Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - lasers http://www.instructables.com Wed, 10 Feb 2016 22:41:07 PST BLOX v1.01 Converting SolidWorks to LaserCutting http://www.instructables.com/id/Converting-SolidWorks-to-LaserCutting/
Converting SolidWorks to LaserCutting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/A40I/IKFRWAZ4/FFBA40IIKFRWAZ4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/A40I/IKFRWAZ4/FFBA40IIKFRWAZ4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/A40I/IKFRWAZ4/FFBA40IIKFRWAZ4.SMALL.jpg cindyyw Since SolidWorks can’t save a file in a format that a laser cutter understands, we need a bit of software in between SolidWorks and the laser cutter to do that file manipulation for us. One piece of software that does that easily is AutoCAD. AutoCad is a great, free program that will allow you to ed...
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Wed, 10 Feb 2016 17:20:59 PST
Laser Cut Heart Shaped Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Heart-Shaped-Box/
Laser Cut Heart Shaped Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8W/526B/IKFRX9KQ/F8W526BIKFRX9KQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8W/526B/IKFRX9KQ/F8W526BIKFRX9KQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8W/526B/IKFRX9KQ/F8W526BIKFRX9KQ.SMALL.jpg JustAddSharks Here is a heart shaped box that you can laser cut and assemble just in time for Valentines day.The file has been sized to fit into a single A3 sheet and can be cut on a machine such as the Blacknose A3 Laser cutter. I have shared it in pdf, dxf and the original svg. The artwork was drawn in Inkscape...
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Wed, 10 Feb 2016 16:07:21 PST
Sugar skull stormtrooper nightlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Sugar-Skull-Stormtrooper-Nightlight/
Sugar skull stormtrooper nightlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/NWKZ/IKBHS73A/F7ANWKZIKBHS73A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/NWKZ/IKBHS73A/F7ANWKZIKBHS73A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/NWKZ/IKBHS73A/F7ANWKZIKBHS73A.SMALL.jpg dmilesson This light work by lightning acrylic from the side, the acrylic is etched which creates a nice glowing effect.The acrylic is etched and cut with a laser cutter. Inside there is an Arduino that powers the 5v RGB LEDs, and it's programed to very slowly fade between different colors.You'll need: Acryli...
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 19:03:31 PST
Het idee: de houten fiets met minion en verlichting http://www.instructables.com/id/Het-Idee-De-Houten-Fiets-Met-Minion-En-Verlichting/
Het idee: de houten fiets met minion en verlichting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/TAAG/IK4AJDCZ/FRUTAAGIK4AJDCZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/TAAG/IK4AJDCZ/FRUTAAGIK4AJDCZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/TAAG/IK4AJDCZ/FRUTAAGIK4AJDCZ.SMALL.jpg Marjolein-Bender Voor het keuzevak "Fablab making' op de Hogeschool Rotterdam, werd een opdracht gegeven om iets te maken met onder andere een 3D-printer, lasersnijder en een ander apparaat. Het idee mag zelf worden verzonnen. Met behulp van de website www.thingiverse.com kun je op verschillende ideeën komen en er...
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Tue, 2 Feb 2016 07:33:03 PST
Lasercut Icosahedron (regular) http://www.instructables.com/id/Lasercut-Icosahedron-regular/
Lasercut Icosahedron (regular) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBO/F758/IK1FM0GP/FBOF758IK1FM0GP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBO/F758/IK1FM0GP/FBOF758IK1FM0GP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBO/F758/IK1FM0GP/FBOF758IK1FM0GP.SMALL.jpg Downunder35m After checking some designs I found online for boxes and other things I wanted to see if I can create a simple joining system myself.Already did some hinges for another project and I quite like geometric forms that can be explained by math so I decided on a regular Icosahedron for my project.If you ...
