Laser Projects

Be inspired by our Trotec laser samples. Find step-by-step instructions and template files that you can follow directly.

Leather Pencil Roll

In our latest DIY, we'll show you have to make your own roll up pencil case. We'll be creating a selection of the very best in unique or custom, handmade pieces for our office & school supplies shops. These roll up pencil cases offer an elegant and distinctive alternative to conventional zipper or snap fastener cases.

Leather Pencil Roll

Puzzle

Step by step

Puzzle
Create your own laser cut puzzle with Trotec veneered wood panels.
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Neon Flamingo Sign

TroGlass Neon is one of the latest acrylic materials that we have to offer. It is available in four fun colours, which become even more striking when they are backed with white acrylic glass - as with this sign. Try different colour variations and combinations to suit your taste!

Neon Flamingo Sign

Signs "Wash hands" + "Keep distance"

In this article we will show you various signage designs - including templates - for the quick creation of Covid-19 signs. We will make use of TroLase, TroLase Foil and TroGlass.

Signs "Wash hands" + "Keep distance"
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Nursery Mobile

In today's tutorial we're making something that appeals to a slightly younger generation. Create this unique and whimsical baby mobile using an array of coloured acrylic materials. This project is excellently suited for the recycling of leftovers.

Nursery Mobile
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3D Sign Retro Style

Produce this 3-coloured sign in retro style. By sticking on elements you get quite simply an interesting 3D-effect.

3D Sign Retro Style
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3D Wall Decoration: Elephant

With just a few cuts you can produce this three-dimensional elephant from TroCraft Eco laser material.

3D Wall Decoration: Elephant
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Easter bunny shelf sitter

In this tutorial, we'll show you how to easily create this simple, yet striking wooden Easter decoration, showcasing our Veneer and TroGlass products. It's a great idea to decorate your shelves or even to use as table decor. The TroGlass Pastel colours are ideal for the Easter motifs, and can also be combined with TroGlass Satins for an extra festive effect. Try different combinations and create a small collection according to your taste!

Easter bunny shelf sitter
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Abstract flower decoration

Looking for a more minimalistic application to try out? Try out this modern wall art - perfect for home decor. Did we mention that it would make the perfect gift as well?

Abstract flower decoration

Wall decoration: Letters

Create a wall decoration using TroGlass and wall distance holders.

Wall decoration: Letters

Stamps for Paper Bags

Produce stamps for individual packagings. Ideal for small quantities.

Stamps for Paper Bags
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Leather belt

Learn how to quickly refine a simple leather belt.

Leather belt
glass lantern wedding decoration

Glass lantern

Lanterns make beautiful and modern table decorations for weddings. In the following tutorial, we will give you step-by-step instructions on how to laser engrave individual wedding decorations. This lantern can also be engraved for many other occasions such as Christmas or birthdays.

Glass lantern

Elegant paper wedding invitation

Use the laser for an elegant wedding invitation with the finest details. You can also use the design for menu cards, place cards, or other wedding decorations.

Elegant paper wedding invitation
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Lucky Charms

Get creative by making use of different materials and combining aluminum tags and other materials to this individual lucky charm for New Year.

Lucky Charms
diy fridge magnet

Guitar Fridge Magnet

In just a few simple steps you can create your very own guitar fridge magnet, using our range of veneer wood.

Guitar Fridge Magnet
A quick tutorial on how to make your own wooden guitar fridge magnet
Create your own festive Thanksgiving table decor
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Retro Inspired Ice Cream Sign

This cute and colourful sign was inspired by the diners of the 1950's. Using a mixture of modern materials such as acrylics, veneer wood and anodised aluminium, it's hard not to create a jawdropping sign.

Retro Inspired Ice Cream Sign
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Vintage inspired sign "Diner"

Using only a small about of TroGlass acrylic materials, and a little bit of time, you can easily produce this impressive retro diner sign.

Vintage inspired sign "Diner"
Craft your very own retro inspired diner sign using acrylic sheets
Create your own beautiful and customised wedding invite using Trotec's LaserPaper
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Model Making | Rocking Chair

TroCraft Eco material is ideally suited to model making. Put it to the test by following the instructions to build this little rocking chair model.

