We are a laser engraving studio located in Austin, Texas.

We specialize in custom engraving for brands and events. We ship orders internationally and can personalize items at live events around the country.

We love to collaborate. Our goal is to make your project awesome. (Like our name says.)

If you don’t see an answer to your question below, please contact us.

Laser_Engraving_LasersMakeItAwesome.jpg

What are the requirements for the design files or artwork to be engraved?

Most of our clients provide their own design. An Adobe illustrator file will all elements separated and fonts embedded/packaged is ideal . But a vector file or high res jpeg will also work. Black and white is preferred. Anything in black will be burned by the laser with any areas in white untouched.

We charge a small file set up fee on all jobs to cover the time it takes to ensure your file is ready for production.

If you do not have an existing design, we can also add your logo and text to a basic template at no additional charge.

Or if you would like us to create a unique, custom design for you, we charge a fixed cost that includes one round of revisions.

How big of an item can I have engraved?

For live events, 15 x 11 inches. For custom orders, 36 x 24 inches.

What type of wood can you engrave?

We usually recommend baltic birch because it provides a nice contrast and is reasonably priced. (And we keep it in stock - all other wood must be ordered in advance.) Our other favorite for a darker feel is walnut. but we can also cut and engrave basswood, cherry, maple, and alder.
We can also engrave items made of bamboo. 

What else can I have laser engraved?

We specialize in wood. But like to experiment with the following materials. If we can’t achieve the best results, we’ll refer you to someone else.

The following materials can be engraved and cut by our laser engraving machine: 

  • Acrylic

  • Cork

  • Fabric

  • Leather

  • Matte Board

  • Paper

  • Pressboard

  • Rubber

The following materials can be engraved, but not cut:

  • Ceramic

  • Glass

  • Marble

  • Tile

  • Tortillas

  • Some coated metals including Anodized Aluminum*, Stainless Steel*, Brass*, and Titanium*

* Bare metals must be coated with a metal marking solution. (Only metals with a plastic coating, anodized surface or etchable covering can be used with the laser.)

The following materials are prohibited and we can not engrave or cut them:

  • ABS

  • Fiberglass

  • Foam core

  • MDF

  • Polycarbonate

  • Polymer clay

  • PVC

  • Styrofoam

  • Vinyl

I have an item that I want engraved, but I don't know what it's made of. Can you do it?

Probably not. But email us with more detail. We're usually willing to try a test if you have a spare one.

Do you ship internationally?

Yes, via the United States Postal Service or FedEx. 

I want to do a live event outside the United States, can I talk you into it?

Maybe. Please email us the details. 

Do you do bar mitzvahs?

Yes. And mazel tov!  

Are you single?

No. But we're flattered.