Make a difference in your community with a laser cutting machine

3 Ways Your Laser Cutting Machine Will Make a Difference in Your Community

Building relationships and supporting the needs of your community. These are two cornerstones of any good business, but they’re absolutely essential to the funeral profession. Who else must more…

Make Your Products Priceless with a Laser Cutting Machine

As business owners we are always looking for ways to add incredible amounts of value to our products and services, right? What if there was a technique or method that could turn nearly every one of…

10 HUGE Objects You’d Never Dream of Laser Engraving

From Ordinary to Priceless with a Laser Cutter Laser cutters and engravers are used in a variety of applications including metal part marking, foam cutting and various other processes a business can…

10 Times Tanked Used Their AP Lazer Machine

If you’ve never seen Animal Planet’s hit show Tanked then you are missing out! Acrylic Tank Manufacturing is turning their customers dreams into reality when it comes to statement aquariums. By…

ISTE 2017: A Show in Review

ISTE 2017 just finished and what an awesome convention. The weather was lovely, the city is fun, and the people are fantastic! We talked to a lot of people from schools that either already have an…

TinkrLAB Talks to Us About Lasers in Education

What if there was a tool that taught kids dimensional thinking? That was simple enough that a 10-year-old could use it yet big enough that it could aid in projects that stand 6 feet tall? We…

Your Fablab: Laser Machine or 3D Printer?

New Learning Possibilities Walk into almost any school fab lab or makerspace and you are likely to find one or more 3D printers—for good reason. They offer educators a cost-effective way to…

Case Study : Lennox Public Schools

Looking to prepare students for STEAM careers, a Los Angeles school district is using a laser machine to create hands-on experiences and foster real-world problem-solving skills. From…

Laser Engraver for Slate : Laser Engraving Slate

Laser Engraver for Slate With common materials like wood, granite or leather saturating the laser-engraved market, you need to be able to stand out in the crowd with unique materials that offer…

The Best Laser Cutter for Acrylic

Laser Cutter for Acrylic Acrylic is a strong and versatile material that can be used for anything from signage to display cases. Acrylic awards can be laser engraved, and you can even create…

How a Brick Fundraising Project Can Pay for Your Ap Lazer

Laser Engraver for Brick Fundraiser If you are interested in an AP Lazer but don’t have the funds to make an investment, running a brick fundraiser could be your solution. Profits from a brick…

Why is AP Lazer Better Than a 3D Printer for STEAM?

Like a 3D Printer, But Better “The AP Lazer has the same basic science and engineering principals as a 3D printer. It features computer controlled three-axis motion, just like a 3D printer,” David…

Personalized Pet Products for People Who Like Pets More Than Humans

As the pet product market surpasses $60 billion it’s no secret that Americans enjoy spending money on their furry friends. Today’s buyers are seeking personalized products and when it comes to things…

6 Ways a Laser Machine can Help you Specialize in Remembrance

When it comes to planning a funeral or life celebration, not all families are price conscious.  If a product provides a sentimental experience and supports the grieving process,  many families…

4 New Year’s Resolutions That Will Lead to Success in 2017!

1.  Buy An AP Lazer Machine If ever you were going to stick to a New Year’s Resolution, this would be the one. This resolution will be more successful than last year’s…

15 Laser Engraved Holiday Gifts Your Customers Will Love

If you have a laser cutting machine, when the holiday season rolls around you’re as busy as an elf in Santa’s workshop making all sorts of personalized gifts for all the good boys and girls,…

NFDA 2016 Recap

Here we are, a little over a month after the NFDA 2016 show and we just can’t get over it. Not only was it incredibly fun, but we had such a good reaction to the granite we brought as well as,…

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Buy a Laser Cutter in 2016, Here’s Why.

Post Election Laser Cutter Savings No matter where you stand on the outcome of the 2016 presidential election, one thing is for certain. You deserve a discount (and a laser cutter!) for…

Why a Laser Engraved Gift is the Best Kind of Gift

We all have a special someone in our lives that is hard to buy for. No matter how long you search, the perfect gift can’t found. What do you get someone that already has everything? A laser engraved…

How a Laser Cutter can Diversify Your Woodworking Business

Diversify with a Laser Cutter Diversification is a hot topic among woodworkers. As with any industry, there will be changing trends and evolving technology to meet the demands of your customers.…

Customer Success Story: Mike Mims, Cherokee Caskets

We got a chance to share another feature on Performance TV with one of our outstanding customers, Mike Mims. Mike’s business, Cherokee Caskets, purchased the SN4836 laser machine 2 years ago, and…

Customer Success Story: Okeechobee Funeral Home

We join Matt Buxton of Okeechobee Funeral Home on Performance TV, where he shares the success he’s had using our AP Lazer and how it’s empowered his business to diversify business and offer new…

5 Halloween Inspired Laser Cut Projects

With Halloween creeping up on us, what better way to acknowledge the spookiness that ensues other than with laser cut and engraved goodies. Here at AP Lazer, we’ve done our fair share of ghoulish…

How to Add (even more!) Profit to Popular Wood Products

A laser machine is a tool every woodworker needs. This single tool can both laser cut wood and laser engrave wood with speed and accuracy you can’t achieve with any other woodworking tools.If you’re…