Model Making | Rocking Chair
How to create your own model of a rocking chair, using eco-friendly material
DIY sample flower swing

Flower Stand

In this simple step-by-step guide, we'll show you how to create a hanging wooden plant stand, with very little effort and even less material. And best of all, it doubles as the ideal present for Mother's Day!

Flower Stand
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DIY Easter Decoration

Looking for some inspiration for your Easter Decor? Take a look at our simple tutorial on how to create your own decor using laser paper and some acrylics. Download your graphic templates and instructions here.

DIY Easter Decoration
Simple yet striking Easter Decor made with your laser
Laser cutting moving windmill

DIY Windmill

Did you know that Trotec has a range of materials that are ideal for model making? In today's tutorial, we'll be making use of TroCraft Eco and TroGlas. Use our simple tutorial below to build this windmill with moving blades, using just a few small pieces of material.

DIY Windmill
Make your own using TroCraft Eco and TroGlass
Lasercut cork pinboard

Cork Pinboard

It couldn't be simpler to create this breathtaking Cork pinboard. Follow our instructions and use the provided design template to make your very own.

Cork Pinboard
Simple DIY Cork Pinboard
DIY laser cut silhouette

Laser Cut Silhouette

In today's tutorial we'll show you how to make your own paper silhouette artwork. Not only do the final products make beautiful artwork, but they double as great gift ideas!

Laser Cut Silhouette
Learn how to create your very own laser cut silhouette using layers of colourful paper.

Rotating acrylic display table

In today's tutorial, we'll take you through an simple step-by-step tutorial on how to create this exquisite rotating display using TroGlass Mirror.

Rotating acrylic display table
This tutorial takes you step by step through how to make a rotating display table using TroGlass Mirror.
DIY laser cut christmas tree

Wooden Christmas Tree with accompanying tree decorations

In this DIY we show you how to create your own Christmas tree using wood, and we even show you how to make accompanying tree decorations with acrylics! Download your templates and instructions here, and get into gear for the festive season.

Wooden Christmas Tree with accompanying tree decorations

Curved outdoor sign

In this tutorial you'll discover how to create your own sign using printed acrylic with your Trotec Laser and JobControl® Vision.

Curved outdoor sign
Multi-layer sign "open"

Multifaceted Sign

Make your own personal multifaceted sign using TroGlass material by making use of this "how to" guide.

Multifaceted Sign
Snack bowl made out of TroCraft Eco

Snack bowl

In today's lesson we’ll demonstrate how to fabricate your own collapsable snack dish using TroCraft Eco, our sustainable and eco-friendly laser material.

Snack bowl
Inspirations for wooden napkin rings

Napkin ring

Learn how to create a napkin ring using trotec wood materials and the "Kerf Cut" process.

Napkin ring
Kerf cut laser cutting techniques
Wall decoration

Creative wall decoration

Using different trotec materials, learn in this tutorial how to create this creative wall decoration.

Creative wall decoration
Make a creative wall decoration using Trotec materials.

Table decoration vintage style

In this DIY sample, learn how to create a personalised table decoration in vintage style using jute fabric and fusible interfacing.

Table decoration vintage style
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award laser engraving details

Personalising a Trophy label

Find out how you can create a custom trophy sticker using a Trotec Speedy flexx laser engraver and TroLase foil material.

Personalising a Trophy label
Use Trotec materials to create unique trophy labels this awards season.
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Softshell laptop bag

Your laser can be used to cut, mark or engrave textiles. For this example we used Softshell material to create this customised laptop bag.

Softshell laptop bag
You can use your laser machine to cut, mark and engrave textiles.
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Mother's Day bouquet

In this tutorial, we take you through the steps needed on how to create a decorative and unique gift for Mother's Day.

Mother's Day bouquet
Laser Cutting Ideas for Mother's Day

Nametag Black Marking

Learn how you can make black markings on anodized aluminum with a MOPA laser, using this name badge as inspiration.

