Instructables: exploring - photos - technology - lasers http://www.instructables.com Thu, 2 Oct 2014 05:29:10 PDT BLOX v1.01 Beware of Dog Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Beware-of-Dog-Sign/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/B95D/HUM3LL1T/F31B95DHUM3LL1T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/B95D/HUM3LL1T/F31B95DHUM3LL1T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/B95D/HUM3LL1T/F31B95DHUM3LL1T.SMALL.jpg dirtrydr88 So I noticed that my neighborhood has a bunch of dogs.  And in my neighborhood, a lot of people put those ugly "for sale" sign style "Beware of Dog" plastic signs on their fences.  I thought to myself, there has to be a more subtle way of pointing out your pets without making your fence ugly. So I t...
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 05:41:44 PDT
Laser Etched Alder wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Etched-Hickory/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/VU6T/HTVIFZHA/FU0VU6THTVIFZHA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/VU6T/HTVIFZHA/FU0VU6THTVIFZHA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/VU6T/HTVIFZHA/FU0VU6THTVIFZHA.SMALL.jpg kpcustoms A buddy of mine left a piece of alder wood at my house a while back. He is a good woodworker with a small shop in his garage. I used the laser cutter at TechShop. In CorelDraw  I opened a standard template with the right dimensions and color profile(RGB). The process is really easy with something ...
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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 16:27:56 PDT
Making a Medieval Game (Draughts or Checkers) on the Laser Engraver http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Medieval-Game-Draughts-or-Checkers-on-the/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/Y5ZZ/HD4VLXFU/FZDY5ZZHD4VLXFU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/Y5ZZ/HD4VLXFU/FZDY5ZZHD4VLXFU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/Y5ZZ/HD4VLXFU/FZDY5ZZHD4VLXFU.SMALL.gif caladin This is as Quick and Dirty as they come, if you need more details on how to use the files I'm providing Go look at  my post on making 9 mans morris , it's effectively identical except for the file you actually print to the laser engraver. Be aware this file takes forever to download as it's HUGE. T...
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Sun, 6 Apr 2014 21:28:56 PDT
Making a Medieval Game (Alquerque) on the Laser Engraver http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Medieval-Game-Alquerque-on-the-Laser-Engr/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/7Q37/HD7TZ8B5/F0L7Q37HD7TZ8B5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/7Q37/HD7TZ8B5/F0L7Q37HD7TZ8B5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/7Q37/HD7TZ8B5/F0L7Q37HD7TZ8B5.SMALL.jpg caladin This is as Quick and Dirty as they come, if you need more details on how to use the files I'm providing Go look at  my post on making 9 mans morris , it's effectively identical except for the file you actually print to the laser engraver. If you want to see the Game board well, you HAVE the view t...
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Sun, 6 Apr 2014 21:27:57 PDT
Laser Cutter Guitar Picks http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cutter-Guitar-Picks/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ3/5PLL/HR3EP0CR/FJ35PLLHR3EP0CR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ3/5PLL/HR3EP0CR/FJ35PLLHR3EP0CR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ3/5PLL/HR3EP0CR/FJ35PLLHR3EP0CR.SMALL.jpg lhintenlang 1. Using Adobe Illustrator (or other vector based design software) design a template for your guitar picks. (my design is attached)      a.  The width and length of a standard guitar pick was measured as a basis for this template.      b.  For this design, a vertical guide line was used as a referen...
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Fri, 14 Feb 2014 16:33:04 PST
Inexpensive laser photo tiles. http://www.instructables.com/id/Inexpensive-laser-photo-tiles/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/0SU6/HREI724H/FGG0SU6HREI724H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/0SU6/HREI724H/FGG0SU6HREI724H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/0SU6/HREI724H/FGG0SU6HREI724H.SMALL.jpg LazyDMImprints You can create a photo tile that looks even better, in my opinion, than engraved granite at less than half the cost. The tiles attached are white glossy ceramic wall tiles from home improvement store covered in spray paint. The the pet pictures are done with a glossy black spray paint on a 6x6 til...
