Try This: Laser Engraving Wooden Planter Boxes
Bring the outdoors in with these customized wooden planter boxes! This Sample Club laser project walks you through the steps…Read More
Try This: Laser Engraving Coated Metal Flasks
Great for groomsmen gifts, college reunion keepsakes, distillery swag, and much more, matte-coated flasks engrave beautifully! Here, we’ll walk you…Read More
How to Reduce Chipping When Laser Engraving Glass
Laser engraving is a fast and efficient way to customize and personalize glass, but the finished result can sometimes look…Read More
Create These Custom Gifts with a Laser Engraving Machine
The possibilities in this realm are nearly endless. Any practical, usable gift item becomes that much more special when it…Read More
Top Markets to Target with Laser Engraving
A great thing about lasers is that they can be used to engrave and cut products for nearly any market.…Read More
What to Know When Engraving, Cutting, or Marking Cork
Cork is a popular substrate for engraving that produces a great contrast. It’s hearty and durable as well. Popular items…Read More
Metal Marking with a CO2 Laser
Treated metals like anodized aluminum and painted brass work wonderfully with a CO2 laser. However, bare metals are too reflective…Read More
Tips for High-Quality Photo Engraving
Laser engraving photographs continues to be a popular laser application, especially on substrates like wood, leather, marble, or painted canvas.…Read More
Technical Laser Tips: Working with Less-Than-Stellar Artwork and Intricate Designs
Designing graphics and artwork for the laser is different than the design work that goes into, say, creating a web…Read More
Why Laser Engraving Makes Sense for the Apparel or Sign Shop
Apparel and sign shops likely already have an arsenal of tools at their disposal, and a laser makes a great…Read More
Difference Between Laser Engraving vs. Laser Marking
Engraving and marking are very similar and can be used interchangeably. However, the term “laser marking” is more often associated…Read More
How can awards and engraving shops keep their doors open during COVID-19 and beyond?
The need for awards and recognition will rebound, and in some areas, it already has. In the meantime, awards and…Read More
What’s the difference between laser engraving, etching, and marking?
These terms are sometimes used interchangeably, but there are important differences to note. Engraving is a technique that removes layers…Read More
What are the best types of wood for use with a laser?
The most common woods used with the laser are cherry, walnut, maple, alder, and oak. These woods are considered hard…Read More
Does it matter what type of fabric is used for laser marking?
Many types of fabrics work well with the laser, though sturdier textiles like leather, felt, twill, canvas, and denim do…Read More
Can glass thimbles be engraved with a laser?
Glass thimbles can be engraved just as any other glass products; however, because the area is so small, the type…Read More