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How to Laser Engrave and Color Fill Wood Charger Plates



– How to Laser Engrave and Color Fill Wood Charger Plates

Incorporate your personal style into any occasion with these sleek faux-wood chargers. Designed with Thanksgiving in mind, we masked the charger, engraved our Thanksgiving message and then color-filled the design.

Whether you use our design or your own original artwork, these charming custom chargers will be a welcome addition to any gathering. Read on to learn how we did it!

Project Settings

Materials Needed
Machine Used
Fusion M2 32 75w
Laser Engraving

Prepare the Artwork

Click the “Download Now” button above. This will open a zipped folder that includes the artwork files. Adjust the print settings according to you laser’s wattage and choose Center-Center Engraving.

Open file

Apply the masking tape to the charger plate. This will allow for a clean and precise color-fill once the charger is engraved.

Add tape to allow clean color-fill

Locate the center of the charger plate and set it as the Home Position.

Center the laser

Send to the Laser

Print the file using Center-Center Engraving. Press Go!

Print to the laser

Final Touches

Smooth out any edges that may have come loose during the engraving process.

Smooth out edges

Apply a small amount of spray paint in multiple coats to avoid bleeding. Once dried, remove the mask

Add paint to the lettering


Have fun experimenting with the color-fill process. You’ll quickly learn how fast and easy it is to take your engraving projects to the next level with this popular technique.

Finished place setting with laser engraved charger

epilog laser

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