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What can you print with Glowforge?

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Built on Laser Cutter/Engraver Technology

Glowforge uses a beam of light the width of a human hair to cut, engrave, and shape designs from a variety of materials

Glowforge can cut...

...and it can engrave.

12 revolutionary features that give you creative laser superpowers

1 Design with just a pen

Glowforge’s onboard cameras can cut & engrave directly over top of your drawing. From a doodle to a diagram to a masterpiece, you’re one button away from a finished product. Or, scan drawings and resize, clone, personalize & edit them right in Glowforge software.
  1. Design with just a pen

  2. Precision Preview

  3. 3D Autofocus

  4. Recognize materials

  5. Catalog

  6. Compatible

  7. Just one plug

  8. Optical Alignment

  9. Precision within a kerf

  10. 3D high-res engraving

  11. Safe for schools

  12. Air Filter upgrade

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Not a designer? Meet our catalog.

Choose a design from dozens of categories like personal electronics, jewelry, toys, furniture, leather goods, lighting, containers, art, and more.

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Specs Summary & Upgrades

Material Capability

• 12” x 20” (Glowforge Basic)
• 20” by ∞ (Glowforge Pro)


• Drag-and-drop with live preview
• Trace mode engraves over drawings
• JPG, PNG, TIF, SVG, AI, DXF, PDF, & more


• Dual cameras: wide angle & macro
• Custom 40W (basic) / 45W (pro) laser
• Optical thickness measurement
• Continuous realtime autofocus

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