Instructables: exploring - workshop - laser-cutting http://www.instructables.com Thu, 22 Jun 2017 23:26:09 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
Acrylic Gravity Powered Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Acrylic-Gravity-Powered-Clock/
Acrylic Gravity Powered Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F55/3FVS/J3OPNQNE/F553FVSJ3OPNQNE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F55/3FVS/J3OPNQNE/F553FVSJ3OPNQNE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F55/3FVS/J3OPNQNE/F553FVSJ3OPNQNE.SMALL.jpg Tustin High T-Tech We made a gravity-powered, acrylic clock with a minute and hour hand. This is achieved by utilizing two heavy weights and a pendulum that allows the clock to “tick” once a second. The pendulum must not slow down or else the clock would stop moving, so in order to keep the clock in perpetual motion, ...
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Thu, 8 Jun 2017 14:01:50 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
Laser Cut Candle Holder "De Drie Wijzen" http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Candle-Holder-De-Drie-Wijzen/
Laser Cut Candle Holder "De Drie Wijzen" - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/ZF6Y/J34PESCI/FM8ZF6YJ34PESCI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/ZF6Y/J34PESCI/FM8ZF6YJ34PESCI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/ZF6Y/J34PESCI/FM8ZF6YJ34PESCI.SMALL.jpg SebastiaanJansen Every sunday in Belgium there is a show I watch called "De drie wijzen". One thing that really stood out to me is the decor, but more in particular the overhead lamps. I thought they were so cool that I made one for myself, but for holding a candle. What do you need: two 30x60cm 3mm MDF panels ca...
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Thu, 25 May 2017 13:09:06 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/
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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
Acrylic Laser Cut Lampshades http://www.instructables.com/id/Acrylic-Laser-Cut-Lampshades/
Acrylic Laser Cut Lampshades - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/NCXS/J30F28KS/FW1NCXSJ30F28KS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/NCXS/J30F28KS/FW1NCXSJ30F28KS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/NCXS/J30F28KS/FW1NCXSJ30F28KS.SMALL.jpg aptaylor Images of final designs showing alternatives. This is the first lampshade I made but there are endless possibilities for changing from the basic cube and square spirals. Drawing the Basic Shapes/ Spiral Designs for Laser Cutting Demonstrates how to draw the spirals Jpeg of Pdf Showing Drawing...
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Mon, 22 May 2017 14:57:04 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
Trípode PVC + Corte Laser (Tripod PVC + LaserCut) http://www.instructables.com/id/Trípode-PVC-Corte-Laser-Tripod-PVC-LaserCut/
Trípode PVC + Corte Laser (Tripod PVC + LaserCut) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1Z/SY9S/J2MARN3V/F1ZSY9SJ2MARN3V.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1Z/SY9S/J2MARN3V/F1ZSY9SJ2MARN3V.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1Z/SY9S/J2MARN3V/F1ZSY9SJ2MARN3V.SMALL.jpg AleMaker Cómo construir un práctico trípode en tubos PVC para múltiples usos. Inventario De Materiales Para hacer este trípode necesitamos: Accesorios y tubos PVC Agua presión de 1/2" 5 acoples rosca macho3 Ts3 semicodos1 tubo de 11cm (va en el centro)12 tubos de 4cmLimpiador y pengante para PVC3 tubos d...
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Sat, 13 May 2017 19:26:29 PDT
Lámpara Casera Para Fotos Y Videos http://www.instructables.com/id/Lámpara-Casera-Para-Fotos-Y-Videos/
Lámpara Casera Para Fotos Y Videos - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/YB6Y/J2MAPXP1/FDRYB6YJ2MAPXP1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/YB6Y/J2MAPXP1/FDRYB6YJ2MAPXP1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/YB6Y/J2MAPXP1/FDRYB6YJ2MAPXP1.SMALL.jpg AleMaker Fácil en PVC para iluminación de videos y fotografía. O para trabajar. El Trípode Aquí nos remitimos a la realización del tripode explicada en este link Materiales Corte LaserBase con huecos en MDF 3mm, prediseñada en corte laser Link de descargaCampana o caperuza en cartón1 pliego (70x100cm...
