Instructables: exploring - living - engraving Mon, 27 Jul 2015 18:52:34 PDT BLOX v1.01 Holey Stones, or: So You Want to Drill a Hole in a Rock
Holey Stones, or: So You Want to Drill a Hole in a Rock - More DIY How To Projects]]> Chimera Dragonfang So you've got a pretty stone and you want to hang it on a necklace, but alas it has no hole for a cord or jump-ring from which to hang.What do?Follow along and I'll show you.Time: Varies. Depends on hardness and thickness of stone, and abrasiveness of burrs (read: new burrs fast, old burrs slow).Ski...
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 15:56:10 PDT
Engraving x-mas balls
Engraving x-mas balls - More DIY How To Projects]]> FabLab Breda Engraving on a christmas ball.We're going to tell you how you can engrave your illustration on a christmas ball. Getting started First things first. You’re gonna need a Egg-bot. You have more than one variation of the machine. When you buy a Egg-bot you’re also gonna need a diamond engraver tool...
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Mon, 29 Dec 2014 09:57:50 PST
How To Laser Engrave Small-Mouthed Goblets
How To Laser Engrave Small-Mouthed Goblets - More DIY How To Projects]]> TimS124 My wife wanted some goblets laser engraved as last-minute Christmas gifts. Usually, laser engraving round glass objects is a piece of cake...but goblets tend to have small mouths, wider bottoms of the drink-holding section, and short stems. The short stem and tiny mouth conspire against the height...
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Fri, 31 Jan 2014 00:27:28 PST
Norse rune charms
Norse rune charms - More DIY How To Projects]]> the binks I started off today messing around with the dremel tool seeing if i could engrave things and generally what i could do with it. I wanted very simple design so that i wouldn't end up messing it up. That's where the thought of nordic runes came in. With their simple straight line designs i thought th...
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Sun, 11 Aug 2013 14:57:57 PDT
Hand Engraved Glasses!
Hand Engraved Glasses! - More DIY How To Projects]]> paper_faces In this instructable I will be showing you how I like to hand engrave my own glasses. These make great gifts for birthdays, weddings, or even just to decorate your own home! So let's get started!  Things you will need: -Dremel -Diamond engraving tips -Inkjet waterslide paper (I buy mine from Amazo...
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Sat, 13 Jul 2013 11:16:03 PDT
How to engrave glass.
How to engrave glass. - More DIY How To Projects]]> Jakwiebus I've seen a lot of glass engraving. Apparently everybody has some sort of sandblaster or laser cutter laying around their houses, they indeed make very easy very neatly glass engravings... but I guess most people don't have these, and guess they are quite expensive. For this instructable, You'll st...
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Sun, 7 Apr 2013 07:15:31 PDT
Laser Etching into Powder Coated Glass
Laser Etching into Powder Coated Glass - More DIY How To Projects]]> tonyvelour In our last Instructable, we powder coated glass jars by lining them with aluminum foil before starting the powder coat process. In this Instructable, we'll learn how to laser etch into the powder and the glass, and see how different powder colors and speed and power combinations effect the outcomes...
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Tue, 19 Feb 2013 11:47:06 PST
Heat-Formed ABS Skewer Hair Barrette
Heat-Formed ABS Skewer Hair Barrette - More DIY How To Projects]]> ilpug I decided to make some gifts for friends, and this is one of them. My favorite material at the moment is ABS plastic obtained from drain pipe. This material is easy to work, shape, and engrave, and it delivers a clean, strong, and unique looking final product. This is a great project to introduce ...
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Thu, 10 Jan 2013 17:22:02 PST
Easy way to Engrave on Glass
Easy way to Engrave on Glass - More DIY How To Projects]]> dezine Customize glassware with nothing more than a Dremel Engraver.  With this nifty little tool you can engrave your own custom designs on glass jugs, engrave glasses for wedding and engagement gifts, repurpose glass jars in practical containers and have lots of fun. I have posted plenty of projects on ...