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Sat, 8 Feb 2014 16:40:07 PST
Glass etching tricks "make your own etching mask" Universal Laser http://www.instructables.com/id/Glass-etching-tricks-make-your-own-etching-mask-Un/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/873F/HQVPZMUM/FS5873FHQVPZMUM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/873F/HQVPZMUM/FS5873FHQVPZMUM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/873F/HQVPZMUM/FS5873FHQVPZMUM.SMALL.jpg mjcervantez I did this tutorial at the Chandler TechShop to find out more information about TechShop visit www.techshop.ws. This tutorial will cover two etching tricks that will help you when using the Universal laser and rotary attachment at the Chandler TechShop. Materials needed: 16 ounce glasses.  (I got ...
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Mon, 27 Jan 2014 12:13:44 PST
Custom Cardboard Box Making http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Cardboard-Box-Making/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/34GH/HQ730LMX/FSB34GHHQ730LMX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/34GH/HQ730LMX/FSB34GHHQ730LMX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/34GH/HQ730LMX/FSB34GHHQ730LMX.SMALL.jpg Miel22 For this project, I will explain how to cut a custom corrugated cardboard box with a flip top lid. I used an Epilog laser at TechShopSF. I like to start a custom cardboard box project by taking apart other boxes to see how they are constructed. Packaging is fascinating. For the box layout, start by...
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Wed, 8 Jan 2014 22:17:05 PST
Laser Cut Christmas Tree Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Christmas-Tree-Ornament/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZU/VI48/HPT945B1/FZUVI48HPT945B1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZU/VI48/HPT945B1/FZUVI48HPT945B1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZU/VI48/HPT945B1/FZUVI48HPT945B1.SMALL.jpg ThinkbotB This is a file to be used to make a laser cut Christmas tree Ornament.  It was created in CorelDRAW X6.  I made mine on 1/8" thick Masonite.  There is no glue on these, perpendicular pieces that provide the structure are very tight to keep them together.  The discs just sit where they are from gravi...
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Mon, 30 Dec 2013 18:33:31 PST
Laser Engraving Powder Coating http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Engraving-Powder-Coating/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/G0YM/HOUFY05C/FJVG0YMHOUFY05C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/G0YM/HOUFY05C/FJVG0YMHOUFY05C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/G0YM/HOUFY05C/FJVG0YMHOUFY05C.SMALL.jpg cornelius3 This should be quick an beneficial to anyone with a powder coating boot at 40 watt laser.  Or a local techshop.  Without the proper laser is may be impossible to etch directly on the metal without ruining the laser, but fortunately for us there is Powdercoating. If your looking for the quick info ...
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Mon, 9 Dec 2013 07:02:55 PST
Leather braided bracelets http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-braided-bracelets/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/5TRR/HOUFWJGO/F1K5TRRHOUFWJGO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/5TRR/HOUFWJGO/F1K5TRRHOUFWJGO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/5TRR/HOUFWJGO/F1K5TRRHOUFWJGO.SMALL.jpg fxiao Made at Techshop SF (techshop.ws) Lasered on the 60-watt laser cutter and braided by hand. Snaps also hammered in by hand Supplies: Leather scraps Snap setter kit Segma snaps Hammer Tips: 1. Length of your bracelet should exceed your wrist circumference by 1/2 inch! The braiding will shrink the b...
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Thu, 5 Dec 2013 17:26:32 PST
Remake of a 1500s Treasury http://www.instructables.com/id/Remake-of-a-1500s-Treasury/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWX/CSHF/HNTTEKKK/FWXCSHFHNTTEKKK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWX/CSHF/HNTTEKKK/FWXCSHFHNTTEKKK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWX/CSHF/HNTTEKKK/FWXCSHFHNTTEKKK.SMALL.jpg StudioTaks I made this remake for a (art)schoolproject. The patterns are live traced from old books.  You need: - 3 mm wood, (can be cheap is only for the frame) - fake or real leather - glue - double sided tape - a lasercutter Steps: 1.  print the wooden frame file 2. glue the parts together 3. print the t...
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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 05:59:07 PST
Laser Photo Engraving http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Photo-Engraving/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/N7Z7/HNM49RX4/F1SN7Z7HNM49RX4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/N7Z7/HNM49RX4/F1SN7Z7HNM49RX4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/N7Z7/HNM49RX4/F1SN7Z7HNM49RX4.SMALL.jpg ThatArtistCharles In this instructable, I will tell  you how to laser photo engrave your favorite image onto a piece of wood. Materials: 80 W Trotec Laser Engraver Photoshop Corel Draw X6 Cherry Wood. Start with a high resolution image.  Take it into Photoshop,  Dont worry about resizing it because we can do that i...