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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 06:27:36 PST
Laser security (Hidden crying laser) http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Security-Hidden-Crying-Laser/
Laser security (Hidden crying laser) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/LTLH/IK1HQKLH/F8ULTLHIK1HQKLH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/LTLH/IK1HQKLH/F8ULTLHIK1HQKLH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/LTLH/IK1HQKLH/F8ULTLHIK1HQKLH.SMALL.jpg vipin8821 Its very tight security, you can use in your home. there is no need of any type of micro-controller. its only made by 555 timer IC.you can set its distance between both device as per your required.I caught this concept from Dhoom-2 movie, as the scene of "Antique sword robbery" Use monostable mo...
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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 05:50:41 PST
Neje DK 8 Laser Engraver on Windows 8 - 10 http://www.instructables.com/id/Neje-DK-8-Laser-Engraver-on-Windows-8-10/
Neje DK 8 Laser Engraver on Windows 8 - 10 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/Q4MB/IK02AWLD/FKWQ4MBIK02AWLD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/Q4MB/IK02AWLD/FKWQ4MBIK02AWLD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/Q4MB/IK02AWLD/FKWQ4MBIK02AWLD.SMALL.jpg toogo I received my Neje DK 8 Laser engraving machine (my machine has a USB Serial cable direct connected). In all communication they say that you need Window 7 to run this thing. I am on Windows 10 and tried to load the necessary PL2303_Prolific drives, even new ones from the internet without any luck.W...
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Sat, 30 Jan 2016 09:44:03 PST
Laser Engraver Machine - NEJE JZ-5 http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Engraver-Machine-NEJE-JZ-5/
Laser Engraver Machine - NEJE JZ-5 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F69/ECA1/IK003TAV/F69ECA1IK003TAV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F69/ECA1/IK003TAV/F69ECA1IK003TAV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F69/ECA1/IK003TAV/F69ECA1IK003TAV.SMALL.jpg Ardumotive_com If you want a small but powerful laser engraver machine then the NEJE JZ-5 is the best and cheapest solution for you!The NEJE JZ-5 has a powerful 500mW laser module that can engrave wood, plastic, bamboo, rubber, leather, paper and... toothpicks! The accuracy is great, you can see it on the video be...
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Fri, 29 Jan 2016 14:47:40 PST
CNI 532nm Green Laser http://www.instructables.com/id/CNI-532nm-Green-Laser/
CNI 532nm Green Laser - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/WS1Q/IJX7F7K7/FY2WS1QIJX7F7K7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/WS1Q/IJX7F7K7/FY2WS1QIJX7F7K7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/WS1Q/IJX7F7K7/FY2WS1QIJX7F7K7.SMALL.jpg cnilaser CNI offers the diverse of laser sources for a broad range of industrial, medical and scientific applications. Maximum output power is up to 20 W for CW laser and 200 W for Q-switched laser; single pulse energy is up to 450 mJ.Product Overview:High Stability LaserLow Noise LaserOEM Laser ModuleSingle...
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Thu, 28 Jan 2016 00:14:30 PST
Laser Cutting Table - The Better Version http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cutting-Table-the-Better-Version/
Laser Cutting Table - The Better Version - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/3HSN/IJSUZEG7/FDR3HSNIJSUZEG7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/3HSN/IJSUZEG7/FDR3HSNIJSUZEG7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/3HSN/IJSUZEG7/FDR3HSNIJSUZEG7.SMALL.jpg vstrulev What: In short the laser cutting table, presented in this article, is made of two pieces of 1" square aluminum tubes held together by three 3/8" bolts, Kanthal wire used for providing actual surface for the table, a ruler and few 3/8" nuts. The bolts used for both: holding two tubes together and tig...
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Sun, 24 Jan 2016 23:26:37 PST
Sound Driven Laser Effects http://www.instructables.com/id/Sound-Driven-Laser-Effects/
Sound Driven Laser Effects - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/KRRC/IJQO1BII/F9HKRRCIJQO1BII.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/KRRC/IJQO1BII/F9HKRRCIJQO1BII.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/KRRC/IJQO1BII/F9HKRRCIJQO1BII.SMALL.jpg Nreal Spark What are these Sound Driven Laser Effects supposed to be?These laser effects are obtained by placing a mirror in specific positions on a speaker while inputting certain frequencies to this sound emitter and aiming a laser to the mirror. The position of your laser and mirror determine where the effec...
