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Lasers are fun, but what else can they be used for? Laser light shows are one option. I've been to many concerts where laser shows are used. I've alwa...
You'll need the following - about six feet of half-inch PVC pipe - two dowel rods under a half-inch in diameter and about a foot and a half long - a h...
For this step, you'll need to isolate your reflective lenses. I got mine from an overhead spotlight and from a reflective dollar-store key chain. Th...
For this step, you'll need the dowel rod, duct tape, the lens and the hot glue gun. First, modify the dowel rod. Wrap the end of the dowel rod wi...
Use the sharpie and ruler to mark the PVC. Then use the hacksaw to cut the marked PVC. You'll need thirteen lengths of pipe. Measure and cut 1 of ea...
Set pieces out as shown, and assemble. This will be your base. The middle T-joint allows your light show to be on the wall, or the ceiling.
Set pieces out as shown and connect all joints. We'll call this the gun. PVC cement is an option here, I chose not to use it.
Set the laser housing pieces out as shown. Once again, connect all joints. Do not use PVC cement on this assembly, you will need to open and close t...
Dis-assemble the housing as shown. Place the laser (laser dot should point to the right) in the assembly and put the housing back together. The laser...
Attach the laser housing to the gun as shown.
Here's a video that shows how to insert the laser in the housing and align it. To align the laser, take the gun with the laser in it and point it at...
Connect the gun to the base, then put the lens and dowel rod assembly into the top pipe.
Loosen the chuck on your variable speed drill. Insert the dowel rod into the drill chuck, and tighten it until the dowel rod rotates with the drill. ...
Here's a video of the completed project in action. Press the button on the drill in-sync with music to get a really cool home made laser light show! E...
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