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".

Click here to submit a file for the Glowforge.

The following materials are compatible with the Glowforge:

Material Cut Engrave
Wood Yes Yes
Leather Yes Yes
Paper Yes Yes
Acrylic/Plexiglass Yes Yes
Acetal/Delrin Yes Yes
Mylar Yes Yes
Rubber Yes Yes
Corian Yes Yes
Glass No Yes
Coated Metal No Yes
Marble No Yes
Anodized Aluminum No Yes
Titanium No Yes
Fabric *Yes *Yes
Phone/Tablet/Laptop cases No *Yes

 *Some materials are unsuitable for use in 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