While laser cutting machines are not all that cheap at the moment they have certainly come down in price over the past few years and they are improving in accuracy and quality all the time.
The model you're looking at here cost just over $2000 Australian dollars as of December 2017. It is basically a cheap Chinese laser cutter with a bunch of features and a powerful 50 watt laser tube which is perfect for the hobbyist.
You might be wondering if you could find a use for such a machine and they are certainly not for everybody, they can be quite large in size and they are often noisy due to the external air and water pump and they also produce a lot of smoke depending on the material you're cutting.
With all those negatives you're probably wondering what's the point "It's expensive, noisy and smells!" however the positives far outweigh the negatives!
If you've ever walked through a shopping center the chances that you saw some products made using a laser cutter is extremely high! In fact you've probably seen hundreds of laser cut products and didn't even realise it! Below are some of the projects I've been working on: