Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - lasers http://www.instructables.com Fri, 22 May 2015 23:21:10 PDT BLOX v1.01 Smart Park using Laser Communication (Intel IoT) http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Park-using-Laser-Communication-Intel-IoT/
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Sat, 9 May 2015 03:51:33 PDT
Acrylic Skeleton Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Acrylic-Skeleton-Clock-1/
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Wed, 6 May 2015 11:57:18 PDT
Live Trace (Image Trace) for Laser Cutting http://www.instructables.com/id/Live-Trace-Image-Trace-for-Laser-Cutting/
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Mon, 4 May 2015 15:16:35 PDT
Make an Idea Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-Idea-Board/
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Mon, 4 May 2015 13:00:34 PDT
A Better Valance Clip for wood blinds http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Better-Valance-Clip-for-wood-blinds/
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Fri, 1 May 2015 16:50:51 PDT
Spinning Wheel Mother's Day Card (or Business Card!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Spinning-Wheel-Mothers-Day-Card-or-Business-Card/
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 11:20:16 PDT
Laser Cut Chess Board & Pieces http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Chess-Board-Pieces/
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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 05:41:00 PDT
Model Buildings http://www.instructables.com/id/Model-Buildings/
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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 05:09:23 PDT
Laser Cut Star Trek Klingon D-7 Model http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Star-Trek-Klingon-D-7-Model/
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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 12:07:28 PDT
Laser Pointer http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Pointer-1/
Laser Pointer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA0/OS49/I8EBFNXZ/FA0OS49I8EBFNXZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA0/OS49/I8EBFNXZ/FA0OS49I8EBFNXZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA0/OS49/I8EBFNXZ/FA0OS49I8EBFNXZ.SMALL.jpg The Lightning Stalker Lasers these days come in many different shapes and sizes. If you have a 3D printer, the options are almost endless. If you are like me, however, and live out in the middle of nowhere, far from 3D fab shops, and can't afford one (please vote!), wood parts can be substituted in a pinch. It absorbs...
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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 10:27:21 PDT
Laser cut co2 clamps http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-cut-co2-clamps/
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Thu, 9 Apr 2015 01:54:13 PDT
______ The DIY Laserline ______ http://www.instructables.com/id/-The-DIY-Laserline-/
______ The DIY Laserline ______ - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/PVS8/I84BDPJG/FFBPVS8I84BDPJG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/PVS8/I84BDPJG/FFBPVS8I84BDPJG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/PVS8/I84BDPJG/FFBPVS8I84BDPJG.SMALL.jpg slurgXX I have a project coming up, that needs a laserline, that creates a line over a 3 dimensional object in order to mark and cut it somewhat precicely. I´ve attached some pictures, materials i used ( materials i didn´t use) and some shots after finishing the piece.But lets get to it, here is what you ne...
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 14:36:34 PDT
Laser Engraving a logo http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Engraving-File-Prep/
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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 13:33:22 PDT
Firelfly Mal Reynolds Laser Gun http://www.instructables.com/id/Firelfly-Mal-Reynolds-Laser-Gun/
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 18:55:47 PDT
Laser Cutting Stencils http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cutting-Stencils/
Laser Cutting Stencils - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/1HYC/I7RGA68B/FDV1HYCI7RGA68B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/1HYC/I7RGA68B/FDV1HYCI7RGA68B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/1HYC/I7RGA68B/FDV1HYCI7RGA68B.SMALL.jpg Umake Online Factory How to prepare your file for a stencil.Stencilling produces an image or pattern by applying color to a surface over an intermediate object with designed bridges in it which create the pattern or image by only allowing the color to reach some parts of the surface. Your stencil has to be only 1 objec...
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 10:42:11 PDT
Laser Cut Pom Pom Pressure Sensors! http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Pom-Pom-Pressure-Sensors/
Laser Cut Pom Pom Pressure Sensors! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFO/8XEX/I735VCM9/FFO8XEXI735VCM9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFO/8XEX/I735VCM9/FFO8XEXI735VCM9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFO/8XEX/I735VCM9/FFO8XEXI735VCM9.SMALL.jpg Becca Rose So you have loads of left over yarn from your wonderful projects, and you've just invested in some conductive yarn, and you want to make some squishy pompom pressure sensors?Here is how...You will needLaser Cutter (I used this one)Scissors (strong enough to cut through yarn)1/8" MDF (approx. 10" squ...
