17 Inspiring Ideas for Laser Cut Metal Projects

Signage, parts, even jewelry come to mind when you think of what you can create with laser cut metal. But what about a dash board? A Clock? Or even a boat anchor?!

There’s a reason everyone from car fabrication enthusiasts to ad agencies are turning to custom laser cut metal shops to cut their custom parts. The versatility in design and materials, paired with lower costs and speedy turnaround times make it a superior solution on all fronts.

If you have an idea in mind but aren’t sure what’s possible, check out these 17 real-world projects. Custom, laser cut metal may just be the inexpensive approach you’re looking for to solve your metal part needs.

Guitar Pics

What’s more rock ‘n’ roll than etching your logo or band name on metal guitar pics. These pics were cut from .004” Beryllium - a copper alloy with a shiny, silvery look. 

Guitar Pics

Prototype Hatchet

This hatchet is made from a combination of .125” thick 1095 high carbon steel and .250" thick stainless steel. The blade is replaceable, and the manufacturer will add a wooden grip to complete this hatchet’s look.

Prototype Hatchet

Speaker Grills

Sleek and protective, these honeycomb speaker grills can add a unique look to your home or sound studio.

Honeycomb Speaker Grill

A Boat Anchor!

Laser cutting isn’t just for intricate projects like signage or jewelry. The affordability also attracts larger projects that can stay a little rough around the edges. This boat anchor was cut from ½” mild steel. We’re not sure if it will be sent to the bottom of the sea, but it came out nice enough to be hung on a wall as art.

A Boat Anchor!

Keyboard Cover

A metal cut keyboard says your keyboard is more than a collection point of finger dirt and crumbs. It’s special. Here are a few keyboard examples in copper and stainless steel.

Keyboard Covers

Brass Medallions

Brass is a great alternative to gold that can easily be cut with a laser, which makes is a go-to for jewelry makers. These unique medallions are little works of art cut from .063” brass and tumble polished to perfection.

Brass Medallions

Aircraft Dash

Use custom cut metal for your planes, trains and automobiles. Check out this dash for an experimental aircraft. It doesn’t get much cooler than that.

Aircraft Dash

Copper Bookmarks

Whodathunk bookworms would call on a laser cutting company to make anything? These bookmarks make durable, stand-the-test-of-time gifts.

Copper Bookmark

Gas Tank Pointer

This gas pump part from the 1930’s indicates how much gas will be pumped in your tank. The part no longer exists, so laser cut metal came to the rescue! This fuel pump restoration is now back on track.

Gas Tank Pointer

Custom Clocks

A unique wall clock bridges the gap of functionality and art. Check out the layered honeycomb pattern that makes these wall clocks a statement piece in a room or office.

Wall Clock

Custom Gate

Although it could be hung on a wall as art, this beauty will be boosting the curb appeal of someone’s home as a frontyard gate. It was cut from ⅛” thick aluminum so it will stay nice and shiny for years to come.

Custom Gate

Trophies

This 90’s era tribute car show is at it again. Their custom trophies are cut from stainless steel and brass with etched text. This trophy for Raddest Kicks was well deserved.

Custom Trophy

Custom Plaque

Make anything sentimental with a customized laser-cut metal plaque. This bench swing was built from scratch. Adding the custom plaque made it a really special gift.

Custom Plaque

World Map

Whether it be for reference or simply for wall decor, this world map cut from Cor-Ten weathering steel looks great indoors or out.

Steel World Map

 

Headlight Bracket

The beauty of custom laser cut metal is that you can sneak in elements of design wherever you want. This headlight bracket is a perfect example of what the creator refers to as “the minimum flair requirements.”

Headlight Bracket

Cake Topper

This will be the finishing touch to what can only be a show-stopping cake. Although we haven’t seen the actual cake, this cake topper is a centerpiece in itself. Just look at that detail!

Cake Topper

“Paper” Airplane

Sometimes metal projects are just for fun. This airplane is far from being folded from paper. Instead, metal pieces are cut into a tab ‘n’ slot design.

Tab 'n' Slot Airplane

If you can’t get enough of these creative metal projects, we have loads more. But if you’re ready to submit a design of your own, head to our website at sendcutsend.com or send us an email at support@sendcutsend.com.