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17 Inspiring Ideas for Laser Cut Metal Projects

17 Inspiring Ideas for Laser Cut Metal Projects

Laser cut metal is more than a go to for metal fabricators and machine shops. It can be used for almost anything - from guitar pics, to cake toppers, to aircraft dashboards and everything in between.
Finding and Fixing Open Contours

Finding and Fixing Open Contours

Learn how to identify and fix open contours (broken geometry) in your designs for the laser-cutter.
Creating Bridges for Nested Shapes

Creating Bridges for Nested Shapes

Don't lose critical parts of your design! In this tutorial we'll teach you how to add bridges to nested shapes.
Converting to Vector in Inkscape

Converting to Vector in Inkscape

In this tutorial we'll show you how to convert a raster image to vector using Inkscape's Trace Bitmap feature.
Coverting to Vector in Illustrator

Coverting to Vector in Illustrator

In this tutorial we'll show you how to convert a raster image to vector using Illustrator's Image Trace feature.
Why We Require Vector for Laser-Cutting

Why We Require Vector for Laser-Cutting