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Tue, 5 Nov 2013 16:11:04 PST
the chairchairchairs http://www.instructables.com/id/the-chairchairchairs/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/BYXG/HN82O4FT/F0BBYXGHN82O4FT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/BYXG/HN82O4FT/F0BBYXGHN82O4FT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/BYXG/HN82O4FT/F0BBYXGHN82O4FT.SMALL.jpg dhagiwara This is a typography chair. It is the chair of cubes that were assembled using only the word "the chairchairchairs". It looks also like a spring structure complex though as you use the font of cursive. 「the chairchairchairs」という文字自体を切り出し、そのパーツを格子状に組み天板をのせることでキューブ状の椅子になります。 筆記体で描かれた単語が複雑に絡み合い、見る角度によっ...
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Sun, 27 Oct 2013 05:52:22 PDT
Septagon Stool http://www.instructables.com/id/Septagon-Stool/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/5MYE/HN4ZROAZ/FJA5MYEHN4ZROAZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/5MYE/HN4ZROAZ/FJA5MYEHN4ZROAZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/5MYE/HN4ZROAZ/FJA5MYEHN4ZROAZ.SMALL.jpg amiyawaki こんにちは。先日Flaboのイベントに参加させていただき作ったスツールです。私のような身長180cmの人が座りやすい椅子を考えてみました。部品は24個で10分くらいで組付られる構成です。もしよかったらみなさんも作ってみてください。 Hi, here you have a stool data for TENKAIZU BUDOUKAI. This stool is designed for tall persons (about 6 feets tall) like me.. Parts are structured by 24 pcs (include 16 duplicate part...
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Thu, 24 Oct 2013 05:32:29 PDT
lasercut acrylic business cards http://www.instructables.com/id/lasercut-acrylic-business-cards/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/UJIO/HM8CXWEA/FLQUJIOHM8CXWEA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/UJIO/HM8CXWEA/FLQUJIOHM8CXWEA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/UJIO/HM8CXWEA/FLQUJIOHM8CXWEA.SMALL.jpg JZ411 the good thing about vector cutting on acrylic is that it is soft and it melts easily, which makes it good for vectors or rasters on high speeds. the trial runs I did melted the acrylic pretty quickly. so for my final vector cut I used high speeds, super low power, and around 600 hz frequency on the...
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Mon, 7 Oct 2013 15:47:48 PDT
Jewelry lasercutting http://www.instructables.com/id/Jewelry-lasercutting/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/NX8M/HM8DHFBQ/FXZNX8MHM8DHFBQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/NX8M/HM8DHFBQ/FXZNX8MHM8DHFBQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/NX8M/HM8DHFBQ/FXZNX8MHM8DHFBQ.SMALL.jpg RubyHorstman Jewelry Lasercutting This jewelry are made with the laser cutter. I made some different forms carved out of the wood. The patterns are made in a Illustrator A4 file. What you need: - A4 size wood, 3 mm - Illustrator - necklaces I try to find out how small I could go with engraving and cutte. But ...
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Tue, 1 Oct 2013 08:04:47 PDT
Rig Gas Lift Struts with Sugru http://www.instructables.com/id/Rig-Gas-Lift-Struts-with-Sugru/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/OJXT/HJKBXE8D/FNUOJXTHJKBXE8D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/OJXT/HJKBXE8D/FNUOJXTHJKBXE8D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/OJXT/HJKBXE8D/FNUOJXTHJKBXE8D.SMALL.jpg hobarthackers We have a great laser cutter in our space, but unfortunately the gas lift struts on the door are out of gas. So awkward when you're trying to get stuff in and out of the machine and the door drops on you. Doh! To hold up each strut we laser-cut a prop out of perspex. Along the edge of the strut tha...
