For hobby and professional use, you'll be looking within the range of 20 to 120 W. Any wattage power will be able to mark, engrave, or cut wood. Choosing a higher power wattage simply means that the machine can cut thicker or denser wood faster.
Best Wood for Laser Engraving and Cutting. Wood is one of the popular materials for laser engraving projects. It exudes a natural feel that fits perfectly with timeless uses and applications. Any wood that is lightweight and has minimal streaks will produce a high-quality and attractive engraving.
Cherry (Prunus serotina) is one of the most popular wood species for furniture. While it’s pink when first cut, over time it darkens into the rich reddish-brown many recognize, and Cherry wood is very easy to work with and to cut.
Alder (Alnus rubra) looks similar to cherry wood in that it darkens over time. It’s a softwood and considered one of the best woods for laser engraving, producing a dark burn.
Hard maple (Acer saccharum) is an off-white, tan or yellowish wood. While it’s harder to work with than cherry wood because of its density, it’s great for laser engraving and finishes beautifully.
The Atomstack S20 Pro is the most powerful diode engraver out there, with an air assist system, perfect for wood engraving and cutting.
Wood cutting and engraving are two of the most popular applications for lasers because they can cover many different projects. From cabinets to picture frames to knife handles, ATOMSTACK laser systems are used in nearly every woodworking category you will encounter. Whether you're working with hardwood, veneer, inlay, MDF, plywood, walnut, alder, or cherry, you can engrave stunningly intricate images with a laser system.
Lasers are used for woodworking, whenever clean edges and high processing speeds are needed. Typical applications for laser cutting wood are gifts, jewelry, inlays, toys and model making.
With the Atomstack you can engrave and cut just about all natural wood and laminated wood types up to a thickness of 6 mm. Most often plywood and MDF are used for laser processing due to their uniform surface.
What can you create with a laser?
From cabinets to picture frames to knife handles, ATOMSTACK laser systems are used for nearly every category of woodworking projects.
A picture is worth a thousand words, a photo engraving is worth a thousand words! Engraving client photos and memories in rich mahogany or natural pine is the perfect way to honor the past.
For those projects that require speed, laser systems can significantly speed up your workflow. Fast cutting of materials such as MDF and plywood can get you from concept to prototype in record time. Plus, since the laser lets you work with almost any size or shape of material, you can easily use up any excess sawdust from a previous project!
Laser systems can help customize products to create unique, one-of-a-kind, meaningful items. Personalized prizes, skateboards, phone cases, guitars or anything else can turn a beautiful item into the perfect gift.
The possibilities are endless when you use the ATOMSTACK laser for your woodworking projects. Whether you're developing a product, working on a hobby project, or prototyping a new design, laser systems can help you create faster and with higher quality. All it takes is a little imagination and an ATOMSTACK laser engraver!Bring a breathtaking element into your space with fancy wood engraving ideas. Blur the line between illustration and hand-made carving with these artful yet affordable designs. This kind of engraving is always catchy and indicates your attention to detail.
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