Laser Engraving: Engraving at the Speed of Light (Paperback)
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STOP READ THIS FIRST: This is not just a book for $79.95 This is a complete training course for laser engraving and is the most comprehensive guide to laser engraving ever written for the awards and personalization industries. It is ideal for anyone who has recently purchased a laser engraver or is looking to purchase one to start a laser engraving business. Written by a 28 year veteran of laser engraving, shop owner, writer and instructor who currently runs CO2 and Fiber lasers on a daily basis, he has incorporated in this book as much knowledge and experience as possible including tons of color photographs, layouts and product ideas. In a single volume, here is everything you need to know to select, install and run a laser engraver. All major brands are included as well as glass tube lasers, metal tube CO2 lasers and fiber lasers. Also included is a complete discussion of the various materials that can be lasered, their sources, advantages and limitations. A list of wholesale suppliers and educational sources are also included. FREE with purchase is online access to his original LASER ENGRAVING DVD (a $59.95 value), CorelDraw instructional videos and more The author writes monthly articles about laser engraving and related topics for the trade magazine, the Engravers Journal. This book includes recommendations for buying a laser engraver including the features and options available, so you can make the right buying decision. If you already have a laser engraver, there are hundreds of ideas for expanding your engraving business including resources available. Whether you plan to start a home-based business, a storefront or just engrave for fun, this is intended to be your most valuable resource. Because it contains information about all the various materials you can laser engraver and how to do it, what to avoid and shortcuts to make it easier, you will want to keep the 240+ jam-packed pages of information and ideas next to your engraver. Materials included in the manual include wood, acrylic, plastics, leather, metal, films, Rhinestoning, fabric, and many more. This manual includes various projects to help the beginner learn about their laser and how to use the settings, options and features to make money. It also provides basic information about setting up a shop, either in a home or storefront, including the types of chemicals and other products that might be needed to perform all the various applications of laser engraving. Included are notations that apply to either CO2, Fiber Lasers or Glass Tube Lasers along with the advantages and disadvantages of each. Also included is a discussion of gantry vs. Galvo style lasers and the advantages of each.