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Sat, 23 Jan 2016 13:14:52 PST
Goodbye Moshi or how to run your laser printer on Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Goodbye-Moshi-or-How-Run-Your-Laser-Printer-on-Ard/
Goodbye Moshi or how to run your laser printer on Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/JAXE/IJQ0D0HQ/FHWJAXEIJQ0D0HQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/JAXE/IJQ0D0HQ/FHWJAXEIJQ0D0HQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/JAXE/IJQ0D0HQ/FHWJAXEIJQ0D0HQ.SMALL.jpg Downunder35m When it comes to starting with CO2 lasers the beginner on a budget will be tempted to get one of the K40 clones from china.As requests, problems and postings of general frustration about these machines flood the internet I though I jump in too.Don't get me wrong, I did it on purpose as the price for...
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Fri, 22 Jan 2016 15:26:57 PST
Laser Engraving Photos at the Johnson County Library http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Engraving-Photos-at-the-Johnson-County-Libra/
Laser Engraving Photos at the Johnson County Library - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK8/AK43/IJOLO2P6/FK8AK43IJOLO2P6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK8/AK43/IJOLO2P6/FK8AK43IJOLO2P6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK8/AK43/IJOLO2P6/FK8AK43IJOLO2P6.SMALL.jpg jocomakerspace Lasers aren't just for cutting, but you can engrave images and even photographs onto wood, glass, stone, or anodized aluminum. Just bring your image into the Central Resource Building at the Johnson County Library and our MakerSpace staff can help you out. This tutorial will walk you through the pro...
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Thu, 21 Jan 2016 12:35:03 PST
Mini USB Laser Light Saber http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-9volt-Battery-Annoying-Noise-Module/
Mini USB Laser Light Saber - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/U4LP/IJQO2LQL/F0YU4LPIJQO2LQL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/U4LP/IJQO2LQL/F0YU4LPIJQO2LQL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/U4LP/IJQO2LQL/F0YU4LPIJQO2LQL.SMALL.jpg John_Singleton_ This is how to make a small usb light saber. Since the new Star Wars came out I decided to make this. Get What You Need What you need is-1 strawA USB with wire ( I used an iPhone charger)One laser diodeA button switchTape Cut The USB Wire Their are two wires that you don't need because they do...
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Wed, 20 Jan 2016 15:00:57 PST
Laser Engraved iPad - Johnson County Library http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Engraved-IPad-Johnson-County-Library/
Laser Engraved iPad - Johnson County Library - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA0/JD0G/IJBTZZEZ/FA0JD0GIJBTZZEZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA0/JD0G/IJBTZZEZ/FA0JD0GIJBTZZEZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA0/JD0G/IJBTZZEZ/FA0JD0GIJBTZZEZ.SMALL.jpg jocomakerspace Now available for free at the Johnson County Library, you can etch or engrave pictures and image files onto most metal-backed electronics including laptops, tablets, and phones. We have an Epilogue laser cutter that makes the job of customizing your favorite accessories easy. If you have questions a...
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Wed, 13 Jan 2016 09:46:04 PST
Full Spectrum Laser Cutter Safety and Operation http://www.instructables.com/id/Full-Spectrum-Laser-Cutter-Safety-and-Operation/
Full Spectrum Laser Cutter Safety and Operation - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F11/3CY2/IJ4MM2OK/F113CY2IJ4MM2OK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F11/3CY2/IJ4MM2OK/F113CY2IJ4MM2OK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F11/3CY2/IJ4MM2OK/F113CY2IJ4MM2OK.SMALL.jpg Newman Makerspace The Full Spectrum 5th generation Desktop laser cutter has a 40W CO2 laser that emits a very powerful beam of light. Safety precautions must be taken when using the laser cutter to ensure no bodily injury or equipment damage. Safety HAZARDS1. FumesAir from the laser cutter is purified in the air f...