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Thu, 1 Aug 2013 05:25:09 PDT
Assembly Tool: Laser Cut Wood Countersink Ring Removal Aid Tool. I Made it at TechShop. http://www.instructables.com/id/Assembly-Tool-Laser-Cut-Wood-Countersink-Ring-Rem/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/FWVI/HJKBUQ6D/FPGFWVIHJKBUQ6D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/FWVI/HJKBUQ6D/FPGFWVIHJKBUQ6D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/FWVI/HJKBUQ6D/FPGFWVIHJKBUQ6D.SMALL.jpg John_TS_DTW Background:     Pre-assembled laser cut parts are more and more popular in both hobby, prototyping and commercial DIY kits.  I love the T-slot a lot.  It is used in connecting flat parts into box form (see picture).   Another common design is using wood countersink ring.   It allows screws to get un...
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Mon, 29 Jul 2013 12:02:33 PDT
Laser Cut Green Cabin Model http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Green-Cabin-Model/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLA/7X42/HHS9LXZF/FLA7X42HHS9LXZF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLA/7X42/HHS9LXZF/FLA7X42HHS9LXZF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLA/7X42/HHS9LXZF/FLA7X42HHS9LXZF.SMALL.jpg MrSimonBrooks High School Project that introduces the students to sustainability principles and designing for a net zero energy building. The students first model their Green Cabin and Rain Water Tanks using Autodesk Inventor. Through the use of Laser cutting and 3D printing the students manufacture their designs...
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Mon, 17 Jun 2013 02:42:19 PDT
How To Make A Laser Cut Laptop Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Laser-Cut-Laptop-Stand/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/93LG/HH2VFN1J/FOB93LGHH2VFN1J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/93LG/HH2VFN1J/FOB93LGHH2VFN1J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/93LG/HH2VFN1J/FOB93LGHH2VFN1J.SMALL.jpg LordTovar I had downloaded a laptop stand and cut it out at TechShop Round Rock- Austin and it was extremely flimsy. I did not like this. I designed this laptop stand to fit my 15 inch Macbook Pro. I uploaded the .AI file so that you can scale it then use a laser cutter to cut it out. Then assemble. I used 1...
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Thu, 30 May 2013 11:42:31 PDT
Office Tools: Hands-Free Paper Holder on Sides of LCD Monitor. I Made it in TechShop http://www.instructables.com/id/Office-Tools-Hands-Free-Paper-Holder-on-Sides-of-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/04MX/HH2W3J3N/FN604MXHH2W3J3N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/04MX/HH2W3J3N/FN604MXHH2W3J3N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/04MX/HH2W3J3N/FN604MXHH2W3J3N.SMALL.jpg John_TS_DTW Goal:      To make paper holder that could be attached to side of LCD Monitor.      To continue implementing new ideas and rapidly create working prototypes or even final product through use of TechShop Million Dollars worth of softwares and hi-tech tools. Design Consideration:       * Slide the pa...
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Sat, 25 May 2013 01:21:44 PDT
World's First Acrylic Pyramids Were Built in USA! Made in TechShop USA. http://www.instructables.com/id/Worlds-First-Acrylic-Pyramids-Were-Built-in-USA-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/NP2E/HGH6PX4I/FJ5NP2EHGH6PX4I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/NP2E/HGH6PX4I/FJ5NP2EHGH6PX4I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/NP2E/HGH6PX4I/FJ5NP2EHGH6PX4I.SMALL.jpg John_TS_DTW Headline, Headline, Read all about it!          World's First Acrylic Pyramids Were Built in USA!  Made in TechShop USA. Background:          Why are most things cut on the Laser cutter are only 2D?  We make 3D objects by layering 2D laser cut objects.  The other popular 3D items are round bottle o...
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Fri, 10 May 2013 19:02:05 PDT
Making a Medieval Game (Tablut) on the Laser Engraver http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Medieval-Game-Tablut-on-the-Laser-Engra/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/P4LB/HD4VFC5H/FCUP4LBHD4VFC5H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/P4LB/HD4VFC5H/FCUP4LBHD4VFC5H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/P4LB/HD4VFC5H/FCUP4LBHD4VFC5H.SMALL.jpg caladin This is as Quick and Dirty as they come, if you need more details on how to use the files I'm providing Go look at  my post on making 9 mans morris , it's effectively identical except for the file you actually print to the laser engraver. If you want to see the Game board well, you HAVE th view the...
