Thunder Laser - Nova 63

The money for this machine was donated by Janey Katz in June 2020, thank you Janey!

Safety Level: Red

Tool Description:

This is our largest laser cutter at the Forge. It's cutting/engraving size capabilities are 63.0" x 39.4" x 9.1". The Laser tube is 130w of power. Accuracy and user-friendliness are hallmarks of this cutting, engraving, and marking machine and it works with numerous materials, including wood, acrylic, rubber, fabric, and leather.

Tutorials & Training Materials:

Several good youTube tutorials on the Thunder Laser and Lightburn


Nova 63 Manual

Lightburn Documentation

Extra information:

The software used to create or import designs and control the laser is called Lightburn. We have a desktop computer that is setup with Lightburn that is ready to assist you with creating your laser cut designs.

Suggested Feeds & Speeds Spreadsheet


Basic Laser Cutter Quiz - refer to Chapters 1, 2, 4, & 5 in the Nova 63 Manual

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