Laser Projects

Be inspired by our Trotec laser samples. Find step-by-step instructions and template files that you can follow directly.

See how you can position and engrave graphics even faster with the new Vision Design&Position option.

Puzzle

Step by step

Puzzle
Create your own laser cut puzzle with Trotec veneered wood panels.

Pineapple-Themed Bottle Stand

If you ask us, nothing beats a refreshing drink on a hot summer day! This tropical bottle display stand is sure to grab the attention of parched customers.

Pineapple-Themed Bottle Stand

COVID-19 Signage: "Wash hands" + "Keep distance"

Keeping an adequate distance from others and washing one's hands are crucial to slowing the spread of COVID-19. Use your Trotec laser to create safety signage to encourage handwashing and social distancing.

COVID-19 Signage: "Wash hands" + "Keep distance"
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Elephant Crib Mobile

This elephant-astic crib mobile is sure to bring a pop of colour to your nursery! Use your handy Trotec laser and TroGlass sheets for this DIY project.

Elephant Crib Mobile
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Vintage-Style Sign

For this project, we took inspiration from the bustling avenues of the late 1800s. Have a business with roots in the past? You can make your own vintage-inspired sign with your Trotec laser.

Vintage-Style Sign
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3-D Elephant Decoration

Trunk? Check. Tusks? Check. Big ears? Check. Sounds like we're making an elephant! Pay homage to this iconic animal with a three-dimensional decoration made using 100% biodegradable and emission-free TroCraft Eco.

3-D Elephant Decoration
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Easter bunny shelf sitter

Hop into spring with these colourful bunnies! These decorations can be placed on any flat indoor surface — tables, desks, and shelves, just to name a few.

Easter bunny shelf sitter
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Floral Line Art

Add a hint of flower power to your home with these delicate, minimalist pieces of line art.

Floral Line Art
This Valentine's Day, create custom acrylic pendants for those dearest to you! Step-by-step instructions and a downloadable design template are available.

Metallic Butterfly Wall Decoration

Add a hint of glamour to your space with metallic butterfly wall decorations. Whether you're planning to decorate a living room or a special event venue, these Lepidoptera are sure to attract attention!

Metallic Butterfly Wall Decoration
Add a hint of glamour to your space with a metallic butterfly wall decoration. Step-by-step instructions and a downloadable design template are available.

Decorative Wall Letters

Using your Trotec laser, you can easily create decorative wall letters for spaces such as offices, bedrooms, event venues, classrooms, and restaurants.

Decorative Wall Letters
Easily create decorative wall letters with your Trotec laser. Step-by-step instructions and downloadable templates are available.

Paper Packaging Stamps

Make crafty stamps to decorate your business's paper packing. Baked goods, jewellery pieces, and artisanal soaps are just a few of the myriad products that can be packaged in branded paper bags, envelopes, and boxes.

Paper Packaging Stamps
Make crafty stamps to decorate your business's paper packaging. Step-by-step instructions and downloadable templates are available.
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Patterned Leather Belt

The leather belt is a staple in millions of wardrobes around the world. However, we're willing to bet that most belts will go unnoticed because they are, well ... plain. Using your Trotec laser, you can turn a simple leather belt into a statement piece.

Patterned Leather Belt
Using your Trotec laser, turn a simple leather belt into a statement piece. Step-by-step instructions and a downloadable design template are available.
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Customized Wedding Candle Holder

Offer your clients the option to personalize glass candle holders for their wedding. Candle holders not only serve as table decorations, but they can also be given to guests to thank them for attending the celebration.

Customized Wedding Candle Holder
Offer your clients personalized glass candle holders for their wedding guests. Step-by-step instructions and a downloadable template are available.

Elegant Paper Wedding Invitation

Add a touch of elegance to your clients' weddings with this intricate paper invitation design. By using your Trotec laser, you are able to achieve fine, burn free cuts and engravings on different types of paper.

Elegant Paper Wedding Invitation
Add a touch of elegance to your clients' weddings with this intricate paper invitation design. Step-by-step instructions and downloadable templates are available.
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New Year Charms

Welcome 2020 with your own unique and personalized New Year charms!

