Instructables: exploring - photos - lasers http://www.instructables.com Thu, 30 Jul 2015 07:37:21 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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Laser etched banana: the chipest banana of the Web! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-chipest-banana-of-the-Web/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F85/TWEL/H4VQ9TUX/F85TWELH4VQ9TUX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F85/TWEL/H4VQ9TUX/F85TWELH4VQ9TUX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F85/TWEL/H4VQ9TUX/F85TWELH4VQ9TUX.SMALL.jpg r4f Hi Folks, As I was fed up seeing the same laser engraved banana on every blog related to design, fabbing, laser machining, etc... I've decided to make my own version of the laser engraved banana.  See how laser marks bananas... Enjoy! Please: comment about this phenomenon, your ideas of things t...
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Sat, 21 Jul 2012 14:32:26 PDT
Safety Third Drawer http://www.instructables.com/id/Safety-Third-Drawer/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/0TJV/H2WETACV/F9H0TJVH2WETACV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/0TJV/H2WETACV/F9H0TJVH2WETACV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/0TJV/H2WETACV/F9H0TJVH2WETACV.SMALL.jpg RU4Realz Working annually at an event in the desert, I often heard the expression "Safety Third." I work in a machine shop most of the time and decided to make a caddy for our ear protection. It is incredibly loud in there, and I wanted to make our ear plugs more accessible. The drawer houses about 20 pairs...
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Mon, 4 Jun 2012 12:25:25 PDT
A living city!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/A-living-city/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/4EOT/H2WEULBA/FSM4EOTH2WEULBA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/4EOT/H2WEULBA/FSM4EOTH2WEULBA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/4EOT/H2WEULBA/FSM4EOTH2WEULBA.SMALL.jpg Vaidite Last year, I made a short movie about my fantasyworld. With a very few stuff, this movie was made.The city look-a-likes was lassercuted out of carbon, then glued to a self-made curtan system, a few spotlights en shoot! Then afterwords edited in Premiere Pro. ENJOY!http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SEmT...
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Fri, 1 Jun 2012 01:04:31 PDT
Portal themed crazygolf course http://www.instructables.com/id/Portal-themed-crazygolf-course/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/D9UO/H1JUGOZU/FPGD9UOH1JUGOZU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/D9UO/H1JUGOZU/FPGD9UOH1JUGOZU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/D9UO/H1JUGOZU/FPGD9UOH1JUGOZU.SMALL.jpg fridgehead So a while back a friend of mine decided he was going to celebrate his 10000th day alive with a crazy golf party, he approached a couple of us at the London Hackspace and simply said: "Who wants to build a course?" Being a generally creative lunatic I said yes, then sat down and had exactly zero i...
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Sun, 29 Apr 2012 12:04:30 PDT
Green Laser Steadying Contraption http://www.instructables.com/id/Green-Laser-Steadying-Contraption/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPM/K45Z/GU6PFK05/FPMK45ZGU6PFK05.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPM/K45Z/GU6PFK05/FPMK45ZGU6PFK05.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPM/K45Z/GU6PFK05/FPMK45ZGU6PFK05.SMALL.jpg black hole If you have a green laser, I’m sure you can sympathize with me when I say that it is extremely annoying to have the little green dot go wandering around...usually into the neighbors windows. The farther away the target is, the harder it is to keep the dot in on place. Then I watched “National Treasu...
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Wed, 21 Dec 2011 11:37:06 PST
Laser Spirograph Using arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Spirograph-Using-arduino/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/QXF8/GU9KAAMF/FPTQXF8GU9KAAMF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/QXF8/GU9KAAMF/FPTQXF8GU9KAAMF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/QXF8/GU9KAAMF/FPTQXF8GU9KAAMF.SMALL.jpg John Culbertson I was fascinated with Quackmaster Dan's "Four Motor Laser Spirograph" so I decided to build one. The pictures represent about a year and a half of procrastination, and late nights, all in all it probably took me about 80hr. to build as I had to go through a couple revisions of the electrical system,...
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Thu, 27 Oct 2011 03:04:21 PDT
1W Altoids Tin Laser! http://www.instructables.com/id/1W-Altoids-Tin-Laser/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/JQ5G/GTLRHPK1/FJQJQ5GGTLRHPK1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/JQ5G/GTLRHPK1/FJQJQ5GGTLRHPK1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/JQ5G/GTLRHPK1/FJQJQ5GGTLRHPK1.SMALL.jpg ApertureScience Just Imagine- The power of a 1w laser, but in the pocket sized package of an Altoids tin! It's amazingly bright- perfect for star pointing.  We'll start with the parts list: ~Altoids tin ~1-2w 445nm laser diode (Ebay) ~12x30mm Aixiz laser module (Ebay) ~Aixiz three element glass lens (Eba...
