Instructables: exploring - workshop - laser-cutting - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 20 Jul 2017 14:04:58 PDT BLOX v1.01 Laser Cut Mini Air Raid Siren http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Mini-Air-Raid-Siren/
Laser Cut Mini Air Raid Siren - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F44/W0HN/J5CQ06OB/F44W0HNJ5CQ06OB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F44/W0HN/J5CQ06OB/F44W0HNJ5CQ06OB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F44/W0HN/J5CQ06OB/F44W0HNJ5CQ06OB.SMALL.jpg jkmoule I have been planning on making a full size air raid siren, but before I invest the time and money into that, I wanted to test my design with a scale model. Much to my suprise, the scale model works if you spin it with a compressed air line! In this tutorial, I will step you through how to create the...
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Thu, 20 Jul 2017 08:16:16 PDT
Laser Cut Desk Nameplate http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Desk-Nameplate/
Laser Cut Desk Nameplate - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/15OC/J58G0RSR/F2T15OCJ58G0RSR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/15OC/J58G0RSR/F2T15OCJ58G0RSR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/15OC/J58G0RSR/F2T15OCJ58G0RSR.SMALL.jpg jkmoule In this tutorial, we will be creating a customizable nameplate for your office desk, or as a gift. The nameplate is meant to be fully customizable, so you will learn how to edit its size and text within this toutorial. For the fabrication part of this tutorial, we will be using a Universal Laser Sys...
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Thu, 20 Jul 2017 08:11:48 PDT
Laser Cut Cat Dish http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Cat-Dish/
Laser Cut Cat Dish - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/TH0I/J58G19XK/FCCTH0IJ58G19XK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/TH0I/J58G19XK/FCCTH0IJ58G19XK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/TH0I/J58G19XK/FCCTH0IJ58G19XK.SMALL.jpg jkmoule In this instructables, you will make a customized food/water dish for your cat or small dog. I got a kitten (her name is Gray) and she needed a food/water dish holder because she would knock over the bowls. Extract the attached zip file. It contains Solidworks part files of the parts of the pet dish...
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Wed, 19 Jul 2017 19:43:47 PDT
Laser Cut Triceratops http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Triceratops/
Laser Cut Triceratops - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/TP7M/J58FVD5M/F2DTP7MJ58FVD5M.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/TP7M/J58FVD5M/F2DTP7MJ58FVD5M.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/TP7M/J58FVD5M/F2DTP7MJ58FVD5M.SMALL.jpg jkmoule In this tutorial, we will be making a 3D triceratops model out of 2D pieces. Please download the attached file 'triceratops v2' (both the .ai and .pdf file work).First, I would like to give credit to RileyJackson from thingiverse for the CAD model of the triceratopsI used to make the design. It can ...
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Tue, 18 Jul 2017 20:20:10 PDT
3d Laser Cut Map http://www.instructables.com/id/3d-Laser-Cut-Map/
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Mon, 17 Jul 2017 08:57:49 PDT
Laser Cut PedalBoard http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-PedalBoard/
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Fri, 14 Jul 2017 15:46:21 PDT
Portable Sketch Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Sketch-Board/
Portable Sketch Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FII/VY2Q/J52Q93EN/FIIVY2QJ52Q93EN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FII/VY2Q/J52Q93EN/FIIVY2QJ52Q93EN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FII/VY2Q/J52Q93EN/FIIVY2QJ52Q93EN.SMALL.jpg Glumgad I like drawing. I keep a notepad and a set of pens near me every moment. No matter if I visualize some ideas related to my work or draw for fun. I like sketching or taking notes anytime and anywhere. But it becomes not very convenient when I am commuting or traveling.This Instructable is about a thi...
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Sat, 15 Jul 2017 14:04:55 PDT
Laser Cut Furniture Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Furniture-Shelf/
Laser Cut Furniture Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/BUNI/J52Q78H5/FZDBUNIJ52Q78H5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/BUNI/J52Q78H5/FZDBUNIJ52Q78H5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/BUNI/J52Q78H5/FZDBUNIJ52Q78H5.SMALL.jpg NathanL111 Too lazy to go buy IKEA furniture? Too savvy to learn woodworking? Then welcome friend, to laser cut furniture! Today we have a small file cabinet made using plywood and compression joints to hold the structure together. Get Those Parts! Parts List:2x 1/4"x15"x30" plywood1x Laser cutter1x rubber ...
