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Laser Engraving Wood - Application Guide

Wood engraving is by-far one of the most popular and in-demand application processes in the laser cutting community. Here at OMTech, we understand that effective and efficient timber cutting is essential to enthusiasts and professionals alike. That’s why we’re laser-focused on providing expert knowledge and advice - to teach you how to engrave wood correctly. Do you own a small business? Are you a life-long hobbyist? Or maybe you’re just setting out on your DIY journey. For each chapter in your laser engraving story, we have a user-friendly guide to answer all your questions on wood and other laser applications. Open your imagination to endless engraving possibilities with our laser wood engraver machines.
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Wood Types

So you’ve decided that woodwork is your cutting edge? Let’s find out what types of wood works best with our wood laser cutter:

Plywood

Poplar

Balsa

MDF

Birch

Alder

Cherry

How thick can a laser cut wood?
How thick can I engrave Wood?


Depending on the wattage of your laser engraving machine, the maximum wood cutting thickness and engraving depth should be between 3 mm (1/8") and 15 mm (3/5"). Check your user manual if you’re not sure! Most professional wood engravers will need a more powerful machine to execute a wide range of projects.

Application Usages

This is where your creativity comes to cultivate new concepts - where ideas come to life! Laser engravers open up a worthwhile world of endless wood cutting possibilities:

DIY: Found a project idea online? Doing it yourself is as easy as ever!

Home Projects: Engrave a house-warming design and wow your guests!

Product Designs: Do you own a small business? Give your products an eye-opening illustration!

Arts & Crafts: Calling all artists and craft enthusiasts. Let’s make something special!

Models: Bring architecture and model designs to life, and turn a dream into reality!

Furniture Making: Provide a sense of customized comfort and creativity to your own living room!

Decorations: Personalize a picture frame, next year’s holiday decorations, and more!

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Why Choose OMTech?

We strive to provide the best...

✔ U.S. customer service

✔ Training and installation

✔ Competitive pricing

✔ Quality assurance

✔ Product improvement

✔ Shipping rates

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Testimonials

Good for those on a budget! It is worth the buy if you are looking to get started with a hobby...

Sam (Previous Customer)

Really beautiful machine. I am very pleased about my purchase!

Daniel (Previous Customer)
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