Beginner | 17 min
Taught by Lauren Marcinek
Your project possibilities are endless with the power of Glowforge. Using laser technology at the push of a button, the Glowforge can cut, engrave, and shape designs from a wide variety of materials. Lauren Marcinek from Creativebug will show you the ins and outs of using the machine, including how to connect your laptop or computer, which materials you can use, plus her basic do's, don'ts, tips, and tricks. After completing this class, you'll be ready to take your making to the next level with a professional and personalized touch.    
Learn how to:
  • Connect your Glowforge to your laptop or computer
  • Use the Glowforge Design Library
  • Use the Engrave and Cut functions on wood    

What you'll get:
  • A 3-part series of easy-to-follow video lessons on how to use the Glowforge
  • 4 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supply list
  • Step-by-step instructions by Creativebug instructor Lauren Marcinek
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions and interact with other students

Glowforge Projects: Get to Know Your Machine
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • Glowforge - Lauren is using the Glowforge Pro, but the basics are the same for any model
  • Laptop or desktop computer
  • Proofgrade Medium Maple Hardwood
  • Optional: weeding tool or tweezers
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