The Best Craft Laser Cutter For The Money

Once you’ve tried a craft laser cutter, you never go back. Best craft laser cutter can make any work easier, especially when dealing with a lot of cutting. Best craft laser cutter can be used by anyone including crafters, teachers, construction workers, or just about anyone who cuts. You will want to consider the size and shape of your best cutter when making a purchase.

Choosing the right craft laser cutter can make all the difference. Whether you’re looking for a precise and effective carving tool or need to cut any materials, have a look through our range of cutters to find exactly what you’re looking for.

Here we review the best craft laser cutter, so you can choose the right cutter for any kind of your work.

List of 10 Best craft laser cutter

These are available in different sizes, shapes, and cutting capacities, which makes it a bit hard to figure out the best option. We suggest you consider the bottom key factors before investing in the craft laser cutter to grab the best one.

1. SCULPFUN S9 Laser Engraver, 90W Effect High Precision CNC Laser Cutter and Engraver Machine, Deep Cutting for 15mm Wood, 0.06mm Ultra-Fine Fixed-Focus Compressed Spot, Expandable Engraving Area

Features :

  • 【90W Effect Laser】SCULPFUN S9 laser engraver uses the latest 5.5W laser beam shaping technology diode laser, it has an ultra-fine 0.06*0.06mm sharp laser focus, with super cutting penetration and precision, he can cut up to 15mm thick wood, 10mm thick dark acrylic, engraved ceramics and stainless steel.
  • 【Solid & Easy-assembly Structure Design】The Laser engraving machine full-metal structure design makes the machine extremely solid, and it improves the accuracy of engraving. The whole structure is designed for easy-assembly, and the assembly can be completed in 10-20 minutes. The structural frame is very durable and remains open to upgrade. During use, you can keep the frame and replace with other new lasers. Or replace longer metal beams to expand the engraving area.
  • 【Safety Protection Design】The laser cutter and engraving machine is equipped with a very convenient power switch, which is not available in others. The laser filter cover filters 98% of the uv light to the eyes, you can watch laser engraving without wearing goggles and prevent animals from catching the laser spot. Comes with a steel pad can protect the table from laser damage, isolate fire hazards.
  • 【Wide Compatibility】SCULPFUN S9 laser cutting machine compatible with various mature engraving software, such as LaserGRBL, LightBurn, Benbox, GrblController, LiteFire, supports PWM mode engraving, supports Windows system, Apple system (LightBurn), and engraving file format Support JPG, PNG, DXF, SVG, G-code, NC, BMP, etc. (You can view the software operation tutorial in the video)
  • 【Fast Focusing & Quality Assurance】The S9 laser engraving combines a fixed focus lens and a sliding design. You only need to slide the laser and tighten the screws to complete the focusing. This makes it very easy to use the laser. If you have any problem with our product, please freely contact us. We provide 12 months of product warranty and 24×7 friendly customer service.

Additional Info :

Color S9

2. OMTech CO2 Laser Engraver, 8″x12″ Desktop K40 Laser Engraving Machine, 40W Laser Etching Machine with Red Dot Pointer Software Bundle Digital Controls Water Pump & Wheels for Wood Acrylic Leather More

Features :

  • DESKTOP DIY LASERING: Start your laser engraving journey today with this 40W desktop unit and start bringing your ideas to life with extreme speed and precision, cutting up to 1/8″ (3 mm) through wood, acrylic, fabric, leather, and other materials at speeds up to 13.8 inches per second
  • 8″x12″ WORK AREA: The spacious engraving bed provides over 0.6 sq. ft. of room to fit all your projects, whether personalized gifts for friends and family or custom orders for new clients; the vented panel can also be removed to give you more room when working on thicker materials
  • SAFE & EASY OPERATION: At moderate power settings, this laser engraver’s CO2 tube runs as long as 2000 hours; venting and cooling come included, the water pump keeping everything humming along from any 2 gallon bucket; the viewing window has tinted eye protection and an automatic cut off to stop the laser if the cover is accidentally opened during use; and the emergency stop is standing by should anything go sideways
  • VERSATILE & PORTABLE: Compact but powerful, this 57 pound 31.9″x19.7″x9.8″ engraving machine fits wherever needed, be it study or workshop, garden shed or company office; Windows editions of Shenzhouyike, LaserDRW, and WinsealXP direct the 40W laser tube, 3 mirrors, 2 axes motors, 12mm focus lens, and red dot pointer to allow intricate labelling and design work in almost any common image format from .jpg to .gif, .svg to .pdf; and detachable wheels keep everything simple to move and adjust
  • SUPERIOR SUPPORT & SERVICE: From garage artists to backyard businesses to professional workshops, the OMTech community continues to grow thanks to our passionate dedication to making quality engraving available to all; order your own engraver today and enjoy fast US-based shipping, a strong 2 year general warranty (6 months for tube & power supply), and ever helpful customer service and tech support

