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Sheet Metal Fabrication Of Metal Products, Custom Made By Our Designers & Robots. Fast.

Order Just 1 or 100,000    -    Instant Online Quotes    -    100% Re-Make Guarantee

Order Just 1 or 100,000
Instant Online Quotes
100% Re-Make Guarantee
Laser cut metal space invader necklace
Designers & Makers
Laser cut metal pendant necklace
ETSY Sellers
Laser cut watch kickstarter project
Kickstarter Entrepreneurs
Laser cut brass, walnut and cherry wood ring
Brands & Businesses
Designer metal lighting
Creative Agencies
Laser cut metal space invader necklace
Designers & Makers
Laser cut metal pendant necklace
ETSY Sellers
Laser cut watch kickstarter project
Kickstarter Entrepreneurs
Laser cut brass, walnut and cherry wood ring
Brands & Businesses
Designer metal lighting
Creative Agencies

Sheet Metal Fabrication For Engineers

Ponoko’s sheet metal fabrication service makes custom cut metal products from your digital product designs for businesses and agencies.

What can you make with custom sheet metal fabrication? Oh so much. Things such as jewelry, electronic enclosures, signs, art, models, toys, robots, lighting, desk and office items, housewares, kitchen products, business gifts, promotional products and whatever other amazing ideas you can dream up using custom metal parts.

To get started with metal fabrication, simply upload your product design and select from our range of sheet metal materials including stainless steel, brass and copper. Next, you’ll get an instant online quote for metal cutting your ideas. If it’s a go, we’ll fabricate your designs with precision, package them with care and ship directly to your door. And since there’s no minimum for custom metal fabrication, you can make anywhere from 1 product to 100,000.

Our designers will turn your 2D vector designs into real products by laser cutting and engraving your designs on our sheet metal materials, with 0.1mm laser precision.
With a standard turn around period of 2 weeks (free), you can have your custom product in your hands in no time.
You can order just 1 small sheet to get started, or 100,000 to keep rocking. And anything in between.
Order only when you need it. Eliminate your need to keep stock. Less waste this way too.
Don't spend a cent until your design and price is just right. Get quotes for your endless design iterations using our online instant quoting service.
If we stuff up, we'll re-make and re-ship your custom product for free. And we'll be so upset for upsetting you, that we'll flog ourselves for a week.
Designers & Makers
Let your creativity run wild!
How It Works >Laser cut metal space invader necklace
ETSY Sellers
Hand make your products with your custom designed parts (not mass produced parts).
How It Works >Laser cut metal pendant necklace
Kickstarter Entrepreneurs
Get 183% funded, raise $76,832.
How It Works >Laser cut watch kickstarter project
Brands & Businesses
You're different. Get custom swag that stands out.
How It Works >Laser cut brass, walnut and cherry wood ring
Creative Agencies
Do something different for you, your customers, and their customers.
How It Works >Designer metal lighting

How It Works

You design your product. We laser cut and engrave it for you. You assemble it.

Step 1 - Get Inspired

Spark design ideas with 3 beautiful metal materials.

Step 2 - Get Designing

Use our design templates to design your products.

Step 3 - Get Making

Upload your design to get an instant online quote.

Our Community

200,000 designers. 600,000 custom products laser cut & engraved.
Electronic Product Hits $154,647 In Just 30 Days

San Francisco engineer uses Ponoko + Kickstarter to bring his laser cut product to market.

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Modern Eco Wall Clocks a Global Hit

Designer Maiko Kuzunishi has earned a worldwide following with her range of beautiful eco-friendly and quirky laser cut clocks.

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It's War Cannons!

Engineering student Alexander Sarnowski makes & sells fully functional black powder cannons with laser cut timber.

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Robots That Fit In Your Pocket

Illustrator and designer Junichi Tsuneoka combines traditional woodworking techniques with laser cutting.

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Burlesque Dancer Turned Fan Engineer

Dancer Donna Touch makes & sells custom aluminum laser cut feather fans.

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Too Busy to Start Your Own Product Line?

Designer Charles Wade juggles graphic design, web development, social media, and his blocky laser cut robots.

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Raspberry Pi Computer Cases

Open hardware engineers Nwazet Inc use laser cutting for quick, cost-effective creation of custom electronic enclosures for profitable sale.

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Making & Selling in Leather

Product designer by day, Colin Francis spends his after hours creating laser cut leather goods & housewares.

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Idea to Product at Speed

LA-based design studio Alienology embraces the Ponoko high speed model to move rapidly from idea to product.

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Origami Expert Creates & Sells Folding Ukulele Kits

Artist and craftsman Brian Chan creates & sells fully functional musical instruments from laser cut bamboo.

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Scaling Your Small Business

Jewelry designer Mariko Carandang uses Ponoko to instantly keep up with growing demand.

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Make Your Own Bow Ties!

Artist Jay Thomson streamlines the bow tie making process by selling acrylic laser cutting design templates.

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Our Customers

How Much Does It Cost?

"Wow you guys have great prices ... I've been getting quotes from shops at like 4-8 times more." Ryan LeMere.
Laser cut a play ring on a P1 sheet of cardboard.
Laser cut an electronics case on a P1 sheet of acrylic.
Laser cut and engrave a few logos on a P1 sheet of premium wood.
Laser cut and engrave 12 coasters on a P2 sheet of bamboo.
Make as many things as you like on a metal sheet for a single flat fee.
Get 55% off laser cutting and engraving anything.

What Is Sheet Metal Fabrication?

Sheet metal fabrication (via laser cutting and laser engraving) is a digital making method available online from Ponoko.

Laser cutting is a subtractive manufacturing technology that uses a high-power laser beam to cut flat-sheet materials, such as cutting sheet metal. A computer directs this laser to follow the cutting line provided in your digital design. The high-precision laser vaporizes a cut line through the sheet metal, leaving a 90-degree high-quality cut-edge finish.

Laser engraving is similar, but instead of using the laser beam to cut through the sheet metal, it engraves the surface of the stainless steel, brass or copper. Following the engraving line or area in your digital design, the laser vaporizes a thin layer of the sheet metal surface, exposing what lies beneath. With metal manufacturing, the result is a more textured finish.

You can use custom metal fabrication to turn your designs into custom metal products by using .

What People Are Saying

"I just want to thank you for being so fast & helpful. You are doing wonders for my artwork" 
- Mark Van Norman
"The speed which you were able to have my design cut and shipped was incredibly quick. Everything is dead on for what I had designed and fits flawlessly for the project it's meant for." 
- David Gabel
"Thank you so much for such a quick and overwhelmingly helpful response! I am consistently so impressed with the high quality of customer service I receive from Ponoko." 
- Julia Carnevali
“The future of products”
"Super-friendly to makers”
“We see this as the beginning of something huge”
“A pioneer in the make-it-yourself movement”
“As simple as cutting shapes out of cardboard”

Get In Touch

Email - Message us here. Or get an instant online quote .
Locations - US office: Mon-Fri 8am-5pm. Sat-Sun 12pm-4pm. 
                      - NZ office: Mon-Fri 8am-4pm.