Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - lasers http://www.instructables.com Wed, 17 Dec 2014 17:08:30 PST BLOX v1.01 Laser Cutter Liquor Bottle Name Tags http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cutter-Liquor-Bottle-Name-Tags/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:05:46 PST
Laser Glow Writer http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Glow-Writer-Introduction/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 09:05:28 PST
Laser cutter mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-cutter-mod/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 10:01:18 PST
Lacrosse Phone Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Lacrosse-Phone-Stand/
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 09:58:15 PST
Portable Phone Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Phone-Stand/
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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
Living Hinge Smart Phone Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Living-Hinge-Smart-Phone-Stand/
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Fri, 7 Nov 2014 10:45:38 PST
Laser Cut Firemans Phone Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Firemans-Phone-Stand/
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Fri, 7 Nov 2014 07:36:00 PST
Simple Phone Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Phone-Stand-1/
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Thu, 6 Nov 2014 06:43:24 PST
Laser Cut Phone Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Phone-Stand-1/
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Wed, 5 Nov 2014 17:44:11 PST
How to Save an Inventor File as a .dxf and upload it to Instuctables.com http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Save-an-Inventor-File-as-a-dxf-and-upload-i/
How to Save an Inventor File as a .dxf and upload it to Instuctables.com - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/YCSV/I24LY221/FKFYCSVI24LY221.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/YCSV/I24LY221/FKFYCSVI24LY221.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/YCSV/I24LY221/FKFYCSVI24LY221.SMALL.jpg JStearsman Upon having the file, whether its 2D or 3D, you will want to have the inventor file saved to your drive Step 1 - Open up a Drawing File/Remove the Border/ANSI Open up a standard drawing file and remove the Border and the ANSI box so that the Drawing appears blank. Step 2 - Add your Inventor Fil...
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Wed, 5 Nov 2014 09:48:57 PST
Banksy Spray Paint Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Banksy-Spray-Paint-Art/
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Tue, 4 Nov 2014 19:36:05 PST
Scales Parts http://www.instructables.com/id/Scales-Parts/
Scales Parts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F45/FQP4/I21RA2C7/F45FQP4I21RA2C7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F45/FQP4/I21RA2C7/F45FQP4I21RA2C7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F45/FQP4/I21RA2C7/F45FQP4I21RA2C7.SMALL.jpg sonodera I designed "Scales", it was inspired by structure and characteristics of fabrics.[Material]Tracing paper[How to make]Cut Tracing paper using a laser cutting machine. [Tools]Laser cutting machine : Oh Laser HAJIME Software :Adobe Illustrator Change the material to use You can make stronger structu...
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Tue, 4 Nov 2014 04:04:35 PST
Creating a Template for Irregular Shaped Objects for Lasering http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-a-Template-for-Irregular-Shaped-Objects-f/
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 08:42:39 PST
Repair a Universal Laser Cutter Lens holder with Sugru! http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-a-Universal-Laser-Cutter-Lens-holder-with-S/
Repair a Universal Laser Cutter Lens holder with Sugru! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/62HS/I1YTYNMX/FRR62HSI1YTYNMX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/62HS/I1YTYNMX/FRR62HSI1YTYNMX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/62HS/I1YTYNMX/FRR62HSI1YTYNMX.SMALL.jpg atxhackerspace Over at ATX Hackerspace we have a Universal PLS 6.60 laser cutter, circa 2008. It's a great laser cutter, but with the use and abuse we give it day in and out ... the lenses break and wear out. A replacement lens from Universal Lasers can cost upwards of $300. That's a lot of money for a hackers...
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Sat, 1 Nov 2014 09:32:17 PDT
Say good-bye to your boring etched surface! http://www.instructables.com/id/Say-good-bye-to-your-boring-etched-surface/
Say good-bye to your boring etched surface! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/36E3/I1XEJOU1/FIM36E3I1XEJOU1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/36E3/I1XEJOU1/FIM36E3I1XEJOU1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/36E3/I1XEJOU1/FIM36E3I1XEJOU1.SMALL.jpg fablabbaltimore [Photo 1]Left: With Sugru / Right: Without Sugru[Photo 2]Etched surfaces about to be sugru-ed! Preparation Sugru can act as appropriate filler material for engraved surface!Depending on the size of the surface, take out some of sugru and soften it. Fill in the blank! Fill the entire surface ...
