Instructables: exploring - workshop - laser cutter - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:47:49 PDT BLOX v1.01 Generating elliptical boxes using a laser cutter and Inkscape http://www.instructables.com/id/Generating-elliptical-boxes-using-a-laser-cutter-a/
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 10:50:35 PDT
End Grain Cutting Board Using MC Escher Tessellations http://www.instructables.com/id/End-Grain-Cutting-Board-Using-MC-Escher-Tessellati/
End Grain Cutting Board Using MC Escher Tessellations - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/KVLX/HXQMVEGZ/F1PKVLXHXQMVEGZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/KVLX/HXQMVEGZ/F1PKVLXHXQMVEGZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/KVLX/HXQMVEGZ/F1PKVLXHXQMVEGZ.SMALL.jpg buchananwp During my residency at Pier 9, I decided to do a project using the Coherent Metabeam Laser Cutter. I've been fascinated by MC Escher tessellations for a while, and in lieu of seeing so many end-grain cutting boards being made, I decided to take it to the next level by making an end-grain MC Escher t...
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 19:14:36 PDT
How To Make A Rotary Powered Pump http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Rotary-Powered-Pump/
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Sat, 17 May 2014 13:43:18 PDT
Efficient Water Pump http://www.instructables.com/id/Efficient-Water-Pump/
Efficient Water Pump - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/G34X/HVDU2MGV/FV1G34XHVDU2MGV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/G34X/HVDU2MGV/FV1G34XHVDU2MGV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/G34X/HVDU2MGV/FV1G34XHVDU2MGV.SMALL.jpg joshward Follow these instructions to make a really simple water pump that's easy to make and works efficiently. We designed this pump for a brief we were given at the Glasgow School of Art to attempt to design and create the most efficient way possible of lifting water up by 60mm. You can apply this design ...
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Mon, 19 May 2014 10:29:03 PDT
Custom Laser-Etched Wedding Invitations (With Victorian Scrollwork Tutorial!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Laser-Etched-Wedding-Invitations-With-Victo/
Custom Laser-Etched Wedding Invitations (With Victorian Scrollwork Tutorial!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/YORF/HUOD4XAN/FKCYORFHUOD4XAN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/YORF/HUOD4XAN/FKCYORFHUOD4XAN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/YORF/HUOD4XAN/FKCYORFHUOD4XAN.SMALL.jpg MercuryCrest If you’re just here for the custom files, go ahead and skip to the last step. Don’t forget to vote for me for the contests! I do a lot of laser cutting and engraving. The finished products are often elegant and, with the proper treatment, quite sophisticated. In this Instructable, I’m going to sh...
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Thu, 1 May 2014 19:39:10 PDT
Press Fit Wooden World Tree Lantern in Walnut http://www.instructables.com/id/Press-Fit-Wooden-World-Tree-Lantern-in-Walnut/
Press Fit Wooden World Tree Lantern in Walnut - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/EXDE/HU9UDOL9/F7AEXDEHU9UDOL9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/EXDE/HU9UDOL9/F7AEXDEHU9UDOL9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/EXDE/HU9UDOL9/F7AEXDEHU9UDOL9.SMALL.jpg reinventmdh For my earth day weekend I wanted to do a project on the laser cutter.  I decided create a wooden lantern out of walnut that would accept a snap clip pendant cord available at most hardware stores.  I also experimented with colored paper & veneer. Create your Vector Files Use a vector graphics or...
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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 13:34:12 PDT
How to Adjust for Wood Thickness and Kerf on a Laser Cutter at Techshop http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Adjust-for-Wood-Thickness-and-Kerf-on-a-Las/
How to Adjust for Wood Thickness and Kerf on a Laser Cutter at Techshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/L9SF/HO7XQDJW/FJYL9SFHO7XQDJW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/L9SF/HO7XQDJW/FJYL9SFHO7XQDJW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/L9SF/HO7XQDJW/FJYL9SFHO7XQDJW.SMALL.jpg Adam ANT In this Instructable I will show you my method to adjust your patterns to the correct thickness on a laser cutter. I went through this to make my wood box slot together with a tight fit and I made this at Techshop San Jose using their Epilog 60W Helix. You will need: 1. My test pattern (Laser Kerf ...
