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LaserPaper Gift tags

Tutorial using Trotec materials and the new Ruby laser software

LaserPaper Gift tags
This new paper laser cutting tutorial will show you how to use our new Ruby laser software to create gift tags. Get free graphic files in our step by step guide.

Leather Pencil Case

Looking for a stylish way to store your stationery? Our new tutorial shows you how to create a pencil case made from our new LaserLeather material, perfect as a stylish product or gift.

Leather Pencil Case
Perfect as a gift, this tutorial will show you how to create a leather pencil case with your laser engraving machine. Get your free design file now!
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Baby mobile

Get creative with our new TroGlass Pastel acrylic and create a baby mobile. This tutorial is a great way to make use of leftover materials.

Baby mobile
Create a baby mobile by laser cutting our brand new acrylic TroGlass Pastel. Get free design files and follow our step by step instructions.

Stamps for branding

Create branding stamps perfect for personalising small quantities of items.

Stamps for branding
Create personalised stamps for branding packaging, perfect for small quantities. Download free graphic files.
Laser cut cork pinboard

Personalised cork board

By following our new DIY tutorial you can create a custom pinboard out of cork.

Personalised cork board
In our latest DIY we show you how to use your laser cutting and engraving machine to create a personalised cork memo board.
Laser engraving jute fabric

Vintage style table mat

Follow our tutorial to create a vintage style table mat using your laser engraving machine, jute fabric and fusible interfacing.

Vintage style table mat
Laser cutting application - softshell laptop bag

Softshell laptop bag

In this tutorial we used a laser machine to cut and engrave softshell material to create a laptop bag.

Softshell laptop bag
Laser machines can be used to cut, mark and engrave textiles. Follow our tutorial to create a softshell laptop bag and get free design files.
Laser engraving wrist watch

Wrist watch

In this tutorial you can learn how to laser engrave and mark materials in a single work process.

Wrist watch
This tutorial shows you an easy way to add value to simple stainless steel cutlery using your laser machine. The annealing process does not change the surface of the cutlery, allowing easy cleaning.
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.
Slate weekly planner with frame

Slate weekly planner

Our slate weekly planner is the perfect solution for keeping track of your tasks. Follow our laser engraving tutorial and make your weekly planning easier.

Slate weekly planner
Placing the laser engraved slate coasters into the wooden storage unit

Slate Coaster

The following tutorial will show you how to personalise slate coasters using laser engraving techniques. We will also show you how to create the case to store them in.

Slate Coaster
Laser engraved calendar with tags

Laser engraved birthday calendar

Transform a notice board into a calendar by combining it with laser engraved aluminium tags

Laser engraved birthday calendar
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Photo engraved Menu Card

Create your own photo engraved menu card using Trotec's TroLase engraving material.

Photo engraved Menu Card
Create your personalised photo engraved menu card using the engraving material Trolase.
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Acrylic place cards

Create unique acrylic place holders as gifts for party guests.

Acrylic place cards
Create an acrylic money box with a laser engraved image on all 4 sides. Free instructions and template available for download.
Laser engraved leather desk pad

Desk pad

Laser engrave a desk pad made of recycled leather.

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

Laser cut felt slippers

Using simple artificial felt, a needle, thread and your Trotec laser machine you can make exceptional felt slippers for your family and guests with our handy tutorial.

Laser cut felt slippers
Create laser engraved and cut slippers as gifts for guests. Free instructions and template download for your laser.
Laser engrave and cut a unique gift for a wedding with our tutorial. Free instructions and templates available.
A finished laser cut and printed birthday card

Print & Cut birthday card

In this tutorial, we show you how to create personalised printed cards with JobControl® Vision Software and camera systems.

Print & Cut birthday card
Create a glass holder from acrylic. Follow our tutorial and download our template.
"smile you're designed to" engraving on mirror frame

Valentine's Day Mirror

Valentine's Day is celebrated in many countries around the world as the day of love.

Valentine's Day Mirror
laser engraved rolling pin with dough

Rolling Pin

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

Rolling Pin
Laser cut and engrave a custom coaster from wood and acrylic.
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Laser Engraving a Leather Phone Case

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.

Laser Engraving a Leather Phone Case
Create your own die plates for seal presses. This tutorial shows you how to laser-engrave die plates made from Delrin.
laser cut and engraved notebooks

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 was laser cut to reveal a coloured second layer.

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

Laser engraving a business card box

First impressions count! So use this stylish and professional laser engraved box for storing and displaying your business cards. You can engrave the box with your name, company logo or any other personalisation imaginable.

Laser engraving a business card box
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Laser engraving and cutting business cards

Impress friends, colleagues and anyone you meet with this unique paper finishing application. Here you can find out how to laser engrave and cut precious paper with the laser machine.

Laser engraving and cutting business cards
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Birthday calendar

Never forget a loved ones birthday again with our lasercut and engraved birthday calendar. Follow our simple tutorial to create your very own personalised calendar.

Birthday calendar
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Acrylic Penbox Cut with a Laser

Kids will love this colourful pen holder, but so will anyone with enough pens to make their desk look untidy! We've used acrylic remnants in various colours to produce this, but it would also look great in alder or poplar plywood.

