leather phone case

Laser Engraving a
Leather Phone Case

Step by step guide

Add style to your mobile phone with this exclusive leather phone case. You can personalise the pouch with whatever you want, adding an individual touch.


Preparation

Required material:

11 x 6 inch piece of microfiber e.g. Alcantara®

Used Trotec Laser:

  • Speedy 300
  • 80 watts
  • 2 inch lens

Step by Step

Step 1: Prepare the cutting file

Download the template (which you can find here) and open it in your favoured graphics software. Edit your initials, name or any text you want onto it.


Step 2: Laser cutting leather

Send the updated graphics file to the laser with these recommended settings. Please note that the parameters you use will depend on the kind of laser you have and its power:

Laser Settings

Engraving parameters (black graphic)
Power: 40 %, Speed: 80 %, Resolution: 500 ppi, air assist: ON

Cutting parameters (red lines)
Power: 40 %, Speed: 4 %, Frequency: 1000 Hz, air assist: ON


Step 3: Assemble the parts

To finish off, just fold the two leather pieces and stich them together along the dotted line which the laser will have perforated for you.


Tips:

  • Use a 1.5 inch lens to realise intricate engraving details
  • High laser power guarantees perfectly sealed edges