Instructables: exploring - workshop - acrylic http://www.instructables.com Sun, 26 Feb 2017 05:04:13 PST BLOX v1.01 Modern Bedside Lamp from Scraps http://www.instructables.com/id/Modernist-Bedside-Lamp-From-Scraps/
Modern Bedside Lamp from Scraps - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/BR29/IYYTRUBH/FD4BR29IYYTRUBH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/BR29/IYYTRUBH/FD4BR29IYYTRUBH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/BR29/IYYTRUBH/FD4BR29IYYTRUBH.SMALL.jpg diggoryrush For this project I will be making a modern bedside lamp, it is my homage to Brutalist architecture with extreme minimalism and harsh lines.The idea of this lamp is to create an ambient atmospheric light. It uses 0.2w and can be run continuously for around 6 years. The difference between this light a...
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Tue, 7 Feb 2017 04:46:46 PST
Wooden Glasses With Hinge and Acrylic Lenses http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Glasses-With-Hinge-and-Acrylic-Lenses/
Wooden Glasses With Hinge and Acrylic Lenses - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/GHR7/IYEQCJ5E/F3SGHR7IYEQCJ5E.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/GHR7/IYEQCJ5E/F3SGHR7IYEQCJ5E.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/GHR7/IYEQCJ5E/F3SGHR7IYEQCJ5E.SMALL.jpg Trotec Laser Canada Today we're going to be doing easy-to-make wooden glasses using our new Trotec Woods Veneer line. Our line comes in 6 various veneers: Maple, Birch, Cedar, Walnut, Bamboo and Cherry. They come in 24"x12" sheets and are 1/8" inches thick. You might have seen wooden glasses done in the past but they u...
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Fri, 27 Jan 2017 13:43:18 PST
Dream Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Dream-Desk/
Dream Desk - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/LKLY/IY3D4HWN/FEVLKLYIY3D4HWN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/LKLY/IY3D4HWN/FEVLKLYIY3D4HWN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/LKLY/IY3D4HWN/FEVLKLYIY3D4HWN.SMALL.jpg jai2hanuman Hello and warm welcome to my all instructables members. So here I introduced you to my eighth instructables named Dream desk. If you like my idea than don’t forget to like, share, vote and follow me for more fantastic projects like this. Don’t forget to comment your personal thoughts about my dream ...
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Tue, 17 Jan 2017 06:54:41 PST
Cube Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Cube-Lamp-1/
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Mon, 16 Jan 2017 18:26:12 PST
The Acrylic and Rockite Box http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Box/
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Fri, 13 Jan 2017 12:27:08 PST
Wooden Rocket with a See-Through Window http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Rocket-With-a-See-Through-Window/
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Tue, 10 Jan 2017 11:06:15 PST
Shop Sign (CNC-cut and LED-backlit) http://www.instructables.com/id/Shop-Sign-CNC-cut-and-LED-backlit/
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Wed, 14 Dec 2016 08:42:22 PST
Make A Planter For Concrete Casting - Full Video - Parts 1-4 - From Sculpting To Molding & Casting http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Planter-for-Concrete-Casting-Full-Video-Par/
Make A Planter For Concrete Casting - Full Video - Parts 1-4 - From Sculpting To Molding & Casting - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/1EIP/IWMQVNJN/F7K1EIPIWMQVNJN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/1EIP/IWMQVNJN/F7K1EIPIWMQVNJN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/1EIP/IWMQVNJN/F7K1EIPIWMQVNJN.SMALL.jpg Dramamask Make A Planter For Concrete Casting.This video includes all four parts to a series of videos which starts at sculpting/creating an original planter using plaster of Paris bandages, through to creating a concrete cast from the original planter model, which includes making the planter from scratch to ...
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Tue, 13 Dec 2016 05:31:51 PST
Kia Kaha wall sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Kia-Kaha-Wall-Sign/
Kia Kaha wall sign - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXX/OG5V/IVO45MWK/FXXOG5VIVO45MWK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXX/OG5V/IVO45MWK/FXXOG5VIVO45MWK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXX/OG5V/IVO45MWK/FXXOG5VIVO45MWK.SMALL.jpg Wacky_WoodWorks A week ago I woke up to the news another big earthquake struck Kaikoura and North Canterbury and it was only six years ago a devastating EQ struck Christchurch. A common cultural phrase in New Zealand is using the Maori words "Kia Kaha" or stay strong, so I decided that is what I have to do. I find ...
