Laser Last Week – 3-25-12

Welcome to Laser Last Week where we explore some of the new information being published around the web dealing with laser engraving and assorted services.  The focus is on the unique and remarkable, not the mass produced commodity.  This week had 10 links that were interesting enough to make the list. If you have found any that I have missed, please let me know in the comments.  Enjoy.

Laser Last Week Links

  • 3-31-12DIY Product Designer – In A Flash Laser – In A Flash Laser has done it again.  Not only do they have great designs, but now they have a way for your to create your own design.  This example is for the Kindle.  You can now spend as much time as necessary to get your design just the way you want it.  I think this will be a great help to customers.  So, what does your new Kindle design look like?
  • 3-31-12Laser Engraving – The Process – bspok group – Here is a great video showing this company’s laser engraving process from artwork to the completed product.  Very impressive to see an overview of the whole process.  Be sure to check it out.
  • 3-31-12 – Wooden Skeleton Business Card Holder – J & S Custom Laser Engraving – Perhaps the strangest thing I have found, you can purchase a 3D model of a skeleton business card holder to assemble.  You will be the envy of all your friends with a laser cut wood skeleton business card holder.
  • 3-30-12 – Thin Cherry wood laser cut and engraved business cards – Etsy – Custom laser cut and engraved cherry business cards.  At $2 each, they are expensive, but you are paying for quality and to have a one-of-a-kind item.
  • 3-30-12 – Laser Marking on Kindle shows laser engraving process on plastic – Laser Impressions – Here is a good example of how you can personalize your Kindle using laser engraving.  Looks great and makes a great gift.
  • 3-29-12Laser engraving on glass – YouTube – a nice 2 minute video from Thunder Laser engraving some flower designs on a piece of glass
  • 3-29-12Laser Last Week – 03-18-12 – Book Worm Laser & Design – The first time this list has shown up in my alerts.  I am so excited!!!
  • 3-28-12Laser Etched Monuments – Monuments and Memorials – Check out this great example of laser engraving used to create a monument from granite.
  • 3-27-12Laser Engraving Hattie Stewart – Good Empire – Great laser engraved designs from this London based company.  There are many designers on the site but Hattie Stewart was the one I found first.
  • 3-26-12Laser engraving on wood – YouTube – Here is a good video showing a laser in action.  I personally don’t like the music (I felt like I was in an elevator…) but the laser engraving was interesting.
  • 3-26-12The Laser Cutter – Here is a list much like this one, focused on interesting laser engraving items and news from around the web.  Be sure to check them out.

Did you miss the last installment of Laser Last Week?  You can find it here: Laser Last Week – 3-18-12.  Catch all the installments of Laser Last Week here.

I hope you learned something about laser engraving today and how it can be used.  What was your favorite link?  Leave a comment and let me know.

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