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 11:05:55 PDT
Laser Cut Conceptual Massing Models http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Conceptual-Massing-Models/
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Sun, 8 Mar 2015 14:05:35 PDT
Caramelize Sugar onto Chocolate with a Laser Cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/Caramelize-Sugar-onto-Chocolate-with-a-Laser-Cutte/
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Wed, 4 Mar 2015 08:31:55 PST
Tooth Cave http://www.instructables.com/id/Tooth-Cave/
Tooth Cave - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/H6FE/I6GCVL7X/F0KH6FEI6GCVL7X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/H6FE/I6GCVL7X/F0KH6FEI6GCVL7X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/H6FE/I6GCVL7X/F0KH6FEI6GCVL7X.SMALL.jpg jchun2 Here are several steps to make a paper tooth cave by using 3D models imported from the google 3D warehouse Import a 3D model of teeth from the google 3D warehouse After opening sketchUp, import a 3D model of teeth from the google 3D warehouse.Explode the grouping. Except for one tooth that you wa...
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 07:42:17 PST
Pewter Cast Coins From Laser Cut Molds http://www.instructables.com/id/Pewter-Cast-Coins-From-Laser-Cut-Molds/
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 12:34:19 PST
Laser Cut Love Birds http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Love-Birds/
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Tue, 10 Feb 2015 06:41:14 PST
An Anti-VDay Vibe http://www.instructables.com/id/An-Anti-VDay-Vibe/
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Mon, 9 Feb 2015 11:26:23 PST
Intel Edison Arduino Laser Break Beam Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Intel-Edison-Arduino-Laser-Break-Beam-Sensor/
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Sat, 31 Jan 2015 00:08:45 PST
Egg Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Egg-Holder-1/
Egg Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/VKLZ/I5A7XCNF/FT7VKLZI5A7XCNF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/VKLZ/I5A7XCNF/FT7VKLZI5A7XCNF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/VKLZ/I5A7XCNF/FT7VKLZI5A7XCNF.SMALL.jpg sammyred Practice with the laser cutter. My second time using it, made new dimensions for thicker wood and added a simple organic design onto the original Tulip flatpack vase by Yana. http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:23885
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Fri, 23 Jan 2015 19:30:26 PST
Creating a Multi-Layered Trophy with a Laser http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-a-Multi-Layered-Trophy-with-a-Laser/
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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 09:35:49 PST
Simple Soldering Fume Extractor http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Soldering-Fume-Extractor/
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 08:12:52 PST
laser cut bicycle wallet http://www.instructables.com/id/laser-cut-bicycle-wallet/
laser cut bicycle wallet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/KU15/I4SCPP5A/FH4KU15I4SCPP5A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/KU15/I4SCPP5A/FH4KU15I4SCPP5A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/KU15/I4SCPP5A/FH4KU15I4SCPP5A.SMALL.jpg jayludden I've been needing a new wallet for a while, so I decided to laser cut myself one, based on this instructable with a couple updates. Jbagnol's wallet is pretty cool, but they didn't include their work file. I also wanted to give instructions for those without a laser cutter.I’m lucky enough to have f...
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 12:24:53 PST
Chamfer on acryllic lasercut parts http://www.instructables.com/id/Chamfer-on-acryllic-lasercut-parts/
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Tue, 6 Jan 2015 09:24:50 PST
Keeping your Laser Pointer on easily (with Binder or Bulldog Clips) http://www.instructables.com/id/Keeping-your-Laser-Pointer-on-easily-with-Binder-o/
Keeping your Laser Pointer on easily (with Binder or Bulldog Clips) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/3W54/I4IWVROJ/F493W54I4IWVROJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/3W54/I4IWVROJ/F493W54I4IWVROJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/3W54/I4IWVROJ/F493W54I4IWVROJ.SMALL.jpg bneo99 So, you got your new laser pointer from Ebay and you played around with it. Now you just want to point it against a wall and admire the beauty of its beam in the dark and you find out that it's hard to keep it on due to its bad button(most cases on cheap ebay pointers). Or you just want to keep it o...
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Mon, 5 Jan 2015 05:46:30 PST
DIY Audio Controlled Laser Show! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Audio-Controlled-Laser-Show/
DIY Audio Controlled Laser Show! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/U9B3/I3TIAW6Y/FUOU9B3I3TIAW6Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/U9B3/I3TIAW6Y/FUOU9B3I3TIAW6Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/U9B3/I3TIAW6Y/FUOU9B3I3TIAW6Y.SMALL.jpg Tymkrs Thanks to Instructables, our hackerspace The Rabbit Hole received 2 Wicked EVO laser pointers. They are fairly powerful green lasers and we thought it'd be cool to use one of them with some sort of audio application.Naturally this led to us thinking, what would a laser look like if we controlled it...