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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 08:57:59 PDT
Laser Etch a Pumpkin Pie http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Etch-a-Pumpkin-Pie/
Laser Etch a Pumpkin Pie - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/FWFS/I21R1FV2/FLDFWFSI21R1FV2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/FWFS/I21R1FV2/FLDFWFSI21R1FV2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/FWFS/I21R1FV2/FLDFWFSI21R1FV2.SMALL.jpg ardisson Etching a design into a pumpkin pie is easy and fun with a portable laser cutter. You will need the following items.1. A pumpkin pie.2. Artwork to etch into the pie. 3. A portable laser cutter. Select your graphics Picking the design is the hardest part. Just let your creative side take ...
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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 06:13:29 PDT
Telescope Laser Pointer http://www.instructables.com/id/Telescope-Laser-Pointer/
Telescope Laser Pointer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/7DCD/I1WHCAAH/FDP7DCDI1WHCAAH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/7DCD/I1WHCAAH/FDP7DCDI1WHCAAH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/7DCD/I1WHCAAH/FDP7DCDI1WHCAAH.SMALL.jpg BacknBlack This is the 3rd of a line of little upgrades and tweaks to my little telescope. This is my laser pointer stand. Originally I was going to make it a bit more compact and mount it side by side with my finder scope, but once again being awake all night long and being bored kinda took over.This was in ...
By: BacknBlack

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 12:25:05 PDT
Pocketable Phone Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocketable-Phone-Stand/
Pocketable Phone Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/397O/I1QY5OPP/FYJ397OI1QY5OPP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/397O/I1QY5OPP/FYJ397OI1QY5OPP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/397O/I1QY5OPP/FYJ397OI1QY5OPP.SMALL.jpg ThePanduuh You will need: .115" thick wood, at least 6" x 2.5".125" dowel, about one inch long.Credit to Aescobar Ortega for inspiration. Her instructable here: http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-DIY-phone-holder-keychain/ Download the .dxf and Laser the Parts The parts are arranged in a line. Be sure to ...
By: ThePanduuh

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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 06:12:32 PDT
Laser Cut Key Chain Phone Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Key-Chain-Phone-Stand/
Laser Cut Key Chain Phone Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXM/C7V5/I1KJOJ0I/FXMC7V5I1KJOJ0I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXM/C7V5/I1KJOJ0I/FXMC7V5I1KJOJ0I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXM/C7V5/I1KJOJ0I/FXMC7V5I1KJOJ0I.SMALL.jpg Pulvejj I used Autodesk inventor to design a phone stand for a key chain. I used a laser printer to print the final product which could hold my iPhone 5 with the case on it. Project was inspired byEasy DIY phone holder keychain. by aescobar Ortega Design I first used design software to c...
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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 06:40:31 PDT
Fablab chess http://www.instructables.com/id/Fablab-chess/
Fablab chess - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/FXTD/I1C43QZ8/FB4FXTDI1C43QZ8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/FXTD/I1C43QZ8/FB4FXTDI1C43QZ8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/FXTD/I1C43QZ8/FB4FXTDI1C43QZ8.SMALL.jpg Yaroslava I am in love with chess, so I decided to make a board by myself. It is rather small. One will prefer to play on a bigger board if play at home, but it is cool to take it, if you want to play outside.You will need 3mm plywood and 8 magnets with 6mm diameter I made it on 100W Laser machine Step 0:...
By: Yaroslava

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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 14:30:47 PDT
Frei Otto Next Generation Architectural Model http://www.instructables.com/id/Frei-Otto-Next-Generation-Architectural-Model/
Frei Otto Next Generation Architectural Model - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/5X5S/I101CX64/F0U5X5SI101CX64.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/5X5S/I101CX64/F0U5X5SI101CX64.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/5X5S/I101CX64/F0U5X5SI101CX64.SMALL.jpg abertoni This instructable chronicles the process that I followed from fabrication conception to completion of an architectural scale model of an original structure that took major design and engineering ques from Frei Otto's Manhiem Pavilion in Germany.The concept behind the canopy structure was to take adv...
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Wed, 8 Oct 2014 22:04:03 PDT
Laser Cut Portable Chair - Plus Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Plus-Chair-Kit/
Laser Cut Portable Chair - Plus Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/KPKG/I0PYXVBJ/FFIKPKGI0PYXVBJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/KPKG/I0PYXVBJ/FFIKPKGI0PYXVBJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/KPKG/I0PYXVBJ/FFIKPKGI0PYXVBJ.SMALL.jpg ryo.kosaka.10 Material:plywood 3mm 910*1820 1sheet or 300*450mm 12sheets Cutting Assembling Packing & Loading Making Coffee
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Thu, 25 Sep 2014 18:05:59 PDT
Laser Engraving a Rolling Pin http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Engraving-a-Rolling-Pin/
Laser Engraving a Rolling Pin - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/OEKS/I0DOE9W0/FAMOEKSI0DOE9W0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/OEKS/I0DOE9W0/FAMOEKSI0DOE9W0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/OEKS/I0DOE9W0/FAMOEKSI0DOE9W0.SMALL.jpg KristinaJ One of my friends bakes the most amazing sugar cookies. She also happens to love giraffes, so I thought – what better way to get more cookies out of her than to engrave some giraffes on a rolling pin! You too can encourage baked goods from your friends with custom rolling pins. Using a laser with...
