Introduction: Cheap DIY Christmas Laser Light Show ~$16

When I mean cheap, these laser projectors are cheap. I bought 4 because the reviews say you'll need spare parts. I got 2 duds. The green laser doesn't work on one and the other's motor already went. Not a big deal considering people are spending considerably more and having the same issue of one of the lasers not working.

Step 1: What You Need

LED Mini Stage Light Laser Voice Control Projector Party Stage Bar Pub Club

Sterilite 2.5 -Qt. Flip-Top Box

Dowels. I had some scrap square dowels laying around.

Zip ties.


Power strip.

Plastic container big enough for power strip.

Step 2: Remove Top Adjustable Mount

Remove the top adjustable mount. Cut the dowel to fit in the mount. Screw it to the mount.

Step 3: Cut Mount for Laser Projector

Cut a piece that fits in the container to mount the projector to. Drill holes for zip ties. Screw it to the the top mount as shown.

Step 4: Mount Laser Projector

Mount the laser project with zip ties. Laser should be flush to inside wall.

Step 5: Vent Holes

Drill holes in the bottom for venting and power adapter. I did them at the back because these things will be tilted up. If water does happen to get inside, it should drain.

Step 6: Add Stake

Cut stake. Screw to mount as shown.

Step 7: Powering It

I had an outdoor power strip with a stake. I cut a hole in a plastic container for the plugs and stake.

Step 8: Adjust Motor Speed Done

I made three. I ran out of wood so I attached a plastic rod that I found. Set the motor speed to your liking. Zip tie shut, nice and tight. Done!

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Step 9: ***Bonus - Camera Tripod

Comes with a little bendable tripod that fits cameras. Not bendy enough to attach to things like what a gorillapod does, but it is useful.

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