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Engraving metal with your CO2 laser cutter

Engraving metal with your CO2 laser cutter

By its default configuration, engraving metal with a CO2 laser cutter is only possible by adding a few extra steps of preparation before we can act...

Need to prepare a wooden box quick? Look no further!

Need to prepare a wooden box quick? Look no further!

Let us introduce a handy tool that you will keep returning to every time you need to laser cut a press-fit box.

Which way up should the lens go?

Which way up should the lens go?

A new video with help to possition your cutters lens.

How To Create Low Poly Images From A Photo

How To Create Low Poly Images From A Photo

Have you ever wanted to make your one of those beautiful low poly images but weren't entirely sure how to start? Anthony from Trotec Laser Canada h...

Accounting for Kerf

Accounting for Kerf

If you've worked with a laser cutter in the past, or pretty much any woodworking tools, then you'll most likely have heard the advice "don't forget...

Tiffany Tseng's Collection of SVG Making Tools

Tiffany Tseng's Collection of SVG Making Tools

We've featured Tiffany Tseng's useful stencil font maker on the blog before, but that's not the only handy tool she's created to help make laser cu...

Restoring a Chinese Laser Cutter

Restoring a Chinese Laser Cutter

After a fire put this Redsail X700 laser cutter out of commission at Joshua's work, he managed to snag the carcass and passed it onto Amy, who was ...

Repairing Your Broken Screen with Wood Veneer

Repairing Your Broken Screen with Wood Veneer

"Repair, don't replace" is a pretty big part of the maker community, with people all over the work laser cutting or 3D printing the parts required ...

Laser Cut Wire Inlay

Laser Cut Wire Inlay

After watching a tutorial on wire inlay and realising that it was a very time intensive process, watchmeflyy wanted to simplify that process; and w...

Taco Stands

Taco Stands

As someone who enjoys a taco or two, I've yet to bother making them at home. Despite being pretty simple to make and put together, they're also jus...