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Cutting Nylon and Nonwoven Fabric

Today’s sample was nylon and nonwoven fabric cut with FABOOL Laser Mini and FABOOL Laser CO2. Processing Data Download Result Machine: FABOOL Laser CO2 Machine Speed Power Repeat Time nylon 1500F 100% 1 13 sec Cut edge was melted and crimping was uneven. Machine: FABOOL Laser CO2 Machine Speed Power Repeat Time nylon 1000F 100%… Read more »


Engraving on Wood

We engraved on three different types of wood with FABOOL Laser Mini. Processing Data Download Result Machine: FABOOL Laser Mini 3.5w Material Speed Power Repeat Time Pernambuco 500F 100% 1 1 min The engraving will be darker when processed at lower speed. Machine: FABOOL Laser Mini 3.5w Material Speed Power Repeat Time Maple wood 1000F… Read more »


Cutting Felt, Cardboard, Corrugated Carton

For today’s sample test, we cut 3mm white felt, 3mm cardboard, and 9mm corrugated carton. Processing Data Download Result Machine: FABOOL Laser CO2 Material Speed Power Repeat Time white felt 3mm 1500F 100% 1 13 seconds The cut out became slightly smaller due to melting cutting edge.   Machine: FABOOL Laser CO2 Material Speed Power… Read more »


Last Day at Maker Faire

Our first Maker Faire Bay Area has ended with a huge success! Everything is packed up and we are now ready to go home.   It was fun sharing our laser cutter with a lot of laser cutter enthusiasts and also with people who saw laser cutters for the first time.   (Although it may… Read more »


Day 2 at Maker Faire Bay Area

Day 2 of Maker Faire Bay Area is done! Thank you to all who visited our booth today!     It was fun taking with you all about the laser cutters and sharing what our machines can do.   Looking around all the cool booth and finding out amazing projects inspired us a lot!  … Read more »


New Machine released at Maker Faire!

Maker Faire has finally began! As the Maker Faire Bay Area 2017 started, we announced release of a new machine!   It is a Metal Laser Cutter! ※Specifications may change without notice.   Although we have not given it a specific name yet, the new laser cutter will be able to cut and engrave metals… Read more »


Getting Ready for Maker Faire!

Hi everyone! We have arrived at San Francisco and are getting ready for the Maker Faire that is happening this Friday! (Tomorrow!) We went to the event site, San Mateo Event Center, to set up our booth!     After getting this cool “Sponsor” badge at the counter, we found out space in a large… Read more »


Countdown to Maker Faire Bay Area 2

Hi everyone! Maker Faire Bay Area is only one week away! Our products are now on the way to the show site and we are making a few more final preparations!   Can you guess what the new product would be?   What we will be showing at the Maker Faire Bay Area are… ・NEW… Read more »


Countdown to Maker Faire Bay Area

Hi everyone! In nine days, we will be at Maker Faire Bay Area! As we have announced previously we will be attending Maker Faire Bay Area from May 19th to 21st! Some of you may have known this event already, but if you don’t know, it is “an all-ages gathering of tech enthusiasts, crafters, educators,… Read more »


We are attending Maker Faire Bay Area!

            Hi everyone! We are excited to announce that we are attending Maker Faire Bay Area from May 19th to 21st! Come visit our booth to check out FABOOL Laser Mini! We will also be releasing a new machine! Follow our Twitter and Instagram for live reports! Twitter: @smartDIYs_shop Instagram:… Read more »