New Year Charms
Welcome 2020 with your own unique and personalized New Year charms! Step-by-step instructions and a downloadable template are available.
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Thanksgiving Turkey Napkin Rings

Gobble, gobble! Create your own turkey-shaped Thanksgiving napkin rings from veneer and TroLase Thins. You are bound to impress your dinner guests with these festive decorative pieces.

Thanksgiving Turkey Napkin Rings
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Vintage-Inspired Ice Cream Sign

Inspired by the 1950's, this tutorial uses materials such as acrylic and anodised aluminium to create a stand out application.

Vintage-Inspired Ice Cream Sign
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Retro Diner Sign

Feeling nostalgic? With several sheets of TroGlass, you can easily create your own 1950s-esque diner sign in less than one hour.

Retro Diner Sign
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Wedding Invitation

Create a customized laser-cut wedding invitation using Trotec's LaserPaper colors range.

Wedding Invitation
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Model Making: Rocking Chair

Our TroCraft Eco material is ideal for model making. You can try it yourself by using the following instructions to build a miniature rocking chair model.

Model Making: Rocking Chair
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Flower Swing

In only a few steps, and using minimal material, you can make this flower swing from solid wood. It makes an ideal present for Mother's Day!

Flower Swing
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Easter decoration

You need inspiration for modern Easter decoration? Here we show you how to create a colorful Easter decoration made from LaserPaper and acrylic sheets TroGlass satin. Download your graphic templates and instructions here.

Easter decoration
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Windmill

TroCraft Eco and TroGlass are ideal materials for model making. Follow the instructions below to build a miniature windmill with moving blades.

Windmill
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Cork Pinboard

In this Trotec DIY guide, we'll use the provided design template and instructions below to create a beautiful custom corkboard.

Cork Pinboard
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Laser Cut Silhouette

Follow this DIY and create your own paper silhouette artwork. They make fantastic gifts and decorations!

Laser Cut Silhouette
Laser Cut Silhouette
This tutorial takes you step by step through how to make a rotating display table using TroGlass Mirror.
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Wooden Christmas Tree with Acrylic Christmas Bauble

In this decorative DIY, we'll go step-by-step to create a unique Christmas Tree decoration, complete with an acrylic bauble! Download your templates and instructions here, and be ready for the festive season.

Wooden Christmas Tree with Acrylic Christmas Bauble

Contoured Exterior Sign

In this tutorial, we'll learn how to make colorful, exterior signage from printed acrylic using your Trotec Laser and JobControl® Vision.

Contoured Exterior Sign
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Multi-layered Sign

Learn how to make a personalized, multi-layered sign with our TroGlass engraving material.

Multi-layered Sign
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Photo frame

In this DIY, we will teach you how to laser engrave your own custom design to a wooden photo frame.

Photo frame
Wall decoration

Creative wall decoration

Find out from this tutorial how to make fantastic wall decorations with various Trotec materials.

Creative wall decoration

Table decoration vintage style

Learn from this DIY tutorial how you can make a vintage themed table decoration with jute fabric and fusible interfacing.

Table decoration vintage style
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Inspection stickers

Use TroLase Lights Premium to Mark Your Equipment, Shipments, and Products

Inspection stickers
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Trophy label

Need to recognize someone for doing a good job? We have a winning idea! Use your Trotec laser system and TroLase Metallic Plus to create a personalized trophy plate.

Trophy label
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Softshell laptop bag

Use your laser to cut, mark, and engrave textiles. We used softshell fabric to create this functional laptop bag.

Softshell laptop bag
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Mother's Day bouquet

Find out how you can create a wonderful decorative Mother's day gift.

Mother's Day bouquet

Black Marked Nametag

Learn how you can make black markings on anodized aluminum with a MOPA laser, using this name badge as inspiration.

Black Marked Nametag

Keyring

In this DIY we will teach you how to do coloured annealing on stainless steel using a MOPA laser.

Keyring
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Trophy with Relief Engraving

Learn how to create a 3D winner's trophy with Trotec materials and relief laser engraving.

Trophy with Relief Engraving
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Wrist watch

We show you how you can laser engrave and mark materials in one step.

