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Community Glowforge Tutorials: Table of Contents (14)

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About the Glowforge Tips and Tricks category (2)
Notes on Working with Snapmarks™ :thinking: ( 2 3 4 5 ) (85)
Semi-automated file prep for pass-through (10)
Cutting Without the Crumb Tray - The NO MATH Edition ( 2 3 ) (47)
Sketchup to Inkscape to SVG - right and wrong way (12)
Glowforge Interface - Correctly Save a File as an SVG for the GFUI :thinking: ( 2 3 4 ) (69)
Warning when cleaning acrylic (15)
Laser U is now free (8)
Caution: Dirty Pictures....or...How I Cleaned the Exhaust Fan :thinking: ( 2 3 4 5 6 ) (119)
Glowforge Interface - How to Get Perfect Alignment (Yes, perfect!) :thinking: ( 2 3 4 5 6 ) (118)
How to get a Centerline Trace in Illustrator :thinking: ( 2 ) (23)
Inkscape Shortcuts (7)
Custom Inkscape, Illustrator, CorelDraw and Affinity Designer Color Palettes for ordering operations in GFUI ( 2 3 4 ) (70)
Inkscape Snapping Tamed (15)
Leather Bifold Card Wallet & Leather Tutorial ( 2 ) (37)
Neat little video on improving engrave contrast ( 2 3 ) (43)
Inkscape Cut outline (18)
Glowforge Interface - Using the Trace Tool :thinking: ( 2 ) (32)
Quick Tip: Scoring improves surface quality (10)
Single Line Engraving Fonts - The Good, the Bad and the Ugly :thinking: ( 2 ) (26)
Snapmarks video tutorial - paper dolls (9)
Seeking info from glowforge (15)
Pro Only - Passthrough Alignment Jig Templates :thinking: (20)
Removing smoke stains from paper (11)
Perfect ad-hoc registration (3)
Passthrough Alignment Tutorial with Manual Indexing ( 2 3 4 ) (64)
Removing smoke residue from Proofgrade ( 2 ) (38)
Tutorial - Batch Production With a Jig ( 2 3 4 5 6 ) (102)
CorelDRAW - Adjusting for Kerf in your Design (11)