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Wed, 8 May 2013 22:46:36 PDT
Let's learn to learn how to make Chinese Chess "Xiangqi" Set. I made it at TechShop. http://www.instructables.com/id/Lets-learn-to-learn-how-to-make-Chinese-Chess-Set/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/YJQB/HFSHTP5Q/FH3YJQBHFSHTP5Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/YJQB/HFSHTP5Q/FH3YJQBHFSHTP5Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/YJQB/HFSHTP5Q/FH3YJQBHFSHTP5Q.SMALL.jpg John_TS_DTW Goal:     To replicate the Chess Set project to create Chinese Chest Set.     To illustrate how easy it is to replicate a process and make different products at TechShop Procedure:     Grab images online for the Chess pieces and Chess Board.     Use MS Paint to make each unique piece squares and sa...
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Mon, 29 Apr 2013 19:42:57 PDT
Humane Mouse Trap. I made this at TechShop http://www.instructables.com/id/Humane-Mouse-Trap-I-made-this-at-TechShop/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXW/AWL6/HFPTI389/FXWAWL6HFPTI389.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXW/AWL6/HFPTI389/FXWAWL6HFPTI389.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXW/AWL6/HFPTI389/FXWAWL6HFPTI389.SMALL.jpg John_TS_DTW Background:          Some will ask "Another mouse trap invention?!  Don't we have enough of this?"   The difference of this mouse trap is that it is a humane mouse trap.  It simply capture the mouse. Goal:        * To demonstrate how to make concept idea become reality.        * To demonstrate easy...
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Wed, 24 Apr 2013 05:21:20 PDT
Laser Cutter spiral effect http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cutter-spiral-effect/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/M7JI/HEBNGZCL/F5IM7JIHEBNGZCL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/M7JI/HEBNGZCL/F5IM7JIHEBNGZCL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/M7JI/HEBNGZCL/F5IM7JIHEBNGZCL.SMALL.jpg smrat alleck Wanted to share this simple trick I tried on the laser cutter. I had a couple extra water bottles leftover from a previous project (see that one for a brief instruction on the laser settings and rotary attachment). A friend sent me a quote that she wanted me to put on a bottle for her. Only...it was...
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Sat, 16 Mar 2013 10:37:52 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...
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Thu, 28 Feb 2013 21:14:12 PST
Corte y grabado en metacrilato de espejo (plexiglass) y metacrilato de colada http://www.instructables.com/id/Corte-y-grabado-en-metacrilato-de-espejo-plexigla/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F1T/2BG0/HCV91VYN/F1T2BG0HCV91VYN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1T/2BG0/HCV91VYN/F1T2BG0HCV91VYN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1T/2BG0/HCV91VYN/F1T2BG0HCV91VYN.SMALL.jpg BELEND Con los parámetros especificados en el archivo adjunto, realicé distintas pruebas de corte y grabado de metacrilatos, combinando las partes grabadas y cortadas de distintas maneras. Hay que tener cuidado, porque en el metacrilato de espejo hay que hacerlo por detrás y, por lo tanto, imágenes y texto...
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Sun, 17 Feb 2013 12:20:45 PST
Corte y grabado metacrilato de colada opaco http://www.instructables.com/id/Corte-y-grabado-metacrilato-de-colada-opaco/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/2WMP/HCV91VXH/F9V2WMPHCV91VXH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/2WMP/HCV91VXH/F9V2WMPHCV91VXH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/2WMP/HCV91VXH/F9V2WMPHCV91VXH.SMALL.jpg BELEND En un metacrilato de 3 mm de espesor, blanco opaco, quiero empezar a ver la esbeltez que soportan los elementos cortados sin deformarse por el calor. Por ello imprimo un paisaje con elementos lineales esbeltos, con los parámetros indicados en el archivo adjunto. Intenté grabarlo con distintos paráme...
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Sun, 17 Feb 2013 12:20:44 PST
Corte y grabado laser en madera de contrachapado de baja densidad http://www.instructables.com/id/Corte-y-grabado-laser-en-madera-de-contrachapado-d/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/BR74/HCV91VUG/FLJBR74HCV91VUG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/BR74/HCV91VUG/FLJBR74HCV91VUG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/BR74/HCV91VUG/FLJBR74HCV91VUG.SMALL.jpg BELEND Pruebas de corte y grabado en madera de contrachapado de baja densidad, con los parámetros especificados en el archivo de word  adjunto. Para este tipo de madera hay que tener mucho cuidado con el tamaño de las figuras a cortar, pues es una madera que se quema muy fácilmente, y que el paso del láser...