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Mon, 10 Oct 2011 19:10:30 PDT
Audio Spectrum Analyzer with Freescale GT60 LCD 8Bit http://www.instructables.com/id/Audio-Spectrum-Analyzer-with-Freescale-GT60-LCD-8B/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/DLAB/GS3BEB20/FVQDLABGS3BEB20.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/DLAB/GS3BEB20/FVQDLABGS3BEB20.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/DLAB/GS3BEB20/FVQDLABGS3BEB20.SMALL.jpg candelo This is a development which includes an analog and a digital part. Basically power is to represent the audio signal separated in frequency, for this we need to sample the signal in compliance with the sampling theorem  Nyquist sampling theorem, Shannon . An audio signal "audible" to the human ear ...
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Wed, 7 Sep 2011 16:30:54 PDT
DIY Laser Show 1.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Laser-Show/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKJ/7TS4/GQZJO34D/FKJ7TS4GQZJO34D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKJ/7TS4/GQZJO34D/FKJ7TS4GQZJO34D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKJ/7TS4/GQZJO34D/FKJ7TS4GQZJO34D.SMALL.jpg noahh I was looking through back issues of Make Magazine when I came across the lunchbox laser shows , which I decided to make a simpler version of. The three main components are the $4 laser pointer, the spinning plastic disk that warps the beam, and the spinning mirror that directs the beam upwards. The...
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Tue, 9 Aug 2011 19:31:58 PDT
Simple laser Spirograph with retro looking case http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-laser-Spirograph-in-retro-looking-case/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F91/T43V/GP7IGB9Q/F91T43VGP7IGB9Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F91/T43V/GP7IGB9Q/F91T43VGP7IGB9Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F91/T43V/GP7IGB9Q/F91T43VGP7IGB9Q.SMALL.jpg HHarry I always wanted a laser spirograph and the many Instructables on this site have helped me with this. The only thing missing for me in other Instructables: a nice enclosure. I had all the parts already in stock and most items are recycled from old appliances. An overview: MDF (surplus from ot...
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Sun, 3 Jul 2011 13:50:43 PDT
HeNe laser (632.8 nm) http://www.instructables.com/id/HeNe-laser-6328-nm/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/OGML/GLWQWE9I/FW6OGMLGLWQWE9I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/OGML/GLWQWE9I/FW6OGMLGLWQWE9I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/OGML/GLWQWE9I/FW6OGMLGLWQWE9I.SMALL.jpg dyly just a HeNe laser and some spectroscopy stuff
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Thu, 19 May 2011 12:18:54 PDT
super cheap and easy laser box http://www.instructables.com/id/super-cheap-and-easy-laser-box/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/Z66B/GMJIEBHR/F66Z66BGMJIEBHR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/Z66B/GMJIEBHR/F66Z66BGMJIEBHR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/Z66B/GMJIEBHR/F66Z66BGMJIEBHR.SMALL.jpg johnsimo95 This is a simple box that allows safe use of high power lasers with NO expensive goggles. The concept is very simple as it uses a phone camera in order to veiw what you are doing. Also as a plus you can use any laser wavelenth in action,and with no expensive goggles or danger!  All you need is a cam...
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Sun, 17 Apr 2011 19:05:59 PDT
Blu ray glow in the dark image drawing robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Blu-ray-glow-in-the-dark-image-drawing-robot/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/9UMP/GM9QKVPM/FLF9UMPGM9QKVPM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/9UMP/GM9QKVPM/FLF9UMPGM9QKVPM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/9UMP/GM9QKVPM/FLF9UMPGM9QKVPM.SMALL.jpg TAz00 All these things should be fairly simple for the experienced user. Step 1, Get a pololu maestro board and two servo motors, glue them together to make a turret. Step 2, Add a 100mW blu ray laser to the turret, and paint a sheet in Glow Inc paint Step 3, Do some basic trigonometry and figure out how...
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Sat, 9 Apr 2011 09:01:59 PDT
SUPER CLOSE UP OF LASER! http://www.instructables.com/id/SUPER-CLOSE-UP-OF-LASER/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/3Z0V/GM4N0WJR/FGS3Z0VGM4N0WJR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/3Z0V/GM4N0WJR/FGS3Z0VGM4N0WJR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/3Z0V/GM4N0WJR/FGS3Z0VGM4N0WJR.SMALL.jpg MrMadmonkey4 These are some super close up pictures I took of a laser. This my entry to the wicked lasers contest so please rate it and stuff.
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Tue, 5 Apr 2011 19:56:56 PDT
Laser pointer (50 Calibur bullet style) http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-pointer-50-Calibur-bullet-style/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FNE/1IA0/GLWR1L2O/FNE1IA0GLWR1L2O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNE/1IA0/GLWR1L2O/FNE1IA0GLWR1L2O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNE/1IA0/GLWR1L2O/FNE1IA0GLWR1L2O.SMALL.jpg macboy98 My laser pointer  class 3a made in thailand.
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Sat, 2 Apr 2011 11:24:56 PDT