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:50:49 PDT
Wheel Stool !!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Wheel-Stool-/
Wheel Stool !!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/14SO/HZ2J1A7A/FGR14SOHZ2J1A7A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/14SO/HZ2J1A7A/FGR14SOHZ2J1A7A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/14SO/HZ2J1A7A/FGR14SOHZ2J1A7A.SMALL.jpg sonodera This stool is for TenkaizuBudokai 3rd (Stool contest at Ogaki Mini Maker 2014).Material:MDF2.5mm 300*500mm 18sheets, 300*300mm 6sheetsSize:H200*W400*L400mmHow to make:1. Cut MDF using a laser cutting machine.2. Assemble all parts.[Tools]laser cutting machine : Oh Laser HAJIME, UNIVERSAL VLS3.50 Soft...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 06:27:07 PDT
CNC Laser for Printing Images and Engraving - Shapeoko 2 based http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Laser-for-Printing-Images-and-Engraving-Shapeo/
CNC Laser for Printing Images and Engraving - Shapeoko 2 based - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/HM4P/HZ13K1PX/FZ7HM4PHZ13K1PX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/HM4P/HZ13K1PX/FZ7HM4PHZ13K1PX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/HM4P/HZ13K1PX/FZ7HM4PHZ13K1PX.SMALL.jpg als_liahona If you own or plan to build a Shapeoko 2 CNC Milling Machine, this Instructable will walk you through the steps necessary to be able to add a 2 watt laser capable of printing grey-scale images on many surfaces. You will also find details on how to engrave at full power.I will take you through all o...
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 20:41:34 PDT
Extracting A Laser From An Old Ps2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Extracting-A-Laser-From-An-Old-Ps2/
Extracting A Laser From An Old Ps2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/V9XS/HYHGB5ZP/FZ7V9XSHYHGB5ZP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/V9XS/HYHGB5ZP/FZ7V9XSHYHGB5ZP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/V9XS/HYHGB5ZP/FZ7V9XSHYHGB5ZP.SMALL.jpg masterbeatty I've seen some pretty cool laser projects and finally got around to finish butchering my ps2. Yes I said finish butchering meaning I can't break it down for you from step one. I had no guide either so it really wasn't that hard to get the disc tray out.You'll need a screw driver, soldering pen, pock...
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Sun, 3 Aug 2014 15:54:03 PDT
Laser Etched Denim Jacket http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Etched-Denim-Jacket/
Laser Etched Denim Jacket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/VE96/HXQD8BZZ/FUHVE96HXQD8BZZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/VE96/HXQD8BZZ/FUHVE96HXQD8BZZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/VE96/HXQD8BZZ/FUHVE96HXQD8BZZ.SMALL.jpg wackymacster This is my first attempt at etching denim and I'm officially hooked! My goal for this project was to jazz up an old denim jacket I never wear using the Trotec Laser Cutter at TechShop Pittsburgh.As a textile artist, I'm experimenting with ways to incorporate lasers and fabric. Here is an example of ...
By: wackymacster

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Thu, 17 Jul 2014 12:18:14 PDT
How not to pop balloons with a 30W Laser http://www.instructables.com/id/How-not-to-pop-balloons-with-a-30W-Laser/
How not to pop balloons with a 30W Laser - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/IVXG/HXD6337V/FEXIVXGHXD6337V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/IVXG/HXD6337V/FEXIVXGHXD6337V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/IVXG/HXD6337V/FEXIVXGHXD6337V.SMALL.jpg msraynsford Meanwhile at JustAddSharks HQ, the evil geniuses were watching some great videos on line of people using their homemade portable 1W laser diodes to pop rows of 100 balloons. We thought, "1W, pah! We've got a 30W laser tube sat there doing nothing, imagine how many balloons we could pop with that thi...
By: msraynsford

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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 11:12:39 PDT
Rotary Etching on an Epilog http://www.instructables.com/id/Rotary-Etching-on-an-Epilog/
Rotary Etching on an Epilog - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/L7W8/HX1WKJG7/FHTL7W8HX1WKJG7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/L7W8/HX1WKJG7/FHTL7W8HX1WKJG7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/L7W8/HX1WKJG7/FHTL7W8HX1WKJG7.SMALL.jpg cdorety Using the Rotary attachment on the Epilog Legend EXT36 at Pier 9.Previous experience with Epilog Lasers is required.We have 3 of these at the Pier 9 workshop. They can be found in the staff drawers. Please notify staff that you will be using them. Please follow this instructable and read the manual ...
