Instructables: exploring - workshop - acrylic http://www.instructables.com Sun, 2 Aug 2015 11:40:34 PDT BLOX v1.01 Custom Acrylic Baseball Bat Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Acrylic-Baseball-Bat-Stand/
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Sat, 1 Aug 2015 20:59:59 PDT
Ducati & Hyosung Logo Plaques http://www.instructables.com/id/Ducati-Hyosung-Logo-Plaques/
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Sat, 25 Jul 2015 01:49:25 PDT
The Marking Gauge Set http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Marking-Gauge-Set/
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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 09:18:23 PDT
Bicycle Frame Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Frame-Lamp-1/
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Wed, 3 Jun 2015 15:44:55 PDT
Bar Stool Recycled into Spike the Hedgehog http://www.instructables.com/id/Bar-Stool-Recycled-into-Spike-the-Hedgehog/
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Fri, 29 May 2015 05:19:38 PDT
Custom Lasercut Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Lasercut-Sign/
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Mon, 25 May 2015 10:38:59 PDT
Renew Sound Portable Casing http://www.instructables.com/id/Renew-Sound-Portable-Casing/
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Tue, 19 May 2015 06:56:28 PDT
Mid-Century Modern Squirrel Feeder http://www.instructables.com/id/Mid-Century-Modern-Squirrel-Feeder/
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Thu, 14 May 2015 22:10:42 PDT
LED Acrylic Glass Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Acrylic-Glass-Sign/
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Sat, 2 May 2015 10:48:58 PDT
Woodturning-Acrylic Cigar Pen http://www.instructables.com/id/Woodturning-Acrylic-Cigar-Pen/
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 08:19:24 PDT
Plunge Router Base for a Fixed Router http://www.instructables.com/id/Plunge-Router-Base-for-a-Fixed-Router/
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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 17:56:10 PDT
Laser cut planters http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-cut-planters/
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Tue, 17 Feb 2015 08:05:34 PST
Transparent Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Transparent-Shelf/
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Wed, 4 Feb 2015 11:46:04 PST
Using Fusion to Create Plug Molds http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-Fusion-to-Create-Plug-Molds/
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 15:59:47 PST
Gettin' Jiggy Widdit http://www.instructables.com/id/Gettin-Jiggy-Widdit-1/
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 09:03:46 PDT
Shapeoko 2 Dust Cabinet With Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Shapeoko-2-Dust-Cabinet-With-Lighting/
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Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:08:16 PDT
Guest Book Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Guest-Book-Table/
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:19:59 PDT
Levitating Acrylic & Whiteboard Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Levitating-Acrylic-Whiteboard-Coffee-Table/
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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 07:30:45 PDT
Kinship Vase http://www.instructables.com/id/Kinship-Vase/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 18:40:50 PDT
Coke Bottle Sputnik Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Coke-Bottle-Sputnik-Lamp/
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 12:38:53 PDT
TV Screen Protector http://www.instructables.com/id/TV-Screen-Protector/
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Thu, 3 Jul 2014 20:35:43 PDT
Star Trek LED Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Star-Trek-LED-Light/
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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 12:20:53 PDT
Laser Cut Maze http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Maze/
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Fri, 13 Jun 2014 13:52:11 PDT
Marble Note Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Marble-Note-Holder/
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 11:10:08 PDT
Disc Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Disc-Lamp/
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Thu, 5 Jun 2014 11:14:15 PDT
Efficient Water Pump http://www.instructables.com/id/Efficient-Water-Pump/
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Mon, 19 May 2014 10:29:03 PDT
NiChrome Hot Wire Cutter for Acrylic http://www.instructables.com/id/NiChrome-Hot-Wire-Cutter-for-Acrylic/
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Tue, 29 Apr 2014 16:54:45 PDT
How to Make an Acrylic Print Head http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-Acrylic-Print-Head/
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Tue, 29 Apr 2014 11:03:54 PDT
Bar's Open Acrylic Glass Engraving http://www.instructables.com/id/Bars-Open-Acrylic-Glass-Engraving/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/D73B/HSVGZVAL/F0UD73BHSVGZVAL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/D73B/HSVGZVAL/F0UD73BHSVGZVAL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/D73B/HSVGZVAL/F0UD73BHSVGZVAL.SMALL.jpg CabbitCastle Background: This was my very first real DIY project which I made all the way back in 2009. As back in the day I never even considered making a how-to, there are no progress pictures and any pictures taken were taken with the means I had - a very humble N97 cellphone camera. I apologize both for lack...
