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How do you make a laser pointer? Answered

I would like to be able to make a laser pointer and I don't mind how to make it but it has to be out of stuff that is easily available at home.

Please help me!!!
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AndyGadget
AndyGadget

Best Answer 10 years ago


In the UK we have a chain called the Pound Shop. Everything there costs £1 (around $1:60).  Occasionally, you will find THESE there.  This is a laser level which contains a switch, two batteries and most importantly, a small laser module.  I'm sure you can find something similar where you live.
This is everything you need to make your own laser pointer in the enclosure of your choice.


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orksecurity
orksecurity

10 years ago

Given that you can buy cheapo laser pointers for well under $10 in most stores that sell office supplies, tools, or both... I'm not convinced making your own is worth the effort. Most of the DIY projects here are about building higher-power (and more dangerous) lasers.