Keep cardboard in place?

Just making some test runs with cardboard. My cardboard is moving a bit as it gets cut. Anyone have a strategy for keeping it in place?

Thanks in advance!
Mike

Have I got good news for you.

Honeycomb Pins are exactly what you want.

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…and magnets. Or even double stick tape to hold areas not being cut to the bed?

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Ive had success with really strong magnets. you want to place them though so the gantry doesn’t hit them as it moves the laser.

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Neat idea! I was thinking of 3D printing something, but what a neat way to utilize waste!

Very cool! My interim solution was a couple of thin wood planks that were heavy enough to limit movement.

Magnets all day with cardboard. There are lots of posts.

And in general: https://community.glowforge.com/search?context=topic&context_id=30743&q=Magnets&skip_context=true

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=) My bad. I searched cardboard for the settings, but was not on top of my search game for the fasteners. Thanks for the link!

I find that I use magnets (super strong neodymium ones) the majority of the time, because they always will stick well, even 1/4 inch wood. For smaller things where I need to cut and the magnets would be too large, I use the honeycomb pins mentioned earlier. They are nice but take a little bit of tweaking because of how they fit in the honeycomb.

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