Laser cutting ecample: Wooden pen holder

Wooden pen holder

Create this wooden pen holder using our templates and instructions.
Wood sheets are available from our engraving supplies webshop.


Preparation

Materials required:

  • 1 sheet solid wood maple 300 x 100 x 5 mm
  • A suitable material such as paper to cover the engraving table
  • Pens and business cards to display

Laser machine used:

To create this sample you can use any laser machine from the Speedy laser engraver series.

Important information:

Check the thickness of the material before processing and adapt the kerf if necessary.


Step by Step

Step 1: Importing/creating the design template

Create your own design or use our template. You can adjust our template to suit your requirements.

Tip:

You can adapt the diameter of the holes depending on the pens you want to display.

Send the job to the laser using the following print settings:

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

 

 


Step 2: Laser Cutting

Adjust the parameter settings in your laser software. The suggested parameters will differ depending on your laser machine and its available laser power:

Laser Parameters:

Colour Process Power (%) Speed (%) ppi/Hz
Creasing: red cut CO2 7 1 1000
Cutting: red cut CO2 100 1.6 1000
Passes Air Assist Z-Offset Advanced
1 on - -
1 on - -

 

 

Info:

We used the standard 5 mm solid maple parameters from JobControl®.


Step 3: Cleaning and assembly

Remove the wood from the laser machine bed and clean it using a damp cloth. To assemble it, simply put together the two parts.

To finish, fill your display with pens and business cards and it is now ready to be used as a point of sale display.


Inspiration

  • Let your creativity flow and make this pen holder using different materials and different shapes or designs.
  • This pen holder can be prodced and then personalised for customers at a later date.

Downloads

Download template


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