Wrist watch
We show you how you can laser engrave and mark materials in one step. Free download of graphic files and laser parameter for your Trotec laser.
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Cutlery

Today, we will teach you how to use a laser to upgrade your stainless steel cutlery. Annealing keeps the surface smooth and allows the pieces to be cleaned easily.

Cutlery
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Wooden beard combs

These one and only amazing beard combs were created by the designer Andrei Bulai, with the help of the Trotec wood line. This easy tutorial includes the design file that can be downloaded, as well as the paramters that should be used.

Wooden beard combs
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Door mat

Step by step instructions

Door mat
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Catalogue cover

Learn how to use LaserPaper Wood to create catalogue covers, brochures and other printed products.

Catalogue cover
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Christmas tree with decorations

This unique and beautiful Christmas tree will be the centre of attention for any area (lobby, shops, home).

Christmas tree with decorations
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Leather patches

Learn how to make trendy leather patches with your laser machine!

Leather patches
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Laser engraved brick

Learn how to make your own personalised present for home builders simply by using a clay brick!

Laser engraved brick
Engrave a simple brick as a present for a housewarming party, ground-breaking ceremony or topping out party. Free instructions and template download for your laser.
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Gift box

By the end of this DIY you will be able to make a classy and individual gift box out of a simple sheet of corrugated board.

Gift box
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Slate Coaster

The following guide will show you how to make these personalized coasters using slate plates. We also produced the appropriate storage for the coasters.

Slate Coaster
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Coffee caddy

Make this beautiful coffee caddy using multiple layers of our TroGlass. We recommend that only experienced laser users try this project!

Coffee caddy
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3D bullet labyrinth

Learn how to make this awesome and thrilling 3D bullet labyrinth using Trotec's TroLase ADA signage!

3D bullet labyrinth
If you are looking for a unique trophy that you can adapt to your customers needs, look no further...

Acrylic globe with moving parts

Learn how to make a movable globe as a design element or to use it for other types of applications. You can find the instructions and template below:

Acrylic globe with moving parts
Learn how to make a rotating acrylic globe to be used as an independent feature or as a design element for other applications.
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Jewellery Display

Learn how to make an original individual jewelry display using different types of acrylic sheets.

Jewellery Display

Engraved birthday calendar

Learn how to turn the IKEA cork board "Väggis" and some aluminum tags into a birthday calendar!

Engraved birthday calendar

Fruit Images

Produce a colorful series of fruit images out of TroLase material.

Fruit Images
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Display for Aluminium Tags

See how you can make a beautiful and trendy display for all the different types of aluminium tags you own with the help of Trotec materials and laser.

Display for Aluminium Tags

Retro Diner Menu Cover

Use your Trotec Speedy laser system to make a retro diner menu cover! Milkshakes and burgers, anyone?

Retro Diner Menu Cover
Make a retro diner menu cover to wow your guests! Milkshakes and burgers, anyone? Step-by-step directions and a downloadable template are available.

Zebra-Themed Acrylic Place Cards

Take your special event to the African savanna with these zebra-themed acrylic name stands.

Zebra-Themed Acrylic Place Cards
Take your party to an African savanna with these zebra-shaped acrylic name stands. Free instructions and graphics are available.
This acrylic cash box with all-round photo engraving wows not only car fans. Free instructions and template download for your laser.

Desk pad

Use recycled leather to make a brand new desk pad!

Desk pad
Refine a desk pad out of recycled leather. Free instructions and template download for your laser.

Felt slippers

All you need to create these beautiful slippers for yourself or friends is simple artificial felt, needle, a thread and of course your Trotec laser.

Felt slippers
Individual felt slippers for your family and guests. Free instructions and template download for your laser.
Impress the bridal couple with an individual money gift. Free instructions and template download for your laser.
Let your imagination soar with an airplane model made from Trotec's veneered wood! Step-by-step instructions and a downloadable template are available.
Make a cheerful pop-out birthday card using your Trotec JobControl® Vision camera system! Step-by-step instructions and a downloadable template are available.
Make this extraordinary Christmas tree. Free instructions and template download for your laser.
Craft a jovial advent wreath out of acrylic and MDF. Step-by-step instructions and a downloadable template are available.
Use acrylic to make an individual glass holder. Free instructions and template download for your laser.
Spread some style this holiday season with a modern Christmas card! Step-by-step instructions and a downloadable template are available.
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Glass Tumbler Set

In this tutorial, we show you an easy way to personalize a glass set with your Trotec laser engraving machine.

