Looking for a last minute Valentine’s gift? Thanks to Trotec Laser USA for this tutorial on how to laser Love Locks.
- A padlock made from anodised aluminum
- A piece of wood or acrylics to build a tray for stability or some plasticine
Used Trotec laser:
Speedy 100, 60 watts, 2.5 inch lens
You can see them on bridges all around the world: Love locks
Typically the lovers’ names or initials are engraved on the padlock, and the key is thrown away to symbolise their endless love.
- make a tray from wood or acrylics
- or fix the lock with some plasticine (if you are only producing one of two custom pieces at time
Step 2: Design and laser process
Open our template or create your own individual design and send it to the laser.
Engraving: power: 20% – speed: 10% – frequency: 1000 ppi – air assist: ON – high quality: ON