Instructables: exploring - workshop - laser-cutting - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 22 Jun 2017 23:26:10 PDT BLOX v1.01 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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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
Assemble a Laser Cut Living Hinge Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Assemble-a-Laser-Cut-Living-Hinge-Box/
Assemble a Laser Cut Living Hinge Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/K8J8/J0COOPVJ/FD9K8J8J0COOPVJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/K8J8/J0COOPVJ/FD9K8J8J0COOPVJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/K8J8/J0COOPVJ/FD9K8J8J0COOPVJ.SMALL.jpg pamelafox In this tutorial, I'll step through how I assembled a laser cut living hinge box. My box stores 3x4" custom name badges from ProjectIcebreak, but yours can store all kinds of things! :-) You'll need these supplies: A laser cutter (like at TechShopSF) 1/8" plywood Sanding sponges Wood glue Elastic co...
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Fri, 17 Mar 2017 21:48:13 PDT
Wood-man Book Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-man-Book-Holder/
Wood-man Book Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/5QMW/IZYGN2OI/FTB5QMWIZYGN2OI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/5QMW/IZYGN2OI/FTB5QMWIZYGN2OI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/5QMW/IZYGN2OI/FTB5QMWIZYGN2OI.SMALL.jpg BONEVET Library in our maker-space is our favorite spot to get inspired for creating new projects. By reading Makers Magazine, the book ends idea came out. Wood-man Book Holder is a project for all the book lovers that want their library to look creative, visually good and practical. Supplements and Mate...
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Wed, 8 Mar 2017 08:58:10 PST
Angle Adjustable Laptop PC Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Angle-Adjustable-Laptop-PC-Stand/
Angle Adjustable Laptop PC Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/BFRN/IZYGA98L/FWIBFRNIZYGA98L.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/BFRN/IZYGA98L/FWIBFRNIZYGA98L.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/BFRN/IZYGA98L/FWIBFRNIZYGA98L.SMALL.jpg 橘健 This instructions shows how to develop an angle adjustable laptop PC stand made by MDF.If Laser cutting systems available, you can make this within 30 minutes. It is really easy.That can change laptop angle 3way (10degree,13degree,15degree)I intended to use Macbook 15inch to define its size. Step ...
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Tue, 7 Mar 2017 00:39:40 PST
Make It Extreme's Logo From Metal Chips http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-It-Extremes-Logo-From-Metal-Chips/
Make It Extreme's Logo From Metal Chips - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/SGVH/IZQA3SQD/FY6SGVHIZQA3SQD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/SGVH/IZQA3SQD/FY6SGVHIZQA3SQD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/SGVH/IZQA3SQD/FY6SGVHIZQA3SQD.SMALL.jpg Make it Extreme This time the video that we have prepared is different from all the others but it is equally interesting. What we have made up, now? Well, this time we decided to make the logo of our team the ‘make it extreme’ using the iron filings that we have collected from the various cuts that we used for all ...
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Tue, 28 Feb 2017 17:26:00 PST
Joinery: Joints for Laser Cut Assemblies http://www.instructables.com/id/Joinery-Joints-for-Laser-Cut-Assemblies/
Joinery: Joints for Laser Cut Assemblies - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/XGBF/IYOQPVPU/FELXGBFIYOQPVPU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/XGBF/IYOQPVPU/FELXGBFIYOQPVPU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/XGBF/IYOQPVPU/FELXGBFIYOQPVPU.SMALL.jpg clementzheng Laser cutting is widely used by industrial designers and mechanical engineers as a rapid modeling tool. However, designing and fabricating laser cut assemblies can be a complex and tedious process, especially for novice designers. Joinery, the system described in the Instructable, was developed to f...
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Mon, 6 Feb 2017 09:15:48 PST
Laser-engraved Phone Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-engraved-Phone-Stand/
Laser-engraved Phone Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FM7/FGM6/IYOQE3ZH/FM7FGM6IYOQE3ZH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM7/FGM6/IYOQE3ZH/FM7FGM6IYOQE3ZH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM7/FGM6/IYOQE3ZH/FM7FGM6IYOQE3ZH.SMALL.jpg ctwalbridge Here’s a simple laser-cut acrylic phone stand with public domain art engraved on it - you can make one just like this with the attached files or you can find your own art to engrave.The pattern and the engraving should work just as well with 1/8" (3mm) plywood. Files and photos (1) This pattern i...
