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-====== ​Headline ​======+====== ​2D CAD and Laser Cutting ​======
 This workshop will provide an introduction to using CAD to design items you can make using the laser cutter. The laser cutter needs an input file of some sort; these can be created using an art-oriented package such as Inkscape, or using a CAD package. Art oriented packages such as Inkscape are typically faster and easier, and usually have a nice user interface. What they don't offer is accuray, and for anything that will be assembled with something else, this accuray is key. This is where CAD comes in. This workshop will provide an introduction to using CAD to design items you can make using the laser cutter. The laser cutter needs an input file of some sort; these can be created using an art-oriented package such as Inkscape, or using a CAD package. Art oriented packages such as Inkscape are typically faster and easier, and usually have a nice user interface. What they don't offer is accuray, and for anything that will be assembled with something else, this accuray is key. This is where CAD comes in.
  
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   * [[2dcadworkshop_stage2|Tutorial 2 - Designing a key ring]]   * [[2dcadworkshop_stage2|Tutorial 2 - Designing a key ring]]
   * [[2dcadworkshop_stage3|Tutorial 3 - Using the laser cutter]]   * [[2dcadworkshop_stage3|Tutorial 3 - Using the laser cutter]]
 +  * [[2dcadworkshop_stage4|Tutorial 4 - the Aided bit]]
  
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