Instructables: exploring - technology - etch - popular http://www.instructables.com Tue, 30 Sep 2014 11:36:50 PDT BLOX v1.01 Easy Permanent Print on Metal - Pro results at Home! http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Permanent-Print-on-Metal-at-Home/
Easy Permanent Print on Metal - Pro results at Home! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/277R/I09LTYD3/F3C277RI09LTYD3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/277R/I09LTYD3/F3C277RI09LTYD3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/277R/I09LTYD3/F3C277RI09LTYD3.SMALL.jpg arduinoversusevil NO, you don't need an expensive laser cutter or CNC router to indelibly mark metal.This instructable includes both step by step instructions and a follow along movie for your viewing pleasure.We'll use a laser printer resist and ferric chloride to indelibly mark metal. Watch the vid and follow alo...
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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 11:00:17 PDT
DIY PCB using Liquid Photoresist http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-PCB-using-Liquid-Photoresist/
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:35:29 PDT
Laser Tattoo http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Tattoo/
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Tue, 1 Jul 2008 10:48:35 PDT
Most Simple Home-Made PCB by Toner Transfer http://www.instructables.com/id/Most-Simple-Home-Made-PCB-by-Toner-Transfer/
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Wed, 6 Mar 2013 17:38:41 PST
Sponge + Ferric Chloride Method -- Etch PCBs in One Minute! http://www.instructables.com/id/Sponge-Ferric-Chloride-Method-Etch-Circuit-Bo/
Sponge + Ferric Chloride Method -- Etch PCBs in One Minute! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Z/9JTT/FX23V5VV/F7Z9JTTFX23V5VV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Z/9JTT/FX23V5VV/F7Z9JTTFX23V5VV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Z/9JTT/FX23V5VV/F7Z9JTTFX23V5VV.SMALL.jpg TechShopJim In this Instructable, I will show you how to etch a circuit board with about a tablespoon of ferric chloride etching solution and a 2 inch square sponge. You will be amazed as the exposed copper on the PCB disappears before your eyes, and your board is completely etched in a minute or less!I found ...
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Sun, 12 Jul 2009 16:10:58 PDT
Double-sided PCBs with a laser cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/Double-sided-PCBs-with-a-laser-cutter/
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Fri, 4 Apr 2014 18:05:27 PDT
Arduino Etch-A-Sketch Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Etch-A-Sketch-Clock/
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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 04:21:26 PDT
UV LED Exposure Box http://www.instructables.com/id/UV-LED-Exposure-Box/
UV LED Exposure Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/8UTG/FTO53T1G/FVV8UTGFTO53T1G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/8UTG/FTO53T1G/FVV8UTGFTO53T1G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/8UTG/FTO53T1G/FVV8UTGFTO53T1G.SMALL.jpg djhamer How to build an Ultra Violet Exposure box using LED's.Your last Veroboard project!A UV exposure box is an extremely useful piece of kit. It can be used to make proper PCB's. It can also be used to make other things such as intricate photo etched parts (a subject for another instructable). The troubl...
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Sat, 18 Apr 2009 14:54:23 PDT
Laser Etched Leather Bracelets - Valentines Gifts http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Etched-Leather-Bracelets-Love-Poems/
Laser Etched Leather Bracelets - Valentines Gifts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA8/D3FR/HPT69DMH/FA8D3FRHPT69DMH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA8/D3FR/HPT69DMH/FA8D3FRHPT69DMH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA8/D3FR/HPT69DMH/FA8D3FRHPT69DMH.SMALL.jpg Alyssa Ravenwood Masks Create lovely leather bracelets etched with your favorite sayings/poems. This project uses a laser cutter. You can make it at the Tech Shop http://www.techshop.ws/ I made these bracelets at the Mid-Peninsula Tech Shop on the 45 watt Epilog laser. I teach these and other leather craft workshops at ...
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Sun, 29 Dec 2013 23:56:37 PST
Laser-etched Equipment Nameplates http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-etched-Equipment-Nameplates/
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Wed, 2 Oct 2013 13:28:49 PDT
A Stainless Steel Bitcoin Wallet http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Stainless-Steel-Bitcoin-Wallet/
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Thu, 1 Aug 2013 22:00:33 PDT
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
Making Printed circuit Boards at or Near Home: A Comprehensive Overview, Almost a Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Printed-circuit-Boards-at-or-Near-Home-A-C/
Making Printed circuit Boards at or Near Home: A Comprehensive Overview, Almost a Guide - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/FUDK/GLWQVPH0/FKQFUDKGLWQVPH0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/FUDK/GLWQVPH0/FKQFUDKGLWQVPH0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/FUDK/GLWQVPH0/FKQFUDKGLWQVPH0.SMALL.jpg russ_hensel There is a bit of controversy over making your own printed circuit boards, many makers think that professional boards are so inexpensive now that they are the way to go. Others want to have more control and hopefully short turn around time that comes with making their own. This instructable assumes ...
