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
Combine multiple copies of artwork for faster engraves 12 November 14, 2019
For anyone who is a COMPLETE BEGINNER with laser design, designing softwares, etc 60 November 13, 2019
Speed update comparison between basic and pro (also estimated plus) 16 November 13, 2019
SVG export gotcha in Illustrator 2020 7 November 13, 2019
Custom Inkscape, Illustrator, CorelDraw and Affinity Designer Color Palettes for ordering operations in GFUI 107 November 12, 2019
Up for a challenge? How about a Cardboard version of the Radio Flyer? 8 November 10, 2019
Why your engraving area has reduced after update 4 November 7, 2019
Best Practices 18 November 6, 2019
Using the Passthrough with Illustrator (Beginner's version) :thinking: 18 October 31, 2019
How to make a keychain or name tag 11 October 29, 2019
Files for Making Tools You Will Probably Need 13 October 27, 2019
Make the most of Glowforge catalog items 12 October 26, 2019
Keyboard shortcuts for Glowforge interface 6 October 26, 2019
How to do an offset in Inkscape 7 October 26, 2019
Using Inkscape with the Passthrough :thinking: 34 October 24, 2019
Inkscape - Adjusting for Kerf in your Design 19 October 24, 2019
Cut out an engraved shape using Inkscape 15 October 23, 2019
How to mask non proof grade wood or materials 19 October 23, 2019
Stuck Centering/Focusing: How to Troubleshoot for potential Lid Cable issues before contacting Support :astonished: 17 October 21, 2019
Tutorial - Creating a Depth Map from a 3D Model for 3D Engraving! 45 October 18, 2019
Mixed artistic styling. Laser, paint, and pour-on acrylic for the win! 6 October 15, 2019
Tutorial: How to cut without the Crumb Tray (Honeycomb) 60 October 9, 2019
How to Create a Cut Line around a bitmap Engrave in Illustrator :thinking: 23 October 7, 2019
Breaking up a large design (Inkscape) 5 October 6, 2019
Easy way to link SVGs in forum posts 10 October 4, 2019
How I do color layering for wood projects 13 October 4, 2019
Laser cut words from tinkercad 9 November 1, 2019
PLA Puzzle - Version 2 2 November 1, 2019