So there has been discussion on laser-safe wood finishes and lasering finished woods. I will leave that discussion to another conversation already in the forums. Suffice it for here that caution is HIGHLY advised.
Just wanted to show you what high speed, low power does on stained wood. All these were done in several passes, for various reasons. You burn away stained wood without darkening the wood underneath.
Then I put a little oil and wax on it to prep for hanging it on my wall.
2 other samples: