DIY 360 Degree Laser Spirograph

Introduction: DIY 360 Degree Laser Spirograph

Hi I have never used this site before, so I am sort of new too it, stuff I used to make 360 degree laser Spirograph, I found the link on YouTube, my constitution contains old DVD laser diode, scooter wheel and bearings, cardboard tube, two motors, cogs two sizes, wires, hollow metal tube, led any colour you like, old laptop hard drives because the platter are made out of glass, and some old Lego, and two speed controls what I have brought on eBay, I have got a video, but in the middle of editing

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Step 1:

i used my children scooter wheels and bearings, and two metal hair grips to get the best tension and solder some wires to them and heat shrink, and used hot glue. lego i used to hold the laser diode in place

Step 2:

also used an old unbrella metal rods for the frame work and meccano, and driled a hole 8 mm hollow tube and solder it together, then with the cardboard tube i started to boar holes and incision to houses the motor on the side.

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Step 4: Control Panel

control panel for both motors, one for the main spindle, the other motor for mirror, there are four mirror for this project

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    That is cool. That could make a lot of interesting designs.


    Reply 3 years ago

    Thank you, I have got a new laser green 200mw, so now it should be better, but I need a better camera,


    Reply 3 years ago

    I have got another project on the go, my children love it, I am a bit of an inverter, I am make a led Orbe, using red, blue, yellow leds, and other stuff to, and it spins on three axes, someone on YouTube, made one, so I am having a good go at making one