Instructables: exploring - technology - lasers - laser cutter - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:18:18 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to Clean Up Laser Burnt Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Clean-Up-Laser-Burnt-Wood/
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Tue, 24 Jun 2014 16:04:43 PDT
Minimalistic Acrylic Wallet. http://www.instructables.com/id/Minimalistic-Acrylic-Wallet/
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 23:36:19 PDT
3D Laser Cut Art http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Laser-Cut-Art/
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 19:55:46 PDT
Laser Etched Paper for Folding Complex Forms http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Etched-Paper-for-Folding-Complex-Forms/
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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 16:08:45 PDT
phone bed http://www.instructables.com/id/phone-bed/
phone bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRK/D9H5/HU847RHZ/FRKD9H5HU847RHZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRK/D9H5/HU847RHZ/FRKD9H5HU847RHZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRK/D9H5/HU847RHZ/FRKD9H5HU847RHZ.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus Even phones need down time to rest and recharge. Give your phone a place to sleep in its own bed, the perfect spot to keep your phone when it's time for lights out. This fun bed is more than just a doll-sized decoration, there's actually a soft mattress made from a computer mouse pad that muffles an...
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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 10:43:32 PDT
Making a Laser Cut "Get Well Soon" Card for a Co-worker http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Laser-Cut-Get-Well-Soon-Card-for-a-Co-wor/
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 15:32:16 PDT
Laser-cut QR code stencil. http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-cut-QR-code-stencil/
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Mon, 30 Apr 2012 14:24:36 PDT
Color Mapping for Laser Cutting @ TechShop http://www.instructables.com/id/Color-Mapping-for-Laser-Cutting-TechShop/
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Mon, 20 Feb 2012 19:59:03 PST
How to Use a Laser Cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Use-a-Laser-Cutter/
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Tue, 7 Apr 2009 18:48:13 PDT
How to Enter the Instructables and Universal Laser Cutter Contest http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Enter-the-Instructables-and-Universal-Laser/
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Tue, 16 Oct 2007 16:54:44 PDT
Laser Etching Macintosh Powerbooks. http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Etching-Macintosh-Powerbooks./
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