Category Archives: Laser

Win a laser cut pencil? TOG Turns 8!

With less than a week to go, TOG is holding a competition to celebrate our 8th Birthday Party. The party is taking place after 7pm on Saturday, 28th January in our space, 22 Blackpits. You can find the details on our meetup page. About Us TOG is a hackerspace based in the centre of Dublin. […]

Laser Cutting Pencil Jig

Last weekend a bunch of our members visited the annual BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition. It’s always great fun to walk around and to chat to all the students about their projects. It’s fantastic to see how Arduino’s and Raspberry Pi’s have just become tools for the students to carry out their project. Also at the […]

We are at 33c3

Some of us have travel across the seas to visit the 33rd annual Chaos Communication Congress (33C3). It’s a four days of total hacker fun. Filled with talks, workshops and many a good time. If you are at Congress be sure to drop by the Irish Embassy and Tog Assembly. If you can’t make it along […]

Baubles

  We wanted to spreed a bit of cheer the season that’s in it. We decided to make some baubles. The fabulous Louise Nolan did up lovely design. We cut them all on our laser cutter and then with the help of all the craters, we have them ready to send to friends of Tog. If you […]

A Sign for Radiona

Last October, our own Jeffrey Roe visited Radiona, a makerspace in Zagreb,Croatia. While their he gave Skull Radio workshop and hung out in their space. As a thank you, we decided to make them a new sign for their door.  Taking a raster image from the Radiona website, we turned their logo into an SVG and made a sign. We went for […]

Pew! Pew! 5 things you need to know to start laser cutting

Our own Jeffrey Roe talked to Silicon Republic all about laser cutters. Read an extract of the story below.   Ever dreamed of running your very own laser cutter? Here are five tips to get you started cutting shapes into everyday items like wood or paper. Laser cutting – sometimes called etching or engraving – is […]