Introduction: DIY Holographic Jewelry

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Ahoi.

Today, no weapons or metal work, but something for the ladies and gamer-geeks!!! :> Holographic emblems, logos, crests...

Step 1: Tools and Material

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Tools:

- Dremel tool (for the hole)

- Small file (to smooth out the edges)

- Sanding paper (to smooth the surface of the wood)

- Saw (to cut out the wood / CD shard)

- Laser Engraver (obviously :> )

- Glue (epoxy or hotglue)

Material:

- Old CD

- Scrap wood or metal

- String (leather, silver necklace or just string)

Step 2: Let's Go

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1. Cut out a rough shard, and place it in the engraver, and engrave it as shown in the video.

2. Smooth the edges with the file, and cut out a template for the droplet (cardboard), then cut out the droplet.

3. Cut out another template, but 3mm wider/longer, as a base for the CD piece

4. Mix the epoxy or heat up the glue gun (the hotter the better!), and glue the CD hologram onto the wood.


Done!

Step 3: Instructional Video

Lil help for all the guys n gals who really wanna try this out!

This is the engraver I have used:

1000mW Laser Engraver on Gear Best *CLICK*

Comments

KarenW50 (author)2016-08-11

you mentioned clear coating it. What do you recommend for a clear coat?

-Selfmade- (author)KarenW502016-08-12

For wood, I would go for a simple 1K clearcoat. Means no hardener no curing in heat, just a spraycan :)

Super space ninja (author)2016-07-25

Assassin's creed!

Fook yeah xD

Nice build btw!

Thx

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