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Blue is the Colour of Year in 2020

In 2020, Pantone has declared Classic Blue to the Colour of Year. Be on trend and create countless applications with your laser machine using the colour of the year.

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Get Ready for Christmas

With less than 100 days to go until Christmas, we are in full festive mode and have been busy preparing fun DIY ideas to help make your Christmas both merry and bright. Be sure to also check out our range of laser engravable materials especially suited for Christmas.

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DIY Retro Diner Sign

Embrace the vintage charm with this retro 1950's style diner sign, made from our hugely popular laserable acrylic, TroGlass.

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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?

With the festive season just around the corner, there is no better time to start crafting handmade Christmas cards. Trotec's high-quality LaserPaper range is specially suited for laser processing and is a popular choice for greeting cards.

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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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