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    Got me a 50 Watt CO2 laser coming

    I got it to do custom work on kitchen cabinet doors and glass. Any other thoughts as to money making with it after it is done with its intended purpose?Already going to use it to cut out buildings for the HO train and move some of my coffee mugs/tumblers up to the next level but I want more!
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    That is a badass tool when used skillfully. Is it mechanized on a CNC table?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Subdermal View Post
    That is a badass tool when used skillfully. Is it mechanized on a CNC table?
    12 x 20. X and Y head movement and Z is adjustable. No Z programming. I got one the size I need for cabinet doors and glass. I have found that I can also work with denim and cut leather

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    Quote Originally Posted by Archer0915 View Post
    I got it to do custom work on kitchen cabinet doors and glass. Any other thoughts as to money making with it after it is done with its intended purpose?Already going to use it to cut out buildings for the HO train and move some of my coffee mugs/tumblers up to the next level but I want more!
    Very nice!

    I do stained glass but that's a bit out of my range. Still, you could cut some very nice shapes.
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    Quote Originally Posted by FindersKeepers View Post
    Very nice!

    I do stained glass but that's a bit out of my range. Still, you could cut some very nice shapes.

    Heya FK. My eyes are like lasers and when you wear heels. I can cut some very nice shapes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FindersKeepers View Post
    Very nice!

    I do stained glass but that's a bit out of my range. Still, you could cut some very nice shapes.
    I am thinking a panoramic scene on top cabinets, laser engraved wood designs and then stain with lots of polyurethane. Imagine walking into the kitchen with a mountain or cityscape panoramic (360 degree) view.

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    Not sure what type but here's an idea on how one works:
    First unpack.

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    Mine will be similar but I got a deal on mine, 6500 below retail clearance.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Archer0915 View Post
    Mine will be similar but I got a deal on mine, 6500 below retail clearance.
    Many cool videos on youtube of different models. Would be nice to have a job and boss who has one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rcfieldz View Post
    Many cool videos on youtube of different models. Would be nice to have a job and boss who has one.
    To be honest I wanted one of the ebay lasers but I just did not want to throw my money at ebay and pray it would be good.

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