We'll show you how you can use your Trotec laser to make a wooden airplane construction kit. Children and grown-ups alike will get endless hours of enjoyment from this this cute toy airplane. Engraving materials available at Trotec, browse product range: www.engraving-supplies.com.au
We used two different kinds of wood in our sample: (available at Trotec) * 1 sheet Wood Veneer Cherry 3 mm * 1 sheet Wood Veneer Walnut 3 mm
Material to cover the engraving table (e.g. paper)
80 Watts with 1.5" lens
For this sample you can use any laser machine from the Speedy series.
Use the aluminum cutting grid table. It reduces the beam reflections to a minimum.
The 1.5" lens produces less kerf than the 2" lens.
Step by Step
Step 1: Import /create design template
Import our design template into your graphic program and adapt it according to your requirements.
Our template has been designed for 3 mm material. Please adapt the size of the connectors according to the thickness of your wood.
enhanced geometries, inner geometries first
Step 2: Laser process
Position the wood sheet into your laser and cover the rest of the table to maximise the exhaust power. Engrave and cut the various parts.
We used the standard laser parameters from JobControl optimized for speed