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Introducing: Cuttle.xyz

Introducing: Cuttle.xyz

Would you like to prepare simple and quick vector designs without having to learn basics of complex professional vector editing software like Illus...

Why use LightBurn software as a creative?

Why use LightBurn software as a creative?

LightBurn is a powerful layout, editing, and control software for your laser cutter. But what makes it so convenient for creatives?

Print & Cut Feature in LightBurn Software

Print & Cut Feature in LightBurn Software

Make cutting out custom shaped and sized labels or stickers a piece of cake: Print & Cut in LightBurn Software is a practical tool to save you time.

Variable Text in LightBurn

Variable Text in LightBurn

Prepare an array of serial numbers on your batch projects using the Variable Text function in LightBurn Software!   The Variable Text function in ...

Hatch Fill Extension for Inkscape

Hatch Fill Extension for Inkscape

Creating texture fills for your design in a CAD software can be a time consuming sidetrack in a project. In this article, we are going to introduce...

Lightburn Software V 1.0: overview of brand new features

Lightburn Software V 1.0: overview of brand new features

Lightburn officially released the 1.0 version of their software! Let's take a look at the new features.

What about CO2 Laser Cutter Machines!?

What about CO2 Laser Cutter Machines!?

In our previous article, we talked about different types of machines which are not CO2 laser cutters. But since we offer CO2 laser cutters here at ...

Let's talk about Laser Cutters!

Let's talk about Laser Cutters!

Here at Smoke&Mirrors, we deal with water cooled glass-tube CO2 machines up to 100W and offer replacement tubes for your CO2 laser cutter machi...

The online generator that will leave you a-mazed

The online generator that will leave you a-mazed

Probably everybody at least once in their lives had the chance to try solving mazes or labyrinth based games, using one of the printed formats or h...

Inkscape Extension for Lasercut Jigsaw Puzzle

Inkscape Extension for Lasercut Jigsaw Puzzle

We would like to introduce an Inkscape Extension that helps you generate outlines for jigsaw puzzles which are ready for laser cutting.

Fancy a home-made jigsaw for Father's Day?

Fancy a home-made jigsaw for Father's Day?

As Father's Day is approaching on the 20th of June, perhaps consider preparing something for the occasion!?

Engraving metal with your CO2 laser cutter

Engraving metal with your CO2 laser cutter

By its default configuration, engraving metal with a CO2 laser cutter is only possible by adding a few extra steps of preparation before we can act...