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Sun, 17 Feb 2013 12:19:01 PST
DEGRADADO DEL GRABADO LASER http://www.instructables.com/id/DEGRADADO-DEL-GRABADO-LASER/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/R1I5/HD4VM45D/FLGR1I5HD4VM45D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/R1I5/HD4VM45D/FLGR1I5HD4VM45D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/R1I5/HD4VM45D/FLGR1I5HD4VM45D.SMALL.jpg BELEND Aunque figura como un paso en uno de los proyectos, me parece interesante hacer un apartado independiente para que quede más visible. Se trata de la degradación del grabado sobre chapa de haya con alma de DM Aporto archivos con la variación de los parámetros
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Sun, 17 Feb 2013 12:13:47 PST
Corte de carton pluma http://www.instructables.com/id/Corte-de-carton-pluma/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/P57D/HD4VM46T/FB8P57DHD4VM46T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/P57D/HD4VM46T/FB8P57DHD4VM46T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/P57D/HD4VM46T/FB8P57DHD4VM46T.SMALL.jpg BELEND En primer lugar, comprobamos que ninguna de las capas que componen el carton pluma presentara PVC. Para ello, se separaro un trozo de cada una de las diferentes capas y se prendieron fuego. Si la llama sale verdosa, es mejor no cortarlo en la laser por posible presencia de PVC. En esta caso, la llam...
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Sun, 17 Feb 2013 12:10:29 PST
Portable Laser Shows http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Laser-Shows/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/4TX2/HCB8F243/F6K4TX2HCB8F243.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/4TX2/HCB8F243/F6K4TX2HCB8F243.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/4TX2/HCB8F243/F6K4TX2HCB8F243.SMALL.jpg Alvinmin Files Laser-lunchbox-how-it-works.pdf circuit_diagram.pdf Tools Bench vice doubles as an anvil to pound out the curvature of the strap hangers Drill and bits Needlenose pliers Paintbrush if not using spray paint Pipe cutter , (optional) to c...
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Mon, 28 Jan 2013 20:43:14 PST
Model making with a laser cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/Model-making-with-a-laser-cutter/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/YRMK/HCB8TBDY/F6HYRMKHCB8TBDY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/YRMK/HCB8TBDY/F6HYRMKHCB8TBDY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/YRMK/HCB8TBDY/F6HYRMKHCB8TBDY.SMALL.jpg RubenRosseel I'm a architecture student at LUCA-ARTS in Ghent, Belgium. I love designing buildings but what I really like about architecture is the model making. I really enjoy making small models because that's the essence of model making. Putting a lot of detail in such a small model is not easy, but it makes ...
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Sun, 27 Jan 2013 21:53:27 PST
2# Laser Projector http://www.instructables.com/id/2-Laser-Projector/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/K8ST/HCB86CLN/FIVK8STHCB86CLN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/K8ST/HCB86CLN/FIVK8STHCB86CLN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/K8ST/HCB86CLN/FIVK8STHCB86CLN.SMALL.jpg kilber17 Yet Another electronic laser projector. Comment, Favorite, And Follow!!!!!!!!
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Sat, 26 Jan 2013 14:16:34 PST
Mushroom Stool http://www.instructables.com/id/Mushroom-Stool-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXO/GCFI/HAQ3B7EG/FXOGCFIHAQ3B7EG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXO/GCFI/HAQ3B7EG/FXOGCFIHAQ3B7EG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXO/GCFI/HAQ3B7EG/FXOGCFIHAQ3B7EG.SMALL.jpg SaoriSHINYAMA This is Mushroom house chair of the forest (^^) for TenkaizuBudoukai TenkaizuBudokai facebook.com/TenkaizuBudokai f.Labo f-labo.tumblr.com Instructions THINGS TO PREPARE MDF 2.5mm 1820×910mm 2sheets HOW TO MAKE 1.Open the vector file. 2.Cut by using a laser cutting machine. 3.Please refer to 3DM...
