Tutorials

  • How to Use Shell Veneer

    Shell Veneer is so fun and easy to work with. All it takes is a little practice to take your creations  to the next level! Here are some steps to help you get started!  1. Decide what your design is.  Shell...

    Read now
  • How Manual Engrave Settings Work

    I am going to just start right out with this diagram.  I got this from the Glowforge Community Forum. It was designed by JB Manning5. What this diagram is showing is the  3 main things on your laser settings that...

    Read now
  • Creating Boxes!

    Creating Boxes!

    Did you know that there are many websites that will help you when you are designing boxes!? Two that come right to mind are https://www.makercase.com and https://www.festi.info/boxes.py/! If you just want a simple regular box then use makercase. It is...

    Read now
  • Manual Settings on the Glowforge Dashboard

    Let’s talk about using Manual settings on the Glowforge Dashboard! On our website we have a link to all of our Glowforge recommended cut settings, https://craftcloset.com/blogs/news/recommended-cut-settings, but we don’t have recommended engrave settings. Engrave settings are subjective to what you...

    Read now
  • Finishing Wood

    We all want our woodwork to shine. Of course there are times when the natural look of wood is desired. But when you have a beautiful piece of wood that’s perfect for a project, you want it to stand out...

    Read now
  • Tips on Setting up an Etsy Listing

    Setting up an Etsy store can be a daunting task! We are here with some hints that might make it easier for you to get your traffic up right from the beginning! I can't see how you set your listings...

    Read now
  • Cutting the Rubber Stamp Sheet

    We’ve done some test engraves and cuts so that you can get started using it right away!We decided to do our test with a letter M from Etsy’s KreativeCutDesign’s SeaShell Alphabet. We just pulled it into the Glowforge dashboard and...

    Read now
  • Cleaning Your Air Assist Fan

    Is it that time again? The pulse speeds up and the anxiety starts. Yep, it is that time! Time to clean the air assist fan! The first time I cleaned it I thought I would pass out from a panic...

    Read now
  • Using Manual Settings on Glowforge

    When you open the Glowforge Dashboard and choose the design that you want to cut, you will have a screen that comes up. At the top of this screen is a button that says “unknown”. This is the type of...

    Read now