Glowforge Projects: Get to Know Your Machine
Beginner | 17 min 52 sec
Glowforge Projects: Get to Know Your Machine
Your project possibilities are endless with the power of Glowforge. Using laser technology at the push of a button, the Glowforge can cut, engrave, and shape designs from a wide variety of materials. Lauren Marcinek from Creativebug will show you the ins and outs of using the machine, including how to connect your laptop or computer, which materials you can use, plus her basic do's, don'ts, tips, and tricks. After completing this class, you'll be ready to take your making to the next level with a professional and personalized touch.    
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • Glowforge - Lauren is using the Glowforge Pro, but the basics are the same for any model
  • Laptop or desktop computer
  • Proofgrade Medium Maple Hardwood
  • Optional: weeding tool or tweezers
Learn how to:
  • Connect your Glowforge to your laptop or computer
  • Use the Glowforge Design Library
  • Use the Engrave and Cut functions on wood    

What you'll get:
  • A 3-part series of easy-to-follow video lessons on how to use the Glowforge
  • 4 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supply list
  • Step-by-step instructions by Creativebug instructor Lauren Marcinek
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions and interact with other students
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Class Reviews
122 users recommended this class to a friend
Andrew DeFinis
I was hoping to see her use the tool she made. I also wanted to see her wipe the wood down using the methods she described.
February 20, 2023
Wenda Ans
January 8, 2023
Chris Wallwork
Great video. Very clear information.
December 29, 2022