LASER CUTTING AND ENGRAVING PHOTO GALLERYUpdated: 18 January 2015 All images are the property of Tamar Laser Craft and should not be used without the written permission of the owner.
|As a tactile antidote to virtual computer games, we have recreated a series of ancient board games, of Norse, Middle Eastern and Germanic origin. Re-styled for a modern setting they will grace any living room, providing a fascinating conversation piece and offer challenging games for all the family.|
|A series of Candle Lanterns with Celtic Knot patterns, these Light Boxes are laser cut from 3.2mm MDF.|
Diary Cases, made in the style of a book, will
grace any bookshelf and be a talking
point for your friends and visitors. They are made from 3mm birch plywood, with the
spine having many longitudinal offset slots cut to
form a decorative hinge. The closure is fastened
with sliding dovetail joints and inside there is
a compartment for a pen. The cover can be
engraved with your own design or a graphic of your
These book style cases, as well as being used to keep a journal, have been used for wedding books, guest books and a memorial book
|Party Essentials ~ Hands-Free Wine Sling|
|This steampunk style 3d puzzle, commissioned for Christmas presents, was cut from 3.2mm mdf. The finished item forms a 300mm sphere.|
|Ghost of Time, an all acrylic pendulum clock from the wooden clock, Simplicity design by Clayton Boyer. Re-drafted for acrylic, laser cut and built by John Owles. The clock is constructed from 12mm, 8mm, 5mm and 3mm clear and smoked cast acrylic with the reverse side of the face being engraved. You can see a video of the pendulum clock "Ghost" here|
|Gorfenna Gallery Exhibition of laser cutting and engraving work|
|This fixed steady for a Myford ML8 woodturning lathe demonstrates our ability to produce items of tooling. The initial sketch was sent in by the customer, from which a design was produced and a prototype cut from 9mm plywood and assembled. Following tests conducted by the customer, the steady was cut from 12mm acetal engineering plastic.|
|A series of laser cut and engraved hair bars were produced from 2mm leather, some of which were picked out with coloured ink.|
|Laser cut parts for highly detailed scale model railway kit, of a 15ton Fish Wagon in 1mm, 1.5mm and 2mm mdf, for Quainton Road Models|
This was a small production run of some Norse
Motifs, consisting of 150 each of a Celtic Norse
knot design, a Viking shield and a Celtic cross. The
size of the designs ranged from 20mm to 25mm in
diameter. The Celtic knot is to be carved into
relief so we produced half depth score lines as
|Parts for a pendulum clock being cut from 12mm and 8mm acrylic sheet|
|Textile cutting using the laser to produce the parts for soft toys from faux fur fleece and felt.|
|h||Black acrylic swallows with inset acrylic mirror pieces for jewellery or mobile|
We became the back-up for the Plymouth
University Laser Dept.|
We eased some of their backlog by
cutting and engraving components for models being constructed by Architectural and Interior Design students.
This included providing assistance and advice with making their cad drawings suitable for laser cutting and engraving.
We set up a mosaic as part of the Cornwall Girlguiding anniversary jamboree at the Port Eliot estate at St Germans, South East Cornwall.
The elephant was laser sketched onto two sheets of mdf, one of which was covered with low-tack film. The tiles were laid out ont to the film ready for 1,700 Girlguides, Brownies and Ranbows to take a tile each and glue it to the fibreglass mesh on the second board, to the song "Nelly The Elephant".
|We cut 180 plywood fairies, to be decorated by the children, and oak leaves from plywood and felt, for the St Germans Maytree Festival|
We prepared the artwork and cut a small production
run of square and circle shapes, cut from lime wood
(basswood), for textile craft work by
The finished work was displayed at the Contemporary Craft Festival, Bovey Tracey, Devon.
Laser cut tooling. This time a bracket, made from
12mm acetal, for mounting a Dremel 3000 onto the
tool post of a Myford ML7 lathe. To be used for
parting fine brass tube and bar.
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|A crest and inscription engraved onto a large mirror for Aquila Motorcycle Club Cornwall|
|Royal Marines Crest - engraved onto a pine table top.|
|Laser metal marked stainless steel yacht builders plate, using the Cermark process, for Babcock International.|
|We engraved the "Essentially Ashgrove" Logo onto some iroko chopping boards for Ashgrove Kitchens Ltd of Crediton in Devon, UK.|
The image on the left has been engraved onto clear
cast acrylic and edge lit from LED tape mounted
inside an aluminium frame.
The image on the right is the original landscape photograph.
So far I haven't been able to photograph the edge-lit engravings in a way that really shows how effective the results are.
|Another example of led edge illumination applied to engraved acrylic.|
|An award Crest, produced for Silverfish UK Ltd, to celebrate 15 years of business, laser engraved onto clear cast acrylic, framed and illuminated with LED tape.|
|Metal marking onto brushed finish stainless steel using Cermark heat reactive coating. See Laser Metal Marking for more details|
|Direct laser marking takes advantage of the properties of certain metals to change colour at different temeratures. Using a CO2 laser, this is a somewhat experimental process and while the results are impressive when they come good, they cannot always be exactly reproduced.|
|Green Lantern image laser engraved onto clear acrylic, laminated onto a green acrylic sheet, mounted into a wooden base and lit from under the bottom edge with green led tape.|
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