Cricut

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Cricut

Like a miniature vinyl cutter, but for paper. Allows cutting of arbitrary shapes when used with special software on Craft Room laptop; otherwise, requires special cartridges with pre-loaded designs. Manual in craft room.

Basic Info

  • Ownership: Unknown
  • Location: Miscellaneous supply shelf, NW corner
  • What it looks like:

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Manufacturer Information

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Documentation

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Rules

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  • Who is allowed to use it?
  • Is there any traning required before use?

Instructions

Note, Nate B has a license for the old version of Sure Cuts-A-Lot that works on this machine, contact him directly if you'd like to use it.

Other References

Hacks wiki: http://www.built-to-spec.com/cricutwiki/index.php?title=Main_Page

Workflow for 3d models, mentions craft robo but should work for SCAL or MTC too: http://digitprop.com/2011/05/from-blender-to-pepakura-to-corel-draw-to-craftrobo/

Open-source cutter driver: http://sourceforge.net/projects/licut/

If/when it breaks, we'll need this info: http://everhack.blog.atxhackerspace.org/2012/02/08/cricut-repair-info/

ATX Hackerspace has a cricut and lots of info here: http://atxhackerspace.org/wiki/Cricut

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