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Step 4: Get etching!

Choose your design.

Keep in mind that simple outline designs (like the robot and smiley faces) will hurt much less than the solid designs (pacman and space invader). If you can not tolerate the pain, choose a simple line drawing design.


After choosing your design, lay out some painters tape on the bed of the machine, and etch it. This will give you the exact location of the etch, and give you the opportunity to position your body part (hand, arm, foot, etc.) correctly. It will also let you know the duration of the etch, and how long you can expect to endure the pain.

Place your body part in the machine and set the focal point to the skin height. Lasers need a pretty exact focus, so you probably have a window of about +/- one centimeter. Outside of this range and the laser will not be intense enough to burn the skin.

ETCH!

Show off your cool burnt skin tattoos to random people and watch them recoil in horror and disgust.

<p>Why would anyone do this? Laser radiation can cause disfigurement and other things including possibly cancer.</p>
<p>An individual would need to be a bit touched to willfully expose themselves to laser radiation. That being said, for the healing process there was a world of difference between outline vs solid fill drawings. I recommend sticking to the outline. </p>
<p>Thank you so much for this instru--so many helpful tips here. But, I just saw this post (&quot;Laserless Tattoo Removal is Possible. Here&rsquo;s how&hellip;&quot;) and actually was reading about this same topic the other day. I did some searching around and stumbled onto <strong><a href="https://howtogetridofatattoo.wordpress.com" rel="nofollow">this cool article</a></strong>&hellip; I thought it was helpful&hellip; </p>
<p>oh no your very crazy to make it on your body.</p>
<p>Do you realize what you are doing with your body? I absolutely not recommend this to anyone that cares for his health. This a nice way to say &quot;how to destroy your body in less than few minutes&quot;</p>
<p>that intro though xD</p>
<p>Step 1 : Ingredients</p><p>1. Laser Cutter<br>2. High Tolerance for Pain<br>3. Aloe</p><p>4. IQ-score of 50 max ?</p>
<p>How long will it last??</p>
<p>is it safe?</p>
<p>No</p>
<p>no idea</p>
<p>superb</p>
<p>take care on that, you probably can get skin cancer few years later due tomlaser exposition, all the manufacturers advice about it</p>
<p>lol typo</p>
<p>goodness gracious this is one of the STUPIDEST IDEA EVER!!! why?</p>
<p>7 years later</p>
<p>Do you have any photos after it healed, but before it faded?</p>
<p>is that a faint robot shaped scar I see?</p>
The robot was on the left hand, so probably not.
<p>Errr Inducing surface burns with ionizing radiation (yes I know they use lasers for tattoo removal, it's a different wavelength)<br><br>I guess there are no cures for stupid....</p>
Purposely inducing 2nd degree burns smart
<p>Ouch! I don't think I'd be able to hold still for this! Interesting laser application for sure!</p>
I don't really want skin cancer so nah
<p>I can't believe you did that! Please check out the SURVIVAL rates of melanoma. Please.</p>
<p>congrats! now you have SKIN CANCER :)</p>
<p>Oh my. If my mate sees this it will end badly, lol, he loves a laser but isn't very bright.</p>
I imagine this is very permanent
It's not permanent at all it goes away like a normal scab
<p>looks permanent</p>
but his I is not thinking. be clear of tattoo can longer day (s) will have its turn to be on 50 50 ailing by case
it can be seen that the tattoo is done with extreme precision. but the major problem (if not especially (s) infection (s)) but cancerous diseases related to laser.'s made 1% good point against 99% of bad point
Skin cancer yayyyyy
<p>This is actually therapeutic for horses and is called pin firing. Equine vets actually burn the horse flesh with a soldering iron instrument (used to be done by a blacksmith) points over an injury in the shin of the leg to ramp up the healing process (apparently minor strains/sprains/fractures weren't enough to trigger a full-blown immune response). Some vets use freeze burning with LN2 but the hair grows out white later. Thoroughbred race horses used to have this done - locally anesthetize the region first with a needle in many places - although this guy was braver (no local anesthetic was listed under step #1 in ingredients).</p>
<p>Fortunately Darwin rules...</p>
<p>humm ouch?</p>
<p>I AWARD YOU 3,000 INTERNETZ FTW!</p>
This is AWESOME!, I will try it if i ever get a hold of a laser cutter.
Yeah.....don't want to do that.

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