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Get ready for Christmas

Check out our range of laser materials especially suited for Christmas! We also have a range of fun DIY ideas to help you get ready for the upcoming festive season.

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DIY Retro Diner Sign

Retro-inspired interiors and living spaces are making a huge comeback! Have a go creating this groovy DIY diner sign and let the hip vintage style take you on a journey through time.

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Father's Day Gift Ideas

Want to show your dad just how much you love and appreciate him? We have you covered this Father's Day with the perfect DIY gift ideas.

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LaserPaper Wedding Invitations

All parties and events need a creative invitation. Trotec’s LaserPaper is available in a variety of colours to help you create eye-catching laser cut invitations. Learn how to create a unique wedding invitation using LaserPaper.

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DIY Rocking Chair Model

Not only is model making fun, it is also now environmentally friendly. Learn how to create your own rocking chair model using environmentally sustainable material from Trotec.

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DIY Decoration Ideas for Easter

Liven up your home or workplace with these creative and eye-catching Easter decorations using Trotec's DIY laser tutorials.

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March Madness at Trotec Laser: Materials Deal of the Month

During March we are offering two special deals on our engraving materials involving TroLase Thins and Promotional Items.

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DIY Acrylic Jewellery Box

We know Rose Gold Mirror Acrylic is very popular right now! Are you looking for inspiration on different products that can be made using this product? If so, follow our DIY tutorial to make this acrylic jewellery box.

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Personalised Christmas Cards

The festive season is fast approaching! Get yourself ready for Christmas by creating personalised and laser cut Christmas cards. Simply follow our step-by-step tutorial and spread the love and festive spirit.

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Preventing Dust

A build-up of dust within your laser engraving machine can mean the difference between a good result and a failure. Read on to learn how to prevent dust and always produce the best possible engraving, cutting and marking results.

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Halloween Crafting

Halloween is a great time of year to get creative and try some fun, spooky DIY projects - so why not get that laser machine up and running? DIY laser projects are so much fun, so show us what you can do!

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Processing Paper with Trotec Lasers

There is so much you can do with a simple piece of paper to create something memorable, personal and beautiful. Paper laser processing is one application that can elevate an existing business and add personal touches to standard workpieces. Read on to learn about Trotec lasers and paper processing.

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Origami Wall Art

The following video shows you how to can integrate a laser machine into arts and crafts – Origami is fun on its own, but just look at how beautiful it can be alongside Trotec laser machines!

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Father's Day

This Father's Day, show dad just how much he means to you by creating a beautiful, personalised gift for him using Trotec materials and your Trotec laser machine - the sky is your only limit!

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Jigs - Efficient Laser Processing

Creating and using jigs while laser engraving large amounts of stock at once can speed up production and minimise the risk of damage and wasted items. Read on to learn more about using jigs.

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