For the laser artists among us

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fred ungewitter
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Laser Machine Make or Type: Redsail Clone
Laser Power: 60W
Laser Bed Size: 500 x 700
Home Position: TR
RDWorks Version: 8.01.18
Accessories: Chuck style rotary, 30 ma meter, home-spun office water cooler mod, muffin fan anti-condensate blower
Windows Version: Windows 7

For the laser artists among us

Post by fred ungewitter » Sun Jan 01, 2017 8:51 pm

I happened across this quite by accident, and sorely lacking artistic talent, I doubt I'll be able to make use of it. I suspect that some of the members of this forum are artistic enough to put it to good use:

http://flatfab.com/

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Software for the general universe of computer operating systems, that is, Mac, Linux, Winders and best of all, it's a free program!

The gallery of creations is quite impressive and limited only by one's imagination (i.e., for me, zero!)
fred

Redsail clone 60w 700 x 500 REAL 60w Puri tube
home upper right, chuck type rotary 15000 pulse setting
RDW 8.01.18
Win7

Emblaser A3 4w diode laser
BCN3D Sigma Dual Extruder 3d printer
LMS Mini-mill
Cube 3rd gen 3d printer, universal filament mod
Under construction: OX CNC 1000x750 router

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Gene Uselman
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Location: Suburban Minneapolis, Minnesota, US
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Laser Machine Make or Type: QC1390
Laser Power: 130W EFR
Laser Bed Size: 36x49
Home Position: TR
RDWorks Version: V8.01.19 LO
Accessories: I have a combining lens, pin tables [homebuilt], honeycomb table [LightObject], wireless remote on the way [crossed fingers]
Windows Version: Win 7 Pro

Re: For the laser artists among us

Post by Gene Uselman » Mon Jan 02, 2017 7:28 am

Very interesting- thanks Fred. Another tool in the chest. Gene

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fred ungewitter
Posts: 354
Joined: Tue Aug 16, 2016 2:55 pm
Location: East Central FL, USA
Country: USA
Nickname: fred
Laser Machine Make or Type: Redsail Clone
Laser Power: 60W
Laser Bed Size: 500 x 700
Home Position: TR
RDWorks Version: 8.01.18
Accessories: Chuck style rotary, 30 ma meter, home-spun office water cooler mod, muffin fan anti-condensate blower
Windows Version: Windows 7

Re: For the laser artists among us

Post by fred ungewitter » Mon Jan 02, 2017 7:50 am

If you wear a leather apron, most tools will bounce right off.
fred

Redsail clone 60w 700 x 500 REAL 60w Puri tube
home upper right, chuck type rotary 15000 pulse setting
RDW 8.01.18
Win7

Emblaser A3 4w diode laser
BCN3D Sigma Dual Extruder 3d printer
LMS Mini-mill
Cube 3rd gen 3d printer, universal filament mod
Under construction: OX CNC 1000x750 router

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Re: For the laser artists among us

Post by Jason Wright » Mon Jan 02, 2017 8:54 am

downloaded it, jeez how complicated is it though, not for me right now, great find though
Chinese 700x500 80 watt machine - TR
Mods: custom air assist off a workshop compressor, ammeter installed, switch panel, overnight internal tube heater

RD works V8.01.18 windows 10

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Roy Bartels
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Re: For the laser artists among us

Post by Roy Bartels » Sun Jan 08, 2017 8:17 pm

Oh No, Like I don't have enough ideas floating around in my head.
I tried to make a rat, will take some imagination to see it.
I think I'll try to cut the elephant example for now. Thanks fred for sharing.
50 watt Vevor made in China.
Bed size is 300mm x 500mm
windows 10 and the RDWorks versions V8.01.18
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