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Fri, 14 Jul 2017 15:48:40 PDT
Laser Cut Bear http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Bear/
Laser Cut Bear - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPC/GVEI/J52Q3MNF/FPCGVEIJ52Q3MNF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPC/GVEI/J52Q3MNF/FPCGVEIJ52Q3MNF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPC/GVEI/J52Q3MNF/FPCGVEIJ52Q3MNF.SMALL.jpg jkmoule In this tutorial, we will be making a 3D bear model out of 2D pieces. Please download the attached file 'smaller bear revised' (both the .ai and .pdf file work).First, I would like to give credit to christophecaran from thingiverse for the CAD model of the bear I used to make the design. It can be f...
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Sat, 15 Jul 2017 06:07:29 PDT
Laser Cut Lego Pins http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Lego-Pins/
Laser Cut Lego Pins - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/G0VT/J4YFW9BO/FBAG0VTJ4YFW9BO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/G0VT/J4YFW9BO/FBAG0VTJ4YFW9BO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/G0VT/J4YFW9BO/FBAG0VTJ4YFW9BO.SMALL.jpg Great Science Academy In this project, makers will create their own wearable pins in the shape of Lego bricks. This is a simple and short activity that anyone can do. We created it for a K-1 summer camp with a focus on Lego, and the kids loved them. They were very excited to pin them on their lunch boxes and book bags. E...
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Wed, 12 Jul 2017 10:37:01 PDT
How to Design and Laser Cut Custom Game Tokens http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Laser-Cut-Custom-Game-Tokens/
How to Design and Laser Cut Custom Game Tokens - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/4M17/J4SPX9EV/FR14M17J4SPX9EV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/4M17/J4SPX9EV/FR14M17J4SPX9EV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/4M17/J4SPX9EV/FR14M17J4SPX9EV.SMALL.jpg greylightmay In this tutorial I show how to create illustrations of game tokens using Adobe Illustrator, and then how to cut those tokens on a laser cutter. I show some tips on finishing, different types of acrylic and what works best for me. Tools and Materials Tools:Access to a laser cutter (I use one at my...
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Fri, 7 Jul 2017 11:00:32 PDT
Beer Cap Map http://www.instructables.com/id/Beer-Cap-Map/
Beer Cap Map - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FN4/A2II/J4IQ33O8/FN4A2IIJ4IQ33O8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN4/A2II/J4IQ33O8/FN4A2IIJ4IQ33O8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN4/A2II/J4IQ33O8/FN4A2IIJ4IQ33O8.SMALL.jpg Fisherck I originally designed this as a Christmas present for a friend. It's a great souvenir to show places that you've been too. I've seen beer cap maps sold online, but they're pretty expensive, so I decided to try to make my own! Turns out it isn't too difficult if you have access to a laser cutter. The...
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Sat, 1 Jul 2017 18:50:25 PDT
Fallen Astronaut 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Fallen-Astronaut-2/
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Wed, 28 Jun 2017 13:46:13 PDT
Cthulhu Dice Tower http://www.instructables.com/id/Cthulhu-Dice-Tower/
Cthulhu Dice Tower - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/AP2V/J4G58YS4/FYKAP2VJ4G58YS4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/AP2V/J4G58YS4/FYKAP2VJ4G58YS4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/AP2V/J4G58YS4/FYKAP2VJ4G58YS4.SMALL.jpg LanderHelder Hey everyone! I recently made this for a buddy of mine for his birthday, and figured that I would share how I went about building it. I made the plans in Inventor, and used a laser cutter along with Inkscape to prepare the parts for cutting.Below is the PDF file I used to cut the thing out, *NOTE* t...
