1/4" Baltic birch plywood cut test

Mileage may vary. My birch was.23 inches

I cut out small squares, from 200 to 100 speed at full power (glowforge plus) . The first one to cleanly cut is 150 Here are all the cuts from 150 to 100. The last one is 100 x 2. Notice the edges

Here are the backs

Cleaned up 150

150 next to 100 x 2 passes



This is a good test to run for various materials. Birch plywood from various sources is quite variable and I believe testing is necessary on every batch I get. The testing is time consuming, but wasting material is too costly to just “wing” it.