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Cut on drawing paper for making paper cut-outs : part 1

We Challenged making paper cut-outs using Smart Laser Mini. Used black color drawing paper and white paper. Reproduced the panda by overlaying the white paper . Working video (fast forward) You can download the SVG file data here


Cut on plywood 1.1mm thickness part 2

Cut on plywood 1.1mm thickness. Setting is F:400、100% repeated 12 times to make it. you can cut smoother and looks beautiful when you do 12 times. Working video ( fast forward) SVG data files for this project can be downloaded here.


Cut on cardboard 5mm thickness

Cut on cardboard 5mm thick using the “Smart Laser Mini” Settings F:400 100% Repeatedly worked on with the above settings many times.


Cut on black acrylic sheet 2.0mm thickness

Cut on black acrylic sheet 2.0mm thick using the”Smart Laser Mini” Raspberry Pi Logo Settings F:400 100% Repeatedly worked on with the above settings several times. Since the carry out the cut of the acrylic seet at 1.6W laser diode is very difficult to do it because of the power issue. It was repeated many… Read more »


Cut on Balsa wood 2.0mm thickness

Cut on Balsa wood 2.0mm thick using the “Smart Laser Mini” Logo “Raspberry Pi” Balsa wood 2.0mm thickness Settings F:500 100% Repeatedly worked on with the above settings several times. It will have the browning the cut surface.


Engraved on iPad mini

Engraved on Aluminum body of iPad mini using the “Smart Laser Mini” Parameter F:300 100%


Cut on Shrinking Plastic Sheets thick 5mm

Cut on Shrinking Plastic Sheets thick 5mm. Logo “SparkFun” This is the Shrinking Plastic Sheets we used. Settings F:400 100% Repeatedly worked on with the above settings several times. The cut surface is more like melted rather than cut. We repeated more than in the 0.3mm case. “Shrinking Plastic Sheets・Cutting on Shrinking Plastic Sheets 0.3mm… Read more »


Cut on cardboard 3mm thickness

We cut cardboard with 3mm thickness. Settings F:700 100% With the settings above, we didi repeated-prcessing.


Cut on Shrinking Plastic Sheets 0.3mm thickness

We cut Shrinking Plastic Sheets 0.3mm thickness. Logo “Raspberry Pi” This is the Shrinking Plastic Sheets we used. Settings F:400 100% We did repeated-processing with the settings above. The cut surface is more like “melted” than “cut”.


Cutting on 2.0mm thick Plywood

We cut on 2.0mm thick plywood. Setthing F:400 100% With the settings above, we did repeated-processing. We did more repeating than the last time when we made a tiny chair using 1.1mm thick plywood. Download Data File Thingiverse