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Step 1: Gather Materials
Step 2: Customize File & Print
Next you will go ahead and print from Illustrator to the laser program. From the print screen in Illustrator, make sure to hit "Setup" and "Preferences" to access the laser settings. Set your material height (.125"), and choose General Medium Woods for the material. Make sure to hit apply, and once you are back in the print dialog, hit "Print"
Step 3: Setup Materials and Print to Laser
Once in the Laser Control Panel, use the "Focus View" option to move the laser head to the spot on the material that you want to start cutting at. Then use the "Relocate" option to move the image to where the pointer is positioned. To do this, select the grab point on the image that you want to line up with the start point, and then hit "To Pointer" in the bottom right hand corner of the screen.
At this point, you are ready to start the file printing. Go ahead and press the big, green Play button.
When the first page is finished printing, go to the next page and place a new piece of MDF on the laser bed. Relocate the objects again following the steps above and hit the Play button again to start the file. Repeat these steps for the remaining pages until all of the parts have been printed.
Step 4: Glue the Pieces
Repeat this process until all of the side pieces have been attached to the back pieces. Once the glue is dried, stand the pieces up on the table (see picture), and run a bead of glue down the angled edge of the side pieces. Then attache the front piece on, making sure that the text is upside down. Let them sit while the glue dries.