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Fri, 8 Jan 2016 08:00:39 PST
Arduino / Raspberry Pi Case with OpenCase http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Raspberry-Pi-Case-With-OpenCase/
Arduino / Raspberry Pi Case with OpenCase - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/TQMU/IIW44CRY/FBDTQMUIIW44CRY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/TQMU/IIW44CRY/FBDTQMUIIW44CRY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/TQMU/IIW44CRY/FBDTQMUIIW44CRY.SMALL.jpg joeynovak OpenCase allows you to easily dimension and generate DXF files for electronics enclosures. You put in the material thickness, inside dimensions, and tell it where to cut holes and cutouts, and it does the rest. It uses OpenSCAD for all the calculations and file generating. Quick and Simple custom...
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Thu, 31 Dec 2015 09:08:33 PST
Dancing Nutcracker Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Festive-Dancing-String-Puppet/
Dancing Nutcracker Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBY/W7M0/IIQ9ZVW5/FBYW7M0IIQ9ZVW5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBY/W7M0/IIQ9ZVW5/FBYW7M0IIQ9ZVW5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBY/W7M0/IIQ9ZVW5/FBYW7M0IIQ9ZVW5.SMALL.jpg fsl3d Materials:-Laser cutter-3mm thick material-Spacers and or dowels (no larger then 6.5 mm in diameter)-string-small nuts and bolts-hot glue-wire Alignment Place the nutcracker face down on a flat surface and place the limbs in the general area that they should be. Then mark with a writing utensil....
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Wed, 16 Dec 2015 10:58:01 PST
Laser Cut Record (Universal Laser) http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Record-Universal-Laser/
Laser Cut Record (Universal Laser) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/WXV2/II7RKB1V/F5LWXV2II7RKB1V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/WXV2/II7RKB1V/F5LWXV2II7RKB1V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/WXV2/II7RKB1V/F5LWXV2II7RKB1V.SMALL.jpg nazdorovia This Instructable will walk you through the steps required to make a laser cut record using audio of your choice. This process was originally developed by Amanda Ghassei and you can read her excellent documentation, as well as check out a 3D printed version, here: http://www.instructables.com/id/Las...
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Wed, 16 Dec 2015 10:35:55 PST
Killer Tofu http://www.instructables.com/id/Killer-Tofu/
Killer Tofu - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/H4R4/IHXP9DLK/FHFH4R4IHXP9DLK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/H4R4/IHXP9DLK/FHFH4R4IHXP9DLK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/H4R4/IHXP9DLK/FHFH4R4IHXP9DLK.SMALL.jpg drewSaysGoVeg In this guide we're laser-etching tofu with a funny design.Do you know that 90's nickelodeon show, Doug? Do you remember the band from the show–The Beets? They had a song called “Killer Tofu” and it was great.I wanted to make Killer Tofu a reality, so for this project I used a laser-cutter to burn a...
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Tue, 8 Dec 2015 15:47:44 PST
Laser alignment guide from Cheap laser pointer http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-alignment-guide-from-Cheap-laser-pointer/
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Fri, 4 Dec 2015 05:36:30 PST
Lazy LapTable http://www.instructables.com/id/Lazy-LapTable/
Lazy LapTable - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/LXHG/IHP907N7/F26LXHGIHP907N7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/LXHG/IHP907N7/F26LXHGIHP907N7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/LXHG/IHP907N7/F26LXHGIHP907N7.SMALL.jpg Ninad9 This Instructables is for anyone who describes themselves as lazy, a fanatic gamer or bingewatcher, and who has acces to a laser cutter. The LapTable can be made flat and used as a dining tray, but parts can be added to position it diagonally (1 part) or completely leveled with rounded cut-outs for ...