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 04:39:21 PDT
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Mon, 3 Mar 2014 08:37:14 PST
Trash Box - interlocked slices http://www.instructables.com/id/Trash-Box-interlocked-slices/
Trash Box - interlocked slices - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/VRTW/HR9V8RG7/F2HVRTWHR9V8RG7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/VRTW/HR9V8RG7/F2HVRTWHR9V8RG7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/VRTW/HR9V8RG7/F2HVRTWHR9V8RG7.SMALL.jpg watanay This is a simple Trash box which was made with 2D laser cutting system. Shape Shifter to create a base shape I used Shape Shifter website to create a base shape. http://shapeshifter.io/There are many presets and you can adjust parameters as you like.I exporetd data as OBJ format for 2D Laser cut...
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Wed, 5 Feb 2014 19:21:21 PST
Make an Instructables Robot Keychain! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-Instructables-Robot-Keychain/
Make an Instructables Robot Keychain! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/U76K/HJKC736C/FQ5U76KHJKC736C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/U76K/HJKC736C/FQ5U76KHJKC736C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/U76K/HJKC736C/FQ5U76KHJKC736C.SMALL.jpg fozzy13 During my last day as an Artist in Residence at Instructables, I was determined to get some last minute use out of the awesome tools I had available before I had to say goodbye.  During my stay I loved having access to the Epilog laser cutter.  Having never used one before, I was able to pick up Ink...
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Thu, 15 Aug 2013 23:11:36 PDT
Portable, Durable, Light Worktable http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Durable-Light-Worktable/
Portable, Durable, Light Worktable - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/XDOR/HJKBU0LJ/F7OXDORHJKBU0LJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/XDOR/HJKBU0LJ/F7OXDORHJKBU0LJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/XDOR/HJKBU0LJ/F7OXDORHJKBU0LJ.SMALL.jpg darman12 Recently, I purchased a butane powered soldering iron, and realized continuing to solder on a wooden table is a really bad idea. So, I started thinking about what I could put on top of the table to protect it. I thought of an old piece of plastic I used to use, but couldn't think of where it was. So...
By: darman12

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Thu, 15 Aug 2013 15:27:24 PDT
Latex Concrete Roof http://www.instructables.com/id/Latex-Concrete-Roof/
Latex Concrete Roof - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/PMTJ/HK6XMVRZ/FL0PMTJHK6XMVRZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/PMTJ/HK6XMVRZ/FL0PMTJHK6XMVRZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/PMTJ/HK6XMVRZ/FL0PMTJHK6XMVRZ.SMALL.jpg velacreations Latex, or acrylic, concrete is an underused and little known form of concrete for the DIYer, which is a huge shame. It has so many benefits, especially as a roof (or unique art project). It is: Lightweight - the support structure does not need to be as extensive as with other materials. Fas...
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Mon, 12 Aug 2013 08:56:35 PDT
Desk lamp, Mushrooms http://www.instructables.com/id/Desk-lamp-Mushrooms/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/1TP5/HIW8OGAK/FZ61TP5HIW8OGAK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/1TP5/HIW8OGAK/FZ61TP5HIW8OGAK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/1TP5/HIW8OGAK/FZ61TP5HIW8OGAK.SMALL.jpg TheFullMetalAlchemist It's been awhile since I've been able to make something for myself. Recycled motorcycle parts, hand fabricated acrylic, LEDs. http://www.facebook.com/FmaArtFabrication The main assembly is a rocker cover from a Honda Spada with a cut down crankshaft, also from the Spada. Welded to the crank are the...
By: TheFullMetalAlchemist

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Tue, 9 Jul 2013 01:21:49 PDT
Make a Scooter from Scratch http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Scooter-from-Scratch/
Make a Scooter from Scratch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2R/20W2/HI3TY5M2/F2R20W2HI3TY5M2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2R/20W2/HI3TY5M2/F2R20W2HI3TY5M2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2R/20W2/HI3TY5M2/F2R20W2HI3TY5M2.SMALL.jpg Sam DeRose I go to a pretty geeky engineering college (Harvey Mudd) where most people use some type of wheeled transportation, ranging from longboards and unicycles, to scooters and free lines. The geeky part is many people build their own versions, customize them with engravings and stencils, and occasionally...
By: Sam DeRose

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Sat, 22 Jun 2013 17:03:53 PDT
Laser Cut Acrylic Rose with Etched Base http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Acrylic-Rose-with-Etched-Base/
Laser Cut Acrylic Rose with Etched Base - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/9P4W/HH2W0940/F059P4WHH2W0940.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/9P4W/HH2W0940/F059P4WHH2W0940.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/9P4W/HH2W0940/F059P4WHH2W0940.SMALL.jpg Lcartier Hello everyone,  I made an acrylic rose display piece for a loved one. I was lucky enough to have access to an Epilog  laser cutter at the time. If I were to win an Epilog  Zing 16 Laser,  I would start a small business making sculptures, jewelery, and other cool and unique things.     When I made t...