Additional Info :

Item Dimensions
Height 9.8
Width 19.7
Length 31.9

3. Glowforge Plus 3D Laser Printer – The Fast, Easy, and Powerful Tool for Wood, Leather, Craft, Paper, Fabric, and DIY. The Ultimate Hobby Laser Cutting & Engraving Machine

Features :

  • YOUR IDEA, IN YOUR HANDS, IN MINUTES – Push the button and the powerful 40 watt laser creates meaningful gifts for your friends, unique products to sell, or something personalized just for you.
  • SIMPLY AUTOMATIC– Autofocus. Material detection. Automatic print settings. Just pick your drawing, PDF, or photo, add one of dozens of household materials, and click print.
  • FREE SOFTWARE & 30 MINUTE SETUP– There’s nothing to install – the free app works with your PC, Mac, phone, or tablet.
  • LASER PRECISION with DOZENS OF MATERIALS – Precise to the width of a human hair. Carve up to 1/2″ deep, 11″ tall, and 19.5″ wide, at over 1,300 lines per inch. Engrave or print beautiful and useful products from wood, leather, paper, fabric, acrylic, glass, metal, cardboard… even chocolate!
  • SAFE FOR HOME AND SCHOOL – The only CDRH Class 1 laser cutter and engraver. Independently safety tested to UL, CE, FDA, and FCC standards for peace of mind.

Additional Info :

Color White

4. FoxAlien Reizer Mega 20W Desktop Laser Engraver, Compressed Spot 32-bit Laser Engraving Cutter Machine for Wood MDF Ceramic, Acrylic, Metal (31.5×15.75 inches Large Work Area)

Features :

  • 【0.08*0.12mm Laser Dot, 5W Optical Output】FoxAlien Reizer Mega laser engraver equips with a 20W laser module (5W optical output). With the advanced laser technology, the laser dot is only 0.08*0.12mm, which makes the laser more powerful and precise. It has great performance both in engraving and cutting. It can cleanly cut a 6mm thick plywood in a single pass.
  • 【Dual Y-motors; Stable, Fast & Smooth】Reizer Mega laser machine uses dual Y-axis motors. Two NEMA17 stepper motors ensure the machine run more stably and precisely than those with single Y-motor. The motors are driven by a 32-bit control board. It is more stable, faster and quieter. Engraving speed can reach 20000mm/min. It can greatly improve the carving efficiency.
  • 【Easy Assembly & Safety Protection】The machine is pre-assembly into several big parts. No complicated assembly of piece by piece. High quality aluminum profiles make the laser cutter reliable and stable. Assembly can be completed within 10-20 mins. Protective shield on the laser module can filter 97% UV light and protect your eyes.
  • 【Various Peripheral Products for Upgrade】31.5×15.75 inches (800x400mm) super large engraving area meets daily DIY needs. Reizer Mega is available for upgrade to fulfill more engraving needs such as cylindrical objects engraving. Various peripheral products are available for Reizer laser cutter, such as FoxAlien air assist pump, R42 rotary roller, offline controller, extension legs and 40W laser modules etc (sold seperately).
  • 【Wide Software Compatibility & Applications】It is compatible with GRBL software, including Lightburn and Lasergrbl and supports file format: SVG/DXF/JPG/JPEG/PNG/BMP/TIF/CR2, etc. It supports Windows 7/8/10/11 and Mac OS. Great tool for wood, acrylic, leather, ceramic engraving.

