Laser Committee

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Committees are voluntary groups, formed by members in order to achieve certain goals.
To join this committee, contact the committee chairperson. See Rules and Policies#Committees for more information.


The Laser Committee covers:

  • Care and maintenance of the laser cutter
  • Consumables of the laser cutter
  • Maintenance of the laser cutter's control computer
  • The list of acceptable materials for use with the laser cutter
  • The space owned lasers and safety regarding the lasers
  • This Committee is run as a benevolent dictatorship with the understanding that if something needs to get done, anyone can do the work.
    • It is asked that members either e-mail the list or send a message on the hangouts before attempting work. (in case someone else knows better how do do a job)
    • There is a Vice Chair of this committee. If the Chairperson is unavailable, the Vice Chair can make the final decision.


  1. To maintain and repair the laser cutter
  2. Train people on the operation of the laser cutter
  3. To Promote interest in laser technology


  1. William Petefish
  2. Lisa Y Selk (Vice Chairperson)
  3. Romeo España
  4. Chuck Baber
  5. Andrew Falgout
  6. Alyssa Pipe
  7. Robert Davidson
  8. Alex Gallo
  9. Brandon Dunson
  10. Brennen Bliss
  11. Luke Olson (Chairperson)
  12. Willis Maxson
  13. Daniel DePauw
  14. Haley Moore
  15. Leslie Dale
  16. Nick Sainz
  17. Steve Blanchard
  18. Oğuz Yetkin
  19. Richard Alexander
  20. Joe Helmstetter
  21. Mike Attaway


The following are authorized to train/certify users on the laser. Often they will provide one-on-one training between official classes.

  1. William Petefish
  2. Lisa Y Selk
  3. Romeo España
  4. john a. gorman
  5. Alyssa Pipe
  6. Paul Mai
  7. Brandon Dunson
  8. Luke Olson
  9. Haley Moore
  10. Andrew LeCody
  11. Robert Maki
  12. Steve Blanchard
  13. Nick Sainz
  14. Richard Alexander


The following people are authorized to maintain and service the laser.

  1. William Petefish
  2. Lisa Y Selk
  3. Romeo España
  4. Luke Olson
  5. Haley Moore
  6. Andrew LeCody
  7. Brandon Dunson
  8. Alyssa Pipe
  9. Richard Alexander
  10. Ed Koffeman
  11. Ben McCall

Tips and Tricks

Engraving w/ the Lasersaur

How To Join

  1. Add your name to the "Members" section of this wiki page.
  2. Send an e-mail to the committee requesting to join


All online Laser Committee discussions are held via the Dallas Makerspace Talk discussion page:

You can Email a couple people in the laser committee

  • [email protected]

E-mail used for Dallas Makerspace members to report Laser technical issues.

  • [email protected]