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Sat, 23 Nov 2013 13:22:29 PST
Electroetching Metal(s) http://www.instructables.com/id/Electroetching-Metals/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/S0XN/HSVGJ5RF/FSZS0XNHSVGJ5RF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/S0XN/HSVGJ5RF/FSZS0XNHSVGJ5RF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/S0XN/HSVGJ5RF/FSZS0XNHSVGJ5RF.SMALL.jpg Switch and Lever Sometimes we find ourselves with the need of making marks on metal, perhaps somewhat intricate marks or patterns for decorative or utilitarian purposes. While there are many ways to mark metal probably the most permanent one is to etch the metal itself, as in removing small amounts of the metal to l...
By: Switch and Lever

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Thu, 20 Mar 2014 03:35:28 PDT
Cardboard Toy Horse http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Toy-Horse/
Cardboard Toy Horse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Z/DVSI/HSTP2FGY/F9ZDVSIHSTP2FGY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Z/DVSI/HSTP2FGY/F9ZDVSIHSTP2FGY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Z/DVSI/HSTP2FGY/F9ZDVSIHSTP2FGY.SMALL.jpg amalkhan What's better than making a toy for a child out of upcycled material that is both functional and aesthetically pleasing to the adult eye? Inspired by Eames' famous plywood elephant, but without the fancy price tag, and innovative cardboard furniture, I turned sheets of regular corrugated cardboard...
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Sun, 16 Mar 2014 13:02:47 PDT
DIY Wooden sunglasses http://www.instructables.com/id/wooden-sunglasses/
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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 14:25:50 PDT
DIY Laser Etching Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Laser-Etching-Machine/
DIY Laser Etching Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/OZ58/HSCYAZ73/F3AOZ58HSCYAZ73.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/OZ58/HSCYAZ73/F3AOZ58HSCYAZ73.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/OZ58/HSCYAZ73/F3AOZ58HSCYAZ73.SMALL.jpg Zinventor I recently built a laser etching machine, and this Instructable covers the process I followed while making it, as well as some basic usage tips! I've entered a couple contests with this Instructable, so if you like what you see, I'd greatly appreciate your vote! and be sure to check out all the...
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Wed, 12 Feb 2014 00:00:14 PST
Pewter Mass Effect 3 Keyring http://www.instructables.com/id/Pewter-Mass-Effect-3-Keyring/
Pewter Mass Effect 3 Keyring - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/Z37Y/HRWN71GU/FYDZ37YHRWN71GU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/Z37Y/HRWN71GU/FYDZ37YHRWN71GU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/Z37Y/HRWN71GU/FYDZ37YHRWN71GU.SMALL.jpg tmtcfs While looking on the internet for some interesting Mass Effect cross stitch on SpriteStitch I saw a post about a Mass Effect Award Pendant by Soupcan13 from DeviantART. I wanted to see if I could make something similar with what I had access to. So using the techniques I learnt from reading this i...
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Fri, 21 Feb 2014 13:34:15 PST
Lasercut Measuring Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Lasercut-Measuring-Tool/
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Wed, 12 Feb 2014 19:04:10 PST
Easy Wooden Ornaments http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Wooden-Ornaments/
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Sun, 15 Dec 2013 12:19:13 PST
From Crate to Cut | Installing a Laser Cutter. http://www.instructables.com/id/From-Crate-to-Cut-Installing-a-Laser-Cutter/
From Crate to Cut | Installing a Laser Cutter. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/RTXQ/HLOC2O2F/FJFRTXQHLOC2O2F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/RTXQ/HLOC2O2F/FJFRTXQHLOC2O2F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/RTXQ/HLOC2O2F/FJFRTXQHLOC2O2F.SMALL.jpg SilverJimny Recently I designed and built the LittleBox, a DIY Laser Cut Raspberry Pi Powered PC. One major factor in its cost was having the parts laser-cut by a third party, so I began the hunt for a laser cutter of my own.... Research! Before I jumped in and bought a machine I spent some time looking at ...
