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Blog of smartDIYs who wish to create more excitement in this world where people can freely form their ideas in shapes.
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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 »


Cutting Formed Polyethylene

Check out the result of cutting formed polyethylene with FABOOL Laser CO2! Processing data Download Here Result Machine: FABOOL Laser CO2 Material Speed Power Repeat Processing Time Formed polyethylene 3mm 1000F 20% 1 28 sec Material Speed Power Repeat Processing Time Foamed polyethylene 3mm 1000F 20% 1 24 sec Material Speed Power Repeat Processing Time… Read more »


Engraving Ecocarat

  We tried engraving ecocarat with FABOOL Laser Mini. It is a interior wall becoming popular in Japan recently. It reduces odor and keeps the air clean and at the right humidity all through the year. Material: Ecocarat Machine: FABOOL Laser Mini 1.6W Processing data Download the data here. Processing parameter   1. Ecocarat dark… Read more »


Engraving Cloth/Leather/Wooden Material

  Check out the engraving on white cloth, leather, and wood. Material: cloth, leather, wood Machine: FABOOL Laser Mini 1.6W Processing data Download the data here. Processing parameter   1. White cloth Speed: 800F Power: 40% Processing time: about 56 min 40 sec 2. Leather Speed: 1000F Power: 40% Processing time: about 32 mins 05… Read more »


Cutting Clear Acrylic with CO2 Laser Cutter and Engraver

  Check out the result of clear acrylic cut with CO2 laser cutter and engraver. Material: Clear acrylic 3mm, 5mm, 10mm Machine: FABOOL Laser CO2, FABOOL Laser DS Processing data: Download the data here. Processing Parameter   1.FABOOL Laser CO2 3mm Speed: 1500F Power: 5% Processing time: about 32 mins 2 sec Speed: 1500F Power: 10%… Read more »


Engraving Bamboo and White Cardboard

  Check out the result of engraving bamboo and white cardboard! Material: Bamboo (handle of fan), white cardboard Machine: FABOOL Laser Mini 1.6W Processing data: Download the data here. Processing Parameter   1. Bamboo (handle of fan) Speed: 300F Power: 30% Procesing time: about 1 min 30 sec   2. White cardboard Speed: 400F Power:… Read more »


Engraving Silicon Rubber

  Check out the result of engraving silicon rubber with FABOOL Laser CO2 and FABOOL Laser Mini 1.6W model. Material: Blue silicon rubber Machine: FABOOL Laser CO2, FABOOL Laser Mini 1.6W Processing data: Data is available for download here. Processing parameter   1. FABOOL Laser CO2 (raster) Speed: 1000F Power: 10% Processing time: about 4… Read more »


Cutting Sponge Abrasive and Sand Paper

  Check out the result of sponge abrasive and sand paper cutting done with FABOOL Laser Mini. Material: – sponge abrasive 4.5mm, – sponge abrasive + double-sided tape 4.5mm+0.5mm, – sand paper 6mm Machine: FABOOL Laser Mini 3.5W Processing data Download the data here. Processing parameter   1. Sponge abrasive Speed: 100F Power: 100% Repeats:… Read more »


Cutting Synthetic Paper

  Check out the cutouts of synthetic paper cut with FABOOL Laser Mini! Material: synthetic paper (pattern paper used for stencil) Machine: FABOOL Laser CO2 / FABOOL Laser Mini 3.5W Processing data: Download the data here. Processing Parameter 1. Synthetic Paper FABOOL Laser CO2 Speed: 1500F Power: 30% Processing time: about a minute and 3… Read more »