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Mon, 7 Jan 2013 05:12:29 PST
Laser Projector http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Projector/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHK/1M13/HAQ30JB9/FHK1M13HAQ30JB9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHK/1M13/HAQ30JB9/FHK1M13HAQ30JB9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHK/1M13/HAQ30JB9/FHK1M13HAQ30JB9.SMALL.jpg kilber17 Check out what i made 
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Sun, 16 Dec 2012 18:29:42 PST
INSIDE A R2DJ NIGHTCLUB LASER http://www.instructables.com/id/INSIDE-A-R2DJ-NIGHTCLUB-LASER/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F95/EPNO/HAOPQW30/F95EPNOHAOPQW30.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F95/EPNO/HAOPQW30/F95EPNOHAOPQW30.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F95/EPNO/HAOPQW30/F95EPNOHAOPQW30.SMALL.jpg djmorgan27 hi guys thought i would upload images of inside my r2dj nightclub laser to give you some ideas on projects,personaly i dont know anything about electronics but iam starting to learn somthing about bits and bobs, i hope this helps and im sorry i cant go any deeper into techinal information i.e parts ...
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Fri, 14 Dec 2012 14:20:48 PST
Christmas decorations_Adornos de navidad en fieltro http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-decorationsAdornos-de-navidad-en-fieltr/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/8VNY/HA4MH58K/FB68VNYHA4MH58K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/8VNY/HA4MH58K/FB68VNYHA4MH58K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/8VNY/HA4MH58K/FB68VNYHA4MH58K.SMALL.jpg Pattrix Adornos para colgar en el árbol, o para ponerlos en la ventana simplemente, cortados con la láser en fieltro fino de diferentes colores. Cogí algunas imágenes de Internet y las personalicé un poco. Éste es el resultado.
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Fri, 7 Dec 2012 01:41:08 PST
ETCHED PICTURE ON ACRYLIC http://www.instructables.com/id/ETCHED-PICTURE-ON-ACRYLIC/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/YVUP/HA4MD87I/F9HYVUPHA4MD87I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/YVUP/HA4MD87I/F9HYVUPHA4MD87I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/YVUP/HA4MD87I/F9HYVUPHA4MD87I.SMALL.jpg eosorno I was introduced to this etching process in architecture school, where it is used to create clean and elegant glass models of buildings. I made the etching in this example as a cover for my architecture portfolio; but this same idea can be easily applied to a large number of crafts that involve imag...
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Mon, 3 Dec 2012 01:11:58 PST
Leveling with Bean Bags http://www.instructables.com/id/Leveling-with-Bean-Bags-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/VJUN/H9K2G1PV/FE9VJUNH9K2G1PV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/VJUN/H9K2G1PV/FE9VJUNH9K2G1PV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/VJUN/H9K2G1PV/FE9VJUNH9K2G1PV.SMALL.jpg bgerens I use the Laser Engravers at the TechShop San Jose, http://www.techshop.ws, to engrave the bottom of turned wood bowls. Since these bowls are often turned from green wood, they tend to warp as they dry. This presents a problem in that the bowl bottom is not parallel to the laser engraver bed when...
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Tue, 20 Nov 2012 14:54:37 PST
Laser Cut Pepakura Files http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Pepakura-Files/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/1MSA/GV5JF8RH/FTU1MSAGV5JF8RH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/1MSA/GV5JF8RH/FTU1MSAGV5JF8RH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/1MSA/GV5JF8RH/FTU1MSAGV5JF8RH.SMALL.jpg msraynsford Pepakura is an amazing program that unwraps 3D models and turns them into flat 2D nets, with the appropriate fold signs and flaps. These can be printed out with a standard printer and assembled back into a 3D model. The only downside is that you get a large set of 2D plans that need to be cut out an...
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Sat, 10 Nov 2012 01:26:13 PST
Lasercut Magnets http://www.instructables.com/id/Lasercut-Magnets/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/PGH3/H7NLYA43/F48PGH3H7NLYA43.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/PGH3/H7NLYA43/F48PGH3H7NLYA43.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/PGH3/H7NLYA43/F48PGH3H7NLYA43.SMALL.jpg techshopzack So we've been looking for something like this for a while. When I saw it on, I had to buy it and try it out.  Turns out, a 1/16th in. magnetic sheet with acrylic PSA (adhesive) on one side can make custom laser-cut magnetic sheet outlines.  Here's how to make the most of this material from Laserbit...
