Laser cut wood veneer puzzle

Create your own laser cut wooden puzzle

Laser cutting is your ticket to creating a range of different items! Watch how created our laser cut puzzle made from Trotec veneered wood in this video. Download our free files or create your own unique puzzle, and follow our recommendations below.

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Preparation

Material needed:

You can also use a range of other Trotec materials, including solid wood sheets.

Laser Cutting Machine:

  • Speedy 400 - 120W
  • 2" lens
  • Aluminium cutting grid table

All Speedy laser machines can be used to create this application. 

Downloads:

Download files


Step by Step

Step 1: Importing the design file and adjusting settings

Begin by importing the design file into your preferred graphic software, then send the job to the laser using the following settings:

Process mode Resolution Cut line
Standard 500 dpi none
Halftone Others
Colour enhanced geometries, inner geometries first

Step 2: Laser cutting

Once the graphics section has been completed, load your material into the laser machine. Focus and you can begin laser cutting. 

Colour Process Power (%) Speed (%) Ppi/Hz
Red Cut CO2 100 1.2 1000
Passes Air Assist Z-Offset Direction Advanced
1 ON - - -

Please note: These settings are for a 120W laser machine as used in this example. Your parameters may need adjusting depending on your laser power. How to find the best parameters for your laser.


Step 3: Assembling your puzzle

First, remove all laser cut components from your laser machine. Continue by adhering the puzzle base to the top layer without the puzzle pieces using your preferred type of wood glue and a clamp. Once dried, it's time to play!


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