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Wed, 28 Jun 2017 13:09:04 PDT
5-Color Reverse Acrylic Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Color-Reverse-Acrylic-Sign/
5-Color Reverse Acrylic Sign - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F53/TYNQ/J4EFMZPF/F53TYNQJ4EFMZPF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F53/TYNQ/J4EFMZPF/F53TYNQJ4EFMZPF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F53/TYNQ/J4EFMZPF/F53TYNQJ4EFMZPF.SMALL.jpg Trotec Laser Canada This week we show you that you don't have to always settle on one color when doing laser engraving. In this projects we've used 5 colors to re-create "Whaam" a famous painting by American painter Lichtenstein! We first flip the image horizontally, laser engrave each color separately, and spray-pa...
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Tue, 27 Jun 2017 13:49:33 PDT
Laser Cut Miniature Sailboats http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Miniature-Sailboats/
Laser Cut Miniature Sailboats - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDO/X1ES/J4EFMVO7/FDOX1ESJ4EFMVO7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDO/X1ES/J4EFMVO7/FDOX1ESJ4EFMVO7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDO/X1ES/J4EFMVO7/FDOX1ESJ4EFMVO7.SMALL.jpg Great Science Academy This instructable was made for a K-1 summer camp activity, however, it is versatile enough to make work for K-5. The project itself took a total of about ten minutes to make. It can be easily personalized with felt and stickers, as well as paint and markers. The campers really enjoyed this activity,...
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Tue, 27 Jun 2017 13:25:35 PDT
Custom Name Keychain http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Name-Keychain/
Custom Name Keychain - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/MBMW/J48PU9AF/F9LMBMWJ48PU9AF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/MBMW/J48PU9AF/F9LMBMWJ48PU9AF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/MBMW/J48PU9AF/F9LMBMWJ48PU9AF.SMALL.jpg Fisherck This Instructable explains how to make custom name keychains using birch plywood and a laser cutter. It's a relatively simple process to design, laser cut, and then apply wood finish to. Great to make as a gift for someone or just make for yourself!Necessary Parts: Birch Plywood Keychain ring Wood s...
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Sat, 24 Jun 2017 15:13:55 PDT
Laser Cut QR Codes http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-QR-Codes/
Laser Cut QR Codes - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/OVX4/J48PVVMM/FIAOVX4J48PVVMM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/OVX4/J48PVVMM/FIAOVX4J48PVVMM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/OVX4/J48PVVMM/FIAOVX4J48PVVMM.SMALL.jpg zposner My friend Willy and I were kayaking down the river, talking about things we wanted to make. We came up with the idea of laser cutting QR codes into things. I thought it would be cool to laser cut a QR code into acrylic. Partially, I was just curious if it would work. Materials/Tools ToolsLaser cu...
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Fri, 23 Jun 2017 11:11:05 PDT
Lasercut Lightsaber Camp Activity http://www.instructables.com/id/Lasercut-Lightsaber-Camp-Activity/
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Wed, 21 Jun 2017 16:47:39 PDT
Lasercut Chess Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Lasercut-Chess-Board/
Lasercut Chess Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FA8/4JQ0/J3YPQURU/FA84JQ0J3YPQURU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA8/4JQ0/J3YPQURU/FA84JQ0J3YPQURU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA8/4JQ0/J3YPQURU/FA84JQ0J3YPQURU.SMALL.jpg Stortelder A couple of years ago my father gave me some molds for Scottish chess pieces and i decided it was time to build a board for it. Preparation To make sure all the different parts will fit, i made a 3D model in Solidworks. I used these dimensions for the files suitable for a laser cutter. The board...
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Fri, 16 Jun 2017 02:46:17 PDT
Fume Coffin - Laser Cutter Exhaust Vent Filter http://www.instructables.com/id/Fume-Coffin-Laser-Cutter-Exhaust-Vent-Filter/
Fume Coffin - Laser Cutter Exhaust Vent Filter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/9RG0/J3UFPCY6/FYG9RG0J3UFPCY6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/9RG0/J3UFPCY6/FYG9RG0J3UFPCY6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/9RG0/J3UFPCY6/FYG9RG0J3UFPCY6.SMALL.jpg patternmusic "The containment and removal of laser-generated air contaminants is critical, even for small compact laser cutters." - Daniel Herrick and Robert Klein."Emerging Health and Safety Issues in Makerspaces"Proceedings of the 1st International Symposium on Academic Makerspaces, 2016~•~Laser cutters produc...