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Sun, 20 Nov 2016 09:40:38 PST
Coffee river table http://www.instructables.com/id/Coffee-River-Table/
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Tue, 15 Nov 2016 14:55:05 PST
Game Board, Picture Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Game-Board-Picture-Frame/
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Sat, 12 Nov 2016 20:34:59 PST
Sustainable building model http://www.instructables.com/id/Environment-Project/
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Thu, 10 Nov 2016 05:21:16 PST
New York City Skyline LED Wall Art http://www.instructables.com/id/New-York-City-Skyline-LED-Wall-Art/
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Wed, 9 Nov 2016 07:40:22 PST
DIY iMac fish tank http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-IMac-Fish-Tank/
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Sat, 5 Nov 2016 19:16:38 PDT
Laser Cut Harry Potter Symbols http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Happy-Potter-Crest-Symbol/
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Mon, 31 Oct 2016 05:07:59 PDT
Queen Album LED Backlit Wall Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Queen-Album-LED-Backlit-Wall-Art/
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Mon, 24 Oct 2016 04:17:10 PDT
DIY: Illuminated House Number Powered By Solar Panels http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Illuminated-House-Number-Powered-by-Solar-Pane/
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Sun, 9 Oct 2016 11:14:36 PDT
No-glue Magnetic Joint or Box Lid Catch in Lasercut Sheet http://www.instructables.com/id/No-glue-Magnetic-Joint-or-Box-Lid-Catch-in-Lasercu/
No-glue Magnetic Joint or Box Lid Catch in Lasercut Sheet - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/8OK6/ITKJFS64/FAG8OK6ITKJFS64.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/8OK6/ITKJFS64/FAG8OK6ITKJFS64.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/8OK6/ITKJFS64/FAG8OK6ITKJFS64.SMALL.jpg OpenTronic Not many steps to this one - just an easy way to make a semi-permanent joint in lasercut acrylic or wood. This would be ideal to hold a lid onto a lasercut box, for instance. The aim is to embed rare earth magnets inside each piece you want to join together, and because most (cheap) laser cutters ma...
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Fri, 30 Sep 2016 06:01:50 PDT
Easy 3D topographical maps http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-3D-Topographical-Maps/
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Wed, 28 Sep 2016 15:10:21 PDT
Cubic Hologram Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Cubic-Hologram-Lamp/
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Fri, 26 Aug 2016 10:24:02 PDT
Sketching Tool Holder From Wood & Acrylic http://www.instructables.com/id/Sketching-Tool-Holder-From-Wood-Acrylic/
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Fri, 19 Aug 2016 07:02:14 PDT
Newspaper Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Newspaper-Stand/
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Tue, 16 Aug 2016 17:54:11 PDT
See Through Star Map http://www.instructables.com/id/See-Through-Star-Map/
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Mon, 8 Aug 2016 09:25:26 PDT
DIY Scratch Awl - 2 Ways http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Scratch-Awl-2-Ways/
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Sun, 24 Jul 2016 16:57:19 PDT
K-Cup Wall Dispenser http://www.instructables.com/id/K-Cup-Wall-Dispenser/
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Fri, 15 Jul 2016 11:06:38 PDT
Acrylic Description Sheet With LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Acrylic-Description-Sheet-With-LED/
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Mon, 11 Jul 2016 07:59:45 PDT
How to Polish Acrylic Pen Blanks For A Scratch Free Finish http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Polish-Acrylic-Pen-Blanks-for-a-Scratch-Fre/
How to Polish Acrylic Pen Blanks For A Scratch Free Finish - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/P4VC/IQ6VCPN3/F5MP4VCIQ6VCPN3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/P4VC/IQ6VCPN3/F5MP4VCIQ6VCPN3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/P4VC/IQ6VCPN3/F5MP4VCIQ6VCPN3.SMALL.jpg NV Woodwerks After many years of testing out different polishing methods for Alumilite (and other acrylics), I've finally narrowed the process down to three main steps: Sanding, Polishing and Buffing. This process is both quick and easy, but the most important part is it is reliable. I hope you enjoy this little...
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Mon, 4 Jul 2016 08:49:14 PDT
Kids Outdoor Acrylic Easel http://www.instructables.com/id/Kids-Outdoor-Acrylic-Easel/
Kids Outdoor Acrylic Easel - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/TSKD/IPQ4KFNO/FO9TSKDIPQ4KFNO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/TSKD/IPQ4KFNO/FO9TSKDIPQ4KFNO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/TSKD/IPQ4KFNO/FO9TSKDIPQ4KFNO.SMALL.jpg fixthisbuildthat Today I’m sharing another great outdoor project, this time for your kiddos. This Outdoor Acrylic Easel is a great project for the kids to get messy outside with their paints and then just hose everything off for clean up (the kids too :) The whole project is made from just 3 2x4's a 1x6 and some t...