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Mon, 3 Jun 2013 03:17:14 PDT
Illustrator-Based Custom Laser-Cut License Plate Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Illustrator-Based-Custom-Laser-Cut-License-Plate-F/
Illustrator-Based Custom Laser-Cut License Plate Frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/5G90/HGU2OW2K/FHM5G90HGU2OW2K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/5G90/HGU2OW2K/FHM5G90HGU2OW2K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/5G90/HGU2OW2K/FHM5G90HGU2OW2K.SMALL.jpg MisterEarl I made it at Techshop! (http://techshop.ws) Custom License Plate Frame from Cast Acrylic using Adobe Illustrator and the Trotec Laser Cutter The license plate frame is a fairly simple project that can give you professional results by following some tips and will teach you some key aspects of Illus...
By: MisterEarl

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Sat, 18 May 2013 11:58:42 PDT
Laser-cut Acrylic License Plate Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-cut-Acrylic-License-Plate-Frame/
Laser-cut Acrylic License Plate Frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/OP0Z/HGH6QP0U/FBQOP0ZHGH6QP0U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/OP0Z/HGH6QP0U/FBQOP0ZHGH6QP0U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/OP0Z/HGH6QP0U/FBQOP0ZHGH6QP0U.SMALL.jpg tcone For years, my mother refused to go rafting, despite the fact that my dad, my brother, and I took at least a trip a year as we grew up.  Finally, when both my brother and I became guides, she caved and, though apprehensive right up until we finally pushed off from the put-in beach and on edge for a g...
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Tue, 14 May 2013 15:16:28 PDT
Sign for Cottage - lit by the sun http://www.instructables.com/id/Sign-for-Cottage-lit-by-the-sun/
Sign for Cottage - lit by the sun - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/OMS3/HGH71ES7/FCBOMS3HGH71ES7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/OMS3/HGH71ES7/FCBOMS3HGH71ES7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/OMS3/HGH71ES7/FCBOMS3HGH71ES7.SMALL.jpg sschondo I wanted to make a really cool unique sign for my cottage in Rondeau Park Ontario.  I made it from plywood and acrylic at the Tech Shop in Detroit using a laser cutter.   www.techshop.ws Design and Laser Cut the pieces I designed the sign in Corel Draw.  Then cut the front and back from 1/4 inch...
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Fri, 10 May 2013 20:04:52 PDT
Laser Cut Frame, 5x7 http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Frame-5x7/
Laser Cut Frame, 5x7 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/DIH8/HGH0C0LZ/FKLDIH8HGH0C0LZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/DIH8/HGH0C0LZ/FKLDIH8HGH0C0LZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/DIH8/HGH0C0LZ/FKLDIH8HGH0C0LZ.SMALL.jpg Robotodd This Instructables will take you step by step through the process of making a simple table-top frame.  The files I've provided will result in a frame for a 5" x 7" photo (flyer, menu card, etc.).  Of course you can also engrave a pattern, text, or whatever other decorative elements you'd like.  I en...
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Thu, 9 May 2013 15:25:58 PDT
Cantilever night stand (with USB charging) http://www.instructables.com/id/Cantilever-night-stand-with-USB-charging/
Cantilever night stand (with USB charging) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/ZR81/HEXSMOVJ/FR4ZR81HEXSMOVJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/ZR81/HEXSMOVJ/FR4ZR81HEXSMOVJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/ZR81/HEXSMOVJ/FR4ZR81HEXSMOVJ.SMALL.jpg samr37l This is a great simple to build nightstand that looks very futuristic and is very practical. You can buy everything you need at Home Depot, and can build the whole table in two days (depending on how long it takes for the stain to dry). A special addition of this table: it has a USB charger plug bui...
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Mon, 1 Apr 2013 08:14:07 PDT
Double Wall Curved Bookshelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Acrylic-Curve-Bookshelf/
Double Wall Curved Bookshelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/Q3HL/HELXCSPI/FT5Q3HLHELXCSPI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/Q3HL/HELXCSPI/FT5Q3HLHELXCSPI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/Q3HL/HELXCSPI/FT5Q3HLHELXCSPI.SMALL.jpg danny.carmen The main instructions are in BOLD - for those of you who just like to get a direction and go for it.  For those of you who like a little bit more detail, look to the fine print. Alright, so in this instructable we are going to learn the skills needed to create the bookshelf pictured above.  It is m...
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Sun, 24 Mar 2013 16:30:07 PDT
Custom Etched Granite Cut http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Etched-Granite-Cut/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/0VED/HDOW3IDZ/FYR0VEDHDOW3IDZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/0VED/HDOW3IDZ/FYR0VEDHDOW3IDZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/0VED/HDOW3IDZ/FYR0VEDHDOW3IDZ.SMALL.jpg CaleBessent Step 1: Cutting your stone (granite) 1) Design vectors, lead ins, etc (make lead ins a little long for potential blowouts on the back of the stone) 2) Drop water jet down to 15-20,000 PSI for pierce only. Pierce hole(s) on starting point(s) all the way through stone. 3) Crank back up to 50-60,000 fo...