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Thu, 3 Dec 2015 06:04:04 PST
Laser Galvo - Arduino Controlled http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Galvo-Arduino-Controlled/
Laser Galvo - Arduino Controlled - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/Q1OR/IH9EP8IU/FA3Q1ORIH9EP8IU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/Q1OR/IH9EP8IU/FA3Q1ORIH9EP8IU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/Q1OR/IH9EP8IU/FA3Q1ORIH9EP8IU.SMALL.jpg robives Arduino controlled laser galvo. The servo driven mirrors steer the UV laser leaving a phosphorescent trail on the glow-in-the-dark vinyl sheet. Originally posted on notes.robives.com Starting with a sheet of luminous vinyl from eBay and a UV laser pointer. Waving the laser pointer round on the v...
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Sat, 21 Nov 2015 11:24:33 PST
Laser Engraved Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Engraved-Night-Light/
Laser Engraved Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWJ/FZAI/IHAG46XI/FWJFZAIIHAG46XI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWJ/FZAI/IHAG46XI/FWJFZAIIHAG46XI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWJ/FZAI/IHAG46XI/FWJFZAIIHAG46XI.SMALL.jpg hitandrepair What you need for this project is1. A laser engraver2. Sunbeam led night light 3 pack3. 1/4 inch of acrylic. What you are going to do is, take the night light apart, measure the plastic piece that illuminates and discard it. Using the program that came with your engraver, draw out the coordinates yo...
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Fri, 20 Nov 2015 13:57:07 PST
Laser engraver/cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-engravercutter/
Laser engraver/cutter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/ZH65/IH4QC8XF/FB6ZH65IH4QC8XF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/ZH65/IH4QC8XF/FB6ZH65IH4QC8XF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/ZH65/IH4QC8XF/FB6ZH65IH4QC8XF.SMALL.jpg Nikus This instructable is about using a laser engraver/cutter. What can you do with it? Engrave someting on your notebook, plastic, phone case, wallet, wood, cardboard and cut paper and foam. Max engraving size: 38mm x 38mm and laser power is 300mW. The accuracy is great you can see it on video above or ...
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Wed, 18 Nov 2015 07:16:22 PST
engrave personalized stamps http://www.instructables.com/id/engrave-personalized-stamps/
engrave personalized stamps - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/LLGT/IGZGVBBM/FRZLLGTIGZGVBBM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/LLGT/IGZGVBBM/FRZLLGTIGZGVBBM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/LLGT/IGZGVBBM/FRZLLGTIGZGVBBM.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi If you have access to one of those awesome fab-labs which are growing up in cities all over the world, you would like to make something unique with a 3d printer, a CNC router, or a laser cutter.I begun experimenting with a special rubber which can be engraved by laser to make personalized stamps. ...
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Mon, 16 Nov 2015 12:44:31 PST
Windmill - 3D Printed, Laser Cut http://www.instructables.com/id/Windmill-3D-Printed-Laser-Cut/
Windmill - 3D Printed, Laser Cut - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/1NIG/IH1VGE5V/FNX1NIGIH1VGE5V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/1NIG/IH1VGE5V/FNX1NIGIH1VGE5V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/1NIG/IH1VGE5V/FNX1NIGIH1VGE5V.SMALL.jpg Design_Studio Hey there - If you have an easy access to a laser cutter and a 3D printer, this project will allow you to build a small wind turbine in less than 45'. A simple DC motor was used to generate electricity. The stand for the motor was made with a laser cutter using an MDF board. To connect the blades t...
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Mon, 16 Nov 2015 04:28:02 PST
Metabeam troubleshooting (metal) http://www.instructables.com/id/Metabeam-troubleshooting-metal/
Metabeam troubleshooting (metal) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNT/3JRC/IH0U2SIO/FNT3JRCIH0U2SIO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNT/3JRC/IH0U2SIO/FNT3JRCIH0U2SIO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNT/3JRC/IH0U2SIO/FNT3JRCIH0U2SIO.SMALL.jpg FlorianB In my residency at Autodesk, Pier 9 this fall I was pleased to cut a lot of spring steel sheets on the 400W Metabeam laser cutter.Since metal is more difficult to cut then wood there were a few problems I ran into. So this Instructable is about these problems and how I could solved them. This is NOT...
