It was a bummer to discover that my retail air-assist nozzle didn’t fit, but in 30 minutes I made & installed something even better!
As my first really practical laser cutting project, I created an acrylic enclosure for a voltage regulator.
The K40 lasers are legendary for their shoddy quality and unreliable components, but as far as I can tell, those might be issues of the past! I’ve been getting excellent results—here’s what’s it took to get there.
Depending on how you see it, this light box cost between $15 and $1,430 to make. Regardless, it looks awesome and I’m excited to make more.
I’m building a DIY version of one of the greatest arcade games I’ve ever played. It’s equal parts old-school and awesome—made only of switches, motors, lights, wood & glass.
On this first day of 2016, I took a moment to collate some of the overlooked pursuits that 2015 didn’t seem to have time for.