Introduction: Cut Here Door - the Portal to Creativity.

Picture of Cut Here Door - the Portal to Creativity.

So, i work in a studio, we do alot of artworking, we're all creative types.

The actual studio is pretty nice, we have our own fridge, we all have decent computers, but recently we had the end wall put in place. Which for a few months has been rather bare.

I found this 'window cut outs' of some printed folder we had been doing, and thus, the Cut Here Door was invented.

I used a simple plumb line to get it all straight (a pair of hefty paper scissors, and some string)

I measured one of our doors for size, then went about sticking the small bits of card to the wall using double sided tape.

I then cut out a large pair of scissors from one of the folders to match.



Sun Gear (author)2008-12-16

one of the thinfgs that i always wanted to do it to instal a pointless button. :3

gmjhowe (author)Sun Gear2008-12-16

haha, thats a good idea.

Sun Gear (author)gmjhowe2008-12-17

a big red button to be exact. pushing big read buttons are fun :3

kelseymh (author)Sun Gear2008-12-17

Is this what you have in mind?

Project D (author)kelseymh2015-02-25

I almost got to work at SLAC... ~.~

But that's not my concern right you have any idea what you call that kind of switch panel? I've been wanting one for a while now for a project, but I have no idea at all what to search for beyond "large yellow box with big clicky buttons." Google has not been forthcoming with that description.

Lithium Rain (author)kelseymh2008-12-19

Is that from a place you've worked on? Or did you ~~steal it~~ do a google image search?

kelseymh (author)Lithium Rain2008-12-19

It's from SLAC. I stole the image from one page of the safety training program we all take in order to work there.

Lithium Rain (author)kelseymh2008-12-19

We need pictures of SLAC. Actually, IDK about anyone else. I need pictures of SLAC. I'm suffering from SLAC imagery deficiency. :D

Lithium Rain (author)kelseymh2008-12-19


Oh, the humiliation...sorry, Nacho...

kelseymh (author)Lithium Rain2008-12-19

And I didn't even set rudeness level 5 :-)

Hopefully some of those pictures will be useful to you. I sort of like the "Virtual Visitors Center", but it's mostly words and drawings.

zack247 (author)kelseymh2010-06-27

wow, to read the incredibly small text, i had to zoom in 400%!

Lithium Rain (author)kelseymh2008-12-19

Go ahead and set it-Nacho kindly sanitized level 5. ;P

They are nice! Thank you. :-)

Sun Gear (author)kelseymh2008-12-18

sort of only 1 switch, bigger, and pointless.

kelseymh (author)Sun Gear2008-12-18

Well, pointless is in the eye of the beholder :-)

There's technically only one button on our beam-stops: The middle one is a key control to reset it, and the top one is a red light so that security knows which one was pressed (in the 5+ miles worth of beamline tunnels).

Check out McMaster-Carr= items 66185K61 (pictured) and 66185K71. Pricey, but I think they're what you need for your next project :-)

Sun Gear (author)crickle3212009-01-24


crickle321 (author)Sun Gear2009-01-26

Not even 2 hours after reading your comment I found the image while researching something unrelated.... It was fate. _

Sun Gear (author)crickle3212009-01-27

make it. all you need is some acrylic, PVC pipe, some spray paint and maybe a stencil.

Goodhart (author)Sun Gear2008-12-17

revise an Easy Button, only use your own voice chip and recording LOL

mg0930mg (author)Goodhart2008-12-28

Just use the Evil button i'ble. I should so do that. I will!

Goodhart (author)mg0930mg2008-12-28

Or Kipkay's instructable....I would like to again make the voice recorder from scratch (with the chip) but it is getting harder to find one that is not a surface mount (SOT) package.....I can't solder those

mg0930mg (author)Goodhart2008-12-28

Oh. Kipkay's i'ble. I'll have to look for that.

Goodhart (author)mg0930mg2008-12-28

There is a link in the comments on the Evil button ible

mg0930mg (author)Goodhart2008-12-28

Oh it's not an i'ble but a video. OK, thanks goodhart.

Goodhart (author)mg0930mg2008-12-29

True, but from there I believe he links to his instructions too, right?

mg0930mg (author)Goodhart2008-12-29

I don't know, I didn't watch it. Kipkay should make an i'ble about it. HINT HINT. KIPKAY WHERE ARE YOU?

Duct Tape Dude (author)Sun Gear2010-02-14

same here! It would be humongus and I'd put it in the "game room" with masking tape on it andit would say DON'T PUSH THE BUTTON!!!

Lithium Rain (author)Sun Gear2008-12-19

I have this humongous flat red switch from an ooooold computer (386, I think). I will install it as the switch to something awesome someday. I just can't figure out what. Maybe my car. Or a light switch. Hmm.

Goodhart (author)Lithium Rain2008-12-29

A real panic button to siren or something ?

Lithium Rain (author)Goodhart2008-12-29

Ooo. Good idea! I can see it now. I'll get a siren, and a big flashing light...

Wafflicious (author)Lithium Rain2009-01-16


wdash (author)2013-11-17

Oh haha I get it now! :)

wdash (author)2013-11-17

Sorry, but what exactly is it supposed to be? I didn't understand it sorry. :/

Zmathews (author)2011-05-03

i already have some monsters and a converse sign on my walls in electrical tape and this would just look great across from my door! thanks

thepelton (author)2011-01-13

Somehow, this reminds me of the "Draw a door" scene in "Beetlejuice".

Biggsy (author)2010-12-30

hehehehe that's awesome

wenpherd (author)2009-09-22

I always wanted to somthing like this but insted build a door that goes to nowhere.

ibayibay1 (author)2009-05-24

can u make a template

ibayibay1 (author)2009-05-24

can u give a template

Kiteman (author)2008-12-16

That is so... Banksy

gmjhowe (author)Kiteman2008-12-16

wow, thats a pretty big compliment to give a graphic designer! Thanks. It makes me want to do more of my graphic ideas.

noahh (author)gmjhowe2009-03-20

Banksy is my hero.

Kiteman (author)gmjhowe2008-12-16

(of course, I could have been accusing you of being derivative...)

kelseymh (author)Kiteman2008-12-16

What about accusing him of being integral?

Kiteman (author)kelseymh2008-12-16


Goodhart (author)Kiteman2008-12-17

*chuckle* I see I have a convert to the dark side of Punsville LOL

gmjhowe (author)Kiteman2008-12-16

Is that not also a compliment...

Kiteman (author)gmjhowe2008-12-16

I've heard it used as a really cutting way of calling somebody unoriginal...

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