By: CaleBessent

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Thu, 28 Feb 2013 21:14:12 PST
Illuminated Wall mounted Display Unit http://www.instructables.com/id/Illuminated-Wall-mounted-Display-Unit/
Illuminated Wall mounted Display Unit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/WFLM/HCJOFKFH/FC9WFLMHCJOFKFH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/WFLM/HCJOFKFH/FC9WFLMHCJOFKFH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/WFLM/HCJOFKFH/FC9WFLMHCJOFKFH.SMALL.jpg CroobCraft I was asked by my son to build a unit to display his gem collection, he liked the look of one that his grandfather had built a few years ago to house a shell collection, so we started with that as a basic plan. Using some left over wood from another project and some acrylic off cuts from my gree...
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Wed, 30 Jan 2013 13:57:00 PST
Modern Frosted Acrylic Pendant Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Modern-Frosted-Acrylic-Pendant-Lamp/
Modern Frosted Acrylic Pendant Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/G7ED/H7W4T72H/FBPG7EDH7W4T72H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/G7ED/H7W4T72H/FBPG7EDH7W4T72H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/G7ED/H7W4T72H/FBPG7EDH7W4T72H.SMALL.jpg db4elle During one of my outings with my girlfriend, we stopped by the slightly pricey (IMHO) furniture store, and I found a lamp which I fell in love with. It's a very simple, modern looking, frosted acrylic pendant lamp that I thought would look perfect above my dining room table. The only problem for me...
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Mon, 8 Oct 2012 21:13:06 PDT
123D Make inspired Acrylic Lamp Mashup http://www.instructables.com/id/123D-Make-inspired-Acrylic-Lamp-Mashup/
123D Make inspired Acrylic Lamp Mashup - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/T3Y1/H6S41QZO/FL7T3Y1H6S41QZO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/T3Y1/H6S41QZO/FL7T3Y1H6S41QZO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/T3Y1/H6S41QZO/FL7T3Y1H6S41QZO.SMALL.jpg dr04bps Color and light have always fascinated me. I've been a fan of mid-century, Danish and modern lighting design for quite a while. I’ve been collecting retro swags for a number of years, as seen above because I love their look - they represent one of the most innovative times for the use of plastics in...
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Wed, 12 Sep 2012 07:11:22 PDT
A Quick Laser Cut Sailing Trophy http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Quick-Laser-Cut-Sailing-Trophy/
A Quick Laser Cut Sailing Trophy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU7/WI2Z/H6730KLF/FU7WI2ZH6730KLF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU7/WI2Z/H6730KLF/FU7WI2ZH6730KLF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU7/WI2Z/H6730KLF/FU7WI2ZH6730KLF.SMALL.jpg Sean+James A quick to make yet impressive looking laser cut Acrylic trophy I made for a scout event, but change the text/logo and it will work for any sailing related event. Instructable by James. Materials and Equipment You will need Cardboard for test cuts Corel Draw or Other vector graphics edit...
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Mon, 3 Sep 2012 16:27:56 PDT
ACRYLIC COOKBOOK STAND - NOW WITH MORE LASERS http://www.instructables.com/id/ACRYLIC-COOKBOOK-STAND-NOW-WITH-MORE-LASERS/
ACRYLIC COOKBOOK STAND - NOW WITH MORE LASERS - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/DJNA/H672SZ09/FLKDJNAH672SZ09.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/DJNA/H672SZ09/FLKDJNAH672SZ09.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/DJNA/H672SZ09/FLKDJNAH672SZ09.SMALL.jpg HandmadeByDroids In this instructable, I'll show you how I made a nice acrylic Cookbook stand using a laser cutter and a heat strip bender. When finished, you will have an attractive, modern-looking kitchen accessory that can hold a cookbook at a nice viewing angle and incorporates a splash-guard to protect the boo...
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Sat, 25 Aug 2012 11:11:52 PDT
Acrylic TIn Can Coaster - Laser Cut http://www.instructables.com/id/TIn-Can-Coaster-Laser-Cut/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/XQR4/H4AGI2T0/FRHXQR4H4AGI2T0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/XQR4/H4AGI2T0/FRHXQR4H4AGI2T0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/XQR4/H4AGI2T0/FRHXQR4H4AGI2T0.SMALL.jpg bananaboxdesign I made this coaster for a 10 year wedding anniversary present, I found out that 10 years meant they had to have something 'tin' so I thought of making a tin can coaster. I used a laser cutter to cut the acrylic to the correct size and shape.  To make this rather retro looking coaster, you need the ...
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Sat, 7 Jul 2012 09:42:42 PDT