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Tue, 1 Jul 2014 16:09:22 PDT
Handy Key Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Handy-Key-Holder/
Handy Key Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/MUAC/HWVAVE03/FCZMUACHWVAVE03.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/MUAC/HWVAVE03/FCZMUACHWVAVE03.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/MUAC/HWVAVE03/FCZMUACHWVAVE03.SMALL.jpg Milz2000 just some thing I thought you would like to make. The cutting files are all uploaded This Is My Handy Key Holder It Is Made Of 3mm Plastic M5 Bolts And Many Washers It Also Includes A Knife To Sharpen The Knife Grind Or Sand One Edge Until It Meets The Other Side The...
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Fri, 27 Jun 2014 19:15:57 PDT
lazer security alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/lazer-security-alarm/
lazer security alarm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/M2V5/HWTBKWOW/F1AM2V5HWTBKWOW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/M2V5/HWTBKWOW/F1AM2V5HWTBKWOW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/M2V5/HWTBKWOW/F1AM2V5HWTBKWOW.SMALL.jpg p mishra this is a lazer security device that'll alarm u when something comes in the contact of the lazer beam and will be very helpfull materials and tools shouldering iron shoulder wireLDRresistors 100ohms×2transistors bc548 ×2ledlazer diodewires pcbbuzzer(optional)3v battery pack the circit and wiri...
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Wed, 25 Jun 2014 00:58:58 PDT
How to Clean Up Laser Burnt Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Clean-Up-Laser-Burnt-Wood/
How to Clean Up Laser Burnt Wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/MIAW/HWTBJ3OW/F1LMIAWHWTBJ3OW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/MIAW/HWTBJ3OW/F1LMIAWHWTBJ3OW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/MIAW/HWTBJ3OW/F1LMIAWHWTBJ3OW.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON The one thing we all hate about the laser cutter: burnt edges. You mitigate this by masking the material with wide painter's tape before cutting, but even with that you still get soot coated edges. Here's an instructable on how to quickly and easily get rid of laser burn. Tools & Materials All yo...
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Tue, 24 Jun 2014 16:04:43 PDT
How to power a laser using your AC wall outlet http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-power-a-laser-using-you-AC-wall-outlet/
How to power a laser using your AC wall outlet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/K8TK/HWQN008Y/FEEK8TKHWQN008Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/K8TK/HWQN008Y/FEEK8TKHWQN008Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/K8TK/HWQN008Y/FEEK8TKHWQN008Y.SMALL.jpg EngineeringShock Hi Everyone!Edit: We now have a laser tripwire kickstarter campaign! Check it out here:Laser Tripwire KickstarterI've had a few people ask me lately about how to use an AC wall outlet to safely power a laser as opposed to batteries. I made a short video that shows you how to do it safely. It is a ...
By: EngineeringShock

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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 10:37:05 PDT
How to Lasercut Polyhedra http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Lasercut-Polyhedra/
How to Lasercut Polyhedra - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/EWU9/HWDRREKY/FRSEWU9HWDRREKY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/EWU9/HWDRREKY/FRSEWU9HWDRREKY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/EWU9/HWDRREKY/FRSEWU9HWDRREKY.SMALL.jpg msraynsford Most (all?) hobby sized Laser cutters cutters only really have 2 axis of operation X and Y (the Z doesn't move during operation). This makes them perfect for cutting out 2D profiles, it's very much what they're designed for. It's not great however for creating more complex shapes.Polyhedra are 3D sh...
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Sun, 15 Jun 2014 16:00:59 PDT
Game of Thrones Personalized Bottle Label http://www.instructables.com/id/Game-of-Thrones-Personalized-Bottle-Label/
Game of Thrones Personalized Bottle Label - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/S7HM/HWDRPSJ0/FPJS7HMHWDRPSJ0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/S7HM/HWDRPSJ0/FPJS7HMHWDRPSJ0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/S7HM/HWDRPSJ0/FPJS7HMHWDRPSJ0.SMALL.jpg codysseus Dan dun dada dan dun... Time to get your Obsidian Link of Label making, young Maesters. I made this at TechShop for my buddy Royce, who has graciously hosted us at his place for Game of Thrones. Supplies You'll need a bottle (I picked Ommegang for their Lannister-like logo), Super 77 spray adhes...
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Sun, 15 Jun 2014 13:43:16 PDT