Glass Tumbler Set
In this tutorial, we show you how you can easily personalize a glass set with your Trotec laser engraving machine.
Design a nice wooden garden decoration. Free instructions and template download for your laser.
Produce an individual ceiling lamp made of paper. Free instructions and template available for download.
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Leather Business Card Holder

Make a good first impression with potential clients a personalized leather business card holder! Given the different types of leather grades and finishes available, you can create a truly custom accessory that aligns with your style preferences.

Leather Business Card Holder
Make a good first impression with potential clients a personalized leather business card holder.
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Laser-cut paper table lamp

In need of a bright idea to jazz up your space? Give your standard IKEA table lamp a floral upgrade using your Trotec laser. Step-by-step instructions and a design template are available below.

Laser-cut paper table lamp
Give your standard IKEA table lamp a decorative upgrade using your Trotec laser. Step-by-step instructions and downloadable template available.
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Wooden "Tea House" Sign

Use the following instructions to create your own wooden "Tea House" sign. Complimentary graphic files are available for download.

Wooden "Tea House" Sign
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Laser cut and engraved Christmas card

Send your Christmas greetings this year with a laser-cut Christmas card made of three different materials (cardboard, felt and wood veneer). You don’t have felt ready? No worries, you can also design the card only with wood and cardboard. You can even use the wooden cutouts as christmas tree or window decorations.

Laser cut and engraved Christmas card
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Valentine's Day Key Chain

The meaning of this holiday is to remind your significant other how much you love them. One way to do this is by making them a special personalized gift. Below, we show you how to laser cut and engrave a wooden keychain for your sweetheart to make a symbol of your love that they can hold every day in their hands.

Valentine's Day Key Chain
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Room divider screen

Create a beautiful room divider that is hung from the ceiling out of prefinished wood. This helps segment large spaces and adds a touch of art of any room.

Room divider screen
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Rolling Pin

This tutorial shows you how to deep engrave a rolling pin to leave fun impressions in your dough.

Rolling Pin
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Laser-Cut Wooden Easter Egg Cup

We have designed a charming Easter decoration for you: An eggcup made from wood in the shape of an Easter Bunny. The cart is used to hold the egg. We used alder wood to make the eggcup, but it will also work with conventional plywood; ideally, use poplar plywood when laser cutting.

Laser-Cut Wooden Easter Egg Cup
Combine acrylic and wood to make this special coaster. Free instructions and template download for your laser.
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Table Decoration Made of Felt

Get in the mood for spring by decorating your table with laser cut butterfly napkin rings and flower cutlery bags. With these cheery table top decorations, the spring mood will stay in your home... even during rainy days!

Table Decoration Made of Felt
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Engraved Leather Phone Case

Style up your mobile phone with this exclusive phone case made from leather. Personalize the pouch with your initials for an individual touch. Check out our instructions and templates below to engrave your own phone pocket.

Engraved Leather Phone Case
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Leather Bracelets laser cut and engraved

In the following tutorial, we show you how to laser cut and engrave (imitation) leather. Below, we've prepared different design templates and suitable laser parameters for you.

Leather Bracelets laser cut and engraved
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Felt quiver

Lasercut and engrave your individual quiver out of felt and wood, and let your arrows hit the bullseye.

Felt quiver
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Lasercut felt easter decoration

Easter is around the corner and you don't have any decorations? No problem, it only takes two minutes to make this Easter craft with a Trotec laser!

Lasercut felt easter decoration
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Multi Layer sign: laminates and acrylics

One sign, four layers, different sign making techniques. Engraving and cutting is combined with multi-layer techniques and three-dimensional lettering. Use backlit with LEDs to put the sign in the best perspective.

Multi Layer sign: laminates and acrylics
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Acrylic Sign "Rocket Motel"

Laser cut and engrave your very own retro acrylic sign. Use our "Rocket Motel" template or get inspiration for your individual acrylic sign.

