Laser engraving on wood has a multitude of uses and a variety of styles available to present the best visual effect possible. Wood engraving can be used for musical instruments, art, toys, signs, etc. There are a variety of visual effects that can be accomplished from not only the depth and design of the engraving but also the type of wood used. In fact, there are a multitude of factors that effect the look of the final product including hardness of the wood, moisture, oil level, and clarity. What all the factors add up to is a variety of options available for laser cutting of wood that can create a unique and custom product.
- Prices of wood can vary, ranging from cheap plywood, all the way up to expensive ebony.
- Wood is a versatile raw material, used many arenas, such as building construction, art, and furniture creation.
- Many factors affect how wood turns out, including hardness, moisture, clarity, and natural oils.
“Wood is characterized as a warm, pleasant to touch material, with a unique “wooden pattern image” and a wide spectrum of brown tones.”