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Architecture Shop Downloads

  • Laser cutters
    • <Architecture Laser Manual>. Download and read it!! It contains all the information on setup and operation of the 5 lasers and step by step instructions on how to use the lasers with your DWG files
    • <Laser Reservation Guide>. The Laser reservation system can be accessed from any browser or smart phone with internet access. Reservations are only valid if claimed within the first 10 minutes of the hour reserved. Otherwise it’s first come first serve for the remainder of the hour. http://www.supersaas.com/schedule/woodshop/equipment
    • < Laser Material Settings>Contains all the settings for approved material. These settings serve as a guide. Due to variations in material quality and thickness, your materials may require adjustments. See shop staff for help.
    • <Laser 24x36.DWG>. A copy of the file for pasting your cut files into for cutting on Lasers 1,3,4,& 5 (the Legend XTs). Please feel free to preload your data in the file. Be sure to rename the files as you save them.
    • <Laser 18x24.DWG>. A copy of the file for pasting your cut files into for cutting for Laser 2 (18x24 bed, the HELIX). Please feel free to preload your data in the file. Be sure to rename the files as you save them.

 

  • Vacuum Forming Machine
    • The <Vacuum Forming Guide>contains instructions on how to operate the machine. It does not include recommended settings for various thickness and types of plastic. We will add that as the data becomes available.

 

  • 3 Axis and 5 Axis CNC routers.
    • The 3 axis and 5 axis equipment is available on a first come first serve basis.
    • BEFORE you start working on your files and buy your materials, we strongly advise you to see Kevin Muthersbough or Dave Peeples in the shop to review your requirements and process. Just because it’s the greatest idea in the world, it doesn’t mean we can make it like you think we can!! Even CNC’s have limitations.
    • <CNC Router Project Form>. You must download and complete the form, have your file approved, and have the materials in the shop before using the CNC.  
    • YOU MUST CLEAN UP THE CNC PROMPTLY AFTER COMPLETION OF YOUR JOB!! - No exceptions.   Others will be waiting on the machine.
    • The student may be required to provide router bits for custom work or for use on abrasive materials.

 

  • 3D printers (Makerbot Replicator 2X)

Download the guide <3D Printing Guide: Makerbot Replicator 2X>. You will need to download the MakerBot software (MakerWare) www.makerbot.com to build your print

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