File Types for Laser Cutters

Laser Cutter File Formats: A Quick Guide

Wondering what file format to use with your laser cutter? This guide is for you. Different file types have different properties and capabilities, and choosing the right one can make a big difference in the …

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Types of Laser Cutters

Types of Laser Cutters: An Overview

Interested in learning about the different types of laser cutters for makers? This guide’s for you. If you’ve been curious about investing in laser cutting technology for your business or hobby, you’ll quickly realize there …

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CNC Plasma Business Ideas

Top CNC Plasma Business Ideas for Makers

Are you looking to start your own CNC plasma business? If so, you’ve come to the right place! CNC plasma machines are incredibly versatile and can be used for a wide range of applications in …

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Best CNC for Guitar Building

5 Best CNC Machines for Guitar Building

What’s the best CNC machine for guitar building? I’ve talked to a few luthiers lately who want to take advantage of CNC cutting technology to design and build guitars. And it turns out that a …

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Leather Engraving Machine

Can You Laser Engrave Leather? (Detailed Guide)

For many designers, makers, and hobbyists, getting a new laser cutter is the pathway to starting a new leather goods business. But if you’re unfamiliar with laser technology, you might not be sure whether a …

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Can you Laser Engrave Acrylic

Can you Laser Engrave Acrylic?

Acrylic is a versatile and reliable material that works well for many DIY and professional projects. When you want a plastic-like material that holds up to environmental conditions and abuse, acrylic is an excellent choice. …

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Hi, I'm Joshua. I created Maker Industry to share my passion for maker tools and help others learn about 3D printing, CNC systems, laser cutting and more. Learn More