Can You Engrave With Silhouette Cameo?

Engraving with a Silhouette Cameo is a great way to personalize items. It provides an easy and efficient way to engrave text, images, and other designs on materials such as wood, metal, glass, and plastic. The Cameo can be used to create custom signs and labels for businesses or as a hobbyist tool for DIY projects.

The Silhouette Cameo is a desktop cutting machine that utilizes blades and tools to cut through various types of material. It can be used for a variety of tasks including cutting vinyl, fabric, cardstock, paper, heat transfer material, and more. This machine also has the capability to engrave on materials such as wood and metal.

Engraving with the Cameo is relatively straightforward. First, you will need to install the appropriate blade or tool into the machine according to your project needs.

You can then use either the Silhouette Studio software or other compatible design software such as Adobe Illustrator or CorelDRAW to create your design. Once you have your design ready in the software you can then prepare it for engraving by adjusting settings such as speed and power.

Once the design is ready for engraving you can load it onto the Cameo using either an SD card or USB cable connection. When loading your design onto the machine make sure to select “engrave” from the list of options in order for it to be recognized by the machine. Then place your material into position on the cutting mat and press “Go” on screen.


In conclusion, yes you can engrave with Silhouette Cameo! With some patience and practice you’ll soon be able to create unique designs that are perfect for adding a personal touch to any item or project.