I found a fox fur coat for 30€. It was broken near the sleeves. This was perfect for a plaid.
Wanted to try something more complicated in terms of carving. Carving in the round is easy, but still, it is time consuming and require to adjust progressively the shape we want to get.
The art of marquetry requires time and a lot of dexterity. With my laser engraver, I can cut pieces of various size quite easily. In this project, I tried to reproduce a geometric pattern.
Next thing to try with a laser engraver is to make box. No need for sophisticated patterns. Just rectangles with adjusted height do the job.
It is preferable to learn using laser engraver with small project, to avoid being frustated from failure, and avoid using wood for nothing. Tic tac toe is a good starting candidate.
My Christmass present was a laser engraver / cutter. The setup was not easy. Here, I describe the different issues I got.