Additional Info :

Color Reizer Mega

5. FoxAlien Reizer 20W Desktop Laser Engraver, Compressed Spot 32-bit Laser Engraving Cutter Machine for Wood MDF Ceramic, Acrylic, Metal (15.75×15.75 inches Large Work Area)

Features :

  • 【0.08*0.12mm Laser Dot, 5W Optical Output】FoxAlien Reizer laser engraver equips with a 20W laser module (5W optical output). With the advanced laser technology, the laser dot is only 0.08*0.12mm, which makes the laser more powerful and precise. It has great performance both in engraving and cutting. It can cleanly cut a 6mm thick plywood in a single pass.
  • 【Dual Y-motors; Stable, Fast & Smooth】Reizer laser machine uses dual Y-axis motors. Two NEMA17 stepper motors ensure the machine run more stably and precisely than those with single Y-motor. The motors are driven by a 32-bit control board. It is more stable, faster and quieter. Engraving speed can reach 20000mm/min. It can greatly improve the carving efficiency.
  • 【Easy Assembly & Safety Protection】The machine is pre-assembly into several big parts. No complicated assembly of piece by piece. High quality aluminum profiles make the laser cutter reliable and stable. Assembly can be completed within 10-20 mins. Protective shield on the laser module can filter 97% UV light and protect your eyes.
  • 【Various Peripheral Products for Upgrade】15.75×15.75 inches (400x400mm) large engraving area meets daily DIY needs. Reizer is available for upgrade to fulfill more engraving needs such as cylindrical objects engraving. Various peripheral products are available for Reizer laser cutter, such as FoxAlien air assist pump, R42 rotary roller, offline controller, extension legs and 40W laser modules etc (sold seperately).
  • 【Wide Software Compatibility & Applications】FoxAlien Reizer is compatible with GRBL software, including Lightburn and Lasergrbl and supports file format: SVG/DXF/JPG/JPEG/PNG/BMP/TIF/CR2, etc. It supports Windows 7/8/10/11 and Mac OS. Great tool for wood, acrylic, leather, ceramic engraving.

Additional Info :

Color Reizer

6. Aufero Portable Laser Engraver, Mini Laser Cutter and Engraver Machine for Wood and Metal, 32-bit Motherboard LaserGRBL(LightBurn), Eye Protection Fixed-Focus, 7.1” x 7.1” DIY Engraving Area(LU2-2)

Features :

  • Pre-assembled Package: The Aufero 1 portable laser engraver comes pretty much assembled; simply insert the laser head into its holding bracket and connect the two wires and it is going to work right out of the box; perfect entry-level laser engraver for the beginners and hobbyists
  • Advanced Firmware: Adopting advanced motherboard (32-bit MCU) for fast and precise engraving; processes 32 instructions and supports up to 921600 baud rate; LU2-2 fixed focus laser module has a luminous power of 1,000-1,600mw and 0.07×0.06mm focal spot, perfect for engraving high precision patterns
  • Broad Compatibility: The Aufero 1 laser engraver works with mature engraving software-LaserGRBL(free), LightBurn(paid); supports Win XP / Win 7 / Win 8 / Win 10, Mac and Linux systems; supports BMP, JPG, PNG, JPEG, SVG file types; works on food, MDF, paperboard, plywood, black acrylic, leather, powder-coated metal, stone, etc
  • 4 Safety Protection: Built with 4 protections: active position protection, exposure duration detection and limitation, laser beam safety guard and current safety control system; full safety protection allows you to hook on your project without any worry
  • Dual Eye Protection: The Aufero 1 laser engraving machine features a protective cover that effectively filters 97% UV light and protects your eyes from dazzling beam; comes with a pair of goggles for more protection; kind reminder: do not stare into the beam

Additional Info :

Color White
Item Dimensions
Height 6.69
Width 14.96
Length 18.89

7. Compact Laser Engraver Machine, LaserPecker Mini Desktop Laser Engraving Portable Laser Etcher Laser Cutter Printer with Safety Glasses for DIY Logo Design, Art Craft Science Gold

Features :

