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27 Unique Laser Cut Project Ideas

Unleash your creativity with these unique DIY laser cut project ideas, with options for both diode and CO2 laser machines.

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Are you thinking about getting a laser cutter, but don't know what to make? There are so many possibilities!

I have in-depth reviews for the xTool M1 diode laser and the xTool P2 CO2 laser so you can compare the two types of machines. The projects listed below are separated into diode and CO2 laser categories so you can check out the different things you can make with each one.

If you've never used a recommended material in your laser before, I recommend running a test grid first. This will help dial in the settings and get a better end result!

various laser test grids

Whether you're looking to start a small business or simply want to add a personal touch to your gifts or home, these projects will spark your creativity! Let's get started!

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Diode Laser Project Ideas

Diode lasers like the xTool M1 can cut and engrave most materials, except for a few colors of acrylic. If you're on a budget and want to see if laser crafting is right for you, this machine might be just what you're looking for!

Here are some great laser engraver ideas to get you started!

CO2 Laser Project Ideas

A CO2 laser like the xTool P2 is a huge step up in speed, power, size (and price)! But there's so much more you can make with a machine like this, especially when you add attachments like the rotary or conveyor system.

One of the biggest advantages of a CO2 laser is the ability to cut clear, white and blue acrylic. As you can see from the projects below, it opens up a world of possibilities that you can't get with a diode laser.

Which of these laser cut project ideas is your favorite? I'd love to hear from you in the comments below!