2 months of fun!

This is going to be a bit of a fanboy rant so hold on…

First off I never even knew I needed a laser cutter until I saw it on the Glowforge site a few years ago and had no desire to purchase the industry norm machines. Now I use it almost every day…literally.

I had a pretty cool experience with it today as I am cutting a larger project and needed to do it in 4 parts as the image it too complex to cut all at once. With the job set up I can remotely prepare the next part of my project and have my wife hit the button at home when I am ready for the next part. Perfect as the job in total is a 6hr job and I can have it done by the time I get home tonight. Better yet I can keep an eye on it from the camera while I am working…awesome!!!

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So what do I do with it?

I have three kids and we have made several school projects as well as things like valentines and birthday cards.

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That said most of the time its in use for a small business my wife and I started (geekmadedesigns.com) the end of last year. We make wood products for geeks (gaming controller holders & Apple TV remote holders) and use it to etch gamer tags and logos into our products as a custom option. Every product we sell has our logo “lasered” in the bottom with our web address.

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We love our Glowforge and the things it lets us do. Between our Glowgorge, mill and 3D printer, our kids regularly want to do a project with us. You know what they say, the family that makes together stays together :slight_smile:

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Awesome!

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Looks like you’re really enjoying your Glowforge! Nice projects!

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Awesome uses! :grinning:

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