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Please read about the ventilation system.
The Laser Cutter is expensive and dangerous. Try not to leave it unattended. Things can start on fire.
Some jobs take a long time to run. If you need to run to the bathroom or something, find someone to watch it for you.
You can etch/cut various materials. Cut: paper, acrylic, plastic. Etch: wood, acrylic, plastic, etc. (For more in-depth info, see the manual.)
Some great info from Lady Ada: http://www.ladyada.net/library/laser/
A full tutorial is in progress: Laser Cutter HOW TO
A rough tutorial on Using DraftSight with the Laser Cutter.
Metrix Create:Space has an interesting page detailing how they let people use their laser cutter: http://wiki.metrixcreatespace.com/laser-cutter