Nametag Black Marking
MOPA laser do-it-yourself tutorial

Keyring Annealing

Discover how to create coloured annealing on stainless steel with a MOPA laser from Trotec. We take you through a step by step guideline.

Keyring Annealing
Annealing with colour
Create 3D effects with this laser technique
Engrave a loved ones name on a wrist watch using a Trotec laser flexx machine all in a single step
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Customised Cutlery

In today's step by step tutorial, we'll show you how you can upgrade your stainless steel cutlery using a laser.

Customised Cutlery
Make your cutlery a cut above the rest with some personalisation.
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Door mat

Customise standard door mats with your Trotec laser and add additional value to this product quickly and simply.

Door mat
How to laser engrave a door mat
Laser cut Valentine's card
Create a custom made unique trotec troglass christmas tree
leather-patches

Leather engraving

In this DIY sample, we show you how to create trendy leather patches with your laser cutter.

Leather engraving
Laser cutting and engraving leather
Produce creative and classy packaging with laser cutting and engraving.
Check out our step-by-step DIY
Tips on how to laser engrave bricks
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Gift box

In this tutorial, you will learn how to make a classy and individual gift box out of a simple sheet of corrugated board.

Gift box
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Weekly planner

Want to see all the events and tasks on your weekly calendar at a glance? Our slate planner is the perfect solution.

Weekly planner
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Coffee caddy

Produce this stylish coffee caddy using several layers of TroGlass. This is a project for advanced laser users.

Coffee caddy
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3D bullet labyrinth

Make this exciting 3D bullet labyrinth using TroLase ADA Signage and your Trotec laser.

3D bullet labyrinth

Acrylic globe with moving parts

Create a moveable globe as design element or fancy detail for other applications. Below are instructions and template download for your laser.

Acrylic globe with moving parts
Learn how to make a rotating acrylic globe to be used as an independent feature or as a design element for other applications.
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Jewelry Display

See how you can produce an individual jewelry display using different acrylic sheets.

Jewelry Display

Engraved birthday calendar

Find out here, how you can turn a IKEA pin board "Väggis" and aluminum tags into a birthday calendar.

Engraved birthday calendar

Fruit Images

Produce a colorful series of fruit images out of TroLase material.

Fruit Images
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Display for Aluminium Tags

See how you can make a trendy display for your aluminium tags out of Trotec materials.

Display for Aluminium Tags

Photoengraved Menu Card

Make your own photoengraved menu card out of Trotec TroLase material.

Photoengraved Menu Card
Make your own photoengraved menu card out of Trotec material "TroLase". Trotec Laser DIY sample.

Place cards

Individual place cards can create a lasting memory of a successful party.

Place cards
Individual place cards are a lasting memory of a successful party. Free instructions and template download for your laser.
This acrylic cash box with all-round photo engraving wows not only car fans. Free instructions and template download for your laser.

Desk pad

Refine a desk pad out of recycled leather.

Desk pad
Refine a desk pad out of recycled leather. Free instructions and template download for your laser.

Felt slippers

Use a simple artificial felt, needle and a thread and your Trotec laser to make exceptional felt slippers for your family and guests.

Felt slippers
Individual felt slippers for your family and guests. Free instructions and template download for your laser.
Impress the bridal couple with an individual money gift. Free instructions and template download for your laser.
Laser engraved and laser cut airplane construction kit. Free instructions and template download for your laser.
Laser-cut wall clock made from TroLase ADA. Free instructions and template download for your laser.
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Print&Cut Birthday Card

In this tutorial, we show you how to create personalized printed cards with JobControl® Vision Software and camera systems.

Print&Cut Birthday Card
In this tutorial we show you how to create individual printed cards with JobControl® Vision Software and camera systems.
Make this extraordinary Christmas tree. Free instructions and template download for your laser.
Make this modern advent wreath out of acrylic and MDF. Free instructions and template download for your laser.
Use acrylic to make an individual glass holder. Free instructions and template download for your laser.
Design an elegant Christmas card with your Trotec laser. Free instructions and template download for your laser.
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Glass Tumbler Set

In this tutorial, we show you an easy way to personalize a glass set with your Trotec laser engraving machine.

