This is a series of posts on laser burning/engraving with Silhouette blade cutter:

  1. Demo: Laser Burn Map on Plywood with Silhouette Cutter – you are reading this right now
  2. How To Replace Silhouette Blade with Laser
  3. How to Burn on Plywood
  4. How to Prepare Images/Vectors for Laser Burning

WARNING: Be extremely cautious when playing with lasers, you may easily damage your sight.


In the video below an elevation contour map of part of Bratislava city is burnt with 500mW laser on 1mm plywood.

Here is the outcome:

Laser Burn Map on Plywood with Silhouette Cutter

Laser Burn Map on Plywood with Silhouette Cutter

Laser Burn Map on Plywood with Silhouette Cutter

Here is the original svg vector image used for cutting and here is a preview in jpg:

Laser Burn Map on Plywood with Silhouette Cutter