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Wed, 14 Jun 2017 09:30:38 PDT
How to Laser Engrave Custom Dice http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Laser-Engrave-Custom-Dice/
How to Laser Engrave Custom Dice - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/TGYY/J3UFD8BI/FAZTGYYJ3UFD8BI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/TGYY/J3UFD8BI/FAZTGYYJ3UFD8BI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/TGYY/J3UFD8BI/FAZTGYYJ3UFD8BI.SMALL.jpg greylightmay In this Instructable, I show two different methods for engraving custom dice. Most laser cutters are not able to cut as deep as a typical die (standard die size is 16 mm) but blank dice are readily available on the internet, and most laser cutters will do an excellent job of engraving them. The firs...
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Tue, 13 Jun 2017 08:59:19 PDT
Lasercut 3D Topographic Wood Maps http://www.instructables.com/id/Lasercut-3D-Topographic-Wood-Maps/
Lasercut 3D Topographic Wood Maps - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FML/6W9U/J3EPICWX/FML6W9UJ3EPICWX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FML/6W9U/J3EPICWX/FML6W9UJ3EPICWX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FML/6W9U/J3EPICWX/FML6W9UJ3EPICWX.SMALL.jpg arun4444 I have always loved maps, and have been interested in topographic maps. I had purchased a laser cutter from china which saw no use for about a year. On my drive back from Bear mountain, a friend of mine had a brilliant idea: take the contour lines, cut each layer on a laser and stack them to create ...
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Thu, 1 Jun 2017 10:56:59 PDT
Dashboard Phone Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Dashboard-Phone-Stand/
Dashboard Phone Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/9GH5/J3AF99QG/FFV9GH5J3AF99QG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/9GH5/J3AF99QG/FFV9GH5J3AF99QG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/9GH5/J3AF99QG/FFV9GH5J3AF99QG.SMALL.jpg Kiteman UK transport law recently got much stricter regarding the use of mobile phones and other hand-held devices. Getting caught texting in stationary traffic will cost you £200 and six points on your license.For a new driver, that's a complete loss of their driving license in one go!On the rare occasion...
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Tue, 30 May 2017 02:46:33 PDT
Scheveningen Lighthouse Lamp (Laser-Cut Scale Modeling) http://www.instructables.com/id/Scheveningen-Lighthouse-Lamp-Laser-Cut-Scale-Model/
Scheveningen Lighthouse Lamp (Laser-Cut Scale Modeling) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/KNZQ/J3AF65IR/FL0KNZQJ3AF65IR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/KNZQ/J3AF65IR/FL0KNZQJ3AF65IR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/KNZQ/J3AF65IR/FL0KNZQJ3AF65IR.SMALL.jpg vzoutenbier In this Instructable I am going to describe how I made a scale-model lamp of the lighthouse in Scheveningen, the Netherlands. I really like making cool lights and thought that the Lights contest was a good reason to make my first Instructable, and learn how to use Fusion 360.Although I am making thi...
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Mon, 29 May 2017 12:30:08 PDT
Conductive Paint Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Conductive-Paint-Art/
Conductive Paint Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGP/DU4O/J34PAW0D/FGPDU4OJ34PAW0D.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGP/DU4O/J34PAW0D/FGPDU4OJ34PAW0D.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGP/DU4O/J34PAW0D/FGPDU4OJ34PAW0D.SMALL.jpg Fisherck In this Instructable I detail the process that I took in designing a project that can light up LED's using conductive paint. I have written this in the hopes that you can completely remake the project I did (and hopefully make it better than me), but also use this as a stepping stone to creating oth...
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Sat, 27 May 2017 21:05:27 PDT
Lasercut Phone Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/PhoneStand/
Lasercut Phone Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIH/JQD4/J34PM7YV/FIHJQD4J34PM7YV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIH/JQD4/J34PM7YV/FIHJQD4J34PM7YV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIH/JQD4/J34PM7YV/FIHJQD4J34PM7YV.SMALL.jpg pitakire Hello everyone!I've got several projects going and I hope to finish them soon.In the meantime, I wanted to share with you a super simple idea for a phone stand I design and realised with the laser-cutter. Having this kind of machine will let you to chose and pick any kind of usable material you coul...