Glass Tumbler Set
In this tutorial, we show you how you can easily personalize a glass set with your Trotec laser engraving machine.
Design a nice wooden garden decoration. Free instructions and template download for your laser.
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Paper Ceiling Lamp

Take a simple bulb holder and produce great ceiling lamp.

Paper Ceiling Lamp
Make individual business card holder made out of natural leather. Free instructions and template download for your laser.
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Table lamp made of paper

Add more value to a standard IKEA table lamp by adding a laser-cut lamp shade.

Table lamp made of paper
door sign laser etching

"Tea House" wooden sign

Our Tea House sign combines the various techniques you can use for processing wood. Use our template as inspiration and laser-cut and engrave your own unique wooden sign.

"Tea House" wooden sign
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Laser cut and engraved Christmas card

Send your Christmas greetings this year with a laser-cut Christmas card made of three different materials (cardboard, felt and wood veneer). You don’t have felt ready? No worries, you can also design the card only with wood and cardboard. You can even use the wooden cutouts as christmas tree or window decoration.

Laser cut and engraved Christmas card
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Valentine's Day Key Chain

The meaning of this holiday is to remind your significant other how much you love them. One way to do this is by making them a special personalized gift. Below, we show you how to laser cut and engrave a wooden keychain for your sweetheart to make a symbol of your love that she or he can hold every day in his or her hands.

Valentine's Day Key Chain
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Room divider screen

Create a beautiful room divider that is hung from the ceiling out of prefinished wood. This helps segment large spaces and adds a touch of art of any room.

Room divider screen
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Rolling Pin

This tutorial shows you how to deep engrave a rolling pin to leave fun impressions in your dough.

Rolling Pin
easter eggcup made from wood

Laser-Cut Wooden Easter Eggcup

We have designed a charming Easter decoration for you: An eggcup made from wood in the shape of an Easter Bunny. The cart is used for holding the egg. We used alder wood for making the eggcup. But it will also work with conventional plywood; ideally use poplar plywood for laser cutting.

Laser-Cut Wooden Easter Eggcup
Combine acrylic and wood to make this special coaster. Free instructions and template download for your laser.
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Table Decoration Made of Felt

Get in the mood for spring by decorating your table with laser cut butterfly napkin rings and flower cutlery bags. With these cheery table top decorations the spring mood will stay in your home... even during rainy days!

Table Decoration Made of Felt
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Engraved Leather Phone Case

Style up your mobile phone with this exclusive phone case made from leather. Personalize the pouch with your initials for an individual touch. Check out our instructions and templates below to engrave your own phone pocket.

Engraved Leather Phone Case
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Leather Bracelets laser cut and engraved

In the following tutorial, we show you how to laser cut and engrave (imitation) leather. Below, we've prepared different design templates and suitable laser parameters for you.

Leather Bracelets laser cut and engraved
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Felt Quiver

Lasercut and engrave your individual quiver out of felt and wood, and let your arrows hit the bull's eye.

Felt Quiver
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Easter Decorations using felt

With Easter around the corner, it's time to start getting some ideas together for decor. Need inspiration? No problem, it only takes two minutes to make this Easter craft with a Trotec laser!

Easter Decorations using felt
The perfect craft project for Easter
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Multi Layer sign: laminates and acrylics

One sign, four layers, different sign making techniques. Engraving and cutting is combined with multi layer technique and dimensional lettering. Use backlit with LEDs to put the sign in the best perspective.

Multi Layer sign: laminates and acrylics
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Acrylic Sign "Rocket Motel"

Laser cut and engrave your very own retro acrylic sign. Use our "Rocket Motel" template or get inspiration for your individual acrylic sign.

Acrylic Sign "Rocket Motel"
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Create a unique Jack-o-Lantern for Halloween

Nothing signifies Halloween like a glowing Jack o'Lantern with a unique pattern. In this tutorial we show you how to create a unique Halloween pumpkin using a laser.

Create a unique Jack-o-Lantern for Halloween
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Laser engraved padlocks Love Locks

You can see them on bridges all around the world.Typically the lovers' names or initials are engraved on the padlock, and the key is thrown away to symbolize their endless love.

