The jaX Makerspace's Glowforge can cut and engrave designs into a variety of materials. The material must be flat and with dimensions of no more than 18" x 20" x 2". The cutting area is slightly less at 11" x 19.5". The following materials are compatible with the Glowforge:

Cut and Engrave

  • Wood
  • Some fabrics
  • Leather
  • Paper
  • Plexiglass (acrylic)
  • Delrin (acetal)
  • Mylar
  • Rubber
  • Corian

Engrave Only

  • Glass
  • Coated metal
  • Marble
  • Anodized aluminum
  • Titanium
  • Some phone, tablet, and laptop cases
Click here to submit a file for the Glowforge.


Terms and Conditions

Laser cutting / etching is $1.00 minimum with an additional $1.00 for every ten minutes of use.

Community members will be asked to place a deposit on any jobs over $20.

The UHV Library recognizes the limitations of laser printing and does not guarantee the success of a cutting / engraving or that the material used will not be damaged.

Past Projects

Winter Shadowbox Coasters

Chalkboard Art (Design by Tavy Musselman)

Welcome Sign