Below is a small selection of images of work that we've laser-cut or laser-etched in a variety of different media.

Card & Paper

Print-registered PoS pieces for Cole & Son
— Multi-piece two-sided print cuts
— Threeway liaising between client, ourselves and an excellent printer
Components for Monty Python-related TV show
Our firstest-ever animation job
— Hundreds of unique print-registered pieces
Artistic paper-cutting
— Small special edition run
— Artist: Linda Toigo
Etched metallic-effect paper
— In-house graphic design
300gsm Card Cutting
— Fine-detailing
— Artwork converted from rough sketch
Wedding envelope
— Envelope size and form designed by us
— Artwork converted from drawings
Small detailing in single flute corrugated board
— Prototyping for an artist
— Artwork converted to halftone by us
Name tags for table positions
— Artwork converted from sketch
Cut outs revealing coloured underlayer
Artistic paper-cutting
— Multi-layered prototype shown
— Artist: Kevin J Stanton, available here
Wedding invite outer folds
— Client-supplied recycled card stock
— Multiple test-iterations worked-through with client
Wedding Place Names
— 180gsm white card stock
— Original design iterated in software and cutting 'til it worked
Multi layer stencils cut out of oiled manila card
— High resolution etched quality card stock
— Great for one offs (not economic at quantity, unfortunately :( )
— Cardboard nets for prototyping and fun

Item Branding

Branded hangers
— Client supplied items
— Good example of a tricky shape
Event branding on bamboo Skewers
— Client specified items, sourced by us
— Good example of a tricky, incosistent shape
Water bottle branding
— Cylindrical etch
— Anodised aluminium Marking
Glass-etching, terrible photo
— Cylindrical etch
— Designed in-house
Cut and etched leather fob
— 2mm thick hide leather
Cut and etched leather tag
— 2mm thick hide leather

Item marking of astandard shapes
— Anodised aluminium smart bike light
Etching branding into oddly-shaped things
Etched leather-bound journal for a TV Series


Cut and stained MDF wall feature
— Simple slight relief graphics are very satisfying
Oodles of cut MDF bird profiles
— 2mm MDF

Etched and marked MDF record divider
— 600dpi etching (twice typical print quality)

Cut MDF build component
— Masked vs. unmasked

MDF Wedding feature
— Pre-finished, so slight burn marks (still pretty!)
— Fixed typography to work well and created stand in-house
3mm MDF Wall feature
— Cut and stained outer with raw remnant insert
3mm MDF pieces
— Cut, stained then etched
— Designed in-house
Display stand in 4mm MDF
— Cut and stained
— Designed in-house


Perspex jewellery
— Pearlescent Perspex
— Very tight detail. Smaller items here are barely 1cm wide
Perspex jewellery, bagged tagged and ready to go
Perspex cut and etched shell for music widgetry
— Matte Black and Glowing Edge Perspex work well together
Test seal, cut and etched from clear Perspex
...which ultimately became this
Cut and etched Perspex signage
— Clear Perspex with a coloured underlay
Glowing edge / Fluoro letters... so small!

Glowing edge acrylic plastic award
— Etched graphics
— Wee stand designed in-house
Door lettering for a restaurant
— Clear Perspex, painted one side before cutting
— Results in offset relief on vertical surfaces
Perspex barrel monkeys
— Based design on ™'d content and modified for purpose
— Five shown here - there were hundreds more. Terrifying.
— Clear, multi-piece, Perspex sprayed in a brand-coherent finish
— Wall fixtures epoxy-bonded to rear. Light, but solid.
Multi-material Logo
— White Perspex sandwiching synthetic red felt
— Features a neat internal, hidden fixing mechanism


Bespoke plywood jigsaw
— A tricky one - required a specific number of pieces at a certain size
— Offset grain and non-interchangable pieces
— Cut and etched plywood
— And some say Santa isn't real
Plywood cutting for a Kickstarter project
— Pre-screenprinted and masked pieces
— Many sets cut, we improved material efficiency by about 15%
High detail on 1.5mm plywood

Menu and drinks boards
— Stained and cut plywood

Lightweight signage
— Stained and etched plywood
— As seen at The Fringe!
Restaurant offer tokens
— Each one of these = One glass Champagne
— Stained, etched then cut 3mm plywood
Restaurant Signage
— Stained plywood with tightly-embedded matte Perspex
— Trés sexy in person
Oversized die
— Marking of complex handmade form
Wooden donor plaques
— Etched into [uncured!] slices of a beloved tree
— Each piece a different size and shape
Wood slice awards
Cedar Moth Repellers
— Terrible, terrible photo

Etched Plywood

Cut snap'n'piece prototype, designed in-house

Minimalistically-etched antique Japanese plywood
— Original 50s-era material with a 21st century treatment
High levels of cut detail in 1.5mm plywood

Stone marking

Etched slate
— Slate is surprisingly delicate to work with
Etched slate, high detail
— Hard to see here, but this was slightly texture-mapped

Metal (marking)

Etched powder-coated metal
Anodised aluminium ablation

Random bits and pieces

Rear-side etched mirror
— Hand gilded mirror with high-resolution design ablated off the metal
Artistic etching
— On scratchboard (delicate!)
— Artist: Nicolas Delort
A jig for a complex and fragile paper cut job
— “A job that makes a job”
— Mitigates card and paper stocks suffering heatmarks
Cut and branded leather wallet net
— Pre-laid sewing holes


Send enquiries, along with files and any material & quantity specifications to: ewen@lasermake.co.uk.

Filetypes for completed designs:
Laser-cut: Adobe Illustrator, EPS, Vector PDF, CAD*.
Laser-etch: High res bitmaps including PSD, BMP, JPG, TIFF etc.
Laser cutting & Etching is best done with Adobe Illustrator/EPS or CAD.

Click here to download a template for Adobe illustrator.

For outline sketches etc:
JPG or a camera phone pic will suffice.

* Please save DWG files (etc) in a legacy 2004 format, bound by a 900x600mm rectangle.

We do not cut metal.

New River Studios,
199e Eade Road,
London, UK
N4 1DN

Visits by appointment only.

We're based in Haringey, North London — just a nip away from Islington, Hackney, Central.

Nearest Tube is Manor House, on the Piccadilly Line. Nearby bus routes: 253, 254, 257, 259

07415 800 940