Laser Cutter

The Launch Pad has an Epilog Laser Mini Laser Engraver. For beginner users, a Book-A-Maker appointment is recommended for use of the laser. See how to prepare files for laser cutting further down the page, or click here.

Book-a-Maker           Epilog Laser Information

Compatible Software

* = indicates free software

Inkscape is a free software which can be used to create files for the laser. You can also use another vector drawing program such as Adobe Illustrator.

Learning Resources

Online vector Graphic Resources

* = indicates free resources

Approved Materials

Materials cannot be larger than 12”x24”. Max cutting thickness is ⅜”. See our Suggested Vendors list.

  • Acrylic
  • Anodized aluminum (Etch only)
  • Cork
  • Genuine Leather
  • Glassware (Etch only)
  • Mat board
  • Rubber stamps
  • Most woods

The laser CANNOT be used on materials with glue, resin, PVC, vinyl, plywood, or pleather.

If you have a material not listed here, please email the Launch Pad with details prior to your visit.

Free Weekly Supply List

Free supplies are available for ITPLD library members, as well as reciprocal members with cards in good standing. Members are limited to 2 items each week taken from the Supplies List. No items will be sold through the Launch Pad. The week begins on Monday and ends on Sunday.

Members are encouraged to bring their own materials if their project is larger than what weekly limits allow. Check out our Suggested Vendor List.

Supplies List

How to Prepare Files for Laser Cutting