Below we show you how you can use your Trotec laser to make an wooden airplane construction kit. Kids and grown-ups will like this cute toy airplane. Engraving materials are also available at Trotec. Browse our product range at: www.trotec-materials.com
We used two different kinds of wood in our sample: (available at Trotec) * 1 sheet Wood Veneer Cherry 3 mm * 1 sheet Wood Veneer Walnut 3 mm
Material to cover the engraving table (e.g. paper)
80 Watts with 1.5" lens
For this sample you can use any laser machine from the Speedy series.
Use the aluminum cutting grid table. It keeps the beam reflections to a minimum.
The 1.5" lens produces less kerf than the 2" lens.
Step by Step
Step 1: Import /create design template
Import our design template into your graphic program and adapt it according to your requirements.
Our template has been designed for 3 mm material. Please adapt the size of the connectors according to the thickness of your wood.
enhanced geometries, inner geometries first
Step 2: Laser process
Position the wood sheet into your laser and cover the rest of the table to maximize the exhaust power. Engrave and cut the various parts.
We used the standard laser parameters from JobControl optimized for speed