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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, and customer submissions have not been vetted or approved by Glow…

14 September 20, 2018
About the Glowforge Tips and Tricks category 2 April 28, 2017
A way to improve object placement 62 May 24, 2019
Making the most of layers in Inkscape 9 May 23, 2019
Tip & Trick for a light and easy to cut file! (1/2) 📃 19 May 21, 2019
Laser Design Basics :thinking: 18 May 20, 2019
How to use the Glowforge without the crumb tray for thick materials 11 May 18, 2019
Video walkthrough of the Camera Recalibration 16 May 17, 2019
Custom Inkscape, Illustrator, CorelDraw and Affinity Designer Color Palettes for ordering operations in GFUI 95 May 17, 2019
Using Inkscape with the Passthrough :thinking: 21 May 16, 2019
Pro Only - Passthrough Alignment Jig Templates :thinking: 21 May 15, 2019
A nice chart of Adobe alternatives 13 May 14, 2019
Tip & Trick for a light and easy to cut file! (2/2) (ACRYLIC life saver if delicate shapes) 5 May 14, 2019
Tutorial - Batch Production With a Jig 104 May 12, 2019
Cutting out rasters in Affinity Designer 4 May 10, 2019
Using "set focus" with material over .5" (No tray) 6 May 10, 2019
Tutorial: How to cut without the Crumb Tray (Honeycomb) 52 May 8, 2019
Great Storage solution for materials 4 May 8, 2019
How I design kerfed finger joints (using Affinity Designer) 21 May 7, 2019
How To: Weed a Puzzle Like A Boss 29 May 6, 2019
Totally Web Based Keychain workflow 3 May 5, 2019
Inkscape - Text on a Path 10 April 29, 2019
Convert STL to SVG With TinkerCAD 14 April 27, 2019
Quick overview on how to clean the Glowforge 2 April 25, 2019
Make a Name Pendant in Inkscape 24 April 25, 2019
Cardboard Cube Challenge - A TinkerCAD Skill Builder 5 April 25, 2019
Instant Inkscape - Adding words to a Frame 5 May 23, 2019
Better workflow for repetitive or too thick parts 6 April 18, 2019
Generated Mandalas; from basic points on circle to random complex asymmetric patterns 27 May 17, 2019
Puzzling... simple and fun! 2 May 13, 2019