Laser cutting and 3D printing services

Laser Cutting

We’re here to help you laser cut and laser etch your designs, or come up with something new, courtesy of Laser McLaser (a.k.a. our 50-watt, 24-inch x 12-inch Epilog laser cutter).

Pricing:
$10 set up fee
$1.67/minute lasering time
+$2/minute for non-flat objects that require a jig or rotator tool
$75/hour for custom design, including live, 1:1 prototyping
Materials are extra (see Materials section below)

Material

We have the following available at The Maker Bean Cafe:

5 mm 24 x 12″ maple plywood – $8
5 mm 24 x 12″ fir plywood – $7
3 mm 24 x 12″ Oak plywood – $6
3 mm 24 x 12″ acrylic (available in a range of colours) – $12
Cork – 8″ trivets – $5
Cork – 3.5″ coaster – $3
Slate – 4″ coaster – $6
Sugar cookies – $3 each (minimum order of 12)
Macarons – $3.50 each (minimum order of 12)

Materials we can source, or you can bring yourself:
Plywood
Acrylic
Natural wood – cedar, birch, maple etc
Wood handles – utensils, boxes etc
Live edge wood cuts
Stone
Cheeseboards
Glasses
Leather
Felt
EVA foam
Worbla
Silicone

File types:
Vector based files are best:
.ai
.eps
.svg
.dxf
We can also help adapt .png, .pdf, .jpgs

Timing:
Standard timing is 1-2 days turnaround (pending print size)
Rush timing is same day turnaround (+$20 rush fee)

3D Printing

Whether you’ve got your own 3D modelled design, or want to choose from the 1M+ designs available on sites like Thingiverse or myMiniFactory, you’ve come to the right place. From design to prep to print, we’ll take your idea and make it 3D using our new Prusa i3 MK3 printers.

Pricing:
$5 set up & slicing fee
$0.10/minute print time
$75/hour for custom modelling

Material:
PLA filament – available in 12+ different colours

File type:
.STL
You can also send us a Thingiverse or myMiniFactory link or we can help you model a design!

Timing:
Standard timing is 3-4 days turnaround (pending print size)
Rush timing is 1-2 days turnaround (+$20 rush fee)