  • 【Portable and Strong Light Design】The compact laser etcher L1 can be take anywhere and powered by power bank; NO base design, NO limit on Engraving Height, Supported File Formats: JPG / BMP /PNG /G-code , Photo/Vector both supported
  • 【Easy APP to Use and Accurate Precision】 Wirelessly bluethooth controlled by a smartphone; Greater power, faster speed, 0.01mm accurate precision engraving; Engraving range: 10*10CM: Four engraving modes, import images,text,drawing or painting directly; Recommended Focal length: 190mm-200mm( the distance from laser mirror plane to the surface of engraved item)
  • 【Durable and Safe】 Laser etching machine with high quality laser head make durablity, better stability and long working time; Working warning alert, motion-trigged stop, overheat shutdown, password lock will keep you safe from accidents: Safe Certification: CE, FCC, FDA, RoHS,CDRH,IEC 60825-1 (Laser Class1),IEC 60825-1 (Laser Class 4)
  • 【Materials can be engraved】 Wood, Paper ( Not for white paper), Leather, Fruit, Felt etc 【Not 】for Metal , Glass ,plastic
  • 【Guarantee and Suitability 】30 days free replacement parts ,1-year warranty, and full life customer service; Good for beginners, professionals, hobbyists, carpenters, bakers, leatherworkers, designers, handcrafters, craftsman, craftspeople, craft enthusiasts, modeling enthusiasts, DIY handyman , maker, artist and small businesses

Additional Info :

Color Gold
Item Dimensions
Weight 1.10231131

8. Longer Ray5 5w Laser Engraver Machine Laser Cutter Engraving CNC Machine, Glass Wood Acrylic Jewelry Metal Laser Engraver with 0.06*0.06 Compressed Spot, 32-bit Motherboard, Diy Engrave Area 400x400mm

Features :

  • 1.【32-Bit Chipset & WIFI Connection】RAY5 is built with an ESP32 chipset, which is running at 240MHz. Faster and more powerful than comparably equipped machines with 8-bit chipset. Support WIFI connections through the web page or App to control engraving or cutting, more convenient.
  • 2.【Touch Screen & Offline Carving】3.5″ smart color screen, making easier for you to meet various DIY needs. Built-in controller and no computer required to connect the laser engraver. Just save your file to your TF card, the Ray5 will engrave or cut as the program you set and use Ray5 anytime and anywhere.
  • 3.【Ultra-fine Laser Point & Powerful Laser Module】This laser engraver comes with the latest FAC laser technology for compressed laser point, the size of the point is 0.06*0.06mm, this allows the engraving or cutting to be much stronger. The engraving speed can be as high as 10000mm/min.
  • 4.【Safety Protections】1: Power Button; 2:Active Position Protection; 3:Thermal Protection Functions; 4:Current Safety Control System; full safety, you can use it with confidence.
  • 5. 【Professional Technical Support & After Sales Service】Our experienced engineers are available to offer you technical support. Detailed manual are provided for you, great for any skill level.

Additional Info :

9. My Laser File Log Book & Project Tracker: Cutter & Engraver Project Logbook – Record Materials, Settings and Run Times – 100+ Projects – Engraved Floral Wood Design

Additional Info :

Item Dimensions
Height 9
Width 0.25
Length 6

10. 125 PCS Vintage Skeleton Key Set Charms, JIALEEY Mixed Antique Style Bronze Brass Key Set Charms for Pendant DIY Jewelry Making Wedding Party Favors

Features :

  • Material: Alloy, lead and nickel free, 100% brand new and high quality. Color: antique bronze. Size: 0.55″ – 2.25″ (14 – 58 mm).
  • Quantity: 125 pcs key pendants, Mixed heart shaped, crown shape, hollow carved shapes and so on different style antique key charms, appropriate for your different needs for DIY crafts.
  • Alloy charms pendants adopt electroplating process, beautiful and safe. Great for vintage rustic wedding decoration, wedding gifts, scrapbook decoration, craft DIY projects, DIY necklace pendant accessories, bookmarks, gift tags.
  • These DIY handmade accessories can be used as decorative zippers, also be used as other hand-crafted creative DIY accessories. A good gift for yourself or friends, or birthday gift, anniversary present.
  • A good gift for birthday party favors, mini treasure toy gifts, medieval middle ages theme party, Halloween and Christmas party. Great DIY gift for your friends,lovers or yourself to creat unique eye-catching DIY lucky charms during holiday season.

