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I always worry when I have to go out of town and have to leave my plants in the care of someone who might not know as much about their care as I do, e...
First, make your template. Terracotta pots are somewhat of an unusual shape and size, so my template is a little complicated. If you are using a pot...
Next, research your plants and design your pot! I am working on pots for an herb garden, and found an excellent site that explains their care here. ...
Now, set up your laser with your rotary tool and put your pot in place, making sure to level and focus the laser to the surface you are etching so you...
My pots were climbing and moving a lot during my engraving job, especially the bottom of the pots, which is where the paper clip comes in. First, be ...
Now for the laser settings. I found that running it at a speed of 20 and a power of 90 gave me the effect I wanted. If you run it a little faster or...
Now run your file! And remember to never leave a machine that is running. Bad things can happen, even when you step away just for a minute.
And there you have a laser etched terracotta pot for your garden. An optional step is to take a dry pigment or even a stain or paint and rub it into ...
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