Acrylic Penbox Cut with a Laser
plexiglass coaster laser cutting

Laser Cut Flower Coaster

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

Laser Cut Flower Coaster
SPS Technik use a Speedy 400 flexx laser engraving machine in the production of facility signage.
SignShop.Amsterdam are an innovative company who are growing strongly within their industry. To take their business to the next level they have a Speedy 300 laser engraving machine.
Voegeler Creations are a souvenir wholesaler from Albany WA. Proud Trotec laser machine users, they were Aussie winners of the Trotec Laser Applications Contest!
Unique laser engraved wedding, anniversary and birth gifts made with a Speedy 100 laser engraver. Jazer shares his experience with Trotec.
This company utilise a Speedy 300 flexx laser engraver for applying letters and names to stone plaques anong other applications.
Green Grass design are a graphic design studio who introduced next-level innovation with a Trotec laser cutter.
Rep'n My Hood is a family-run company specialising in customised tumblers and other items. To produce their high quality products they use a Speedy 300 80w laser engraving machine.
Through his company Werkpunk, Dirk Butterling produces, manufactures and refines various products using his laser engraving machine in his studio in Linz.
Supplying beautiful kitchen products, De Meesterslijpers wanted to add additional value to their products. Find out more about how the use of a Speedy laser engraving machine allowed them to do so.
Trotec customer James Powell uses two Speedy 300 laser engravers to laser cut and engrave wooden gifts.
The purchase of a Rayjet laser has enabled Bristol-based designer Sabella Tilley to start her own business, Treetop Treasures.
Allsigns Visual Communication use a Speedy 400 in the production of their products. This includes laser cutting acrylic to be used in the production of signage, displays and much more.
Trotec' laser engraving machine customer, S.Taylor and Son, have expanded their business to create sister company The Oak Folk. Find out more in our special customer story.
Previously the team at Stultiens Group used to process stamps, nameplates and name stickers manually. They have now improved production processes with the addition of a Trotec laser machine.
The Giro, also known as Giro Italia, is one of the world's best-known cyclist competitions. A Trotec Speedy 100 was used to personalise water bottle caps for the competitors.
TM Sign Solutions offer a range of products including classical advertising signage, displays and industrial signs. Among the range of technology the use to create their signage are Trotec laser cutting, engraving and marking machines.
A premium leather business based in South Australia, Sunshine Barossa has discovered new business opportunities since investing in a Speedy laser engraving machine.
Following the purchase of a Speedy 100 in 2018, Michael has seen an increase in productivity, efficiency and productivity.
Incisioni Ravenna have increased production speed and the finished quality of products with a Trotec laser machine.
The Speedy 400 provides Made by Tune with the ultimate flexibility and versatility they want to offer their customers. Read their full story now.
Le Petit Coco use a Speedy 100 laser engravign machine for personalising and designing baby products. The laser is quick to produce products while delivering high-quality products. The decision to choose Trotec was not only based on the machine capabilities, but also the fast service and materials side of the business as well.
If you're looking to start a new laser engraving business we have three top tips to help you get started. Product portfolio, target group and competitors are the three areas these tips cover.
Read our new article to find out more about the megatrend of individualisation and what it could mean for the success of your business.
When purchasing a new laser cutter, there are a range of different factors to consider. In this article we cover some of the ket considerations: productivity or quality of laser engraving and laser cutting, low running costs, user-friendliness and safety.
7 of our Trotec experts give you their personal tips for founders for a successful start to your laser business.
Which laser cutting or laser engraving machine is the right one for my business? What is the cost or a laser machine? How can the laser make the business future proof? These are common questions for those looking to invest in a laser. Find out more in our article.
In this article we compare laser cutting machines and milling machines and see how a laser improves productivity.
Trotec have a wealth of experience supplying both laser cutting and engraving machines alongside engravable materials. All our materials are selected for their laser processing capabilities.

Five ways to boost your business in 2021

We spoke to customers, laser experts and the community to collate wisdom for how you can position your business for a successful 2021

Five ways to boost your business in 2021
Make your laser engraving company successful and read this Blog where laser engraving entrepreneurs share their tips for success.
✓ Smartly selected product portfolio ✓ Rely on an online shop ✓ Use laser machines. Read our strategies for creating value!
Sustainable products are increasing in popularity, but what makes laser engraving a good choice for processing them? Find out more in our blog.
Christmas, a company party of even a small gift for employees, personalised promotional items are perfect for any occasion. A personalised engraving turns an everyday object into something special.

How engravers evolve

Read the experiences of Trotec customer Wee County Trophies and their laser engraving machine

How engravers evolve
Experiences from “Wee County Trophies” with a laser engraving machine from Trotec
In this new article we cover 5 reasons why you should invest in a laser engraving machine.
Caseking is one of the most successful online suppliers in Europe and Asia for extraordinary computer accessories.
Customima was born after founder Susana Fuentes realized that jewelry should have soul. So she created a brand that transforms the most important moments of many women into indelible feelings, through customization and engraving of modern and trendy jewelry.
Druckkind is a young online store that specializes in the individualization and personalization of products of all kinds. At the same time, the startup company focuses on developing and manufacturing new, proprietary products.
Three questions engravers ask themselves before buying a laser engraver.
With a passion for paper, artist Hannah Nunn has been creating stunning craft items for over 17 years. She creates striking, intricate details with her Trotec Speedy 300 and Speedy 360.
Rocket and Fox have improved their production process with the addition of two Trotec laser engraving machines.
Obscenerie has scaled up its production throughput to produce dozens of acrylic products a day with a Trotec laser machine.
Artist of Masterskaya Da Vinchi produce wood souvenirs with relief laser engraving, using a Speedy 100 from Trotec.
Trotec laser enables gift company, Snuggle Feet, to expand their business capabilities and found sister company, The Laser Engraving Company. Read more about the company and their Trotec laser.
Origin Jewellery Ltd created sister company Origin Designed Ltd thanks to the creative possibilities offered by Trotec lasers.
The family-run company H. Günther GmbH has been producing signage for the German engineering industry since 1972, now in its second generation.
See how you can position and engrave graphics even faster with the new Vision Design&Position camera.

What it takes to be successful in the personalisation sector.
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