Personalised desk pad

Refine a desk pad out of recycled leather.


Required material
  • A desk pad made from either leather or recycled leather
Laser machine used
Important information
  • Use the laser engraving table or the vacuum table for the best results


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Step by step

Desk pad JobControl settings
Step 1

Step 1: Import or create design template

mport our design template or your own design into the graphics program and adapt the size of the graphic to the size of your desk pad.

Print settings

Process mode Resolution Cut line
Standard 500 dpi none
Halftone Others
Black & White -
Step 2

Step 2: Laser processing

Place the desk pad onto your laser engraving table and position the top left corner into the 0/0 point of the engraving table, then positon your job into the 0/0 point as well.

Laser Parameters:

Color Process Power (%) Speed (%) ppi/Hz
black engrave CO2 60 100 500
Passes Air Assist Z-Offset Advanced
1 on -2mm High quality

Important information:

  • Due to the z-offset of 2 mm, the laser beam will be defocused and the lines will appear thicker and more intense than they do when in focus.
Step 3

Step 3: Post-processing

As a natural product, leather tends to burn during laser engraving or cutting; as well as producing a particular smell. The cutting edges may also turn dark and stain during the process. Many types of leather can easily be cleaned, but it is important to test the cleaning solution on a test piece. It is worth trying to remove the smoke residue with a dry cloth. Should any residue remain try cleaning the leather with a damp cloth or an alcohol-based cleaner.


If the desk pad is a gift, you can add the name of the recipient to your design.

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Questions about applications or settings?
We're happy to advise you from A for Air assist to Z for z-offset.

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