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Thu, 25 May 2017 14:08:21 PDT
The Skía Light Fixture http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Skía-Light-Fixture/
The Skía Light Fixture - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/ENAL/J30T0BAM/FG6ENALJ30T0BAM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/ENAL/J30T0BAM/FG6ENALJ30T0BAM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/ENAL/J30T0BAM/FG6ENALJ30T0BAM.SMALL.jpg matildelewis The Skía Light Fixture is a product I created for my 8th year micro business. The light was laser cut at the Hurleyville Makers Lab using plywood and assembled with shoji paper, LED light bulb, and a base for holding the lightbulb that was 3D printed in my classroom. Creating the Design When I wa...
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Wed, 24 May 2017 20:01:38 PDT
Chasing Lights Marquee Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Chasing-Lights-Marquee-Sign/
Chasing Lights Marquee Sign - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXX/8H9G/J30SZ9L2/FXX8H9GJ30SZ9L2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXX/8H9G/J30SZ9L2/FXX8H9GJ30SZ9L2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXX/8H9G/J30SZ9L2/FXX8H9GJ30SZ9L2.SMALL.jpg HardlyHumanFX I love old signs. It breaks my heart to see all the old businesses fold up and their signs fall into disrepair. I decided to make one of my own as an homage to my passion for flashy vintage signage. So! What is a chasing light sign, you may ask? It's those crazy flashing lights that look like theyre...
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Wed, 24 May 2017 15:57:37 PDT
Laser Cut Logo http://www.instructables.com/id/Makers-Asylum-Laser-Cut-Logo/
Laser Cut Logo - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/UQOC/J30SYKDT/FFFUQOCJ30SYKDT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/UQOC/J30SYKDT/FFFUQOCJ30SYKDT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/UQOC/J30SYKDT/FFFUQOCJ30SYKDT.SMALL.jpg Canvas of Dreams Maker's Asylum is a community maker space in India providing makers with tools and guidance to bring the ideas to reality. I made this logo when we were setting up our new space in Delhi. This was one of my initial projects when I was still getting my hands on our addition to the machine inventory -...
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Wed, 24 May 2017 08:27:12 PDT
Laser Cut MDF Fidget Spinner http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-MDF-Fidget-Spinner/
Laser Cut MDF Fidget Spinner - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/LUQW/J30SW44T/FM9LUQWJ30SW44T.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/LUQW/J30SW44T/FM9LUQWJ30SW44T.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/LUQW/J30SW44T/FM9LUQWJ30SW44T.SMALL.jpg abertuola Here are some Fidget Spinners I made.The small ones are 65 mm in diameter. For small hands. eg under 12 Years olds.The large ones are 90 mm in diameter. Standard size.I cut the brass inserts (photos and drawing later.) on a metalwork lathe from 20mm solid brass. 8mm insert press fit. This is just ...
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Wed, 24 May 2017 03:54:23 PDT
The Toolbook http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Toolbook/
The Toolbook - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/2PZK/J2UPIOOV/FI82PZKJ2UPIOOV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/2PZK/J2UPIOOV/FI82PZKJ2UPIOOV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/2PZK/J2UPIOOV/FI82PZKJ2UPIOOV.SMALL.jpg zetdech In this instructable I'll be showing you how to make your own toolbook. This will hold all your tools and make it easy to only take the tools you need for the job you want to do. Downloading and lasering the components The first step may be intimidating to most but it makes the best use of the ma...
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Mon, 22 May 2017 01:49:36 PDT
Large Laser Cut Letters and Forms http://www.instructables.com/id/Large-Laser-Cut-Letters-and-Forms/
Large Laser Cut Letters and Forms - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F43/AO4M/J2QF5FD9/F43AO4MJ2QF5FD9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F43/AO4M/J2QF5FD9/F43AO4MJ2QF5FD9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F43/AO4M/J2QF5FD9/F43AO4MJ2QF5FD9.SMALL.jpg EduardoG30 Again sorry about the misuse of the language (sorry i use a few weeks making this but in a mistake google chrome erase all the introduction and the page save the changes) If someone can use this i'll be gladi´ll try to explain how i made some letters in corel draw ( really i need some suggest in ano...
