Instructables: exploring - technology - lasers - lasers - featured Tue, 7 Jul 2015 19:45:07 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to Lasercut Polyhedra
How to Lasercut Polyhedra - More DIY How To Projects]]> msraynsford Most (all?) hobby sized Laser cutters cutters only really have 2 axis of operation X and Y (the Z doesn't move during operation). This makes them perfect for cutting out 2D profiles, it's very much what they're designed for. It's not great however for creating more complex shapes.Polyhedra are 3D sh...
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Sun, 15 Jun 2014 16:00:59 PDT
Cardboard Coffins (DIYing Free)
Cardboard Coffins (DIYing Free) - More DIY How To Projects]]> Justin Tyler Tate In paying respect to the dead, to our loved ones, we often forget the cost of that respect. DIYing Free ( is a website/project/intervention seeking to alleviate the economical and ecological costs of death through design and technology. Through the following Instructable...
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Wed, 28 May 2014 04:43:00 PDT
Rotomatic, the Party in a Box
Rotomatic, the Party in a Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> biobonnie If you want to make a box of lasers, first you'll need a box or treasure chest. This one was made from reclaimed wood by my talented carpenter friend Hudson. Line the box with some red velvet for bonus pizzazz. Mount lasers on a tripod You'll need four Class IIIa (5 mW) laser pointers, any combi...
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Mon, 23 Dec 2013 23:22:35 PST
Diffraction Projector Laser Show
Diffraction Projector Laser Show - More DIY How To Projects]]> chesterthescientist In this project we are gonna build a laser show using diffraction and lasers. Get the Materials you are going to need a linear diffraction grating (can be bought online), a short PVC pipe or cardboard toilet paper roll, a powerful laser (not a cheap $1 one), a wire clothes hanger (or any other th...
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Tue, 28 Feb 2012 22:35:44 PST
Color Mapping for Laser Cutting @ TechShop
Color Mapping for Laser Cutting @ TechShop - More DIY How To Projects]]> techshop_android Purpose: vector cut multiple depths in a single file Tools: CorelDRAW X5, EPILOG laser cutter Also known as pen tables, setting up color mapping can reduce cut time and just make life easier by running one job instead of two or three (and potentially mixing up your settings).  This is especially u...
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Mon, 20 Feb 2012 19:59:03 PST
Cheapy Lighter Laser Burner
Cheapy Lighter Laser Burner - More DIY How To Projects]]> Kipkay Here is the world's first BIC style laser lighter! Butane is outdated. Time to use blue burning lasers!Watch the video and then build your own!WARNING: This kind of laser can cause permanent damage to eyesight in less than a second. NEVER look into the beam or reflection of ANY laser including this ...
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Sat, 1 Aug 2009 16:08:02 PDT
Laser Cut Instructables Guides We're currently giving away an Epilog laser cutter in our Epilog Challenge! There's no limit to the amazing things that can be made on a laser cutter, and even though we've already got a ton of great projects on the site that use laser cutters, we're always thinking of new fun things to cut, etch, b...
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Mon, 23 Feb 2009 17:35:01 PST
Home-Made Collimator
Home-Made Collimator - More DIY How To Projects]]> vcw In this Page, I will show you how to make an Homemade Collimator for your laser! A laser collimator is basically a laser beam adjuster.You could adjust the beam of your laser to as thin as hair(great for burning).Or you could adjust it to go as far as possible, also known as the mRad(the laser beam'...
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