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Mon, 1 Oct 2012 11:38:26 PDT
Sketchbook Mod v1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Sketchbook-Mod-v1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/EM93/H742ZM30/F9OEM93H742ZM30.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/EM93/H742ZM30/F9OEM93H742ZM30.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/EM93/H742ZM30/F9OEM93H742ZM30.SMALL.jpg flame_mistress Materials and Tools: -  Sketchbook made with a laser-compatible cover material (binding board, etc. – NOT moleskin!) -  Calipers to measure your sketchbook cover thickness -  Rubber grommets in various sizes -  Access to vector drawing software and a laser cutting machine.  I made this at the TechSh...
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Thu, 20 Sep 2012 12:01:02 PDT
Acrylic Votive Candle Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Acrylic-Votive-Candle-Holder/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/UV8L/H7996S09/FUDUV8LH7996S09.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/UV8L/H7996S09/FUDUV8LH7996S09.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/UV8L/H7996S09/FUDUV8LH7996S09.SMALL.jpg flame_mistress Materials and Tools: -  1/8” acrylic: enough for your design or ~8” x 6” for mine -  Access to vector drawing software and a laser cutting machine.  I made this at the TechShop (www.techshop.ws), which has both CorelDRAW and Epilog Lasers; you will also need a USB stick to transfer your files. -  St...
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Wed, 19 Sep 2012 13:36:39 PDT
Tangram en goma eva http://www.instructables.com/id/Tangram-en-goma-eva/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/BGSH/H742ZT2F/FSYBGSHH742ZT2F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/BGSH/H742ZT2F/FSYBGSHH742ZT2F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/BGSH/H742ZT2F/FSYBGSHH742ZT2F.SMALL.jpg fablableon_1 Para el diseño se ha tomado como referencia un tangram en madera. Las medidas se han ajustado para aprovechar el material, adquirido en formato A4 y de 0,4 cm de grosor aproximadamente. Se han utilizado planchas de distintos colores para hacer tres tangrams. El diseño se ha dibujado en Rinhoceros. S...
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Mon, 17 Sep 2012 04:36:41 PDT
Acrylic Ace of Spade Coasters: I Made it at TechShop http://www.instructables.com/id/Acrylic-Ace-of-Spade-Coasters-I-Made-it-at-TechSh/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/FM8T/H6MF2QZS/FIFFM8TH6MF2QZS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/FM8T/H6MF2QZS/FIFFM8TH6MF2QZS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/FM8T/H6MF2QZS/FIFFM8TH6MF2QZS.SMALL.jpg VictoriaRain Need: 1/8" acrylic and a laser If you have access to a TechShop, lucky you! If not, yet you still have an epilog laser, then continue reading. This project is a super simple 'beginner's' project.  Find a picture of an ace of spades, or whatever card or image you like and paste it into CorelDRAW (...
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Mon, 3 Sep 2012 16:11:00 PDT
laser line gradient http://www.instructables.com/id/laser-line-gradient/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/MI4J/H6I6WRRK/FZ5MI4JH6I6WRRK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/MI4J/H6I6WRRK/FZ5MI4JH6I6WRRK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/MI4J/H6I6WRRK/FZ5MI4JH6I6WRRK.SMALL.jpg tkurrle material needed; wood cut to fit laser, flash drive, laser, computer, techshop  1) material 2) flash drive 3) design line image 4)save file to flash drive 5) place material in laser and focus the machine 6) set laser print preferences 7) push green go button to print job 8) laser runs 9) vi...
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Sat, 1 Sep 2012 18:16:20 PDT
Build Your Own Prototyping Kit... http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-Own-Prototyping-Kit-Created-Techs/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/4S9Q/H5TUC600/FGA4S9QH5TUC600.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/4S9Q/H5TUC600/FGA4S9QH5TUC600.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/4S9Q/H5TUC600/FGA4S9QH5TUC600.SMALL.jpg togo1919 I like to make Prototyping Kits before I get into the details of creating some of my projects.  This way, I can "rough-in" the project parts before committing to a drawing that may have to be modified a bunch of times to get the project "dialed-in". Here's a rough set of components that work as a ...
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Mon, 13 Aug 2012 21:36:20 PDT