Thanksgiving Turkey Napkin Rings
This tutorial demonstrates how to cut and engrave on wood veneer: Trolase thins 0.5mm and Trolase 3.2mm thick.
Engraving materials available at Trotec. Browse our product range at www.trotec-materials.com
- Wood veneer
- TroLase Thins with double-sided adhesive tape
- TroLase - thickness: 3.2mm
- Speedy 400 120 watt
- 2" lens
- Vacuum table with honeycomb cutting tabletop or acrylic cutting grid
For this application sample you can use any laser machine from the Speedy laser enagraver series.
If you are cutting only, we suggest leaving the clear film over the laminate material.
Step by step
Step 1: Import design file into Software
Create a design of your own, or use the template provided. Send it to the laser with the recommended laser parameters given. Parameters can vary depending on the machine used, available laser power, as well as material thickness.
|color||enhanced geometries, inner geometries first|
Step 2: Cutting and engraving on Wood veneer and TroLase
Place the wood veneer onto the lasers honeycomb cutting table, and cover the additional work area to produce a stronger vacuum. Remember that the parameters can differ, so adjust accordingly.
|Laser process||Color||Process||Power (%)||Speed (%)|
|Engraving Wood veneer||Black||Engraving||80||100|
|Cutting Wood veneer||Red||Cutting||90||1.3|
|TroLase 3.2 mm||Red||Cutting||85||1.2|
|Cutting TroLase Thins 0.5 mm||Red||Cutting||100||1.5|
|Engraving TroLase Thins 0.5 mm||Black||Engraving||40||25|
Step 3: Assembling Napkin Ring
Remove the adhesive film off the back of the TroLase Thins and fasten to the wood veneer. Next, arrange the colored laminate pieces into the wood veneer cutouts, and your turkey rings are complete.