Put the “S” in STEAM with a Laser Engraving Machine

Getting students excited about Science has proven to be a battle for primary, secondary and even post-secondary education teachers and administrators. Because of this, STEAM education is rising in…

Laser Engravers for Fab Labs and Makerspaces

Laser Engravers for Fab Labs or Makerspaces A high-precision laser machine produces both functional and beautiful items, making it one of the most used tools in a fab lab. It’s ability to cut and…

What You Need to Know About Laser Engraving Bricks

If you want to provide laser engraved bricks or pavers for fundraising campaigns, the first and most important thing you will need is a tool to engrave them. The cleanest and easiest method for doing…

4 Ways Your Funeral Home Can Rock a Laser Engraver (+ a Bonus!)

As the funeral industry changes and evolves, personalization has become one of the trends that shouldn’t be ignored. Families want unique ways to honor their loved ones, resulting in a funeral that…

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2016 Fall Conventions

It’s Convention Season! Fall is practically here, which means convention season is in full swing; we’ve got a busy end of 2016 planned! From Las Vegas to Kentucky, were excited to be…

What is STEAM?

Amongst parents’ Common Core Facebook rants are ever-climbing college tuition rates and presidential candidate platforms on student loan reform. When it comes to education today, there’s only one…

7 Awesome 3D Laser Products made with a Laser Engraving Machine

Instant 3D Laser Gratification Imagine creating products with materials designed to last a long time, getting them faster than ordering on Amazon Prime, and costing much less than what you can but…

Some Simple (but Effective) Business Math

When you own a business most decisions come down to one question: Does the math make sense? If you make a purchase will it pay itself off? Or better yet, will you make an immediate profit? For…

How to Laser Engrave a Stainless Steel Tumbler Mug

Laser Engraving Stainless Steel Tumbler Mugs Stainless steel mugs and tumblers are increasing in popularity, and there’s a reason. These bad boys, manufactured by companies such as YETI, RTIC and…

6 Laser Engraving Websites to Check Out

When you’re as into laser engraving and cutting as we are, you’re always looking for incredibly unique items that can be laser engraved/cut. Because a laser engraving machine can alter just about any…

Laser Engraving Wood with AP Lazer

Laser Engraving Wood In spite of all the design, craftsmanship, and effort that is involved, woodworking is a tough business that generally has low margins. Consider laser engraving wood. You can…

Laser Machines for Education

Laser Machines for Education What if there was a single tool that kids were excited about that helped teach science, technology, engineering, the arts, and mathematics? Well, there is. That tool…

10 Mind-blowing Artists and Makers Using Lasers On Wood

From paper and textiles, to stone and metal, AP Lazer machines can be used on nearly any material, but one of our favorites to work with is wood. It’s a renewable, biodegradable, timeless, and…

Purchase and Leasing Economics for Funeral Homes

From 2005 to 2015, the cremation rate increased from 32.3% to 48.5% (16.2%). 2104 funeral homes shut their doors during the same period. Do the math. That means that for every 1% rise in cremation,…

Become a Memory Care Provider with AP Lazer

What does it mean to be a Memory Care Provider? Become a Memory Care Provider means taking part in all of the memories and precious moments for those in your community, opposed to just providing…

Introducing LAZEROCK by AP Lazer

Large screen, ultra-HD TVs displaying a lifetime of high-resolution photos with memorable music as the last beautiful memory of a loved one has become every funeral’s core element. Every family has…

Displaying Your Memorialization Products

What is a memorial? To truly excel in the area of memorialization display, it is essential to understand fully the purpose memorials serve. An effective memorial is a legacy. It is a physical object…

AP Lazer: The Ultimate STEAM Machine

What do laser machines have to do with STEAM? An essential part of how innovation arises from STEAM-based projects is the process of “making”. Making is simply hands-on creation – building a scale…

10 Upcycling Ideas for Earth Day

Celebrate Earth Day this year by using your AP Lazer to upcycle old materials you have lying around the house. Not quite sure what upcycling is? Just check out these 10 cool ideas that we…

The Importance of Pet Memorialization

People cherish their pets and consider them members of their family. Instead of kennels, pet owners opt for doggy day cares which provide the best socialization, play time, and even scheduled naps…

Laser Art in 3 Easy Steps

This past week we’ve had loads of fun creating all manner of items for the National Art Education Association National Convention. Because, if you’re going to be showing a laser machine…

Customer Spotlight: MD Custom Engraving

In 2010, MD Custom Engraving LLC purchased their first laser engraving machine, a jewelry engraving machine. Maya Dickemore took on most of the work because of her flexible schedule. But due to the…

Laser Engraved Personalized Urns

Why Offer Laser Engraved Personalized Urns? With a large portion of your customers choosing cremation combined with the rising trend personalized goods and services your customers are now expecting,…

A Complete Guide to Laser Engraved Wedding Goods

A wedding is something most little girls dream about and the world knows it. That’s why the wedding industry makes over $72 billion per year. This includes everything from venues to rented forks.…

Fabric Laser Engraver and Cutter

Fabric Laser Engraver and Cutter Are you a print shop, embroidery shop or screen printing shop looking to stand out from your competition? In a competitive market, being open to change and…

Offering a Laser Engraved Casket

Why Offer a Laser Engraved Casket? Life is not the process of accumulating wealth, but a journey of collecting memories. Life ends when death occurs, however, life’s beautifully written story can be…