Projects from the Hack Arts Lab, University of Chicago

Rotary etching on acrylic

Using the Laser Cutter with Rotary Attachment to Make a White Elephant Gift

Rotary etching on acrylicRotary etching on acrylic

Hack Arts Lab and Weston Game Lab student staff member Henry Filosa helped us break in our new(ish) laser cutter rotary attachment by etching into an acrylic cup. Henry’s notes: “It’s a glass for a crew white elephant party tonight (hence the inside joke). The hardest part was preparing the image while simultaneously learning Adobe Illustrator. One tip for future people is to go to the¬† for free SVG images and clip art.

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klambert • March 5, 2020

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