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Mon, 7 Oct 2013 14:15:57 PDT
DIY Circle Map Lamp From Scratch http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Circle-Map-Lamp-From-Scratch/
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Mon, 1 Apr 2013 15:49:57 PDT
DIY Routing Table http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Routing-Table/
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Sat, 16 Mar 2013 17:39:58 PDT
USS Enterprise using 123D Make http://www.instructables.com/id/USS-Enterprise-using-123D-Make/
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Wed, 20 Feb 2013 17:08:58 PST
Laser-Cut Apache Helicopter http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Laser-Cut-3D-Model/
Laser-Cut Apache Helicopter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/TD2P/HD4V6VQ1/F01TD2PHD4V6VQ1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/TD2P/HD4V6VQ1/F01TD2PHD4V6VQ1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/TD2P/HD4V6VQ1/F01TD2PHD4V6VQ1.SMALL.jpg Emsaid 3D models are great gifts for kids and adults! Learn how to make a wooden 3D  model from any picture for a gift or just for yourself! What did you make?      I made wooden model of an Apache helicopter. I originally made it as a gift to my younger brother but thought I would go ahead and make an i...
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Thu, 14 Feb 2013 21:00:50 PST
Using Autodesk Inventor to create a notched wood construction (Jeweler's Bench Tool Holder) http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-Autodesk-Inventor-to-create-a-notched-wood-c/
Using Autodesk Inventor to create a notched wood construction (Jeweler's Bench Tool Holder) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/1B0T/HBNXWV19/FBZ1B0THBNXWV19.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/1B0T/HBNXWV19/FBZ1B0THBNXWV19.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/1B0T/HBNXWV19/FBZ1B0THBNXWV19.SMALL.jpg TomCloss As I spend a lot of my creating time on making jewelry, my jeweler's bench gets covered in tools so I needed more storage space for my tools. So I designed this tool holder in Inventor and as doing it I thought it would be good to share some of the techniques I used in the design process. So here it...
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Wed, 9 Jan 2013 21:35:45 PST
Wood Molds for Pewter Casting (I made it at TechShop) http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Molds-for-Pewter-Casting-I-made-it-at-TechSh/
Wood Molds for Pewter Casting (I made it at TechShop) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F87/X6HO/HANAJ3UO/F87X6HOHANAJ3UO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F87/X6HO/HANAJ3UO/F87X6HOHANAJ3UO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F87/X6HO/HANAJ3UO/F87X6HOHANAJ3UO.SMALL.jpg TomCloss With pewter's melting point being so low you can make molds out of lots of different materials. The following information will help you build a two part mold using a laser cutter and 1/4 inch thick wood. I used the laser cutter at my local TechShop. For more information on  TechShop look them up. ht...
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Sat, 15 Dec 2012 18:25:28 PST
Lamp X - The Atmospheric Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Lamp-X-The-Atmospheric-Lamp/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FB1/PY1T/H5E9PRZ0/FB1PY1TH5E9PRZ0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB1/PY1T/H5E9PRZ0/FB1PY1TH5E9PRZ0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB1/PY1T/H5E9PRZ0/FB1PY1TH5E9PRZ0.SMALL.jpg SeanDavies     Atmosphere is a spatial quality that extends far beyond the physical attributes of a space. These qualities can be sensory, emotional, harmony, beauty, a feeling of presence and can set the mood and overall feel of a space. The experience of space and the emotions they evoke are greatly affected...
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Thu, 2 Aug 2012 22:54:22 PDT
Mystery Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Mystery-Box-2/
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Thu, 2 Aug 2012 13:48:29 PDT
How to make a corflute roller-shutter (or any other curved shape) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-corflute-roller-shutter-or-any-othe/
How to make a corflute roller-shutter (or any other curved shape) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/H9U5/H4AGI9QC/FSMH9U5H4AGI9QC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/H9U5/H4AGI9QC/FSMH9U5H4AGI9QC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/H9U5/H4AGI9QC/FSMH9U5H4AGI9QC.SMALL.jpg mushroom glue Update: I've published an instructable for the rest of the project here. This is also entered into the hurricane lasers contest. This is my first instructable, and my first contest entry, so if I've done anything wrong, I appologise. This idea (and the asociated tool design) was part of a GCSE tech...
