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Library Makerspace – Glowforge laser cutter & engraver

Glowforge

The Glowforge is a 3D laser printer that creates beautiful things at the push of a button.
Picture of Glowforge Laser Cutter

Built on laser cutter & engraver technology, the Glowforge uses a beam of light the width of a human hair to cut, engrave, and shape designs from a variety of materials.

  • You can make an endless variety of useful, beautiful, and practical items from many different materials like wood, acrylic and cork.
  • Select from one of our Glowforge designs or bring your own.  Projects can be cut/engraved as is or can be personalized.
  • Check out Instagram, #glowforge to see what amazing things other Glowforge owners are making.

You can design your own project in Inkscape.

Materials available.

The library has cork trivets, plywood and acrylic available for purchase.
Any outside material would need to be approved by staff.

Cost:

There is a $5.00 charge for using the Glowforge for up to an hour.

Material
Size
Cost

Trivet

7 inch

$4.00

Cherry Plywood (⅛ inch)

12 inch x 20 inch sheet

$16.00

Acrylic – Blue (⅛ inch)

12 inch x 20 inch sheet

$16.00

Baltic Birch Plywood (⅛ inch)

12 inch x 12 inch sheet

$4.00

 

 

 

 

To access the Glowforge you can book a time with a staff member:
Email:   kristar@gmail.com
Phone:  613-394-3381 x3325

The Glowforge will be operated by staff.