One of the things I want to do when I get my Glowforge is to experiment with making ballistic armor. I have been considering the use of this stuff and using the forge to drill holes in it for attachment. http://www.ebay.com/itm/171779881941?_trksid=p2060353.m1438.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT
I also want to explore other energy dissipation methods including metal weaves, foils, interlayer non Newtonian adhesives, etc. This interest springs from discussions I’ve had with my mother and older sister concerning their new quilt business ( http://www.meowquilts.com/home.html ). I proposed we might make precut fabrics via the forge for beginner quilters or some kind of kit. Here’s a few of my mom’s quilts.
And some from my oldest sister: