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    I'm looking for a small engraver/cutter to make Christmas ornaments. It needs to be small to fit in my small retail store, and only needs to cut/engrave 3mm baltic birch plywood. I have a machine from Rabbit Laser, and have always been thrilled with their service, but their machines are all too large. Can anyone recommend a reliable company, (with good customer service, etc) that carries a small cutter/engraver?

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    Default Re: Searching for small desktop laser engraver/cutter

    Quote Originally Posted by MadTom View Post
    I'm looking for a small engraver/cutter to make Christmas ornaments. It needs to be small to fit in my small retail store, and only needs to cut/engrave 3mm baltic birch plywood. I have a machine from Rabbit Laser, and have always been thrilled with their service, but their machines are all too large. Can anyone recommend a reliable company, (with good customer service, etc) that carries a small cutter/engraver?

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    Quote Originally Posted by wmgeorge View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by MadTom View Post
    I'm looking for a small engraver/cutter to make Christmas ornaments. It needs to be small to fit in my small retail store, and only needs to cut/engrave 3mm baltic birch plywood. I have a machine from Rabbit Laser, and have always been thrilled with their service, but their machines are all too large. Can anyone recommend a reliable company, (with good customer service, etc) that carries a small cutter/engraver?

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    Default Re: Searching for small desktop laser engraver/cutter

    Dear Sir,

    Maybe you can consider our mini fiber laser engraving/cutting machine of 300*500 mm, Laser engraving machine,laser cutter,CNC routers for sale-Morn laser or directly contact me by technic09@morntech.com

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    Default Re: Searching for small desktop laser engraver/cutter

    Quote Originally Posted by MadTom View Post
    I'm looking for a small engraver/cutter to make Christmas ornaments. It needs to be small to fit in my small retail store, and only needs to cut/engrave 3mm baltic birch plywood. I have a machine from Rabbit Laser, and have always been thrilled with their service, but their machines are all too large. Can anyone recommend a reliable company, (with good customer service, etc) that carries a small cutter/engraver?

    Thanks!
    I was just looking at the $200 5.5w lasers on Ebay, and they won't cut anything thicker than cereal box thickness. The next step up is the 40w CO2 lasers going for around $450, and they have about a 3.5 x 2' footprint. Would that fit? Tech support for those is pretty much nil. The next step up from there is the 40-60w CO2 lasers from American resellers at $1200-2000. They should have tech support. Check Ebay and Amazon to ask questions to the vendors.Someone suggested Epilog, but I think their pricing starts at $7k and goes way, way up from there. Tech support from them is excellent, I hear. A friend had a 30w Epilog and said he paid about $30,000 in the 1990s. He kept it busy and found that the local vineyards had a big appetite for custom printed wine case boxes and gift boxes for single bottles of wine. He started with lasercut wooden business cards.



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    Default Re: Searching for small desktop laser engraver/cutter

    Hi, i'd like to share Thunderlaser to you.
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    Default Re: Searching for small desktop laser engraver/cutter

    I have purchased 3 of the 50w co2 laser from eBay. They run $1300-1500. I cut thin plywood and paper. I also purchased a 3rd axis to engrave yeti cups. Make sure it has RD works software. This is a stand alone machine with cat5 and USB.


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    Default Re: Searching for small desktop laser engraver/cutter

    Hi, it's not the machine that's the capacity to cut problem it's the laser power itself and that is a replaceable item.

    Those cheap CNC machines on EBAY that go for $200 to $300 can come without the laser packet and can be refitted with a more powerful laser burner as it doesn't affect the fitting to the machine itself at all.

    A 3020 CNC router is quite small and will do all the cutting you want........ with a laser head it will be well under a grand........ for simple 2D shapes you can write your own programs in G code.

    Working with lasers, especially if the power is on the up side, is a tricky and dangerous business so don't mess with one DIY before learning the basics.
    Ian.



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