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Laser-cut Business Cards In-Person / Online

Learn to use TinkerCAD and Inkscape/Illustrator to design your own business cards. Engrave and cut small batches of custom cards out of watercolor paper with the Makerspace’s Glowforge Plus. This workshop is an advanced hands-on introduction to designing for lasercutting. Participants will receive a walkthrough on how to find complex lasercutting files online, import, modify and export them. The workshop will proceed with a walkthrough for designing an original business card in TinkerCAD and exporting it for lasercutting. We will address pertinent vocabulary words and how to optimize a balance between TinkerCAD's strengths and weaknesses. Additional topics include Library and external resources, best practices for modeling, and various tips and tricks to optimize the lasercutter's performance.
Date:
Monday, November 14, 2022
Time:
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Time Zone:
Central Time - US & Canada (change)
Location:
DMS 205
Locations:
University Library
Audience:
  Undergrads, Graduates, Staff and Faculty  
Categories:
  Workshops  

Registration is required. There are 11 in-person seats available. There are 100 online seats available.

Event Organizer

Sean Scully

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