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Sat, 13 May 2017 17:46:53 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
Lamp Inspired by Nature http://www.instructables.com/id/Lamp-Inspired-by-Nature/
Lamp Inspired by Nature - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FND/JU0P/J2GF91I0/FNDJU0PJ2GF91I0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FND/JU0P/J2GF91I0/FNDJU0PJ2GF91I0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FND/JU0P/J2GF91I0/FNDJU0PJ2GF91I0.SMALL.jpg raphaeloh96 I wanted to make a lamp that was inspired by nature. I was thinking of all kinds of plants and animals. At last, I chose bees. I decided to choose the characteristics of bees and its beehive.I used bees' fur color and hexagonal traits of the beehives. Final Look This is the final look of the lamp...
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Thu, 11 May 2017 00:57:13 PDT
Gear Box Fan http://www.instructables.com/id/Gear-Box-Fan/
Gear Box Fan - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/6S7P/J2GEXK65/F8Y6S7PJ2GEXK65.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/6S7P/J2GEXK65/F8Y6S7PJ2GEXK65.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/6S7P/J2GEXK65/F8Y6S7PJ2GEXK65.SMALL.jpg 3090176 My partner, Wade Rosenbaum, and I, Johann Ruiz, had decided to instruct you guys on how to make a Gear Box Fan. This idea is inspired by how close the summer is coming up . This is planned to be a portable fan for people to carry around when the temperature gets a little to hot. The plan was to have...
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Mon, 8 May 2017 19:56:30 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
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 Laser Cut and Assemble a Lego Light Switch Plate http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Laser-Cut-and-Assemble-a-Lego-Light-Switch-/
How to Laser Cut and Assemble a Lego Light Switch Plate - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/9IZ4/J20P5GPX/F5O9IZ4J20P5GPX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/9IZ4/J20P5GPX/F5O9IZ4J20P5GPX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/9IZ4/J20P5GPX/F5O9IZ4J20P5GPX.SMALL.jpg greylightmay This is how to create a custom light switch plate using Lego people and a laser cut plate and graphic components. My examples are all Star Wars related, but you can use any Lego people you like to make a custom light switch plate for a child's room or a game room! Tools and Materials Tools:Access...
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Fri, 28 Apr 2017 16:33:20 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
Straightener Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Straightener-Station/
Straightener Station - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/8E7T/J1WEPPTT/FEW8E7TJ1WEPPTT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/8E7T/J1WEPPTT/FEW8E7TJ1WEPPTT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/8E7T/J1WEPPTT/FEW8E7TJ1WEPPTT.SMALL.jpg dalegribble Maybe you've been in my shoes before. My wife got a super sweet travel straightener and she is JACKED UP!!! Straightening hair all over her pretty little head. The problem lies with what to do with a hot iron when done with the straightener and the thing is still hot as Ivanka.?. Well, I personal...
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Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:23:05 PDT
USS Enterprise CV-6 Beginning Model http://www.instructables.com/id/USS-Enterprise-CV-6-Beginning-Model/
USS Enterprise CV-6 Beginning Model - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F47/89CE/J1MEVM98/F4789CEJ1MEVM98.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F47/89CE/J1MEVM98/F4789CEJ1MEVM98.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F47/89CE/J1MEVM98/F4789CEJ1MEVM98.SMALL.jpg coendoes This is an instructable for the USS Enterprise CV-6 WW2 model. This instruction is for people who know how to use a laser cutter and a 3d printer. In instruction I will show you how to build the aircraft carrier like i did. Hardware needed:3d printerlazer cuttersoldering ironelectric drillParts you ...
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Wed, 19 Apr 2017 05:16:41 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
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
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
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
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
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
Lasercut Longworth Chuck http://www.instructables.com/id/Lasercut-Longworth-Chuck/
Lasercut Longworth Chuck - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/XWKD/J0MOQWMX/FEBXWKDJ0MOQWMX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/XWKD/J0MOQWMX/FEBXWKDJ0MOQWMX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/XWKD/J0MOQWMX/FEBXWKDJ0MOQWMX.SMALL.jpg OpenTronic I made this chuck to hold small objects between about 1-4cm diameter, on the rotary axis hack I made for my lasercutter. That's why I wanted to design a chuck that could be lasercut. Longworth style chucks are best suited to being cut out of sheet material. I designed the jaws to hold hollow cyclind...
