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  • OMTECH Laser Initial Setup or Tune up

    Initial Setup - We can get your new machine up and running, and show you some lightburn software fundamentals (if desired). Tune Up - Our machines need occasional upkeep, and sometimes a little extra TLC to get it back to optimal running conditions for work.

  • Lightburn Training and Troubleshooting

    Chris has thousands of hours of Lightburn use and experience. Coupled with over 8 years of CNC operational experience (to include CO2/Diode lasers as well), he can help walk you through taking a design from concept to reality. He is a successful business owner with a focus primarily on 3D wood machining, laser engraving, and custom designs.

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    Schedule an appointment and bring your own item to be engraved, or choose from thousands of engravable items available from our website at

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  • Exploring the Depths of CNC Woodworking: The Differences Between 3D , 2D, and V Carving

    When it comes to CNC carving, there are several different methods that can be used to achieve the desired outcome. Two of the most common techniques are 3D carving and 2D carving. Additionally, within 2D carving, there is a specific type of carving known as V carving. Although not all encompassing, in this article we will discuss the differences between these carving techniques and how they can be used in woodworking projects. 3D Carving: CNC (Computer Numerical Control) 3D carving is a technique that involves the use of a computer program to control a machine that carves a three-dimensional object out of a material, such as wood. The machine is guided by the program and uses a round end cutting tool (called a "Ball Endmill" or "Ball Nose") to carve out the design. This technique allows for highly precise, organic, and complex designs to be created. 2D Carving: 2D carving is a technique that involves cutting a design out of a flat surface using a flat bottom cutting tool (called an "Endmill"). This technique is commonly used for signs, plaques, and some decorative pieces. V Carving: V carving is a specific type of 2D carving that involves carving a “V” shaped groove into a material (using a tool cutting called, unimaginably, a "V Bit"). This technique creates a raised, dimensional effect in the design and is commonly used for lettering and decorative elements. To illustrate the differences between these techniques, let's take a look at a few example projects: A wooden sign with a personalized message, an award plaque, and a military insignia carving. For a project like this, 3D carving would be the ideal technique to use if you wanted to create an organic looking, three-dimensional design. The machine would be programmed to carve out the design elements from a block of wood, creating a piece with sculptural quality. If you wanted to create a flat sign with a simple design, 2D carving would be the most appropriate technique to use. The design would be carved out of a flat piece of wood using a cutting tool, resulting in a two-dimensional sign with a flat surface below the relief cut areas. Finally, if you wanted to create a sign with a design that had some additional dimensionality to it, V carving would be the technique to use. The letters and design elements would be carved out of a flat piece of wood using a V-shaped cutting tool, resulting in a sign with raised letters and a more interesting texture. Understanding the differences between 3D carving, 2D carving, and V carving can help you choose the right technique for your woodworking projects. Whether you want to create a highly detailed three-dimensional design or a simple, flat sign, there is a carving technique that can help you achieve the desired result. If you have any further questions or want to learn more about these techniques, please don't hesitate to contact us at T2WOODWORKS.COM, as we offer personalized, online training for all experience levels at With over 20 years of experience with traditional woodworking and 8 years working in CNC and digital design, we can help you reach the next level of your CNC usage goals or design a custom project for that special someone in your life.

  • Cutting-Edge Creations: Exploring T2WOODWORKS' Laser Engraving and Cutting Capabilities

    Laser engraving has become an increasingly popular method for adding a personal touch to various products, including wood. T2WOODWORKS is a company that specializes in laser engraving on wood (as well as some plastics and metals) and offers a range of capabilities and options to their customers. In this blog post, we will explore some of the laser engraving capabilities that T2WOODWORKS has to offer. Precision and Detail One of the biggest advantages of laser engraving is the precision and detail that it allows for. T2WOODWORKS utilizes high-quality laser machines to engrave intricate designs and patterns onto wood. This precision allows for clear and crisp designs, even on small and intricate pieces. Customization Another benefit of laser engraving is the ability to customize products with unique designs and personalization. T2WOODWORKS offers a range of customization options, including the ability to add names, dates, logos, and other custom designs. This allows for truly personalized gifts and products that stand out. Wide Range of Material Options T2WOODWORKS offers a wide range of material options for laser engraving, including most wood type/species, metal, glass, and many plastics. Each type of material has its own unique characteristics, which can be highlighted through laser engraving. Versatility in Design Laser engraving allows for a wide range of design options, from simple text to intricate designs and patterns. T2WOODWORKS can engrave any design that can be created in a digital format, including high resolution photo images and vector graphics. This versatility in design allows for endless possibilities when it comes to customizing products. Durability Finally, laser engraving is a durable and long-lasting method for adding designs and personalization to wood products. Unlike other methods like screen printing or vinyl application, laser engraving does not fade or wear off over time. This means that the design will remain visible and vibrant for years to come. T2WOODWORKS offers a range of laser engraving capabilities that make it a top choice for customers looking to personalize and customize their orders or products. With precision and detail, a wide range of material options, versatility in design, and durability, laser engraving is a method that is both practical and aesthetically pleasing. Whether you are looking for a personalized gift or a unique way to add your branding to your products, T2WOODWORKS has the capabilities to bring your vision to life. Contact us today and let us help you turn your ideas into reality. Website: T2WOODWORKS.COM Vectric Training: Laser Engraving: Military Memorabilia: Keepsake Boxes:

  • Shipping Matters: The Value of Losing Money

    As a business owner, it can be tempting to cut corners wherever possible to save time and money. However, one area that should never be overlooked is the packaging and shipping of your products. In today's age of Amazon and online shopping, packaging may seem like an afterthought to many consumers, but it can actually make a huge impact on their overall experience with your brand. At T2 Woodworks, we take great pride in the quality of our products and the care we put into each order, from start to finish. We know that the extra time and effort it takes to create custom packaging and protect our products during shipping may cost us money, but we also know that it's worth it in the long run. When a customer receives their order from us, we want them to feel like they've received something special, not just another package in the mail. That's why we take the time to create custom shipping boxes with laser-etched "thank you" messages and protective cutouts for our more fragile items. We also include a business card and sometimes throw in a random trinket of appreciation. Even though our website and business information is easily accessible online through a quick Google search, adding those extra touches to leave an indelible mark with our customers is vastly important. We believe that every interaction with our customers is an opportunity to leave a positive impression and build a lasting relationship. By going the extra mile with our packaging and shipping, we show our customers that we care about their experience with our brand and appreciate their business. In today's fast-paced, digital world, it's easy to forget the importance of personal touches and attention to detail. But at T2 Woodworks, we know that these small gestures can lead to lifelong relationships with our customers. Contact us today and let us help you turn your ideas into reality. Website: T2WOODWORKS.COM Vectric Training: Laser Engraving: Military Memorabilia: Keepsake Boxes:

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