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Mon, 15 May 2017 20:14:59 PDT
How to Make a Glow in the Dark Themed Tabletop http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Glow-in-the-Dark-Your-Favourite-Foot/
How to Make a Glow in the Dark Themed Tabletop - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/7ENO/J2KPBOFE/F6F7ENOJ2KPBOFE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/7ENO/J2KPBOFE/F6F7ENOJ2KPBOFE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/7ENO/J2KPBOFE/F6F7ENOJ2KPBOFE.SMALL.jpg TheDIYMaker I love football!And the only other thing I love other than football is sleep. So I decided why not merge it together? So this Instructable is a detailed step by step process which will show you how to make an AWESOME (Your Favourite Football Club) themed Glow in the Dark Tabletop. I personally have ...
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Fri, 12 May 2017 04:41:00 PDT
DropoScope http://www.instructables.com/id/DropoScope/
DropoScope - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/7522/J2AW131U/F7U7522J2AW131U.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/7522/J2AW131U/F7U7522J2AW131U.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/7522/J2AW131U/F7U7522J2AW131U.SMALL.jpg ingggis DroposCcope is a simple microscope wich use drop of water as a lens. Image of organisms inside a water drop is projected on a screen using the laser.The in-depth explanation you can find in this paper written by Gorazd Planinsic Material list Laser pointer3mm plywood, MDF or plastic for laser c...
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Sun, 7 May 2017 10:06:37 PDT
Giant Laser Cut Bulbasaur http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-Laser-Cut-Bulbasaur/
Giant Laser Cut Bulbasaur - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/JBSZ/J282W4HR/FB4JBSZJ282W4HR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/JBSZ/J282W4HR/FB4JBSZJ282W4HR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/JBSZ/J282W4HR/FB4JBSZJ282W4HR.SMALL.jpg OOTUS In this Instructable I'll show you how we've built a giant Bulbasaur consisting out of 216 laser cut plywood pieces and over 600 zip ties! Downloading the 3D Model First of all we'll download the Bulbasaur model from Thingiverse. It's made by Flowalistik, he has a bunch of very nice low-polygon 3...
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Thu, 4 May 2017 04:00:12 PDT
How to Design and Laser Cut Display Shelves for Miniature Models http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Design-and-Laser-Cut-Display-Shelves-for-Mi/
How to Design and Laser Cut Display Shelves for Miniature Models - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/JG9X/J26F0NIS/FW8JG9XJ26F0NIS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/JG9X/J26F0NIS/FW8JG9XJ26F0NIS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/JG9X/J26F0NIS/FW8JG9XJ26F0NIS.SMALL.jpg greylightmay In this tutorial I show how to design three different types of display shelves in Adobe Illustrator and cut them on a laser cutter. I talk about how to fuse acrylic, and how to create a design portable shelves that can be assembled without using glue. Tools and Materials Tools:Access to a laser c...
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Sun, 5 Mar 2017 08:26:17 PST
CNC Laptop Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Laptop-Stand/
CNC Laptop Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/YWZI/J20PKL7E/FCQYWZIJ20PKL7E.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/YWZI/J20PKL7E/FCQYWZIJ20PKL7E.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/YWZI/J20PKL7E/FCQYWZIJ20PKL7E.SMALL.jpg LanceWolves First of all, this is my first instructable so obviously I forgot take pictures of some parts of the process but the key part of this project is the design anyway. The laptop stand mimics the form and function of the laptop stands used in DJ booths. But since the design is so simple it can be adjust...
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Mon, 1 May 2017 10:11:32 PDT
How to Design and Laser Cut a Stained Glass Chapel for Tabletop Terrain http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Design-and-Laser-Cut-a-Stained-Glass-Chapel/
How to Design and Laser Cut a Stained Glass Chapel for Tabletop Terrain - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/A4F9/J20PKQRW/FRYA4F9J20PKQRW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/A4F9/J20PKQRW/FRYA4F9J20PKQRW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/A4F9/J20PKQRW/FRYA4F9J20PKQRW.SMALL.jpg greylightmay In this instructable I show how to use Adobe Illustrator to design a scale model of a chapel with stained glass windows. The parts are cut on a laser cutter, and I give tips about how to assemble the windows with the least amount of effort. The stained glass techniques I show can have many different...
