From purely decorative to informative, wood engraving is a practice that has been in use for millennia. Although there is no definitive evidence suggesting when wood was first used as a medium for communication or art, many historians believe it is likely to have stemmed from Ancient Egypt. It was also used in China long… Continue reading How To Engrave Wood Using A Laser
How do you condense the life of a loved one into a few short words on a memorial plaque? Writing an epitaph can seem an impossible task at any time, let alone in the throes and fog of grief. It is of course a deeply personal choice but to help you at this difficult time… Continue reading What To Write On A Memorial Plaque
If you are searching for a way to add a luxurious touch to a material then embossing is a technique you should take a closer look at. This natural-looking and very elegant method of decorating can be achieved on a variety of materials from paper and card, to metals and plastics and, of course, fabrics… Continue reading What Fabrics Can Be Embossed?
Engraving is used for a huge variety of items and circumstances. From bespoke jewelry or other gifts to clothing, signage, promotional items, memorials, plaques and trophies, even the serial numbers on your car parts. The results of engraving are all around us yet rarely do we see engraving in action. For many of us, the… Continue reading How Does Laser Engraving Work?
Whether an engraved metal nameplate or plaque is in memoriam, to celebrate a victory, as part of your business signage or for another purpose it is important to clean plaques to keep them looking bright and tarnish free. Different types of metals require different cleaning techniques and materials so here is a complete, quick guide… Continue reading How To Clean Engraved Metal, Nameplates & Plaques
You want your creation to stand out. Embossing or debossing your logo, design or text could be the answer. But which of these tactile methods should you choose? Let’s begin by explaining some of the main differences between them. Embossing is the stamping of a design or text onto a material that causes it to… Continue reading What Is The Difference Between Embossed & Debossed?
When it comes to corporate branding, it’s important to remember that people no longer want to buy from a business in the traditional sense. They want to buy from real people, a brand with humanity. A strong corporate identity needs to showcase your business’s human side, including what you stand for, your mission, and connect… Continue reading What Does Your Corporate Brand Stand For?
Laser cutting is used in a variety of industries including automotive, mold, tool, jewellery, and medical. Materials that are particularly difficult or impossible to cut using other types of methods make excellent candidates for laser cutting. There were several traditional cutting methods that were in use prior to laser cutting and it only really began to… Continue reading What Are The Advantages Of Laser Cutting?
Etched glass is a type of decorative glass. The design can be cut into the surface of the glass in a few ways, such as by using acid, by sandblasting, or even using a glass etching cream. Although the designs can be beautiful, etched glass can be very difficult to keep clean. It is vulnerable… Continue reading How To Clean Etched Glass
Laser cutting is widely used and has many advantages in comparison to other cutting methods. It is precise, flexible, fast, and cost-effective. It can also be used on a variety of different materials, including wood, stainless steel, and acrylic to name a few. This is one of the main reasons why it is such a… Continue reading What Materials Are Suitable For Laser Cutting?