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Fri, 26 Dec 2014 21:25:44 PST
Laser Cutter Liquor Bottle Name Tags http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cutter-Liquor-Bottle-Name-Tags/
Laser Cutter Liquor Bottle Name Tags - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/ODX0/I3S5K9NZ/FIFODX0I3S5K9NZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/ODX0/I3S5K9NZ/FIFODX0I3S5K9NZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/ODX0/I3S5K9NZ/FIFODX0I3S5K9NZ.SMALL.jpg dankozi713 I recently got a membership at Techshop and I love using their Trotech laser. I am always finding projects I like to do online. Once while I was perusing the interweb I began to get thirsty and headed to the liquor shelf. I had various clear and dark booze bottles and the folly with filling these is...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:05:46 PST
Laser Glow Writer http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Glow-Writer-Introduction/
Laser Glow Writer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/62VQ/I3R706IJ/FD462VQI3R706IJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/62VQ/I3R706IJ/FD462VQI3R706IJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/62VQ/I3R706IJ/FD462VQI3R706IJ.SMALL.jpg ril3y UPDATE 1/3/2015:I committed a python program that now lets your laser your tweets on the wall with your laser writer! Check it out here. https://github.com/ril3y/Glow-Writer/blob/master/G... UPDATE 12/21/2014:I have created a gcode font that allows for dynamic gcode creation. What does that mean...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 09:21:57 PST
How to reassemble a Wicked lasers EVO http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-reassemble-a-Wicked-lasers-EVO/
How to reassemble a Wicked lasers EVO - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/XNGU/I3KBV7CO/FVAXNGUI3KBV7CO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/XNGU/I3KBV7CO/FVAXNGUI3KBV7CO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/XNGU/I3KBV7CO/FVAXNGUI3KBV7CO.SMALL.jpg wireb So for what ever reason someone took apart a EVO laser and gave the parts to you. Now what do you do? Having had this happen to me thought I would help other in their quest to reassemble this puzzle. Find all the parts First step is to make sure you have all the parts. In my case I got everythin...
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 22:15:53 PST
Abstract : Very Low Cost spirograph using Laser http://www.instructables.com/id/Abstract-Very-Low-Cost-spirograph-using-Laser/
Abstract : Very Low Cost spirograph using Laser - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/1UPU/I36LGP1E/F1B1UPUI36LGP1E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/1UPU/I36LGP1E/F1B1UPUI36LGP1E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/1UPU/I36LGP1E/F1B1UPUI36LGP1E.SMALL.jpg vostro1014 In this project we are going to build LASER SPIROGRAPH. We are constructing laser spirograph using laser pointers using external power source, motors, mirrors and switch boxes and potentiometers. This project explores elegant design variations for Spirographs to display Tweets. Our method consisted ...
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Tue, 2 Dec 2014 11:19:30 PST
Laser torch high powered http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-torch-high-powered/
Laser torch high powered - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2W/VJZ6/I2TQWV2Y/F2WVJZ6I2TQWV2Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2W/VJZ6/I2TQWV2Y/F2WVJZ6I2TQWV2Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2W/VJZ6/I2TQWV2Y/F2WVJZ6I2TQWV2Y.SMALL.jpg Palframanl this instructable will show you how to make a high powered laser torch that can burn things at a range of 5 cm an can shine at a range of close to a very visible 100metersAll you will need is -a high power (500mw)-disposable camera lens or you can print it like me (I just used the lens as copy - cas...
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 12:11:14 PST
Laser cut iPhone Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-cut-iPhone-Stand/
Laser cut iPhone Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFE/PO0Y/I2P3SMNP/FFEPO0YI2P3SMNP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFE/PO0Y/I2P3SMNP/FFEPO0YI2P3SMNP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFE/PO0Y/I2P3SMNP/FFEPO0YI2P3SMNP.SMALL.jpg thomasd6 This is a laser cut iPhone stand that I designed. The first thing you will need to do is gain access to a laser cutter. Then you will need to set the settings of the laser (the program I used was corel 10). For this phone stand you will need to set all the lines to cut all the way through (In co...