Acrylic Sign "Rocket Motel"
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Create a unique Jack-o-Lantern for Halloween

Nothing signifies Halloween like a glowing Jack o'Lantern with a unique pattern. In this tutorial we show you how to create a unique Halloween pumpkin using a laser.

Create a unique Jack-o-Lantern for Halloween
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Laser engraved padlocks - Love Locks

You can see them on bridges all around the world. Typically the lovers' names or initials are engraved on the padlock, and the key is thrown away to symbolize their endless love.

Laser engraved padlocks - Love Locks
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Give a simple notebook a personal touch

We decorated two Leuchtturm1917® notebooks with a Speedy 400. The emerald sketchbook was enhanced with a contrasting engraving. The smaller notebook has a flexible cover that was laser cut to reveal a colored second layer.

Give a simple notebook a personal touch
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Business card box laser engraved

The first impression counts: Use a laser engraved box for your business cards. You can engrave the box with your company logo or personalize it with your name or motto.

Business card box laser engraved
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Christmas Village

During the Christmas period, the table where you are going to receive your guests is certainly one of the key elements for celebration. In this tutorial, discover our village which will find its place at the center of your table to embellish and illuminate.

Christmas Village
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Precious paper: Business cards

Impress your friends and colleagues with this custom paper finishing application. Precious paper laser engraved and cut.

Precious paper: Business cards
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Laser engraved photo stamp

Stamp or photo? Have a closer look and discover the fine details of the stamp, imprinted on any kind of paper.

Laser engraved photo stamp
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Lasercut and engraved Christmas trees

We show you how to make a personalized Christmas tree with simple cardboard. In the PDF template you will find 2 versions: Our big Christmas tree, roughly 3 ft tall, and a smaller version that can be used as a table decoration in any size.

Lasercut and engraved Christmas trees
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Laser Cut a Paper Christmas Card

Surprise your family and friends with your personal Christmas card cut with the laser. All you need for this is paper in two colors.

Laser Cut a Paper Christmas Card
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Birthday calendar

Do you keep forgetting your loved ones' birthdays? Let us help you with our laser cut and engraved birthday calendar. We show you how to create a personalised birthday calendar.

Birthday calendar
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Laser engraved wedding glass

This tutorial will show you how to enhance the appearance of simple glasses with a custom engraving for weddings and other special events.

Laser engraved wedding glass
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Laser engraved Mirror Glass

Your creativity knows no bounds. Even mirrors can become unique decorative elements with laser engraving.

Laser engraved Mirror Glass
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Plant identification signs

Cut and engrave custom gardening signs with your Trotec laser and label herbs, fruits and vegetables. Check out these three variations: garden gnome, clear or retro design.

Plant identification signs
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Lasermade Jewelry Necklace with Laser-Cut Pendant

This pendant is made of 13 laser cut and engraved pieces. The exact measurements of the cutting gaps guarantees a firm hold without glue and engravings allow countless designs.

Lasermade Jewelry Necklace with Laser-Cut Pendant
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Acrylic Penbox Cut with a Laser

First graders will love this colourful pen holder. We have worked with acrylic remnants in different colours, but you could also use alder or poplar plywood. This useful organizer will look good on any desk.

Acrylic Penbox Cut with a Laser
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Lasercut a night light

Celebrate the new arrival with an extraordinary baby shower gift.

Lasercut a night light
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Acrylic Lamp Cut with a Laser

The construction of the acrylic lamp provides a marvelous light reflection. Create this unique decoration with your laser cutter and experiment with light and shade.

Acrylic Lamp Cut with a Laser
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Laser-cut acrylic jewelry

Let your imagination run wild and create your own custom acrylic jewelry. Practically every design imaginable can be processed with Trotec lasers.

Laser-cut acrylic jewelry
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Laser Cut Flower Coaster

Create a beautiful laser cut flower coaster with a cork back to protect your table.

Laser Cut Flower Coaster
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Acrylic Sports Trophies

Would you like to make a personalized sports trophy? In this tutorial we show you how you can make a not only an impressive award, but one that stands out from the rest.

Acrylic Sports Trophies

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