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.
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.
For Christmas 2016, my girlfriend and I made nightlights for her infant “niece” and “nephew”. Next steps: 1.) Launch Auntie Jenna’s Nite Lite Co., 2.) Profit.
Many of my projects require switch plates or badges, so I set out to hone my skills of engraving, enameling, and heat-treating brass.