DIY samples, Tips & tricks and more about the world of lasers

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Happy Father's Day from Trotec

Get creative this Father's Day and show your dad just how much you love him with these cool DIY gift ideas. Personalise your gift to add that extra special touch and watch it come to life!

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DIY LaserPaper Wedding Invitations

Get your guests excited for your wedding by creating these unique and memorable fold-out wedding invitations using Trotec's LaserPaper.

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DIY Rocking Chair Model

Create your own rocking chair model using Trotec's new environmentally friendly material, TroCraft Eco.

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DIY Easter Decoration Ideas

Be the envy of your family and friends with these creative and colourful Easter decorations that made yourself. We provide easy to follow step-by-step instructions and the artwork files which make it simple to get started.

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DIY Acrylic Jewellery Box

Rose Gold Mirror Acrylic is a hugely popular laser engraving material. If you are looking for inspiration on different products that can be made using the material then look no further. Have a go at creating this stylish jewellery box by following our simple tutorial.

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Are You Ready for Christmas?

The festive season is nearly upon us! Get ready for Christmas by creating some beautiful, personalised, laser cut Christmas cards. It's easy to spread the love, just follow our simple DIY laser tutorial and wow your friends and family this year.

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How to prevent dust

We explore different methods on how to prevent or eliminate dust when laser processing to achieve the best possible results when laser cutting, engraving and marking.

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Halloween Crafting

Halloween is a great time of year to get creative and try some fun, spooky DIY projects - so why not get that laser machine up and running? DIY laser projects are so much fun, so show us what you can do!

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Processing Paper with Trotec Lasers

There is so much you can do with a simple piece of paper to create something memorable, personal and beautiful. Paper laser processing is one application that can elevate an existing business and add personal touches to standard workpieces. Read on to learn about Trotec lasers and paper processing.

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Father's Day

This Father's Day, show dad just how much he means to you by creating a beautiful, personalised gift for him using Trotec materials and your Trotec laser machine - the sky is your only limit!

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Jigs - Efficient Laser Processing

Creating and using jigs while laser engraving large amounts of stock at once can speed up production and minimise the risk of damage and wasted items. Read on to learn more about using jigs.

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DIY Fidget Spinner

What better way of reaching out to your client base than by engaging them with a hip and trendy toy? Follow these instructions to create your very own fidget spinner.

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Mother's Day

Mother's Day is a very special day - there's no one in the world who loves you more than your mother. So, why not show her a little love this mother's day by creating a beautiful gift for her with your Trotec laser machine? Read on for some great ideas...

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Happy Trotec Easter!

There are so many things you can do with a laser machine. Over these Easter holidays, why don't you try some fun laser crafts to wow your family, customers and friends.

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'Can & Can't' Materials

There are some materials out there that shouldn't be marked, cut or engraved with your laser machine, and it's very important to know what these materials are. Read on and stay safe!

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