Welcome to Laser Last Week where we explore some of the new information being published around the web dealing with laser engraving and assorted services. I focus on the unique and remarkable, not the mass produced commodity. This week had 7 links that were interesting enough to make the list. If you have found any that I have missed, please let me know in the comments. Enjoy.
Laser Last Week Links
03-04-12 – Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth presents FOCUS: Katie Paterson – ArtDaily.org – An article highlighting artist Katie Paterson. She laser engraved a map of all the known dead stars on to anodized aluminum. Very interesting.
03-06-12 – Laser engraving gallery – Cheadle’s Art & Sign – Great gallery of laser engraved pieces created by Cheadle’s Art & Sign in Asheville, NC. Check it out.
03-07-12 – Dr. Who Laser Etching – TeeToo – Interesting picture of a laser engraved gift bought for the writer’s husband from Etsy. Looks great. According to the Etsy page, the art is engraved metal on foam board, ready to be mounted.
03-08-12 – Gulf Coast Laser Design – YouTube – An interesting advertisement by Gulf Coast Laser Design, a company located along the gulf coast in Florida.
03-10-12 – Acrylic laser engraving and cutting – YouTube – interesting video showing a shape being laser cut from acrylic
03-10-12 – Laser Engraving Stainless Steel – YouTube – a Fiber laser marking some stainless steel tubing
03-10-12 – Laser Marking on Metal – LaserStar Technologies – a nice article on Fiber lasers with a very interesting video. The video picks up just a little bit of the laser beam, creating a string-like appearance.
I hope you learned something about laser engraving today and how it can be used. What was your favorite link? Leave a comment and let me know.