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Thu, 12 Jul 2012 09:34:04 PDT
Cardboard Trophy Wall http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Trophy-Wall/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHP/C0IZ/H4AGJXBS/FHPC0IZH4AGJXBS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHP/C0IZ/H4AGJXBS/FHPC0IZH4AGJXBS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHP/C0IZ/H4AGJXBS/FHPC0IZH4AGJXBS.SMALL.jpg Eat More Chicken      Cardboard is a versatile material.  It is cheap and abundant, yet sturdy.  I have always wanted a mounted moose head in my home, but a taxidermy moose can cost thousands of dollars.  Using the free 123D Make software from Autodesk (www.123dapp.com/make) and the laser cutter at my local TechShop...
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Wed, 11 Jul 2012 15:52:13 PDT
How to Make a Wooden Business Card Holder w/ Laser-cut Logo http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Wooden-Business-Card-Holder-w-Laser/
How to Make a Wooden Business Card Holder w/ Laser-cut Logo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/93G4/H337L8WX/F3193G4H337L8WX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/93G4/H337L8WX/F3193G4H337L8WX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/93G4/H337L8WX/F3193G4H337L8WX.SMALL.jpg tselle I found some chunks of wood that were almost the perfect size for a business card holder. It's almost Father's Day, so that is what they became! **I made this at TechShop in San Francisco** Required Materials You will need: 1. a block of wood--the ones I found were 4"x4" square. If you can't ...
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Fri, 15 Jun 2012 11:55:12 PDT
Laser Cut Two-Sided Checkers http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Two-Sided-Checkers/
Laser Cut Two-Sided Checkers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/6HQF/H2WELY80/FI76HQFH2WELY80.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/6HQF/H2WELY80/FI76HQFH2WELY80.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/6HQF/H2WELY80/FI76HQFH2WELY80.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick When I was brainstorming with amandaghassaei on things that could be laser cut or 3D printed, I thought it would be fun to do checkers.  I mean, they are just circles, so how hard can it be?  Then I remembered checkers are double sided.  I thought I would have to give up on this idea until I found o...
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Mon, 4 Jun 2012 10:19:11 PDT
Laser Cut Checker Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Checker-Board/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/I281/H2WER8FM/FCEI281H2WER8FM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/I281/H2WER8FM/FCEI281H2WER8FM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/I281/H2WER8FM/FCEI281H2WER8FM.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick I decided I wanted to make some checkers, but then I realized I didn't have a checker board.  So I decided to design one up quick.  There isn't much to it since it is mostly just alternating engraved and unengraved squares, but here you are! I made this at Techshop in SF and it was a lot of fun! T...
By: Penolopy Bulnick

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Sun, 3 Jun 2012 16:02:59 PDT
Ramona Flowers Lamp. http://www.instructables.com/id/Ramona-Flowers-Lamp/
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By: MattCP

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Thu, 12 Apr 2012 06:58:10 PDT
Universal lamp shade polygon building kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Universal-lamp-shade-polygon-building-kit/
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Fri, 13 Oct 2006 04:30:55 PDT
DIY cheap, chic and modular http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-cheap-chic-and-modular/
DIY cheap, chic and modular - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/BYQX/G3BRAWGR/FQ1BYQXG3BRAWGR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/BYQX/G3BRAWGR/FQ1BYQXG3BRAWGR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/BYQX/G3BRAWGR/FQ1BYQXG3BRAWGR.SMALL.jpg Denise Flasz I live in NY and as you all know this place is very expensive. It's mostly a temporary city for people like me, we come, we get as much as we can and then we leave. My apartment it's furnished with Ikea products of course, but that doesn't mean I can't have a nice piece at home. I really wanted to d...
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Fri, 18 Dec 2009 07:45:11 PST
Decorated Wall lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Decorated-Wall-lamp/
Decorated Wall lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJM/4BX6/B61EZ7BFIV8/FJM4BX6B61EZ7BFIV8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJM/4BX6/B61EZ7BFIV8/FJM4BX6B61EZ7BFIV8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJM/4BX6/B61EZ7BFIV8/FJM4BX6B61EZ7BFIV8.SMALL.jpg arava Build and decorate your own wall lamp. It's cheep, it's easy, and it's fun! Electricity - materials and instructions I bought the parts and put it together by myself.You can actually use a ready made lamp and skip this part.Materials 1. Electrical cord + plug + switch2. Contact mount3. Swive...
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Wed, 21 Mar 2007 18:52:15 PDT