Instructables: exploring - technology - lasers - diode http://www.instructables.com Fri, 25 Apr 2014 02:20:46 PDT BLOX v1.01 Hands Free Laser Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Hands-Free-Laser-Mount/
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By: shootermatic

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Sat, 15 Mar 2014 16:48:39 PDT
Salvage a Laser Diode From a cd Driver http://www.instructables.com/id/Salvage-a-Laser-Diode-From-a-cd-Driver/
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By: juul414

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Sat, 1 Feb 2014 11:59:53 PST
1w 445nm Altoids Tin Laser http://www.instructables.com/id/1w-445nm-Altoids-Tin-Laser/
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By: afernandez31

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Sun, 26 Jan 2014 16:32:35 PST
The MicroSlice | A tiny Arduino laser cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/MicroSlice-A-tiny-Arduino-laser-cutter/
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By: SilverJimny

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Thu, 24 Oct 2013 11:43:45 PDT
How to make a Burning 1-2W 445nm Blue Laser http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Burning-1-2W-445nm-Blue-Laser/
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By: Electo4fun

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Sun, 24 Mar 2013 11:55:53 PDT
Cheap burning laser tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Laser-burner-tutorial/
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By: Electorials

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Mon, 1 Aug 2011 03:12:44 PDT
Removing Laser Diode From Heatsink http://www.instructables.com/id/Removing-Laser-Diode-From-Heatsink/
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By: kruser495

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Sun, 29 May 2011 11:32:26 PDT
Removing LPC-815 Diode From Sled http://www.instructables.com/id/Removing-LPC-815-Diode-From-Sled/
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Sat, 28 May 2011 22:22:34 PDT
How to build a laser (general guide) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-laser-general-guide/
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By: 3zuli

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Thu, 14 Apr 2011 10:16:53 PDT
how to make a laser diode driver that enables you to burn paper http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-laser-diode-driver-that-enables-you-/
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Sun, 3 Apr 2011 04:45:32 PDT
Laser wood burning pen http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-wood-burning-pen/
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By: ramanff

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Thu, 27 Sep 2007 10:39:44 PDT
Laser Flashlight Hack!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Flashlight-Hack!!/
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By: Kipkay

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Tue, 7 Aug 2007 18:09:11 PDT