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Fri, 27 Jul 2012 12:00:59 PDT
Ambigram Welcome-Goodbye Mat
Ambigram Welcome-Goodbye Mat - More DIY How To Projects]]> cal2014elh This is a welcome mat I designed and made at the TechShop ( Starting from a plain 100% cotton (or any natural fiber) rug, I designed my Welcome-Goodbye ambigram in CorelDRAW (see file attached), and etched it into the rug using a laser. You will need access to a CNC laser to engr...
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Mon, 16 Jul 2012 19:07:23 PDT
Garfield Drinking Cup Engraving
Garfield Drinking Cup Engraving - More DIY How To Projects]]> trecords1 Garfield is all about relaxation, lasagna, and annoying Odie.  He's a great subject to be immortalized on a plastic drinking cup for the summer.  Size the image to your workpiece Garfield with a smug look was a great choice from Google images.  Size the image to fit your cup.  A little measurin...
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Mon, 4 Jul 2011 08:59:04 PDT
Easy glass engraving with the Cricut
Easy glass engraving with the Cricut - More DIY How To Projects]]> gtoal Create your own engraved beer mug! (or give a great personalized present) We'll be taking a dollar store beer mug and turning it into something much nicer - just in time to celebrate the New Year! Although I'll be using a Cricut vinyl cutter to make a stencil for your name, you can do this w...
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Fri, 31 Dec 2010 17:51:16 PST
Laser-Cut Rubber Stamp calischs As a holiday gift for my brother, I decided to laser-cut a stamp.  He owns a CSA farm outside Portland, OR and I thought he would like a way to brand outgoing paperwork and things.   As an intern at Instructables, I'm so lucky to have access to an Epilog laser cutter.  I thought this project would ...
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Tue, 21 Dec 2010 11:40:28 PST
Make Pro-Rubber Stamps
Make Pro-Rubber Stamps - More DIY How To Projects]]> jovolomo Hi, last year, my friends gave me a nickname "Humorist" because of some of my jokes nobody understand (I admit it's quite fair). But I realised that I'm not the only one to make strange jokes and sometimes I want to approve some of those jokes! So why not creating my own LABEL? And I went with th...
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Fri, 26 Nov 2010 15:30:56 PST
Scrimshaw Etching
Scrimshaw Etching - More DIY How To Projects]]> J-Parker Scrimshaw, engraving, scratch art. Call it what youlike. While it is not actualy engraving, since i don'tuse typical engravers tools. Most do not consider ittrue scrimshaw, since I do not use whale teeth or ivoryfor my work. Anyway, its an art form that takes alot ofpractice. I have searched the int...
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Mon, 2 Nov 2009 10:19:48 PST
Animating Multilayered Engravings
Animating Multilayered Engravings - More DIY How To Projects]]> japala Engraving/etching is nothing new but there is always room for new ideas and ways to make them look even better. Back in 2001 when I introduced engraving to the modding community with the Glowpad article (world first lighted mousepad), the basic one colored line drawings were enough to make everyone ...
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Wed, 18 Jun 2008 13:24:52 PDT
How to engrave a Computer Window (Part 1)
How to engrave a Computer Window (Part 1) - More DIY How To Projects]]> Rob K I have seen many cases with the engraved clear windows. I had desided engrave my wndows to give them a new look. This is not as hard as it looks just take your time and you will get good results.Other case window instructables can be found on Instructables web site. After looking a this look at at ...
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Sun, 27 Jan 2008 20:13:05 PST
Computer Case Engraving
Computer Case Engraving - More DIY How To Projects]]> ionix An old-School approach to customizing a computer paintjob. I originally posted this on PCAPEX but I decided to post it here cuz it was my first mod. First of all, my first mod I plan on using my old alienware and beefing up its appearance alittle by etching an alien in the side of it.. Things you...
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Thu, 5 Apr 2007 20:03:09 PDT