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Fri, 3 Feb 2017 14:02:16 PST
DIY Heng Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Heng-Lamp/
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Tue, 31 Jan 2017 07:03:08 PST
ToYeM - The turnable toy http://www.instructables.com/id/ToYeM/
ToYeM - The turnable toy - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/3DGR/IYAN0KAO/F8O3DGRIYAN0KAO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/3DGR/IYAN0KAO/F8O3DGRIYAN0KAO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/3DGR/IYAN0KAO/F8O3DGRIYAN0KAO.SMALL.jpg Marhek The idea:My idea is to make a totem like toy (ToYeM). You can rotate each block and it can emmit light. When the blocks are alligned the right way the light will turn on. Getting the tools and materials MoSCoWMust: Blocks turning. It must emmit light.Should: When you turned the ToYeM the right wa...
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Tue, 24 Jan 2017 09:47:17 PST
Laser Cut Periodic Table Name Tag http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Periodic-Table-Name-Tag/
Laser Cut Periodic Table Name Tag - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F01/NOV3/IY4QG74D/F01NOV3IY4QG74D.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F01/NOV3/IY4QG74D/F01NOV3IY4QG74D.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F01/NOV3/IY4QG74D/F01NOV3IY4QG74D.SMALL.jpg Fisherck This was a birthday present for a friend of mine. He's in Biochemistry, so I thought this gift was very fitting for him! Fortunately his name could be spelled using the elements from the periodic table, but this will not be true for every name or phrase because there are only so many one letter and ...
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Sat, 21 Jan 2017 13:15:04 PST
3D Eiffel Tower with Laser Cuter http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Eiffel-Tower-With-Laser-Cuter/
3D Eiffel Tower with Laser Cuter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/ZQNP/IXUQH2CT/F8BZQNPIXUQH2CT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/ZQNP/IXUQH2CT/F8BZQNPIXUQH2CT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/ZQNP/IXUQH2CT/F8BZQNPIXUQH2CT.SMALL.jpg meowmeowxyz This is my first Instructablesohope you like it :) Find model First, we need to find a solid Eiffel Tower model. In picture, i use Thingiverse to get the model i want. You can use other site like GrabCAD or you can make one by yourself. "Slice" the model An easy and fast way to slice the model...
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Sat, 14 Jan 2017 11:31:39 PST
Laser Cut Christmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Christmas-Tree/
Laser Cut Christmas Tree - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F75/I4H2/IXQFYYPE/F75I4H2IXQFYYPE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F75/I4H2/IXQFYYPE/F75I4H2IXQFYYPE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F75/I4H2/IXQFYYPE/F75I4H2IXQFYYPE.SMALL.jpg SebastiaanJansen Recently I moved to a small appartment. There simply isn't enough room to place a fully featured pine-fresh christmas tree! Buying a small plastic one can be quite expensive, so I just headed over to the local fab lab and cut one with a laser cutter! Materials and Drawings These drawings are insp...
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Wed, 11 Jan 2017 04:15:30 PST
Mini Cargador / Mini Loader http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Cargador-Mini-Loader/
Mini Cargador / Mini Loader - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/NIK5/IXGFPPZ3/F1SNIK5IXGFPPZ3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/NIK5/IXGFPPZ3/F1SNIK5IXGFPPZ3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/NIK5/IXGFPPZ3/F1SNIK5IXGFPPZ3.SMALL.jpg EduardoG30 Again sorry for the language it´s not my language and i only use here and for read manuals, feel free to make corrections for a better understanding and i change the words.I made this mini loader in corel and solid works (my first time using solid works, and it have some alignment details on solidwo...