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 09:35:25 PST
Burning Laser Glove http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Hand-Gun/
Burning Laser Glove - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVI/AH9X/I2S6MODM/FVIAH9XI2S6MODM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVI/AH9X/I2S6MODM/FVIAH9XI2S6MODM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVI/AH9X/I2S6MODM/FVIAH9XI2S6MODM.SMALL.jpg Pure Carbon If you enjoy my work then Please consider going and donating a small amount of money to me to help fund an open source tablet I'm working on for a future project.http://www.gofundme.com/Rpitablet -Thanks-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------...
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 08:45:38 PST
Magnetic Card Phone Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Card-Phone-Stand/
Magnetic Card Phone Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/GAS0/I2HU1ELA/FM2GAS0I2HU1ELA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/GAS0/I2HU1ELA/FM2GAS0I2HU1ELA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/GAS0/I2HU1ELA/FM2GAS0I2HU1ELA.SMALL.jpg Tragic Bronson Hey this is my phone stand. I used a laser to cut the wood to its shape for the stand and the base that holds the pieces together. You will need access to a laser printer to complete this the way I did.Things You Will Need:Wood (.115 in thick)1/8 in diameter magnetsGlueAccess to Laser PrinterAutoCad...
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Fri, 14 Nov 2014 09:55:47 PST
Easy Build Burning Laser For Less Than $20 http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Build-Burning-Laser-For-Less-Than-20/
Easy Build Burning Laser For Less Than $20 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/GBCF/I273ZI70/FMAGBCFI273ZI70.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/GBCF/I273ZI70/FMAGBCFI273ZI70.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/GBCF/I273ZI70/FMAGBCFI273ZI70.SMALL.jpg KalTol1994 In this Instructable I will show you how I built my own burning laser, including the driver circuit, the laser is able to burn through electrical tape, black plastic, and light matches with Sharpie on them (I'll let you figure out what happens to the Sharpies on your own) I diode I used is a 400mW 6...
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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 09:05:28 PST
Laser cutter mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-cutter-mod/
Laser cutter mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3R/91LJ/I2GJ5OZE/F3R91LJI2GJ5OZE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3R/91LJ/I2GJ5OZE/F3R91LJI2GJ5OZE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3R/91LJ/I2GJ5OZE/F3R91LJI2GJ5OZE.SMALL.jpg Palframanl In this instructable you'll learn how to mod your laser pointer to make it more focused and even cut thingsPlease vote for this if you liked it!!!! Every vote counts, thanksWhat you will need: Laser 100-500mw ($40,00) Prestik Black widow firecracker casing Disposable camera's lense So...
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Wed, 12 Nov 2014 09:18:18 PST
Start your fire with a laser this winter http://www.instructables.com/id/Start-your-fire-with-a-laser-this-winter/
Start your fire with a laser this winter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/P2EL/I2HGUII0/FNRP2ELI2HGUII0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/P2EL/I2HGUII0/FNRP2ELI2HGUII0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/P2EL/I2HGUII0/FNRP2ELI2HGUII0.SMALL.jpg Palframanl in this instructable you'll learn how to light a fire with a laser!You will need: Laser and the laser mod found here:http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-cutter-mod/2. Match head 3. Blitz/ fire starters or a candle (then you'll need multiple match heads) Getting the fuel ready Place the match ...
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Wed, 12 Nov 2014 08:59:59 PST
Slim phone stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Slim-phone-stand/
Slim phone stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/236M/I2D6MFEK/FP8236MI2D6MFEK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/236M/I2D6MFEK/FP8236MI2D6MFEK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/236M/I2D6MFEK/FP8236MI2D6MFEK.SMALL.jpg Jared Wood97 Hands get tired after streaming movies or videos for a while? Build this fairly simple phone stand for a permanent solution!! That's also extremely portable fits in your pocket or on your key-chain!Here's what you'll need to get started 3 millimeter wood Magnets1/8 diameter, 1/16 thickness Wood...
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Tue, 11 Nov 2014 11:36:34 PST
Laser phone stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-phone-stand/
Laser phone stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/0C74/I2HGUVRR/FQX0C74I2HGUVRR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/0C74/I2HGUVRR/FQX0C74I2HGUVRR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/0C74/I2HGUVRR/FQX0C74I2HGUVRR.SMALL.jpg wallamr This is a simple stand that you can use to hold your phone and that can fit into your pocket. things that you will need:0.115 inch thick woodlaser printersanding paper Design First I designed my phone stand using a 3d modeling software and then put it on a drawing sheet. The grooves on the base a...
