Glowforge Tips and Tricks


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Community Glowforge Tutorials: Table of Contents

The Design Team Tutorial Project (aka “The Matrix”) This post and all related links are created and maintained by generous and helpful Glowforge customers. They have not been vetted or approved by Glowforge staff. L…

3 November 13, 2019
About the Glowforge Tips and Tricks category 2 April 28, 2017
Laser Design Basics :thinking: 38 January 16, 2020
Tips for using the Pro Passthrough 31 January 14, 2020
Trick for assembling tight-fitting pieces 8 January 13, 2020
How to Split Text or Initials in Inkscape 3 January 12, 2020
How to Create a Cut Line around a bitmap Engrave in Illustrator :thinking: 29 January 11, 2020
Best Practices 19 January 11, 2020
Score, cut, engrave 6 January 10, 2020
Slow, glitchy app fix 8 January 9, 2020
Don't be afraid of the score 30 January 6, 2020
Using Inkscape with the Passthrough :thinking: 36 January 6, 2020
Custom Inkscape, Illustrator, CorelDraw and Affinity Designer Color Palettes for ordering operations in GFUI 128 January 6, 2020
Tutorial: How to cut without the Crumb Tray (Honeycomb) 67 January 4, 2020
Short tips and tricks 49 January 4, 2020
Let the Farm, Zoo, or just Crazy Critter Creation Commence! 1 January 2, 2020
Lovely Box and Tray Generator 22 January 2, 2020
A tale of two SVGs (Illustrator Export bug) 47 January 1, 2020
Using "set focus" with material over .5" (No tray) 24 December 30, 2019
How I Prepare Photos for Engraving Using Photoshop 28 December 29, 2019
Plastic razor blade masking removal video 8 December 29, 2019
First Steps when you’re stuck with your Glowforge 4 December 26, 2019
Video Tutorial: How to Make Christmas Ornaments 7 December 18, 2019
Combine multiple copies of artwork for faster engraves 15 December 17, 2019
Improving kerf adjustment on complex shapes 16 December 11, 2019
SVG export gotcha in Illustrator 2020 36 December 7, 2019
Video Tutorial - How to make a jig 14 December 7, 2019
Good news for Vectornator users 4 December 4, 2019
Speed update comparison between basic and pro (also estimated plus) 18 December 30, 2019
Lesson 1 for my kiddos. Free Tools and Cardboard based. =) 3 December 28, 2019