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Sun, 15 Nov 2015 12:17:19 PST
Mathematical shapes http://www.instructables.com/id/Mathematical-shapes/
Mathematical shapes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/N8M6/IH0G1K7D/FAUN8M6IH0G1K7D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/N8M6/IH0G1K7D/FAUN8M6IH0G1K7D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/N8M6/IH0G1K7D/FAUN8M6IH0G1K7D.SMALL.jpg MoniD1971 On primary school, students in grades seven and eight need to exam mathematical shapes and there characteristics. They also have to draw structures like basket, box, pyramid, cone, three-sided prism or cube and have to construct them. Drawing and construct a cube with cardboard First of all, I ...
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Sun, 15 Nov 2015 09:53:18 PST
How to make a laser http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-laser/
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Tue, 10 Nov 2015 13:32:31 PST
Intel Edison Cat Enrichment Device (iCED) http://www.instructables.com/id/Intel-Edison-Cat-Enrichment-Device-iCED/
Intel Edison Cat Enrichment Device (iCED) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/MFA0/IGS9KRPU/FO3MFA0IGS9KRPU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/MFA0/IGS9KRPU/FO3MFA0IGS9KRPU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/MFA0/IGS9KRPU/FO3MFA0IGS9KRPU.SMALL.jpg EurekaFactory We've got this cat, who has a ridiculous amount of energy. We spend a decent amount of time with him, but he's the needy sort for whom evidently nothing short of 24/7 attention will do. So when we learned about the Intel® IoT Invitational, and the opportunity for some robotics kits, the first pro...
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Mon, 9 Nov 2015 20:54:19 PST
Laser Cutter Rebuild http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cutter-Rebuild/
Laser Cutter Rebuild - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/BT6Z/IGS9I1L5/FGXBT6ZIGS9I1L5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/BT6Z/IGS9I1L5/FGXBT6ZIGS9I1L5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/BT6Z/IGS9I1L5/FGXBT6ZIGS9I1L5.SMALL.jpg crandolp So here are a few warnings about the redsail knockoffs 60w 700mmx500mm machines on eBay right now. I've worked on a lot of laser cutters out there and this one is no different. 1st I'll tell you the good things. The frame and case is pretty good and the shipping crate is well made and plenty of fo...
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Mon, 9 Nov 2015 14:25:43 PST
Prepare a color image for laser engraving http://www.instructables.com/id/Prepare-a-color-image-for-laser-engraving/
Prepare a color image for laser engraving - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/K4VO/IGQYESFS/FHAK4VOIGQYESFS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/K4VO/IGQYESFS/FHAK4VOIGQYESFS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/K4VO/IGQYESFS/FHAK4VOIGQYESFS.SMALL.jpg miststlkr This tutorial is a work in progress and will be updated as I get more screenshots and images. I am by no means an expert and if you know of a better way, feel free to join us in the Talk thread over at the Vancouver Hack Space and let me know. [[UPDATE 20 Nov 2015: This Instructable has been featur...
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Mon, 9 Nov 2015 00:06:11 PST
Laser Lumia Light Show http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Lumia-Light-Show/
Laser Lumia Light Show - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F36/A6C9/IGL494ST/F36A6C9IGL494ST.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F36/A6C9/IGL494ST/F36A6C9IGL494ST.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F36/A6C9/IGL494ST/F36A6C9IGL494ST.SMALL.gif rgrokett Recently, I found an article on a group that resurrected their past as laser light show operators, building a portable laser light show for audiences:“Lunch Box Laser Show” http://makezine.com/projects/make-20/lunchbox-las...I too, had built and operated laser shows as a planetarium technician back...
