Laser Cut Stamps Instructions

Web Browser

  • Find shape
    • Try searching for silhouettes, outlines, and line drawings
  • The images to the right are examples of things you could use
  • Right click on image
  • Click copy image

Illustrator

  • Open Adobe Illustrator
  • File>New>24×18in
  • Ctrl+V
  • Scale the image
    • Scale to about 1.5×1.5in
  • If you want text:
    • Click on the Text Tool
    • Click in an open space away from anything else
      • It’s important that you just click, don’t click and drag
    • Type in what you wanted to type
    • Click on the Selection Tool
    • Click and drag your text into place
  • File>Save As
  • Name it something creative that you’ll remember
  • Navigate to your flash drive (Removable Disk or USB Drive)
  • Click Save
  • Click Save again
  • Click OK

At The Laser

  • Open Adobe Illustrator
  • File>Open
  • Navigate to your flash drive (Removable Disk or USB Drive)
  • Find your file
  • Click Open
  • Place your material in the laser
  • Move the parts to the open space on the materialFor cardstock, place the valentine in the top left corner
  • File>Print
  • Click “Setup” in the bottom left corner
  • Follow the instructions below for your laser

Epilog Helix

  • Select the printer (Epilog Engraver (Right or Left)) from the list on the top (you may have to scroll to the left)
  • Click Preferences
  • Select Auto Focus
  • Select Raster under the Job Type
  • Enter the Raster settings
    • Speed: 60
    • Power: 100
  • Make the piece size 24 in x 18 in
  • Click OK>Print>Print

Stay within an arm’s length of the laser while it’s running.

If something goes wrong, press stop.

Epilog Fusion M2

  • Select the printer (Epilog Engraver WinX64 Fusion (Copy1)) from the list on the top (you may have to scroll to the left)
  • Click Preferences
  • Select Auto Focus
  • Select Vector Grid
  • Set the Thickness to 0.12 in
  • Select Raster under the Job Type
  • Enter the Raster settings
    • Speed: 60
    • Power: 100
  • Make the piece size 24 in x 18 in
  • Click OK>Print>Print

Stay within an arm’s length of the laser while it’s running.

If something goes wrong, press stop.

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