Beginning the Platten

The platten is the surface on which the material to be cut is placed. I screwed some 1″ aluminum angle to two sides.

Skateboard bearings on a bolt, separated by a washer will act like a wheel moving along the top edge of the aluminum.

This is what will allow the laser to move along the Y axis.

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About teslasmoustache

I am an artist currently pursuing a degree in Fine Arts at a college in the Midwestern United States. My art is heavily influenced by technology and tech-culture. my (future) laser cutter is a work of art as well as a tool that will help me make more art in the future.

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