Laser Cutting: An Interactive Introduction to the Black Cat Lab Lasers

Learn how to use the versatile Black Cat Labs laser cutter at The Umbrella Arts to cut and/or engrave wood, plastics, paper, and numerous other materials with impressive speed.
This workshop will cover what a laser is and how it works, standard maintenance, safety procedures, laser cutting basics, use of laser cutting software, and machine operation. Each participant will have a first hand experience including the opportunity to cut/engrave your own design.

Choose from the following dates:
  • Sunday January 12, 1:00-5:00pm
  • Saturday February 1, 1:00-5:00pm
  • Sunday Mar 8, 1:00-5:00pm
  • Saturday Mar 21, 1:00-5:00pm
Instructor: James Boghosian
With an diverse background in neurobiology, microscopy, anesthesia research, woodworking, machining, and prototyping; James is a multidisciplinary maker with a passion for sharing and growth. As a maker, James has immense experience with laser cutters, CNC machines, woodworking, plastics, and multi-process design and production. Much of his work is indicative of his background in biology. Learn More »
Age range: 
4 sessions
Saturdays or Sundays 1:00 - 5:00pm
January 12, 2020
February 1, 2020
March 8, 2020
March 21, 2020
Room 202 and 203
Materials fees: