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Raspberry Pi : 2.8 inches touch panel monitor

Raspberry Pi : 2.8 inches touch panel monitor Hello guys, we are going to introduce about Raspberry Pi : 2.8 inches touch panel monitor! Raspberry Pi is able to use remote control with many kinds of commands such as ssh command. But If the net work is out of service or initial setting time,It will… 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 »


Spider and Carp appeared on black polyester film sheet

Raster processing with “Carp” and “Spider” image data files on black polyester film sheet using the Desktop Laser Cutter “Smart Laser Mini” Usually Japanese people uses black polyester film sheet putting on the car window for less sun light. Also you can enjoy to put the sheet on your house windows and definitely beautiful It… Read more »


Making a name plate : Vector sculpture on plywood

Vector sculpture on plywood We made a name plate using the desktop laser cutter ” Smart Laser Mini” on plywood. Vector sculpture Settings We made a data file by Inkscape. Please refer to the following manual how to make it. How to make SVG data file Setting “eggbot_hatch” is here Atch angle 0.0 Hatch spacing… Read more »


Engraved on MOLESKINE : Synthetic Leather

Engraved on Synthetic Leather Engraved on MOLESKINE Synthetic Leather notebook using the desktop laser cutter “Smart Laser Mini” MOLESKINE we usedclassic notebook Setting Processing we have made this time is the raster engraving to embed the image in SVG file . We made a data file by Inkscape. Please refer to the following manual how… Read more »


Bester sculpture on sweets : Okinawa “Chinsukou” version

Engraving on sweets Smart Laser Mini has special skill for engraving on pancake, cracker or something sweets and foods. At this time, We engraved on Okinawa traditional sweet “Chinsukou” using desktop laser cutter called ”Smart Laser Mini” Settings We did Vector processing at this time. We made a data file by Inkscape. Please refer to… Read more »


Making a case using the Desktop Laser Cutter

We made a Controller case for luminosity adjustment using the desktop laser cutter “Smart laser Mini” Used with Resin case Although various marks we have attached because it has also functions as one of the experiments can be cut many times it was found that it can be processed in a short time. But we… Read more »


Model using the Desktop Laser Cutter

We made a easy model house using the desktop laser cutter “Smart Laser Mini” We refered to Thingiverse Used plywood 2mm thickness for making small model house. We hope we can make bigger model house next time. It could use in the fabrication of architectural models.


Engraved words on cracker

Second issue of food engraving. We engraved words on cracker using the desktop laser cutter “Smart Laser Mini” It engraved words Along the circle. Working video (fast forward) You can download the data file here


Engraved a picture on Pancake!!!

This is our first experience that We engraved on foods. We engraved on surface of pancake using the desktop laser cutter called “Smart Laser Mini” At this time, we engraved with an image data file,also we have an idea that it would be awesome if you engrave on the pancake with a picture or something… Read more »