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Fri, 7 Apr 2017 09:51:10 PDT
How to Laser Cut and Engrave a Star Wars Light Switch Plate http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Laser-Cut-and-Engrave-a-Star-Wars-Light-Swi/
How to Laser Cut and Engrave a Star Wars Light Switch Plate - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/1P31/J20P576C/FS71P31J20P576C.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/1P31/J20P576C/FS71P31J20P576C.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/1P31/J20P576C/FS71P31J20P576C.SMALL.jpg greylightmay This is how to make a custom laser cut and engraved light switch plate. I used Boba Fett clip art from Star Wars, but you could use any clip art to make a custom plate that is a fun addition to a child's room or a game room! Tools and Materials Tools: Access to a Laser CutterDesign software like ...
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Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:31:36 PDT
Lasered Naruto Kunai Knife Coathangers http://www.instructables.com/id/Lasered-Naruto-Kunai-Knife-Coathangers/
Lasered Naruto Kunai Knife Coathangers - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/U08P/J1WW1ADF/FARU08PJ1WW1ADF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/U08P/J1WW1ADF/FARU08PJ1WW1ADF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/U08P/J1WW1ADF/FARU08PJ1WW1ADF.SMALL.jpg MakrToolbox This project was not an intricate planned out project, I simply looked at my shop wall and saw the simple hooks and decided to make something better. I am a fan of lots of different anime shows. One of my favorite shows is Naruto. I love all of the different knives and swords that are in the show. I...
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Tue, 25 Apr 2017 09:35:13 PDT
Dodecahedron Shadow Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Dodecahedron-Shadow-Lamp/
Dodecahedron Shadow Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/0IZE/J1WERD20/F9W0IZEJ1WERD20.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/0IZE/J1WERD20/F9W0IZEJ1WERD20.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/0IZE/J1WERD20/F9W0IZEJ1WERD20.SMALL.jpg iliasbarthelemy Dodecahedron lamp made using a laser cutter. (Hanging or desk lamp)Made using Fusion 360Source file: http://a360.co/2pf1MleRequired materials: Wood glue or glue gun for wood, or acrylic glue if you are using acyl. 3 mm (1/8 inch) wood or acrylic sheet of your choice. Sanding paper. (Grid 160 or hi...
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Tue, 25 Apr 2017 09:33:13 PDT
Make Your Own High Quality CO2 Lasercutter! With Touch Control! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-High-Quality-CO2-Lasercutter-With-To/
Make Your Own High Quality CO2 Lasercutter! With Touch Control! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/XIDN/J1GPO235/FH2XIDNJ1GPO235.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/XIDN/J1GPO235/FH2XIDNJ1GPO235.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/XIDN/J1GPO235/FH2XIDNJ1GPO235.SMALL.jpg MichielD99 Hello everybodyAbout a year ago, I wanted to buy a CO2 lasercutter to make my workspace complete. One problem was that lasercutters aren't cheap, especially not for hobbyists who want a large cutting area. Of course, for that price you also get awesome software and customer support when you buy a la...
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Mon, 17 Apr 2017 05:40:43 PDT
Laser Cut Stand for DIY LED Seed Starter http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Stand-for-DIY-LED-Seed-Starter/
Laser Cut Stand for DIY LED Seed Starter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/0WAS/J1GPHPKI/FXU0WASJ1GPHPKI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/0WAS/J1GPHPKI/FXU0WASJ1GPHPKI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/0WAS/J1GPHPKI/FXU0WASJ1GPHPKI.SMALL.jpg fmarquis Here is an easy project to start or expand your growing season... I live in Montréal, in Québec (Canada). While we can have really hot summers, the growing season is actually short. Last year, my wife tried to start a garden planting the seeds straight into the soil in spring. After some nasty rainf...
