Ridin' With Rio — Glowforge

JBs Glowforge Photoshop Actions - Installation, Playing, Advanced Features

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How To: Install and Run JB's Glowforge Photoshop Actions  A quick overview of how to install JB's Glowforge Photoshop Actions.  - Find your downloaded .ZIP file- Extract- Double-click the .ATN file to install into Photoshop (the install is silent, so don't click repeatedly unless you want a bunch of copies)- Open an image in Photoshop- Open the Actions palette (Window > Actions)- Resize the palette window by dragging, so that you can see all of the actions- The actions are in a folder, and only one action needs to be processed. Select an action, such as 2a, and click the...

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Mobile Manufacturing: Traveling With a Laser

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Mobile Manufacturing: Traveling With a Laser

Just over a year ago, Rio and I hit the wide open road and headed west to do something that sounded really awesome at the time… something that no one else seemed to be doing — mobile manufacturing - honest to goodness manufacturing while on the road. 

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Ten Random Glowforge Tips and Tricks

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Ten Random Glowforge Tips and Tricks

  Worrying about cents will cost you dollars. Trying to forego material testing so as to not waste a few cents of material will cost you dollars in the long run. Using a material test template like this will save you lots of frustration. Tip: If you use one material for one type of project a lot, for example you picked up one of our DIY Puzzle Kits, make your test cuts using a representative sample of the design, like this 3x5" puzzle template.  Use colors in your design software to order operations automatically: The order of operations in the app...

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