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Wed, 4 Nov 2015 12:39:59 PST
Halloween Invite 2015 http://www.instructables.com/id/Halloween-Invite-2015/
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Sat, 31 Oct 2015 15:08:27 PDT
Laser Cut Halloween Mobile http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Halloween-Mobile/
Laser Cut Halloween Mobile - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/UBQ0/IG8BERY1/F9OUBQ0IG8BERY1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/UBQ0/IG8BERY1/F9OUBQ0IG8BERY1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/UBQ0/IG8BERY1/F9OUBQ0IG8BERY1.SMALL.jpg masterURlaser What's better than a laser? Owning a laser during Halloween! We used our new Speedy 360 and a little spooky Halloween spirit to create this fun mobile... And so can you! Set up a file We choose these Spooky Halloween Design files by GuiTAJ on Vector stock. If you like them... Download and convert...
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Mon, 26 Oct 2015 13:58:52 PDT
DIY Laser Cut Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Laser-Cut-Lamp/
DIY Laser Cut Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/SLV1/IFSHEEUR/FCNSLV1IFSHEEUR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/SLV1/IFSHEEUR/FCNSLV1IFSHEEUR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/SLV1/IFSHEEUR/FCNSLV1IFSHEEUR.SMALL.jpg jude-sleiman Welcome! Today, I will be showing you ho to make a Laser Cut Lamp with a laser cutter and a few materials.What we will need:Processing (version 2.2.1)Download Link: https://processing.org/download/?processingInkscapeDownload Link: https://inkscape.org/en/CodeableObjects.zipDownload Link:Acrylic (wha...
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Fri, 16 Oct 2015 06:43:39 PDT
How to Create a Flatpack Lamp Design http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Create-a-Flatpack-Lamp-Design/
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Wed, 14 Oct 2015 13:33:52 PDT
Mini XY Laser Engraver http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-XY-Laser-Engraver/
Mini XY Laser Engraver - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/53X2/IFMTRNKD/FTH53X2IFMTRNKD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/53X2/IFMTRNKD/FTH53X2IFMTRNKD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/53X2/IFMTRNKD/FTH53X2IFMTRNKD.SMALL.jpg Makerworks As one of the most practical kits in Makeblock platform, XY Plotter functions as a drawing robot in its initial form and a laser engraver after adding an add-on pack. Makeblock XY Plotter has been highly acclaimed in various exhibitions, such as Maker Faire. However, the size of XY means it's not a ...
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Mon, 12 Oct 2015 03:22:02 PDT
Designing a Laser Cut Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Designing-a-Laser-Cut-Lamp/
Designing a Laser Cut Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/OPIB/IFO97L47/FGSOPIBIFO97L47.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/OPIB/IFO97L47/FGSOPIBIFO97L47.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/OPIB/IFO97L47/FGSOPIBIFO97L47.SMALL.jpg ZainabH1 http://manyphotons.com/wp-content/uploads/Branch-1-r-710x1024.jpg Install processing, Inkscape and quartz software required to create your design on the Laser Cutter. Open the installed file (Processing) Then Open ( Libraries ) Then Open ( Examples ) These are already ready writt...
By: ZainabH1

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Sun, 11 Oct 2015 09:19:25 PDT
Laser Cutter Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cutter-Tutorial/
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Thu, 8 Oct 2015 09:58:08 PDT
Laser cut wheelchair model. http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-cut-wheelchair-model/
Laser cut wheelchair model. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/Y6SW/IFISAQ9P/F98Y6SWIFISAQ9P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/Y6SW/IFISAQ9P/F98Y6SWIFISAQ9P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/Y6SW/IFISAQ9P/F98Y6SWIFISAQ9P.SMALL.jpg will_strange I am a senior lecturer in making at The Arts University Bournemouth. I am part of the BA (Hons) Modelmaking teathing team. When I am not teaching modelmaking I make and sell lamps and lights at my website, www.willstrange.net.Welcome to the first in a series written with the experience of teaching s...
