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Rabbit Laser Cutter Certification – August
August 18 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Date: Thursday, August 18
If you can’t make this date, this workshop is offered the third Thursday of every month. You can see all of the dates here.
Description: Students will work step by step through project designed to introduce you to working with different materials in the laser. We will cover safety, different file types and their applications, designing in the Lightburn program, and basic laser operation. After completing this workshop, you will be certified to rent time on the Rabbit Laser and will receive a CC pin to commemorate it! Please note that this workshop is required to rent private time on the Rabbit Laser.
- CC uses Lightburn, a design software program, to command the laser. This program runs on both Mac OSX and Windows, and students should download the program before arriving for the workshop. A free 30-day trial of Lightburn can be downloaded at: https://lightburnsoftware.com/pages/trial-version-try-before-you-buy
- In this group workshop, personal laptops or computers are recommended. If you do not have a laptop, you can use a CC laptop. Please bring a USB drive with you to save your files.
Tuition: $55 + $10 materials fee
Materials: All cutting materials will be provided, but we recommend bringing a folder or binder to keep your handouts organized for later use. Students must also bring a USB drive.
Location: Contemporary Craft (5645 Butler St., Pittsburgh, PA 15201)
COVID-19: In accordance with current CDC guidance – we are recommending all visitors wear a mask. Please note that the recommendation applies to teaching artists, resident artists, students and guests attending events taking place at CC.
Cancellations and Refunds: Workshop cancellations are decided three business days before the start date. If workshops must be cancelled due to insufficient enrollment, the entire class fee will be refunded through Eventbrite, or you may leave your workshop fee in your Contemporary Craft account for future workshops.
Refund Policy: Student refund requests must be made at least three business days before a class begins. There will be a $25 cancellation fee. No refunds will be given without three-business days notice. Processing of refunds takes approximately three weeks.
If you require accessibility accommodations, please let us know by calling 412.261.7003 and we are happy to assist you.