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Smidgens Laser Cutting, Marking, Engraving

Smidgens simple statement and seemingly bold promise, ‘If you draw it we will cut it,’ carries a lot of weight. Whether you’re considering laser cutting for 1 or 100,000 parts, Smidgens would like to help. A laser can cut just about anything you can draw, industrial production to fine art. Materials such as cold rolled steel, hot rolled steel, stainless steel, masonite, mdf, acrylic, plywood, cardboard, paper, leather, and even stencils are perfect for laser cutting. Smidgens currently has four lasers which can cut your production from something as delicate as paper or as heavy as half inch steel. Many of Smidgens customers use laser cutting to create parts for clocks, picture frames, brackets, toys, ornaments, fork lifts, knives, bookends, storage boxes, plaques, computer cabinets, woodstoves, railings, garden signs, and sculptures.

Smidgens also has a laser engraver and a laser marker. Whether you need a beautiful artistic one-of-a-kind item or substantial quantities of industrial production, Smidgens can help. Smidgens laser engraver works on wood, and acrylic. Smidgens Trumpf laser marker will do serial numbers, UPC coding, photographs, type, etc. on steel, stainless steel, aluminum, brass, copper, titanium and precious metals. A laser engraver or marker is used for such things as awards, plaques, name plates, photos, tags, medical tools, lenses, knives, rotary tooling, trays, pens, key chains, dog tags, and promotional items.  Designing something for the laser engraver or marker can be as easy as sending Smidgens an email containing the type style, point size and production quantity. Smidgens can even cut your wood, steel or acrylic parts and then use your file or ours for the engraver or marker.

Smidgens has been in business twenty-five years and we still stand by the same values we started out with; our friendly staff, fast turn around time, quality workmanship and reasonable prices. Owners Gary Villa and Rita Villa can help you turn your production nightmare into a profitable business. All it takes is a phone call. Twenty five years ago Smidgens started out as the dream of the Villas. Now they use their knowledge about laser cutting, industrial production and art to help others achieve their dreams. Let Smidgens experts help you take your business to the next level. If you’re not a computer programmer Smidgens can do that for you as well. Step into the future and learn to use the technology of a laser to increase your production capacity and decrease your costs.

Smidgens makes it easy by stocking production materials such as steel, stainless steel, plywood, mdf, masonite, and acrylic. You won’t need to search around town for what you want, we’ve usually got it. If we don’t have what you need in stock, we can get it for you, taking the hassle out of buying, storing and cutting. When your laser cut parts arrive you’ll be shocked to discover there’s no need for sanding, polishing or fixing edges. This can cut you’re production time down, increasing your capabilities.

Industrial laser cutting, laser engraving, or laser marking jobs are always welcome. Smidgens can handle your laser cutting, programming, packing, and shipping, no matter how large your production needs. For a price quote call, fax, send a dxf file, or e-mail to Gary Villa at

If your laser cutting job is small, don’t fret. Many of Smidgens customers began with just an idea, a sketch on an old scrap of paper, or a cardboard cut out. That’s okay. Smidgens believes in treating each customer with the importance they deserve. Today you may only need fifty pieces laser cut but next month you could need fifty thousand. You never know where life will take you. That applies to business as well. Here at Smidgens we like to take chances on people and their ideas. We still believe in the American dream and will do anything we can to help keep it alive. Whether you’re an artist that needs a four by eight foot piece of half inch steel laser cut for a sculpture or a thirteen-year-old genius designing a steel robot, Smidgens would like to help. If you’re a want-to-be entrepreneur, Gary Villa and Rita Villa, have helped hundreds of people get their businesses started. Let them help you too.