This playful wooden tea light holder is a perfect gift for someone special. We offer instructions and template files for the laser cutting of this application. Additionally you can engrave a message or a date on the tea light holder to add a personal touch. For this application we have chosen to use alder wood, if you choose to use a different type of wood, you may need to adapt the laser parameters slightly.
- 3 mm alder wood
- 1 tea light
Used Trotec Laser:
- Speedy 300
- 60 watts
- 1.5 inch lens
- Use the 1.5 inch lens
- Use a light and hard wood type to achieve a marked contrast of the cutting edges
Open the cutting template (download) and send it to the laser. Use the laser parameters indicated below for cutting and engraving. The parameters might vary depending on the laser machine you are using and its power category.
Engraving (black) - power: 90 %, speed: 50 %, resolution: 500 dpi, exhaust system: ON
Cutting (red) - power: 95 %, speed: 1 %, frequency: 1000 Hz, exhaust system: ON, correction: 10