How are you guys getting such fine cuts?


I’ve tried a couple fine detailed projects, and I just am not having any luck.
Trying to make this:

And I get this:

As you can see, literally everything is getting vaporized. I am using the medium maple plywood proofgrade settings…but it’s just destroying these fine details.



You might want to contact support. Almost looks like you’ve got a focusing issue.


You should be cutting, not engraving. Post a screenshot of your settings. That might help us figure out what is wrong.


It is a cut, no engrave. Settings are Medium Maple Plywood proofgrade settings. I let the Glowforge do its thing.


Yes, a post in problems and support will bring some help.


Here is the link to the Support post that continues the discussion.