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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.
Check it out for information about DIY with laser cutter and engraver, and our activities.

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 »


Cutting Shrink Plastic

  We received a number of inquiries whether the machine can cut shrinking plastic board. And here are the results of our trial! As it is often used for making scale-models so we mainly used 0.3mm thick board in gray, white, and clear. It turned out that the 0.3mm thick gray shrink plastic board is… Read more »


Paper Cutout with Laser Cutter

  This is a work example of paper cutout!     This is one of the examples people get attracted the most because of its precision.   Its precision is especially obvious around panda’s hair.     This is done by converting this drawing of panda into SVG data using free online tools. It only… 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 »


Our Laser Cutter and Engraver was on NHK World!

  Hi everyone! Some of you may have already known the news, but our FABOOL Laser Mini and Smart Laser CO2 were streamed world-widely on NHK World past July!   It was a special report in a program called “great gear” and we talked about our laser cutter and engraver and how they came about… Read more »


Smart Laser CO2 Upgraded to FABOOL Laser CO2!

  Our CO2 laser cutter and engraver, Smart Laser CO2 will be upgraded to FABOOL Laser CO2.   Following specification will be updated: now-optional product will be equipped on the body. Less parts for easier assembly. Software upgrade to import images directly. Improving processing speed of CPU to improve processing speed of Raster Processing.  … 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 »


New Official English Website Launched!

Long-awaited English website is now launched! Thank you all for your patience. Now please enjoy exploring the world of laser cutting and engraving from here. We are now selling FABOOL Laser Mini, which collected the highest amount ever in the history of Japanese crowdfunding. Along with the main body, its optional products such as Safety… Read more »