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danger!awesome is an open-access laser cutting, laser engraving, and 3D printing workshop in the heart of Central Square, Cambridge.
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    We'll put your name on our website's scrolling marquee and send some facebook or twitter love your way, so the WHOLE internet can see how much we like you.

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    Adopt a laser in need! You'll get a photo and a handwritten letter from the laser cutter you've sponsored.

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    Set of three thank you cards your pen pals will never forget. Lasered with love by the danger!awesome team.

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    One ticket to danger!awesome's Grand Opening Extravaganza on March 15th. Let us thank you in person for supporting our project and give you a tour of our new shop!

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    Customize a pocket-sized Moleskine with any text, logo, or line work of your choice! We supply the sketchbook, you supply the design, and the result is shipped right to your door! (Cahier style, 3.5" by 5.5").

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    Customize a pair of laser-etched dog tags with any text, logo, or line work of your choice. For your keys! And your mom!

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    No 3D glasses required! These 30-piece wooden puzzles are fun for the whole family. Your choice of red dinosaur, yellow goldfish, or blue butterfly. Stands up to 7” tall.

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    Two-panel wooden necklace, featuring a laser-cut and engraved star map of your zodiac sign, plus your sign's description and symbol. Designed by danger!awesome's Elann Hathaway.

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    As seen in OK Go's music video "Last Leaf," co-directed by danger!awesome's founders! You'll get one slice of limited edition, precision-toasted bread, timestamped with its appearance in the video's animation and a certificate of authenticity.

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    One 8" by 10" block print of Cambridge by local artist Patrick Luteran. One print from an edition of 70, lasered right here at danger!awesome.

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    Admission to any upcoming danger!awesome workshop of your choice. Previous classes include leather mask-making, digital sculpting, printmaking, and more! We cover both popular design software and laser cutting techniques, so beginners are more than welcome in every session. Giftable to someone special or a local student in need, if you're a fan of danger!awesome from afar.

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    Make your laptop stand out from the crowd with a custom laser-etching of your own design! We’ll laser it while you wait in about an hour. Metal laptop bodies only.

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    Treat yo'self! This VIP package includes ALL THREE of our custom-made prize tiers: a pocket-size Moleskine, a large Moleskine, and two dog tags featuring a design of your choice. You'll also receive the laser-cut set of three thank you cards, the red carpet treatment at our grand opening party (complete with a tour by our co-founders), plus your name on our website's scrolling marquee.

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    One-on-one, 90-minute laser training session and 60 minutes of laser cutting time to show off your new skills. Ever wanted to become a danger!awesome member? Now's your chance! This is a $25 value on our membership program. Also giftable to someone special or a local student.

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    Workshop admission for two, because those who laser together stay together. Giftable.

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    Pledge $150 or more About $150

    Back by popular demand, we've got another package of laser time for you. If you're trained on our laser cutters, get 100 minutes of cut time for $150. (That's a $50 value!)

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    Limited edition three-slice set of precision-toasted bread from OK Go's "Last Leaf" music video, framed together as a series. Timestamped with their appearance in the video with a certificate of authenticity.

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    Our design team will work with you to develop a completely unique set of 50 business cards on laser-cut wood or laser-etched aluminum. Includes a 60-minute, one-on-one design consultation in person or via Skype.

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    Pledge $500 or more About $500

    One 90-minute group laser training for as many people as you can fit in our shop! Bring your family, your office, your bandmates, your community group... and learn how to laser cut with our expert technicians. As freshly minted danger!awesome members, you can book time on the lasers whenever you like. Giftable.

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    Pledge $1,000 or more About $1,000

    Host a three-hour, custom project-based event for up to 12 people at our shop, lead by our team of technicians. Birthdays, bachelorettes, corporate events... every occasion is better with lasers!

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    Getting married soon? Get this custom designed, laser-cut, block-printed wedding package for up to 250 guests! Includes three 60-minute consultations with our designers in person or via Skype, invitations, save the dates or thank you cards, an envelope seal, table and placecards, plus two etched champagne glasses for the happy couple to toast with. 10% discount for additional guests.

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    Pledge $3,000 or more About $3,000

    Our lasers come to you! Host a four-hour offsite event for up to 100 people and/or 100 laser-cut objects. We bring the lasers and our staff to your location on a party bus. That's right, a party bus... complete with a music performance space on the roofdeck! Just show us where to plug in, and we'll take care of the rest. Greater Boston only.

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    Pledge $6,000 or more About $6,000

    In possibly the world's first laser cutter road trip, our co-founders will bring the danger!awesome party bus your way, packed with all the tools and the technicians you need to make a great weekend event or retreat happen. Anywhere north and east of D.C. is fair game.

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    30 lucky early birds get a large Moleskine with any text, logo, or line work of your choice for the same price as the pocket-size! (Cahier style, 5.5" by 8")

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    If you’re already a member trained to use our lasers (or will be trained soon), get 125 minutes of laser cutting time for just $125! And get going on that latest and greatest project!

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