Thanksgiving Turkey Napkin Rings

Thanks to Trotec Laser Australia for this great Thanksgiving engraving idea, we show you how to laser cut and engrave turkey napkin holder on Wood VeneerTroLase Thins 0.5mm and TroLase 3.2mm.


Required Material:

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Machine used:

  • Speedy 400 120 watt
  • 2″ lens
  • Vacuum table with honeycomb cutting tabletop or acrylic cutting grid

You can use any laser machine from the Speedy laser enagraver series for this application.


If you are only cutting, we recommend keeping the clear film over laminate material.

Step by Step


Step 1: Import design file into Software

You can use the template we have provided or, alternatively, feel free to create your own design. Send it to the laser machine with the laser parameters provided below. Note: the parameters may vary depending on the laser machine being used, the available laser power and the thickness of the material. 

Print settings:

ProcessResolutionCut line
Standard500 dpinone
colourenhanced geometries, inner geometries first

Step 2: Cutting and engraving on Wood veneer and TroLase

Position the material on the honeycomb cutting table in your laser machine. Be sure to cover the rest of the working area in order to create a stronger vacuum.


Laser processColourProcessPower (%)Speed (%)
Engraving Wood veneerBlackEngraving80100
Cutting Wood veneerRedCutting901.3
TroLase 3.2 mmRedCutting851.2
Cutting TroLase Thins 0.5 mmRedCutting1001.5
Engraving TroLase Thins 0.5 mmBlackEngraving4025
ppi/HzPassesAir AssistZ-OffsetAdvanced
10001on-2 mmNone

Step 3: Assembly

Peel the adhesive film off the TroLase Thins cut-outs. Then place the laminate cut-outs into the cut-outs on the Wood veneer in whichever colour order you prefer.

Your Thankgiving engraving is ready for placement!