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Sat, 25 Mar 2017 05:10:39 PDT
Rotary Lasercutter Axis http://www.instructables.com/id/Rotary-Lasercutter-Axis/
Rotary Lasercutter Axis - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/ICGI/J0MOQZJ8/FQBICGIJ0MOQZJ8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/ICGI/J0MOQZJ8/FQBICGIJ0MOQZJ8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/ICGI/J0MOQZJ8/FQBICGIJ0MOQZJ8.SMALL.jpg OpenTronic I added a rotary axis to my lasercutter because I wanted to cut designs into some bentwood rings I've been making. I wasn't happy with the results for jewellery, but the mechanism is sound and I'm sure someone else will find this useful. It's not exactly a resolved project, but just a simple idea th...
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Thu, 23 Mar 2017 21:20:03 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
How to Design and Laser Cut Lit Hills for Tabletop Terrain http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Design-and-Laser-Cut-Lit-Hills-for-Tabletop/
How to Design and Laser Cut Lit Hills for Tabletop Terrain - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/Y8RE/J0COQQAJ/FRBY8REJ0COQQAJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/Y8RE/J0COQQAJ/FRBY8REJ0COQQAJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/Y8RE/J0COQQAJ/FRBY8REJ0COQQAJ.SMALL.jpg greylightmay In this episode I show how to use Adobe Illustrator to design terraced hills for tabletop terrain. I give some laser cutting tips, and show different methods for finishing the hills. The hills are lit using the lights shown in the last video on creating a terrain building, and run off the same remot...
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Fri, 17 Mar 2017 05:36:28 PDT
Using Autodesk Inventor and Autocad to Create Vector Files for Manufacturing http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-Autodesk-Inventor-and-Autocad-to-Create-Vect/
Using Autodesk Inventor and Autocad to Create Vector Files for Manufacturing - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/6YNM/J08ECEM3/FDQ6YNMJ08ECEM3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/6YNM/J08ECEM3/FDQ6YNMJ08ECEM3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/6YNM/J08ECEM3/FDQ6YNMJ08ECEM3.SMALL.jpg EvanS78 Introduction:This instructable will show you how to take a 3D part that you have in CAD (Autodesk Inventor) and show you how to create a file that can be used on a water or laser cutter. This manual assumes that you already have experience with 3D modeling so we will not be discussing how to model p...
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Mon, 13 Mar 2017 20:30:57 PDT
Wooden Tissue Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Tissue-Box/
Wooden Tissue Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLI/7SEA/J04868QH/FLI7SEAJ04868QH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLI/7SEA/J04868QH/FLI7SEAJ04868QH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLI/7SEA/J04868QH/FLI7SEAJ04868QH.SMALL.jpg SteCla I made a wooden tissue box.The used sftware is inkscape since it has a lot of options and it is free. For this project I also used Solid Edge. Making parts in Solid Edge I used Solid edge for the different parts. I like the program since it is extremely easy to make cutouts.Its critical that the ...
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Fri, 10 Mar 2017 14:15:10 PST
Wooden Marble Maze http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Marble-Maze/
Wooden Marble Maze - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/QJHZ/J04868BW/FNQQJHZJ04868BW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/QJHZ/J04868BW/FNQQJHZJ04868BW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/QJHZ/J04868BW/FNQQJHZJ04868BW.SMALL.jpg SteCla I made a wooden marble mawe using a laser cutter and 3mm MDF.The software used is inkscape, which has a lot of options and it is free.You'll need 40x20cm 3mm MDF and some glue. Details Clue the two layers together.The carved-out path is one piece for easy storage.The holes go through the entire w...
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Fri, 10 Mar 2017 13:47:12 PST
Wooden Pen Collector http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Pen-Collector/
Wooden Pen Collector - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/W76V/J04867E6/FHVW76VJ04867E6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/W76V/J04867E6/FHVW76VJ04867E6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/W76V/J04867E6/FHVW76VJ04867E6.SMALL.jpg SteCla I build a wooden pen collector, using 3mm MDF and a lasercutter.The design is made using Inkscape: https://inkscape.org/nl/Lattice hinges are used to make the wood bendable. For this, there exist an inkscape pluggin: http://wiki.lvl1.org/Inkscape_Extension_to_Render_...Remember to use some sandpap...
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Wed, 8 Mar 2017 12:22:51 PST
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