Visicut – where’s my design gone

At Manchester Hackspace we use Visicut to send files to our laser cutter. It works beautifully with Inkscape svg’s and dxf files from anywhere. Unfortunately however, when you import an SVG from another program (I personally favour Affinity Designer), even if you pass it through Inkscape it sometimes does this: Wait, where did my design go? Oh, there it […]

Inkscape experiments: tesselate an SVG then crop to size

Inkscape doesn’t really have a crop function, it’s intended to be non-destructive, but, if you’re using it to laser cut then sometimes you really want to chop a section out of a bigger object or pattern, for example if you want to cover the whole side of an object with a pattern. Depending on which […]