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Laser Cutting & Engraving Wood

Laser cutters for mdf, plywood, alder, cherry, and other wood types!

Add an Epilog Laser system to your woodworking toolbox

Why are woodworkers increasingly adding a laser engraving machine from Epilog to their workspace? It’s because the versatility of the laser can’t be matched for woodworking projects.

Wood cutting and engraving are two of the most popular applications for the laser because they can encompass so many different projects. From cabinetry to photo frames to knife handles, Epilog Laser systems are used in almost every woodworking category you will run across. Whether you are working with hardwoods, veneers, inlays, mdf, plywood, walnut, alder, or cherry, you can engrave amazingly intricate images with a laser system.

Add an Epilog Laser system to your woodworking toolbox

Epilog Laser systems work well with nearly all types wood. See for yourself by taking a look at some common examples:

  • maple laser engraved map of golden, colorado Engraved
    maple laser cut map of golden, colorado Cut
  • birch ply laser engraved map of golden, colorado Engraved
    birch ply laser cut map of golden, colorado Cut
  • alder laser engraved map of golden, colorado Engraved
    alder laser cut map of golden, colorado Cut
  • bamboo laser engraved map of golden, colorado Engraved
    bamboo laser cut map of golden, colorado Cut
  • mdf laser engraved map of golden, colorado Engraved
    mdf laser cut map of golden, colorado Cut
  • walnut laser engraved map of golden, colorado Engraved
    walnut laser cut map of golden, colorado Cut
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    Peter Pihos Jr.

    5 Year Wood
    “Having an Epilog has allowed us to design and create products that are exceptionally unique.”
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    Carol Esh

    Sanaloma Laser

    “Our Epilog Laser is the center of Sanaloma Laser. We wouldn’t have a business without the Epilog. It is our business!”

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    Rich Good

    Good Wood

    “My Epilog equipment does exactly what the company claims it can do and has absolutely met my expectations.”

    What can you create with a laser?

    From cabinetry to photo frames to knife handles, Epilog Laser systems are used in almost every category of woodworking project.

    Photo Engravings

    A picture is worth a thousand words, and a photo engraving is worth a thousand more! Engrave your customers’ photos and memories on rich mahogany or natural pine for the perfect way to commemorate the past.

    Inlays

    By utilizing both the cutting and engraving capabilities of an Epilog Laser system, you can create beautiful inlays for cabinets, awards, guitars, and more.

    Prototyping

    For those projects where you need to make things fast, a laser system can speed up your workflow dramatically. Quickly cutting materials like MDF and plywood can take you from concept to prototype in record time. Plus, since a laser lets you work with nearly any size or shape material, you can easily use those extra scraps of wood you have from that last project!

    Personalization

    A laser system can help customize products to create unique, one-of-a-kind items that mean something greater. Personalizing awards, skateboards, phone cases, guitars, or any other object can turn a great piece into the perfect gift.

    And More…

    The possibilities are endless when you use an Epilog Laser for woodworking projects. Whether you’re developing products, working on hobby projects, or prototyping new designs, a laser system can help you create faster and with higher quality. All it takes is a little imagination and an Epilog Laser!

    Engraving is Easy!

    Print to your laser from any graphics software

    Laser machines work similarly to office printers, so the process is simple. Cutting and engraving with an Epilog is as easy as following these three steps: select your design and print, configure the laser for your material with speed and power settings, and push GO to laser it!

    Artwork Setup

    Design in your favorite software

    Material Settings

    Assign speed and power by material

    Start Engraving!

    Send the job to the laser and press go!

    Sample Club

    With step-by-step instructions and free graphics files, get new project ideas every month!
    laser engraved minature baseball bats

    Which machines are best for engraving wood?

    Whatever the scope of your wood engraving project, Epilog Laser has a machine that will fit your needs, from entry-level systems to top-of-the line machines.
    • Fusion Maker 12 laser machine

      Fusion Maker 12

      Starter Series
      Work Area

      24″ x 12″
      (610 x 305mm)

      Type

      CO2

      Wattage

      30-40

      The newest in Epilog’s laser lineup, the Fusion Maker was designed for the entry-level hobbyist or small business owner. This compact system features up to 60 IPS engraving speeds and our popular IRIS Camera System.
    • Epilog Maker 24 laser machine

      FUSION MAKER 24

      Starter Series
      Work Area

      24″ x 24″
      (610 x 610mm)

      Type

      CO2

      Wattage

      40

      Featuring a 24” x 24” engraving table and available in a 40-watt configuration, the Fusion Maker 24 offers users a larger engraving table and more z-clearance to tackle bigger projects.
    • Epilog Maker 36 laser machine

      FUSION MAKER 36

      Starter Series
      Work Area

      36″ x 24″
      (915 x 610mm)

      Type

      CO2

      Wattage

      40-50

      The largest in the Fusion Maker Laser Series, the Fusion Maker 36 features a 36” x 24” workspace and 50 and 60-watt configuration options. All of the Fusion Maker systems include our IRIS Camera System and 60 inches per second engraving speeds.
    • fusion edge 12 laser machine

      Fusion Edge 12

      Business Series
      Work Area

      24″ x 12″
      (610 x 305mm)

      Type

      CO2, Fiber

      Wattage

      30-60

      Our compact laser system available in several wattage configurations and features up to 120 IPS/3.05 m/s engraving speeds. Also available with a fiber laser source.
    • Fusion Edge 24 laser machine

      Fusion Edge 24

      Business Series
      Work Area

      24″ x 24″
      (610 x 610mm)

      Type

      CO2

      Wattage

      50-60

      A mid-size system that includes Epilog’s IRIS Camera System.
    • Fusion Edge 36 laser machine

      Fusion Edge 36

      Business Series
      Work Area

      36″ x 24″
      (914 x 610mm)

      Type

      CO2

      Wattage

      60

      The largest system in the Fusion Edge Series, the Edge 36 offers a 36” x 24” (914 x 610 mm) engraving table and comes in a 60-watt CO2 configuration. The Edge 36 features 120 IPS/3.05 m/s engraving speeds, and features built-in Ethernet, USB, and Wireless options for networking your laser.
    • Fusion Pro 24 laser machine

      Fusion Pro 24

      Industrial Series
      Work Area

      24″ x 24″
      (610 x 610mm)

      Type

      CO2, Fiber, Dual

      Wattage

      30-100

      The smallest in our industrial Fusion Pro Laser Series, the Pro 24 is available in 60 or 80 watts and can be configured as a dual-source system with both CO2 and fiber laser capabilities.
    • Fusion Pro 36 laser machine

      Fusion Pro 36

      Industrial Series
      Work Area

      36″ x 24″
      (914 x 610mm)

      Type

      CO2, Dual

      Wattage

      30-100

      Like all systems in the Fusion Pro Laser Series, the Pro 36 includes Epilog’s IRIS Camera System, along with engraving speeds up to 165 inches per second (4.2 m/s).
    • Fusion Pro 48 laser machine

      Fusion Pro 48

      Industrial Series
      Work Area

      48″ x 36″
      (1219 x 914mm)

      Type

      CO2, Dual

      Wattage

      50-120

      The largest of the Fusion Pros, this industrial system is available in 80 and 120-watt configurations, as a dual-source system, and can be networked via built-in Ethernet, USB or wirelessly.