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  • Card boxes

    boxes

    Card boxes There’s times when ‘standard’ sized card boxes just won’t do, we know all too well so we decided to make our own for some of our items! This of course means we can make yours, also! If you need some custom-sized small boxes, and you don’t want to order 250 at a time… Read More »Card boxes

  • A laser cut String Quartet

    Violin f hole

    A laser cut String Quartet Working on unusual laser cutting projects is a joy as you get to exercise mental muscles for their design which don’t often get used. We were excited when local Creative Artist, Jana Eastwood, asked if we could laser cut cardboard which, of course, we can. We weren’t quite expecting the… Read More »A laser cut String Quartet

  • Lacquered Slate Finishes

    Slate housesign

    Lacquered Slate Finishes Matte vs Gloss finish comparison If you have any questions about slate finishes or anything else we may be able to help you with then don’t hesitate to get in touch and ask!

  • Laser engraving 3D features

    Borg cube

    Not to be confused with 3D printing which is completely different, 3D engraving is a method of creating a texture in the surface you’re engraving by varying the laser power. Here’s how it works… As the laser passes over the material it vapourises the surface of the material which is how the engraving is achieved.… Read More »Laser engraving 3D features

  • Dreamcatcher clock

    Our new Dreamcatcher clock design has been added to the shop! Find it here Coming from a completely random moment on Twitter where #MHHSBD group had a theme of ‘Dreams’ for the day, this gorgeous dreamcatcher design emerged. The geometric design was put together in Illustrator and then exported to Lightburn for final layout. Areas… Read More »Dreamcatcher clock

  • Laser engraving scratch paper

    Scratch paper is a popular medium for laser engraving but many people have a lot of trouble getting their settings down so here’s how I did it. The paper I used was ‘Rainbow Scratch Notes’ from Amazon. The first task is to run a power test from 0 to 100% for which I have a… Read More »Laser engraving scratch paper

  • Can a laser engrave in colour?

    Card power test

    This is an interesting and often-asked question about laser engraving. In general the answer is ‘no’ but there are exceptions when it comes to colour engraving, read on to discover them! Wood – Starting with the easiest material, wood and similar like MDF, plywood and other organic materials like card and paper, the answer is… Read More »Can a laser engrave in colour?