entry.

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