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Categories:Works made with laser cutter


Work made with 1m*1m Expansion Kit Displayed at Museum in Kanazawa

  On October 15th, 2016, a work that one of our dedicated users made using 1m*1m Expansion Kit was displayed at 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, which is in Ishikawa prefecture, Japan.   The museum has been introduced on multiple TV programs and has been popular in Japan. https://4meee.com/articles/view/180227   The work displayed… Read more »


Jewelry Making with Laser Cutter!

  Today we are introducing a new type of laser craft – jewelry making. All of them turned out to be delicate and beautiful. These are works of Ms. Eriko Matsuda, a contemporary jewelry artist, who learned art at the Tokyo University of the Arts (Geidai). Ms. Matsuda’s Website The materials is thick tracing paper…. Read more »


Making PC stand with translucent acrylic

  Recently we had been introducing works made with FABOOL Laser Mini so this time, bringing in fresh air a little bit, is about a work made with FABOOL/Smart Laser CO2), which has much higher power than FABOOL Laser Mini! We used semi-clear blue acrylic to make a PC stand.     FABOOL Laser Mini… Read more »


Japanese fan making using washi

  It is getting quite cold in Japan and we are getting ready for the winter, but some of you are enjoying the summer shine, right? Today we are introducing Japanese fan made with washi which is a traditional Japanese paper. (In case you are wondering what “washi” is… here is the description)   Cut… Read more »


Small Leather Goods

  Leather is one of the best materials for laser cutting and engraving. It requires relatively short processing time and the finished product looks quite stylish, too. Today we are introducing work examples of leather goods.   High quality leather goods in the picture above are works of our users (who live in Yamanashi where… Read more »


Your Own Halloween Puzzle Making!

  Happy Halloween! This time we are introducing a handmade puzzle created with FABOOL Laser Mini (1.6W model)!     This is one of our users’ work. He printed a picture his grand-daughter drew, pasted it on the plywood and cut it with laser from the back. (It’s a drawing of pumpkin! Right in time… Read more »


Make your “customized” smartphone

  One of the things that people use all the time these days is smartphone. With laser cutter and engraver, you can make the one and only smartphone case with your name or your favorite design. Although is it difficult to engraved on metals, our laser cutter and engraver can engrave on anodized metals, which… Read more »


Advanced Model-making with Laser Cutter

This time we are introducing model-makings with FABOOL Laser Mini! Last month, we displayed our products at an exhibition in Japan where we felt the huge potential of model-making with laser cutter and engraver.   With the drawing data created with PC, laser cutter and engraver can cut out parts more precisely than cutting plotter… Read more »


Laser cutter x Fashion

  In fashion shows and events of late, there are dresses, clothing, and shoes made by using laser cutter and engraver. What is more, we saw a lot of collaboration of Laser x Fashion at the Keio University SFC where they are advanced for digital-fabrication.   It looks quite hard to make a good work, however,… Read more »


Let’s have a break!

Hello guys. Japan is totally feels like fall season now. We enjoy Osmanthus fragrans smell in outside. We engraved “Asanoha” on polypropylene sheet for making a table small sheet using Desktop Laser Cutter (Smart Laser Mini). Raster processing F1300, 100% Takes 10 minutes to engraved. After engraved, I draw along any shapes with oil-based pen… Read more »