What would you build with a new laser cutter?

If you won, what's on the project building agenda? This isn't part of the contest, I'm just curious.

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eNGame6 years ago

Oh good! I found this old question and since another laser cutter contest is currently at the voting stage I thought It very topical. I would build:
From individually cut pieces, I would assemble a pattern featured in George Bains book 'Celtic Knotwork' . It is the spiral pattern centrepiece of the Aberlemno Stone .
The reader is informed that the pattern can be 'broken out' of its circular form but not told how.  I worked at it, I broke it out and in the process discovered an underlying pattern which convinces me that it could be put onto a sphere.  I've carried that idea in my head for twenty years.

So, to reiterate the question:

What would you do?
caitlinsdad8 years ago
I'd burn a big sign "Check previous posts before posting..."

Only kidding, people must be using their ideas for an instructable and will probably keep them secret until the contest is done.
lebowski (author)  caitlinsdad8 years ago
This topic was supposed to show up on the contest page, but we've got a bug :)
I'd use it, among manymanymany other things, to make components for my jewlery. I'd love to feature more organic materials in my designs without paying through the nose for them.