The versatility of laser cutting, etching, and engraving technology has helped our customers in many different industries and product verticals to produce fine art and crafts out of wood. The wood working community has greatly benefited from the amazing advancements in cutting technology, specifically with laser cutting machines for wood.

We regularly see projects where simple pieces of wood are transformed into rare pieces of art, from decorative shelving units, book covers, and wooden toys to gorgeous wood panels in a newly constructed house. If you’re looking for ways to diversify your products or expand your services, we can give you plenty of excellent ideas.

Laser Etchers for Wood Businesses

Thunder Laser USA gives small businesses and large-scale manufacturers the ability to make high-precision cuts and etchings on various types of wood materials. Wood is an exciting material to work with. Durable and highly customizable, it makes for excellent decorative products as well as highly functional items. It’s clear: businesses that can make the most of raw wood materials have so much to gain.

Ideas and possibilities won’t cross over to reality, however, if you don’t have the right tools. Fortunately, you don’t have to look far and wide for a solution. You can find one right here.

We have seen our customers take raw pieces of wood and transform them into a variety of creative and highly marketable products. With the help of a Thunder Laser machine, you can do the same, too. Browse our wood laser etching machines and read up on the features you can install in your unit. We customize laser cutters to meet your production needs and keep the price as affordable as possible.

Are All Thunder Laser Machines Capable of Wood Projects?

A laser wood cutting and engraving machine is no different than the same machine that can be used for metal, acrylic, and other materials.  It is simply the same CO2 laser technology built into each of our machines. Thunder Laser cutting and engraving machines are designed and built to excel with wood materials.  Designed to deliver low heat so as to avoid unnecessary burning or scalding of materials, it enables you to have complete control over intricate wooden cuts and designs.

Laser cutting and engraving with wood material has been popular in businesses engaged in the production of novelty and custom craft items made from wood.  With the Laser machines our customers have purchased, we see them constantly adding to their product lines as they discover new ways to customize wooden projects.  There is no limit to the intricacy and quality detail that the Thunder Laser machines can deliver.

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Who will benefit from the use of a laser wood cutter?

Both hobbyists and professional arts and craft designers are utilizing laser cutting, etching, and engraving machines to transform their woodwork into masterful works of art. Professional artists, designers, custom furniture businesses are beginning to see the value of a laser machine and its ability to add value to each of their products.

What kind of projects can I handle with a laser cutting, etching, and engraving machine?

Our Laser machines can handle all types of wood in a wide variety of applications. We’ve compiled a brief list of things we see our customers design, cut, etch, and engrave on a regular basis:

  • Arts and crafts projects
  • Custom furniture pieces
  • Decorative finishings for home, office or commercial interiors
  • Wooden toys
  • Models used by professional designers and architects
  • Decorations
  • Personalized gifts, tokens and promotional items made from wood
  • School supplies
  • Wood panels
  • Inlays
  • Fittings for shops

Can a laser wood cutter cause damage on wood?

In order to preserve the wood surrounding your cutting or etching project, it’s important to get the settings right. Refer to your owners manual or the additional support topics on our website for more information about getting set up correctly.  Once setup correctly, there is no danger in harming the wood surrounding your project cut or etch lines. This is the unique aspect of CO2 laser machines and their ability to work with great precision unlike other tools such as scroll saws and table saws.

Can a laser machine handle all types of wood?

Yes, a laser wood cutter quite versatile and can work on varying types of woods with different thicknesses and density.  The type of wood and density will control some aspects of your project such as speed and finish quality. Softwoods such as balsa with obviously differ from a hardwood such as Oak.  Consult the details on your specific machine to determine maximum cutting depths to make sure it is suitable for your projects.

What is the effect of laser engraving or laser etching on wood materials?

The effect of laser wood cutter on a wood material is either brownish or white engraving. To avoid producing dark markings on the wood material during the laser engraving process choose the low power setting at high speed.

Can you achieve a dark engraved wood product?

Yes, dark engraving on the wood can be achieved provided the user follows the necessary adjustment on the settings. A test trial can be performed on a sample wood to determine the needed adjustment on the laser beam power in order to achieve a darker color.