Additional Info :

Color 125PCS

However, selecting the right device from among the many available ones in the market is not an easy task. But with us by your side, you have nothing to worry about!

List of craft laser cutter: Comparison Table

# Product Name Popularity Score Quality Score Sentiment Score Sales Volume
1 xTool D1 5W Laser Engraver for Wood and Metal Higher Accuracy Diode DIY Laser Cutter and Engraver...
9.1
9.7
9.1
2 Aufero Portable Laser Engraver, Mini Laser Cutter and Engraver Machine for Wood and Metal, 32-bit...
9.7
9.5
9.3
3 FoxAlien Reizer 20W Desktop Laser Engraver, Compressed Spot 32-bit Laser Engraving Cutter Machine...
9.8
9.1
9.2
4 Glowforge Plus 3D Laser Printer – The Fast, Easy, and Powerful Tool for Wood, Leather, Craft,...
9.1
9.4
9
5 OMTech 50W CO2 Laser Engraver and Rotary Axis, 50W Laser Cutter and Engraver Machine, 12x20 Inch...
9.8
8.9
9.2
6 LaserPecker 1 Portable Laser Engraver, Laser Etcher Mini DIY Laser Engraving Machine 1.6W High...
9.8
9.8
9.8
7 Comgrow Z1 Laser Engraving Machine 5W Output Power, Laser Cutter and Engraver Machine 24V Compressed...
9.8
9.6
9.6
8 Cloudray CO2 Laser Lens 20mm Laser Mirror CO2 Laser Focal Lens CO2 Focus Lens,CVD ZnSe for CO2 Laser...
9.2
9
8.8
9 Laser Engraver, Woueniut 60W CO2 Laser Cutter Engraving Machine with Digital Control 16x24 Inch Work...
9.2
9
9.8
10 Laser Engraver, befon Upgraded Laser Engraving Cutting Machine, Compressed Spot, 5W-6W Output Power,...
9.5
9
9.4

 

How to Choose the Best craft laser cutter?

To help you pick the best craft laser cutter for your tasks, examine these very important aspects.

  • Comfortable Grips- The grip design is essential to the operation. You will be exerting a considerable amount of force, so you want to make sure you have something that is both comfortable in your hand and easy to hold onto. While it shouldn’t be a driving reason to consider a craft laser cutter, it is something to prioritize during selection.
  • Foldable Design- If you need to carry craft laser cutter in a tool bag, you might want to invest in a set designed with that in mind. This is especially true if you know you will need longer handles for an increased mechanical advantage. Again, this is not a standard design feature, so you will need to search specifically for sets that offer it.
  • Adjustable Blade- Most craft laser cutter features an adjustable blade. With this adjustment, you can set the proper cutting depth to fine-tune performance. How this adjustment is made can vary, and it is something to pay careful attention to. You want to make sure that the mechanism is both easy to use and will provide reliable results.
  • Cutting Style or Angle- If you think all craft laser cutter cut in exactly the same way, it’s time to take a close look at the ones you’re thinking about buying. craft laser cutters actually have different cut styles, or angles, which creates different end results. You can choose from angled, shear, clipper, or center cut craft laser cutter. Each of these types of cuts can shape how you position yourcraft laser cutter, how much pressure is applied to one point, and how the jaws open.
  • Hydraulic or Hand-Powered- Most craft laser cutter are powered by nothing but your own force applied via the handles. However, you can opt for a hydraulic craft laser cutter if you’d like. In these tools, a motor powers the cutting blades via a hydraulic piston. That piston moves the blades with increased force — more force than you could likely create with hand- and handle-operated craft laser cutter. Hydraulic craft laser cutter is especially helpful if you’re trying to cut through thicker locks.

Size

craft laser cutter are offered in a wide range of sizes: 8, 10, 12, 14, 18, 24, 30, 36, and 42-inches. The cutter size will affect its capacity to cut through a variety of materials and metal thicknesses.

Small craft laser cutter

Small craft laser cutter that size 8, 10-inch, 12-inch, or 14-inches in length are primarily meant to cut through thinner chains and pry off bolts that have a soft to medium hardness. These types of craft laser cutter, such as the outstanding Knipex Tools craft laser cutter, are also quite popular as they are sturdy, fit in tight, confined locations, and enable on-the-go versatility.