Laser engraved padlocks Love Locks
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Give a simple notebook a personal touch

We decorated two Leuchtturm1917® notebooks with a Speedy 400. The emerald sketchbook was enhanced with a contrasting engraving. The smaller notebook has a flexible cover that was laser cut to reveal a colored second layer.

Give a simple notebook a personal touch
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Business card box laser engraved

The first impression counts: Use a laser engraved box for your business cards. You can engrave the box with your company logo or personalize it with your name or motto.

Business card box laser engraved
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Christmas Village

During the Christmas period, the table where you are going to receive your guests is certainly one of the key elements for the Christmas celebration. In this tutorial, discover our village which will find its place at the center of your table to embellish and illuminate it.

Christmas Village
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Precious paper: Business cards

Impress your friends and colleagues with this individual paper finishing application. Precious paper laser engraved and cut.

Precious paper: Business cards
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Laser engraved photo stamp

Stamp or photo? Have a close look and discover filigree details of the stamp imprint on any kind of paper.

Laser engraved photo stamp
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Lasercut and engraved Christmas trees

We show you how to make a personalized Christmas tree with simple cardboard. In the PDF termplate you will find 2 versions: Our big Christmas tree is about 1 meter high. And the small version can be used as table decoration in any size.

Lasercut and engraved Christmas trees
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Laser Cut a Paper Christmas Card

Surprise your family and friends with your personal Christmas card cut with the laser. All you need for this is paper in two colors.

Laser Cut a Paper Christmas Card
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Birthday calendar

You keep forgetting the birthdays of your loved ones? Let us help you with our lasercut and engraved birthday calendar. We show you how to create a personalised birthday calendar.

Birthday calendar
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Laser engraved wedding glass

This tutorial shows you how to enhance the appearance of simple glasses with an individual engraving for weddings and other special events.

Laser engraved wedding glass
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Laser engraved Mirror Glass

Your creativity knows no bounds: Even mirrors can become unique decorative elements with laser engraving.

Laser engraved Mirror Glass
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Plant identification signs

Cut and engrave custom gardening signs with your Trotec laser and label herbs, fruits, vegetables with them. Check out these three variations: garden gnome, clear or retro design.

Plant identification signs
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Lasermade Jewelry Necklace with Laser-Cut Pendant

The laser-cut pendant we're making today consists of 13 individually laser-cut and engraved pieces. The prescion of the cutting gaps enures a firm hold when assemblying, without the need for glue. By using the engraving elements, it will also allow you to create countless designs.

Lasermade Jewelry Necklace with Laser-Cut Pendant
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Acrylic Penbox Cut with a Laser

First graders will love this colorful pen holder. We have worked with acrylic remnants in different colors. But also in alder or poplar plywood, this useful organizer will look good on any desk.

Acrylic Penbox Cut with a Laser
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Lasercut a night light

Celebrate the new arrival with an extraordinary baby shower gift.

Lasercut a night light
Acrylic-lamp

Acrylic Lamp Cut with a Laser

The construction of the arylic lamp provides a marvelous light reflection. Create this unique decoration with your laser cutter and experiment with light and shade.

Acrylic Lamp Cut with a Laser
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Laser-cut acrylic jewelry

Let your imagination run wild and create your individual acrylic jewelry. Practically every design, that can be imagined, can be processed with the laser.

Laser-cut acrylic jewelry
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Laser Cut Flower Coaster

Create a beautiful laser cut flower coaster with a cork back to protect your table.

Laser Cut Flower Coaster
laser cut sports trophy from acrylic

Acrylic sports trophy

You want to make a special sports trophy? In this tutorial we show you how you can make an impressive award out of individual acrylic layers.

Acrylic sports trophy
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Business Card Display

In this guide, we show you how easy it is to use cardboard creatively. Laser your own individual business card racks or displays for city maps, flyers, brochures etcetera.

Business Card Display
Laser-cut and engraved cardboard display for business cards. Made from KATZ cardboard.

Speedy series
The ideal laser engraver and cutter for personalization.

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