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Sun, 16 Apr 2017 13:20:04 PDT
Hidden Backlit LED Sleeping Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Hidden-Backlit-LED-Sleeping-Sign/
Hidden Backlit LED Sleeping Sign - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4Z/7EPX/J1PLALSC/F4Z7EPXJ1PLALSC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4Z/7EPX/J1PLALSC/F4Z7EPXJ1PLALSC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4Z/7EPX/J1PLALSC/F4Z7EPXJ1PLALSC.SMALL.jpg pamelafox The backstory: I sleep earlier than all my roommates, as I wake up with the sun (and 3 hungry cats). I want my roommates to know when I'm sleeping so that they are more aware of their own volume. I made a "Shh.. Sleeping" door hanger in my last instructable, but that just wasn't visible enough at ni...
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Sun, 16 Apr 2017 17:59:18 PDT
Patterns Collection - for Bending Rigid Materials http://www.instructables.com/id/Patterns-Collection-for-Bending-Rigid-Materials/
Patterns Collection - for Bending Rigid Materials - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/TLRK/J1CELHT5/FVOTLRKJ1CELHT5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/TLRK/J1CELHT5/FVOTLRKJ1CELHT5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/TLRK/J1CELHT5/FVOTLRKJ1CELHT5.SMALL.jpg CncFactory This patterns selection for bending rigid materials wants to bring about the creation of new designs that allow bending of some rigid materials. The pierced decoration of this patterns let unload the tension of the material when curving and permit us to use - for example- the wood in many original a...
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Tue, 11 Apr 2017 01:02:05 PDT
Camera Slider Dolly DIY With a Laser Cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/Camera-Slider-Dolly-DYI-With-a-Laser-Cutter/
Camera Slider Dolly DIY With a Laser Cutter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F32/DTP9/J153ZOMU/F32DTP9J153ZOMU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F32/DTP9/J153ZOMU/F32DTP9J153ZOMU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F32/DTP9/J153ZOMU/F32DTP9J153ZOMU.SMALL.jpg Invention Therapy This is a really interesting and useful build for anyone who shoots movies or video. Our camera dolly slider is a great cinematography accessory that should be part of every photographers equipment list. Total build cost is less than $15.00!The INSTRUCTIONAL VIDEO is fun to watch!Be sure to SUBSC...
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Wed, 5 Apr 2017 19:05:09 PDT
Laser Cut Rack and Pinion http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Rack-and-Pinion/
Laser Cut Rack and Pinion - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/W0DK/J0X4WX30/FA5W0DKJ0X4WX30.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/W0DK/J0X4WX30/FA5W0DKJ0X4WX30.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/W0DK/J0X4WX30/FA5W0DKJ0X4WX30.SMALL.jpg Invention Therapy Watch the instructions video HEREIn the video we laser cut a reciprocating rack and pinion gear system using our laser engraver / cutter.This latest Invention Therapy DIY project, we show you how to build this cool gear system. It is a great DIY project for science fairs, school projects or simply ...
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Thu, 30 Mar 2017 19:37:35 PDT
Silence Your Laser Cutter! http://www.instructables.com/id/Silence-Your-Laser-Cutter/
Silence Your Laser Cutter! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/ZWK1/J0MOSLS4/FEWZWK1J0MOSLS4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/ZWK1/J0MOSLS4/FEWZWK1J0MOSLS4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/ZWK1/J0MOSLS4/FEWZWK1J0MOSLS4.SMALL.jpg WAC_IDEAWORKS Have you bought a laser for your home or workspace but aren't a fan of all the noise? This instructable will help you regain a little peace and quiet and actually improve the laser cutter's performance! Goals of the project & game plan There are two main goals with this project: Make the laser ...
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Sat, 25 Mar 2017 21:11:40 PDT
Laser Cut Double Sided Wooden Doorknob Hanger http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Double-Sided-Wooden-Doorknob-Hanger/
Laser Cut Double Sided Wooden Doorknob Hanger - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/1BAY/J1CEN9DD/FC51BAYJ1CEN9DD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/1BAY/J1CEN9DD/FC51BAYJ1CEN9DD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/1BAY/J1CEN9DD/FC51BAYJ1CEN9DD.SMALL.jpg pamelafox The background: I want my roommates to know when I'm meditating, so that they know to give me some time to emerge from my room and to be more mindful with their own noise levels. At night, I also want them to know when I'm sleeping, as I tend to sleep earlier than most. My solution is this double-si...
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Wed, 22 Mar 2017 09:15:03 PDT