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09-09-2017 05:43 PM

Here’s a new thing coming on the market soon.
Claims to be able to cut wood up to 1.5mm,
thick enough for marquetry.

Work envelope is 100mm/2

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/880456201/cubiio-the-most-compact-laser-engraver


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#1 posted 09-09-2017 06:11 PM

That doesn’t look like much of a bargain. You can get a 2500mW unit with far more working area for about half that kickstarter price.

-- Half of what we read or hear about finishing is right. We just don’t know which half! — Bob Flexner

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#2 posted 09-09-2017 06:16 PM

This was interesting to check out, but not for me :(

-- Desert_Woodworker

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#3 posted 09-09-2017 06:24 PM

I suppose the primary appeals are the compact
form factor and design style.

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#4 posted 09-09-2017 06:33 PM

Try this instead – for under $ 200

M

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#5 posted 09-09-2017 07:18 PM



Try this instead – for under $ 200

- Madmark2

You’ve posted that link before. It links to a review by MadMark, but you are MadMark2. Did MadMark die and come back as you?

-- Half of what we read or hear about finishing is right. We just don’t know which half! — Bob Flexner

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#6 posted 09-09-2017 07:37 PM

or this for $95.00

https://www.gearbest.com/3d-printers-3d-printer-kits/pp_401726.html?

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be. http://www.geraldlhunsucker.com/

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#7 posted 09-09-2017 08:36 PM

Thanks Jerry

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#8 posted 09-11-2017 02:35 PM

AvE did an epic take down of the cubiio. Not Safe For Delicate Ears (NSFDE). In short, not skookum.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d7WmUXtizEA

-- Tony, SW Chicago Suburbs

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#9 posted 09-11-2017 02:54 PM

Having an unshielded, exposed, laser powerful enough to engrave wood flying around strikes me as a really, really bad idea.

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#10 posted 09-12-2017 12:11 AM

Thanks for thr AVE vid- I missed that one….....

-- Desert_Woodworker

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#11 posted 09-12-2017 12:35 AM

I have a small unit that does that and I paid $49 for it off ebay including shipping.

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