Crafters, designers, and creators can use laser cutting files to cut or etch/engrave designs, shapes, words, or patterns on a wide range of materials. It also includes cutting those materials down into smaller pieces, often assembled into a larger handmade product. Laser cutting machines are newer to the crafting and hobby world but have been around for many years in other settings and can add an exciting dimension to your craft projects.
Laser Cutting Materials & Benefits
While etching and engraving can be used on almost any surface (including marble and cardboard), cutting is limited due to its mechanically intense nature. Some of the more commonly used materials for cutting include cork, various wood, acrylic, paper, and leather. And while the materials used are somewhat limited, the projects are certainly not! Using laser SVG files with your laser cutting machine can essentially replace the process of manually carving out pieces of materials to create pieces of art, which is a tedious, error-ridden task.
However, the process is cleaner with the right laser engraving machine and the final product neater. Using the engraver also makes creating fine, complex, and repetitive details a walk in the park. With the right settings, like wattage and speed, crafters can produce any design they want in a matter of seconds, depending on the complexity of the laser cutting design. There are files specifically for cutting paper or plastic, wood, and more with every possible pattern and design you could imagine. Be sure to check out our selection of free laser cutting files!
Most designers include various file types with their laser cutting templates so that crafters can be sure to find one that matches their laser cutting machine requirements. Often you'll see laser engraving templates and designs offered in the following file formats: DXF, SVG, EPS, PNG, and sometimes more.
Expanding Your Products & Skill Set
The laser SVG files included in this section have been designed specifically for many projects. If you're looking for laser SVG files that will show off your skills and produce the best projects, then you've come to the right place! The designs you'll find in this section vary greatly, but all will create beautiful laser-cut products. Laser cutting is a fantastic way for crafters to branch out, and finding templates for your cutter can sometimes be hard since this is a newer art form. Be sure to browse through the various templates, files laser cut files, project ideas, and more to find exactly what you're looking for.