Laser engraved and cut wine charms

Try This: Laser Cut and Engrave Wine Charms

Ben Sieber is the senior graphic designer at Epilog Laser.

Made of either wood (Image 1) or acrylic (Image 2), these little charms are easy to make and are a great way to get the most out of your scrap materials. Laser cut and engrave fun and festive wine charms by following these easy steps.

Materials Needed

  • 1/8” alder
  • 1/8” cast acrylic
  • Wine charm rings

Step One: Design

Download a premade template or create your own design. If you’re using a custom design, create an eyelet for the wine charm ring. Arrange the graphics to the size of your material. (Image 3)

Step Two: Engraving and cutting

Adjust the print settings according to the material you are using. Using a 50-watt laser, engrave and cut the material using the following parameters. (Image 4)

Laser Parameters

Alder engraving: Speed: 55%; Power: 100%; DPI: 600

Alder cutting: Speed: 30%; Power: 100%; Frequency: 5000

Acrylic engraving: Speed: 55%; Power: 100%; DPI: 600

Acrylic cutting: Speed: 7%; Power: 100%; Frequency: 5000

Step Three: Assembly

Insert the ring through the eyelet and place around the wine glass stem. (Image 5)