In the second class, we learned how to use laser cutter. We all try to create a round name card and use laser cutter to cut a real wooden one.
create a shape with vector graph editor（Coreldraw, Illustrator, Inkscape) to design a round name card.
export the name card as PDF or SVG file.
import the document into CorelDraw
3.1: first group all the object, and change the size into 50mm*50mm
3.2:then ungroup the object, select a suitable property for each object. Delate the useless object, select the cut depth.
3.3 : arrange each shape to save the material.
turn on the laser cutter.
4.1 turn on the power
4.2 push down 9->there will be a red point
4.3 push down 8 then press go (which you can select the start point by yourself.)
4.4 press 7 , and the screen shows set home centre.
4.5 turn on the green button under table and the air blower.
go back to computer to start cut.
5.1 control +P , look at the tag, if there is a warning , that means there are some objects out of boundary.
5.2 set parameters like speed based on the reference book.
5.3 apply settings to begin.
pick the name piece out, and clean it.