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Tue, 21 Jun 2016 19:05:32 PDT
Making a Metacrylate Shop Sign (Acrylic) http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Metacrylate-Shop-Sign/
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Tue, 10 May 2016 02:17:56 PDT
Acrylic Bending Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/Acrylic-Bending-Jig/
Acrylic Bending Jig - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/QGLE/INI7S3UO/FEAQGLEINI7S3UO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/QGLE/INI7S3UO/FEAQGLEINI7S3UO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/QGLE/INI7S3UO/FEAQGLEINI7S3UO.SMALL.jpg cdonnelly2 We had to replace some acrylic bending jigs in our shop so I decided to make them in house and post the project up here. It is very basic but suits our needs in the school shop. Cutting out the sides You have to cut two sides for the bending jig on a laser cutter or CNC mill. I used our Chinese ...
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Wed, 27 Apr 2016 01:33:50 PDT
Adhesive Tape Zoo http://www.instructables.com/id/Adhesive-Tape-Zoo/
Adhesive Tape Zoo - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/MJ72/IN362ZWM/FLQMJ72IN362ZWM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/MJ72/IN362ZWM/FLQMJ72IN362ZWM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/MJ72/IN362ZWM/FLQMJ72IN362ZWM.SMALL.jpg taloskriti Adhesive tapes are an integral part of our lives nowadays. Every now and then we all use some. For any purpose you can think of, there probably is a corresponding tape because there is a plethora of different kinds of adhesive tape on the market. Some are well known to the general public, some not s...
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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 14:53:41 PDT
Laser Cut Combs http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Combs/
Laser Cut Combs - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/5URG/INC09VOQ/FVK5URGINC09VOQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/5URG/INC09VOQ/FVK5URGINC09VOQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/5URG/INC09VOQ/FVK5URGINC09VOQ.SMALL.jpg FSLASER You will need:Laser cutterWoodAcrylic Sandpaper (Electric Sander Preferred) Files Included are the files for four different combs. Files are provided in .svg and .Ai. The .Ai file contains all versions of the combs separated into layers. The files "Long Comb" and "Dog Comb" come in 'blank' vers...
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Fri, 22 Apr 2016 14:47:47 PDT
Laser Cut Maze http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Maze-1/
Laser Cut Maze - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDE/CCPD/IN233O76/FDECCPDIN233O76.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDE/CCPD/IN233O76/FDECCPDIN233O76.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDE/CCPD/IN233O76/FDECCPDIN233O76.SMALL.jpg FSLASER You will need:Laser cutterAcrylicBallSuper GlueM3 Screws and nuts Laser Cut Included are the files to create both projects. Files are provided in .svg and .ai. Ai files will include all the files separated into layers.Both projects can be cut within a 20"x12" cutting area. We are using the FSL...
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Fri, 15 Apr 2016 14:26:51 PDT
Highlighting Acrylic http://www.instructables.com/id/Highlighting-Acrylic/
Highlighting Acrylic - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/0GUD/IMNQRDNR/FXB0GUDIMNQRDNR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/0GUD/IMNQRDNR/FXB0GUDIMNQRDNR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/0GUD/IMNQRDNR/FXB0GUDIMNQRDNR.SMALL.jpg Kiteman Lasers can "draw" nice, clear lines in many materials. In pale-coloured or clear acrylic, though, the cuts only really stand out in bright sunshine.I've seen people use crayons, but I was concerned that if you hang an object in a warm area (such as in the sunshine), the wax might melt and drip out....
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Wed, 6 Apr 2016 10:19:08 PDT
Standee Lamp made of Acrylic http://www.instructables.com/id/Standee-Lamp-Made-of-Acrylic/
Standee Lamp made of Acrylic - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8W/436E/IMMB6NUF/F8W436EIMMB6NUF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8W/436E/IMMB6NUF/F8W436EIMMB6NUF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8W/436E/IMMB6NUF/F8W436EIMMB6NUF.SMALL.jpg Lenbus ProclamationIf you run into any problems or get stuck at any point within the instructable (especially in the image processing section or regarding any parts) just feel free to send me an Instructable-Message or an Email and I will do my best to help you out via Mail, Skype or TeamViewer. :)Also fo...
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Mon, 4 Apr 2016 13:45:52 PDT
Light-Chest http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Chest/
Light-Chest - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9Z/K3FI/IMDZKEP0/F9ZK3FIIMDZKEP0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9Z/K3FI/IMDZKEP0/F9ZK3FIIMDZKEP0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9Z/K3FI/IMDZKEP0/F9ZK3FIIMDZKEP0.SMALL.jpg Dylan91 Hello everyone!In this instructable i will show you how i made my first wooden chest. From the zero step to the finishing step:) I hope you are gonna love this and maybe it will inspire you to make your own light-chest! So let's start. What we'll need Materials: Wooden sheet (i used a 30cm*80cm...