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Fri, 8 Apr 2011 11:42:05 PDT
Laser Etch a Baseball http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Etch-a-Baseball/
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Tue, 14 May 2013 17:22:00 PDT
How to etch your own circuit board at home http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-etch-your-own-circuit-board-at-home/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCA/FS7U/HCV9CH5W/FCAFS7UHCV9CH5W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCA/FS7U/HCV9CH5W/FCAFS7UHCV9CH5W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCA/FS7U/HCV9CH5W/FCAFS7UHCV9CH5W.SMALL.jpg andrew mcneil How to make a PCB using pre-coated positive photoresist fibreglass (FR4) board. How to develop using UV light and Potassium Carbonate solution developer. And finally etching using Ferric chloride
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Sun, 10 Feb 2013 01:55:23 PST
RoboDolly http://www.instructables.com/id/RoboDolly/
RoboDolly - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/QP4S/HCJOCXN3/F0QQP4SHCJOCXN3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/QP4S/HCJOCXN3/F0QQP4SHCJOCXN3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/QP4S/HCJOCXN3/F0QQP4SHCJOCXN3.SMALL.jpg aandre The Birth of RoboDolly The conception of the RoboDolly can be traced back to my senior year of high school.  This aluminum ornament evolved from housing a few flashing lights to displaying a fully handmade LED matrix.  The final product was awarded to my robotics programming mentor; it now sits on h...
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Fri, 1 Feb 2013 22:15:52 PST
The Etchinator - low cost PCB spray etcher (under $100) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Etchinator-low-cost-spray-etcher/
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Sat, 15 Sep 2012 16:25:24 PDT
3D Printed Chess Piece Models http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Chess-Piece-Models/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/5H12/H5TUCN9T/FZ15H12H5TUCN9T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/5H12/H5TUCN9T/FZ15H12H5TUCN9T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/5H12/H5TUCN9T/FZ15H12H5TUCN9T.SMALL.jpg randofo One of the perks of working for Autodesk is occasionally getting to try out fancy-shmancy new software before the public. I recently got the opportunity to play with such a piece of design software, and used it to make this chess set. Why 3D print a chess set? Can't you just buy a chess set? Well,...
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Wed, 15 Aug 2012 17:02:25 PDT
Stop using Ferric Chloride etchant! (A better etching solution.) http://www.instructables.com/id/Stop-using-Ferric-Chloride-etchant!--A-better-etc/
Stop using Ferric Chloride etchant! (A better etching solution.) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/LCMO/F5Y3YQJG/F7LLCMOF5Y3YQJG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/LCMO/F5Y3YQJG/F7LLCMOF5Y3YQJG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/LCMO/F5Y3YQJG/F7LLCMOF5Y3YQJG.SMALL.jpg The Real Elliot Ferric chloride is a traditional home-use circuit board etchant. It's easy enough to come by, and the Ferric by itself is no big environmental problem. However, once you've etched a board with it, you're left with a solution with a bunch of copper chloride in it. This dissolved copper is an envi...
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Sat, 1 Sep 2007 11:38:31 PDT
Toner transfer no-soak, high-quality, double sided PCBs at home http://www.instructables.com/id/Toner-transfer-no-soak-high-quality-double-sided/
Toner transfer no-soak, high-quality, double sided PCBs at home - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/6SDQ/H1EMHYF5/FDR6SDQH1EMHYF5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/6SDQ/H1EMHYF5/FDR6SDQH1EMHYF5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/6SDQ/H1EMHYF5/FDR6SDQH1EMHYF5.SMALL.jpg dustinandrews Warning: There are hot surfaces, chemicals and possibly ill advised actions like you would expect in many Instructables here. You will also be running tape and un-approved paper through a laser printer. There is a very real danger of messing up your printer. If you do wreck a printer please comment ...
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Wed, 25 Apr 2012 23:11:07 PDT
Complete Circuit Board Lab & POV Business Card http://www.instructables.com/id/Circuit-Board-Lab-POV-Business-Card/
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Sun, 20 Mar 2011 23:33:05 PDT
50,000 volt etch-a-sketch! http://www.instructables.com/id/50000-volt-etch-a-sketch/
50,000 volt etch-a-sketch! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAN/Z15A/GHFJXCID/FANZ15AGHFJXCID.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAN/Z15A/GHFJXCID/FANZ15AGHFJXCID.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAN/Z15A/GHFJXCID/FANZ15AGHFJXCID.SMALL.jpg kalboon Hello, this instructable is intended for people just learning how to get into building devices that have a x/y motion ability, However this is not, and is not intended to be a CNC, or stepper device.     ***WARNING***  First off, if you choose to go all the way and make this use the flyback circui...
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Thu, 23 Dec 2010 16:46:51 PST
[Thumb]nail portraits - (laser etch your fingernails) http://www.instructables.com/id/Thumbnail-portraits-Etch-an-epic-battle-between/
[Thumb]nail portraits - (laser etch your fingernails) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/MZRI/FIJ3YE4D/FWZMZRIFIJ3YE4D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/MZRI/FIJ3YE4D/FWZMZRIFIJ3YE4D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/MZRI/FIJ3YE4D/FWZMZRIFIJ3YE4D.SMALL.jpg lamedust Throughout history there has been a hotly contested division between men of great importance. Rooted from a question pondered in their youth: beard - or mustache? Deeply concerned with their facial ornamentation, these men of highest standing were the Rogain to history's receding hairline. Dali chos...
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