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Wed, 7 Oct 2015 06:19:02 PDT
Epilog Laser Instruction http://www.instructables.com/id/Epilog-Laser-Instruction/
Epilog Laser Instruction - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/LATJ/IF7IMXOM/F6PLATJIF7IMXOM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/LATJ/IF7IMXOM/F6PLATJIF7IMXOM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/LATJ/IF7IMXOM/F6PLATJIF7IMXOM.SMALL.jpg fablabtacoma Here is a brief tutorial on using FabLab Tacoma's Epilog Laser Engraver 75 watts, 36x24 bed size. This is set up using Corel Draw with a vectorized image of a duck. This does not apply for every laser engraver, and if you are unsure about your settings check your laser manual or the internet for rec...
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Wed, 30 Sep 2015 21:00:48 PDT
Lasercut Inlay Jewelry http://www.instructables.com/id/Lasercut-Inlay-Jewelry/
Lasercut Inlay Jewelry - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU7/G8FO/IF3SRJEZ/FU7G8FOIF3SRJEZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU7/G8FO/IF3SRJEZ/FU7G8FOIF3SRJEZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU7/G8FO/IF3SRJEZ/FU7G8FOIF3SRJEZ.SMALL.jpg CatCall412 This has been, for me, the most satisfying part of my laser cutting journey since I started eight months ago. There's something about having two pieces fit together juuuuuuuuust right. Materialsplywood, acrylic, epoxy, chain, jewelry findings 1. Decide on your word and font2. Create a transparent fi...
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Sat, 26 Sep 2015 09:56:03 PDT
Laser sandbox - experiments with beams http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-sandbox-experiments-with-beams/
Laser sandbox - experiments with beams - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/PZQG/IF0XUQXF/FD5PZQGIF0XUQXF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/PZQG/IF0XUQXF/FD5PZQGIF0XUQXF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/PZQG/IF0XUQXF/FD5PZQGIF0XUQXF.SMALL.jpg janisalnis Where art meets Physics: colorful lasers, rotating mirrors, prisms, reflections, fog, electric motors. This interactive artwork was visited by about 2000 visitors during events: Noire Blanche and Science night, 2015, in Riga, Latvia. (Baltā nakts, Zinātnieku nakts 2015).Design and construction by...
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Sat, 26 Sep 2015 04:49:32 PDT
Laser Alignment Aid http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Alignment-Aid/
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Mon, 14 Sep 2015 14:35:32 PDT
Tips for buying a laser cutter/engraver http://www.instructables.com/id/Tips-for-buying-a-laser-cutterengraver/
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By: geordie_h

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Fri, 11 Sep 2015 09:03:20 PDT
SheCrane http://www.instructables.com/id/SheCrane/
SheCrane - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/3MBL/IEFI8XW0/FZ23MBLIEFI8XW0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/3MBL/IEFI8XW0/FZ23MBLIEFI8XW0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/3MBL/IEFI8XW0/FZ23MBLIEFI8XW0.SMALL.jpg KEAprojects Som opgave skulle vi lave en kran. Kranen skal løfte minimum 10cm.Vi startede med at tegne hvordan den skulle se ud og hvordan den skulle fungere. SW tegninger Da vi havde en færdig skitse tegnede vi vores kran i Solid Works. Laserskæring Vi skar vores stykker i laserskæringsmaskinen Færd...
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Fri, 11 Sep 2015 06:03:47 PDT
Simple super strong hydraulic crane by FEJV http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-super-strong-hydraulic-crane-by-FEJV/
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Fri, 11 Sep 2015 02:37:59 PDT
Laser Glow Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Glow-Board/
Laser Glow Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/CPEE/IEEOGNZ1/FCCCPEEIEEOGNZ1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/CPEE/IEEOGNZ1/FCCCPEEIEEOGNZ1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/CPEE/IEEOGNZ1/FCCCPEEIEEOGNZ1.SMALL.jpg Tetranitrate Why wax poetic:It's a glow in the dark board. You can draw on it with lasers.It is like a remote self-erasing Etch A Sketch. Parts Glow in the dark tape or paint (I used this tape from Amazon)405nm UV laser Build Cut the tape into strips. Put the strips on a board or wall or anything; it doe...
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Thu, 10 Sep 2015 18:05:17 PDT