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Sat, 2 Apr 2016 09:10:50 PDT
Restore your turntable dust cover http://www.instructables.com/id/Restore-Your-Turntable-Dust-Cover/
Restore your turntable dust cover - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDO/24CK/IMDZ65D4/FDO24CKIMDZ65D4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDO/24CK/IMDZ65D4/FDO24CKIMDZ65D4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDO/24CK/IMDZ65D4/FDO24CKIMDZ65D4.SMALL.jpg hermanwahsletn The dust cover on my 20 year turntable looked horrible. I could hardly see through the acrylic cover. I took a chance to polish it with a Scratch Remover that I actually bought for the car. It worked fine. You can polish several time until you are happy.
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Tue, 29 Mar 2016 23:02:57 PDT
Mage dice tower: Lasercut and 3D Printed http://www.instructables.com/id/Mage-Dice-Tower-Lasercut-and-3D-Printed/
Mage dice tower: Lasercut and 3D Printed - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/PIC1/IMC90A6W/FZPPIC1IMC90A6W.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/PIC1/IMC90A6W/FZPPIC1IMC90A6W.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/PIC1/IMC90A6W/FZPPIC1IMC90A6W.SMALL.jpg scottbr08 We play a lot of board games around my house, and if you have kids, then you know what it's like to be fetching dice off the floor every few turns. So a few months back, my girlfriend and I started looking into dice towers in order to keep the dice from flying across the room. I took note of differe...
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Mon, 28 Mar 2016 16:23:52 PDT
How to Restore Your Old Wood Furniture? http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Restore-Your-Old-Wood-Furniture/
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Wed, 16 Mar 2016 13:53:45 PDT
Wall Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Wall-Clock-1/
Wall Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/CF7M/ILA1ETFH/F6YCF7MILA1ETFH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/CF7M/ILA1ETFH/F6YCF7MILA1ETFH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/CF7M/ILA1ETFH/F6YCF7MILA1ETFH.SMALL.jpg FABLAB Dhahran Hi guys, today we will learn some designing skills to make awesome wall clocks. In this project we will use InkScape to design our wall clock and will use a laser cutter machine to cut it. Note: This project was made by ( Jafar Alobaid) in FABLAB Dhahran -------------------------------------مقدمة س...
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Tue, 1 Mar 2016 23:36:37 PST
American Patriot Pen http://www.instructables.com/id/American-Patriot-Pen/
American Patriot Pen - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/S49B/IL17PVEH/FYFS49BIL17PVEH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/S49B/IL17PVEH/FYFS49BIL17PVEH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/S49B/IL17PVEH/FYFS49BIL17PVEH.SMALL.jpg HPandLOTR I turned this slimline pen from stars and stripes blanks and I'll show you how I did it. Cutting and Drilling your Blanks I purchased a stars blank and a stripes blank from Packard Woodworks (though you can buy them at a lot of other woodturning stores). I also bought a chrome fancy slimline pen...
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Wed, 24 Feb 2016 19:03:14 PST
Acrylic Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Acrylic-Holder/
Acrylic Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/I4LC/IKWXGWR2/FMWI4LCIKWXGWR2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/I4LC/IKWXGWR2/FMWI4LCIKWXGWR2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/I4LC/IKWXGWR2/FMWI4LCIKWXGWR2.SMALL.jpg cndjian Stay organized with a custom acrylic holder.Using the basic parts of this file, you can customize this holder to contain objects of any size you want. With copying and pasting in the file, it is easy to extend, remix, and combine more components. Choose your Objects For this project you'll need:...
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Sun, 21 Feb 2016 22:24:30 PST
Deadpool Stencil http://www.instructables.com/id/Deadpool-Stencil/
Deadpool Stencil - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/BD63/IKJ8RGB9/FDBBD63IKJ8RGB9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/BD63/IKJ8RGB9/FDBBD63IKJ8RGB9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/BD63/IKJ8RGB9/FDBBD63IKJ8RGB9.SMALL.jpg FSLASER You will need:Laser cutter1/8" AcrylicSpray Paint (Red and Black) Laser cut Laser cut the two files out of acrylic. You can use any material that will withstand the paint including paper. We recommend acrylic if you plan on making a reusable stencil. Paint Use the "Red" file to spray the fir...
