Top 6 Laser Engraving Ideas to Sell in 2024

With the new year upon us, it’s time to kickstart your laser-engraving business! Whether you’re a seasoned veteran staking their claim, or a beginner starting a side gig, we hope 2024 will be your season of prosperity and avid laser engraving.

man using a laser engraving machine

Laser engraving and cutting can be a profitable business or side hustle for those who want to express their creativity while earning extra cash. Laser engraving is incredibly versatile, with nearly limitless possibilities for etchable designs and a variety of materials to work with. Take it from Keith Schlotthauer, a loyal OMTech customer, who runs Schlotdog Laser & Engraving in his spare time. 

Start 2024 off right with our top 6 laser engraving ideas to sell! Reignite your passion and explore our guide for cool laser engraving ideas for your next project! 

Customized Tech Accessories 

If you’re looking to sell items for profit, customized tech accessories like keychains and phone cases are a hot commodity for people who want to personalize their handheld devices. Laser-engraving machines like the MF1220-50 50W Laser Engraver Cutting Machine can cut and engrave materials like wood, leather, glass, cork, and acrylic (to name a few). 

personalized laser engraved phone case

CO₂ laser engravers like this one are perfect for customizing tech accessories because keychains and phone cases typically come in materials that are compatible with OMTech laser-engraving machines. Create acrylic keychains and engrave wooden, plastic, or leather phone cases with ease! 

Artistic Home Decor

People are always looking for ways to spruce up their homes. Whether it’s through abstract art or other means, there are many ways to decorate a home to your personal preference. Laser-engraved home decor could include etched mirrors, monogrammed trays, custom photo frames, and so much more! 

custom engraved wooden tray

For more inspiration on laser-etched home decor, subscribe to our newsletter to get access to free SVG designs for dozens of laser-crafted products. From national park signs to key holders, browse our free collection for ideas on laser-cut products

Customized Wedding and Event Decor 

There are thousands of details that go into planning events like weddings, birthdays, or any other grand celebration. Why not make that event even more special by incorporating custom-made pieces into the festivities? 

Use a CO₂ laser machine to create beautiful centerpiece designs, custom wooden cutlery, napkin holders, or special wedding favors. Imagine giving out personalized wooden coasters with the names of the happy couple, or perhaps custom-engraved shot glasses! 

custom laser engraved coaster

Personalized Jewelry 

Whether it be rings, earrings, necklaces, or bracelets, laser-engraving jewelry adds a personal touch to a fashionable accessory. Engraved pieces bearing names, dates, or even artwork carry significant meaning to the wearer and allow them to keep the people they love close at hand. 

laser engraved rings

Laser engravers like the AF2028-80 80W laser engraver can etch metals like aluminum, stainless steel, and titanium. Make your mark on custom jewelry that will mean something to your customers! 

Corporate Gifts and Awards 

Boost morale and highlight hardworking employees with personalized gifts and awards. Use a laser machine to engrave metal business cards, wooden plaques, or glass trophies to celebrate and acknowledge your staff. Bring elegance and personality to corporate branding with OMTech laser technology

corporate man celebrating with a custom engraved trophy

Specialty Pet Products 

Pamper your four-legged friend with a custom-made pet tag, elaborate feeder, or even a sleek hanger to store leashes. Not only will custom pet products seamlessly add to home decor, but they will also show your immense love for your best friend. Customers will love these personalized pet products for their furry friends! 

custom laser engraved dog tag

Start Your Laser Engraving Business with OMTech! 

People often say to do what you love, so why not express your creativity and passion through laser engraving custom items? With dedication, a solid business strategy, and the perfect laser-engraving machine, you can turn your laser-cut projects into a profitable venture. 

At OMTech, we’re here to support you by offering dependable, cutting-edge technology that will elevate your business to new heights. Whether it is offering laser engraving ideas through our free DIY craft kits, or prepping you with the right tools, OMTech is here to help! 

Building a sturdy foundation will help your business grow in the long run, so invest in products you know and trust. Start your business with OMTech products today and turn your entrepreneurial dreams into reality!