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Tue, 3 Jan 2017 02:31:05 PST
Wooden Locking Mechanism http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Locking-Mechanism/
Wooden Locking Mechanism - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/4W3Y/IXAPZO7M/FA54W3YIXAPZO7M.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/4W3Y/IXAPZO7M/FA54W3YIXAPZO7M.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/4W3Y/IXAPZO7M/FA54W3YIXAPZO7M.SMALL.jpg TiSpace Creating a wooden locking mechanism is not hard in case you can make use of a laser cutter. This instructable describes my approach for locking a compartment Laser cut Using online tools for constructing the rack and pinion is very handy. I've used one for calculating the number of teeth and all...
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Sat, 31 Dec 2016 03:31:43 PST
Assembling a Laser Cut Plywood Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Assembling-a-Laser-Cut-Plywood-Box/
Assembling a Laser Cut Plywood Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/UED1/IXAPW0L3/FQGUED1IXAPW0L3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/UED1/IXAPW0L3/FQGUED1IXAPW0L3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/UED1/IXAPW0L3/FQGUED1IXAPW0L3.SMALL.jpg KarenSmithDesigns This instructable on how to assemble and glue together a laser cut plywood box is written around the lasercut box craft kits I design and sell on Etsy. But the process is suitable for many wooden laser cut boxes with tabbed finger joint edges that are currently available on the web..The boxes, in th...
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Fri, 30 Dec 2016 04:33:40 PST
Make a Laser Cut Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Laser-Cut-Puzzle/
Make a Laser Cut Puzzle - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/UNE2/IX0PU1S3/FOOUNE2IX0PU1S3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/UNE2/IX0PU1S3/FOOUNE2IX0PU1S3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/UNE2/IX0PU1S3/FOOUNE2IX0PU1S3.SMALL.jpg CarmelitoAndrade It is almost that time of the year, when you are getting rid of your old calendar and about to put up new ones. And if you have one of the calendar which has interesting pictures, why not follow this instructable and make an awesome laser cut puzzle. In my case, I have a Star Wars themed calendar, ...
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Fri, 23 Dec 2016 06:50:59 PST
Laser Cut Paper Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Paper-Lantern-1/
Laser Cut Paper Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/SVDO/IX0PRMWB/FS2SVDOIX0PRMWB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/SVDO/IX0PRMWB/FS2SVDOIX0PRMWB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/SVDO/IX0PRMWB/FS2SVDOIX0PRMWB.SMALL.jpg DragonMike I designed this lantern to be laser cut from heavy paper, I use 160gsm which is twice the weight of office copier paper. The lantern is intended for use with an LED tea light and isn't safe for use with wax candles or other naked flame. To make this lantern you will need access to a laser cutter. Th...
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Fri, 23 Dec 2016 05:32:50 PST
Laser-Cut Classic Literature Book Cover Necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Classic-Literature-Book-Cover-Necklace/
Laser-Cut Classic Literature Book Cover Necklace - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/NBUW/IWWFJZCZ/FU2NBUWIWWFJZCZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/NBUW/IWWFJZCZ/FU2NBUWIWWFJZCZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/NBUW/IWWFJZCZ/FU2NBUWIWWFJZCZ.SMALL.jpg brightcolorfulflickers Have you always wanted to carry your favorite first edition around with you all the time? Okay, well, that's probably not really possible, but you can make a necklace using a book cover image! You can also use this as a starting point to make ornaments, keychains, or coasters.This tutorial assumes y...
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Tue, 20 Dec 2016 13:06:22 PST
Wooden Gear Trains http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Gear-Trains/
Wooden Gear Trains - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/1DW1/IWWFJIT2/FYS1DW1IWWFJIT2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/1DW1/IWWFJIT2/FYS1DW1IWWFJIT2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/1DW1/IWWFJIT2/FYS1DW1IWWFJIT2.SMALL.jpg watchmeflyy I've been interested in gear transmission for a while, and decided to play around with the idea using laser cut wood. My original inspiration came from this project on thingiverse, which I adapted into what you see in the second gif above (and fifth + sixth images above). I found the spinning gears ...
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Tue, 20 Dec 2016 09:02:58 PST