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Tue, 16 Feb 2016 09:42:23 PST
Youtube Rewind Button http://www.instructables.com/id/Youtube-Rewind-Button/
Youtube Rewind Button - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F31/AAS1/IKK0BSKN/F31AAS1IKK0BSKN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F31/AAS1/IKK0BSKN/F31AAS1IKK0BSKN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F31/AAS1/IKK0BSKN/F31AAS1IKK0BSKN.SMALL.jpg PerfectPixel Every year since 2012, YouTube has made a music video featuring popular songs, viral videos, trends and YouTube stars that happened that year. If you watch them, you will notice a recurring object of some sorts. As you can guess, that's the:YouTube Rewind ButtonIf you haven't watched the videos - th...
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Sat, 13 Feb 2016 00:17:05 PST
Make an LED Light Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-LED-Light-Box/
Make an LED Light Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/D0XM/IK8KRTYD/F0ND0XMIK8KRTYD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/D0XM/IK8KRTYD/F0ND0XMIK8KRTYD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/D0XM/IK8KRTYD/F0ND0XMIK8KRTYD.SMALL.jpg Get Hands Dirty You should know that a light box that can be used for a bunch of creative stuff, so let's get started!The video helps to understand the whole process. :) Make the box // Cutting all pieces to size We start by cutting the wood to the desired size you want the box to be. This box has 60 x 40 x 8 cm...
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Thu, 4 Feb 2016 18:44:14 PST
Silhouette Heart Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Silhouette-Heart-Box/
Silhouette Heart Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/ANDI/IK7BMVQ0/FT0ANDIIK7BMVQ0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/ANDI/IK7BMVQ0/FT0ANDIIK7BMVQ0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/ANDI/IK7BMVQ0/FT0ANDIIK7BMVQ0.SMALL.jpg FSLASER You will need:1/8" Wood1/8" AcrylicSuper Glue Laser Cut We used the FSL Hobby Laser.Raster engrave the black silhouettes, and cut the files out of corresponding wood and acrylic. You should have a wood heart, two kerf bent wood strips, and an acrylic heart. You may leave the acrylic silhouette wh...
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Thu, 4 Feb 2016 10:54:48 PST
DIY Plywood Valentines Day Gift/Decoration http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Plywood-Valentines-Day-GiftDecoration/
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Wed, 3 Feb 2016 22:03:11 PST
Plywood Hexagon Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Plywood-Hexagon-Lamp/
Plywood Hexagon Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIT/TUV1/IK4AIOOM/FITTUV1IK4AIOOM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIT/TUV1/IK4AIOOM/FITTUV1IK4AIOOM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIT/TUV1/IK4AIOOM/FITTUV1IK4AIOOM.SMALL.jpg EstherL6 Make this hexagon lamp in 11 simple steps!#stadslabrotterdam You will need: HammerWood glueSuperglueNailsScrewsScrewdriverHand drillRulerSandpaperMagnetPiece of metalLight bulb E14 + cord Filament for 3d printer ( I used white PLA 1.75 mm)Poplar plywood panels 300x600 mmThickness should be:2 plan...
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Tue, 2 Feb 2016 05:20:38 PST
Anatomical Heart Vase http://www.instructables.com/id/Anatomical-Heart-Vase/
Anatomical Heart Vase - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/4EHS/IJYUKJU6/FWE4EHSIJYUKJU6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/4EHS/IJYUKJU6/FWE4EHSIJYUKJU6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/4EHS/IJYUKJU6/FWE4EHSIJYUKJU6.SMALL.jpg FSLASER You will need:-1/8" Acrylic-1/4" Acrylic-Glue-Silicone-Acrylic Paint Laser Cut We used a Full Spectrum Laser Hobby LaserLaser cut the 3 different shapes you'll need. Included are the files "Vase Walls" Which include the engraved raster and the two clear cutouts for the inner walls. The "Vase Sp...
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Thu, 28 Jan 2016 17:58:39 PST
Acrylic Inlay Cabinet Door http://www.instructables.com/id/Acrylic-Inlay-Cabinet-Door/
Acrylic Inlay Cabinet Door - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/WIDP/IJWWN1YZ/FD0WIDPIJWWN1YZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/WIDP/IJWWN1YZ/FD0WIDPIJWWN1YZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/WIDP/IJWWN1YZ/FD0WIDPIJWWN1YZ.SMALL.jpg Trotec Laser Canada Ever inlaid acrylic inside wood? Well now you can! See how we placed an acrylic logo inside a wooden cabinet door. Place masking tape on the front We put the transfer mask on the prevent any staining or any side burning that could happen when we're laser cutting the piece out. Focusing the la...
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Wed, 27 Jan 2016 13:25:02 PST