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Tue, 11 Nov 2014 06:32:03 PST
Laser Cut Portable Phone Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Portable-Phone-Stand/
Laser Cut Portable Phone Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSR/CJA4/I2D6JZB0/FSRCJA4I2D6JZB0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSR/CJA4/I2D6JZB0/FSRCJA4I2D6JZB0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSR/CJA4/I2D6JZB0/FSRCJA4I2D6JZB0.SMALL.jpg Wyaattt This is my portable laser cut phone stand I created in my Computer Integrated Manufacturing class, inspired by the DIY easy phone stand by Aescobar Oretga. I hope you'll enjoy it, and try to make one in your own. Basic Drawing Concept This is the basic shape and size of the phone stand. Also, the...
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Tue, 11 Nov 2014 06:28:44 PST
Laser Cut Wooden Phone Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Wooden-Phone-Stand/
Laser Cut Wooden Phone Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/6RZG/I2BRAZWY/FH76RZGI2BRAZWY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/6RZG/I2BRAZWY/FH76RZGI2BRAZWY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/6RZG/I2BRAZWY/FH76RZGI2BRAZWY.SMALL.jpg arnoce This is a wooden phone stand made with 1/8 inch wood, using the living hinge technique to make wood flexible. It is perfect for watching movies or shows or videos in the landscape orientation, but cannot support a phone in portrait. It was made to be the same size as a credit card or gift card, and ...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 15:22:42 PST
Laser Cut Phone Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Phone-Stand-3/
Laser Cut Phone Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXW/6ZJD/I2CVGR95/FXW6ZJDI2CVGR95.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXW/6ZJD/I2CVGR95/FXW6ZJDI2CVGR95.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXW/6ZJD/I2CVGR95/FXW6ZJDI2CVGR95.SMALL.jpg alexbollens I made a Laser cut phone stand based off of the 90s Pittsburgh Penguins logo The stand itself Hello everyone this is my best shot at a cool hockey based cell phone stand that is compatible with the Samsung Galaxy s4 and the iPhone 5 and many other smartphones with a few dimension tweaks here and ...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 15:21:09 PST
Credit card laser cut phone holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Credit-Card-laser-cut-phone-holder/
Credit card laser cut phone holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/YZF3/I2D6LX1W/FVBYZF3I2D6LX1W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/YZF3/I2D6LX1W/FVBYZF3I2D6LX1W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/YZF3/I2D6LX1W/FVBYZF3I2D6LX1W.SMALL.jpg nerdysib Introducing a phone holder that fits in your wallet. All you need is a credit card and you can hold you phone up in seconds. I got the idea from aescobar ortega's instructable: Link Laser It Using the included DXF file laser cut the phone holder outRight click on it and select "save link as" on F...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 10:01:18 PST
Lacrosse Phone Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Lacrosse-Phone-Stand/
Lacrosse Phone Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4D/C05Q/I2BYHHYM/F4DC05QI2BYHHYM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4D/C05Q/I2BYHHYM/F4DC05QI2BYHHYM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4D/C05Q/I2BYHHYM/F4DC05QI2BYHHYM.SMALL.jpg laxdude39 For anyone who has someone who plays lacrosse or who plays lacrosse and is looking for a good gift idea for them, this is the one. A laser printed lacrosse stick phone stand an idea i got from aescobar's key chain phone stand. This inscrutable will show you how to assemble it step by step with pictu...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 09:58:15 PST
Portable Phone Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Phone-Stand/
Portable Phone Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPS/2LNF/I2AQWEAA/FPS2LNFI2AQWEAA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPS/2LNF/I2AQWEAA/FPS2LNFI2AQWEAA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPS/2LNF/I2AQWEAA/FPS2LNFI2AQWEAA.SMALL.jpg Thom Haedrich This is a phone stand that you can use on the go by attaching it to your keychain, and easily fits in any pocket or wallet. It has a basketball logo as well. Get the Materials Wood (1.15 inches in thickness)A Laser CutterA ComputerA Keychain Blueprints Use the DXF or autoCAD files, and the Cor...
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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 16:26:16 PST
Laser Cut Phone Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Phone-Stand-2/
Laser Cut Phone Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/ETOF/I28OH7BZ/FYLETOFI28OH7BZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/ETOF/I28OH7BZ/FYLETOFI28OH7BZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/ETOF/I28OH7BZ/FYLETOFI28OH7BZ.SMALL.jpg nhra4life Hi, this is a laser cut phone stand or phone holder. My inspiration for this project came from 0xyJin It is designed to hold the iPhone 5 but with a few dimension modifications it can hold many different types of Phones. How it Works This is how the stand holds the phone. It is at a very optimal ...
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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 11:57:54 PST