Thanksgiving Turkey Napkin Rings

thanksgiving napkin ring

All of these materials are available to order from our engraving supplies webshop.


Materials required
  • Wood veneer
  • Trolase Thins with double-sided adhesive tape
  • Trolase - thickness: 3.2mm

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Laser machine used
  • Speedy 400 120 watt
  • 2" lens
  • Vacuum table with honeycomb cutting tabletop or acrylic cutting grid

You can use any Speedy laser engraving machine to create this sample. 


If you are only laser cutting the TroLase material, we suggest leaving the clear film over the material. 

Thanksgiving Napkin Ring


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Step by step

thanksgiving napkin ring turkey
Step 1

Step 1: Import design file into the laser software

Either create your own design or use our ready made template. Send it to the laser with the recommended laser parameters. These parameters may vary depending on your laser machine, the available laser power and the material thickness.

Print settings:

Process Resolution Cut line
Standard 500 dpi none
Halftone Others
colour enhanced geometries, inner geometries first
laser cutting thanksgiving napkin ring
Step 2

Step 2: Laser cutting and laser engraving the wood veneer and TroLase

Load the material onto the honeycomb cutting table in your laser machine and cover the rest of the work area with paper to create a stronger vacuum. The parameters can differ depending on the laser machine used and laser power available.

Laser parameters:

Laser process Colour Process Power (%) Speed (%)
Laser engraving wood veneer Black Engraving 80 100
Laser cutting wood veneer Red Cutting 90 1.3
TroLase 3.2 mm Red Cutting 85 1.2
Laser cutting TroLase Thins 0.5 mm Red Cutting 100 1.5
Laser engraving TroLase Thins 0.5 mm Black Engraving 40 25
ppi/Hz Passes Air Assist Z-Offset Advanced
500 1 off - None
1000 1 on - None
1000 1 on -2 mm None
1000 1 on - None
500 1 off - None
Step 3

Step 3: Assembling Napkin Ring

Take the cutout of the TroLase Thins with adhesive film off the back and stick it to the Wood veneer. Then place the laminate cutouts into the cutouts on the Wood veneer in any colour order you like.

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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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