How to make laser-cut Christmas ornaments

From these free .eps files:

To these funky Christmas ornaments:

Calling all craftsters! We’ve got a cool Instructable up on making laser-cut decorations.

Using his free downloadable .eps files from Ponoko our very own Dan the Man and his formidable collaborators have put up an Instructable on How to Make Laser-Cut Holiday Decorations. How much easier can it get? This clear step-by-step guide is aimed at novice makers – no experience with laser-cutting or vector art software is required. You just need a steady hand and a computer. It also provides a nice overview of how to use Ponoko, like uploading files and templates, and getting started with Inkscape.

While this may not make it since we’ve got less than a week to go ’til Christmas, it never hurts to be prepared for next year and have your tree looking as cool as you want it to!

One Response to “How to make laser-cut Christmas ornaments”

  1. Laser Cutter in action for Xmas Time | Ponoko - Blog Says:

    […] Here’s something our guys at Ponoko wanted to share with users – to show a laser-cutter in action. See the previous post with the Christmas ornaments? Here’s a short video of the laser cutter working on the Christmas bells: […]