Medium Sized craft laser cutter

Medium-sized craft laser cutter range in size from 18-inches-24 -inches. They can be utilized with soft and medium-to-hard metals. As a medium bolt cutter has a long handle, it provides better leverage for cutting through bulky things such as padlocks and removing bolts.

Large craft laser cutter

Large craft laser cutter that measure 30-42-inches are suitable for cutting through medium-hard metal components such as thick steel chains, copper cable, steel rods, and large bolts and padlocks. These heavy-duty tools include super-strong steel jaws and longer handles that provide you with improved leverage and bolt-busting strength for particularly demanding work.

Sharpness

The cutter’s jaws and blade edge must be built of strong, sturdy, and hard steel for maximum cutting power.

Most craft laser cutter are forged from chrome molybdenum or chrome vanadium steel. Both forms of steel are strong and durable. Powder-coated steel prevents rust and corrosion.

Rockwell Scale

Any knife or ax will have a Rockwell Hardness Scale-made blade. The Rockwell Scale’s HRC code indicates steel’s hardness and durability. Higher RHC means tougher steel.

Handles

Handles must offer the appropriate leverage to expand the jaws so they may grab and cut metal with less effort.

Ergonomic design reduces hand fatigue. The craft laser cutter may feature thick molded plastic handles, like the Capri Tools CP40209 40209 8-inch Klinge Mini craft laser cutter or rolling steel handles with cushioned non-slip rubber grips.

Weight

A heavier craft laser cutter offers more metal-crushing force, but it causes fatigue over time. A lightweight craft laser cutter is perfect for quick chores and everyday transport, but not for heavy-duty tasks. Consider the tasks you must complete. Keep a heavy and a lightweight bolt cutter in your toolbox.

Questions and Answers

  • Which cutters are best for electricians, according to #1?

Ans: Depending on your line of work, you could need a cutter that meets specified requirements. For instance, craft laser cutters with a needle-nose are used by electricians. They have tapered jaws that make it simple for them to bend wires and insert them into panels that are too small for any other type of cutter or plier to fit.

How should I pick a cutter?
  • Ans: When selecting a cutter, there are a few things to consider. Consider, for instance, the blade’s ability to cut, the handles’ length and insulation, the material from which they are formed, etc. Different craft laser cutter are used for various tasks. Choose the option that will enable you to complete your assignment with the very minimum amount of effort.
3. What distinguishes cutters from strippers?
  • Ans: Contrary to what their names might imply, cutters focus primarily on cutting, whilst wire strippers assist in removing the insulation.
4. If I cut a cable wire, would I get electrocuted?
  • Ans: There is a chance of electrocution while cutting a cable wire. Wire cutters include handles with rubber insulation to absorb such unforeseen shocks to reduce this risk.
5. For what purpose do cutters have holes?
  • The wire cutters’ holes make it easier to use small bolts and screws. To achieve this, one must thread a bolt or screw the correct length into the appropriate-sized hole. When the handles are squeezed together, the bolt or screw will have a clean trim without any damage to the threads.
6. How are heavy-duty cuts?
  • Ans: Working with heavy-duty jobcan be demanding and difficult. You need a variety of heavy-duty wire cutters to successfully cut heavy-duty wires in order to ease the difficulty of this challenging work.

The following is a list of some safety advice you can use when cutting through heavy-duty wires.

  • To protect your eyes, you must use eye protection. This will shield you from any mishaps and stop dust, debris, and other flying objects from getting in your eyes.
  • To ensure that the contact between the wire and the cutter is stable, cut the wire at an angle. This will stop any slippage-related mishaps.
  • In order to prevent the craft laser cutter from flying off your palm and landing somewhere else, you must firmly grasp the handle.
  • The craft laser cutter needs to be constantly oiled and lubricated to stay in top shape and cut wires effectively.
  • We have compiled a list of the various craft laser cutters that are offered on the market. Every one of the products listed is specifically made for its assigned function and falls into a designated category.

Therefore, we have compiled a comprehensive list containing the aforementioned attributes to make the challenging decision of choosing the right craft laser cutter simple.

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