My buddy just moved into a new apartment and was forced to downsize his workspaces. As a result, he sold me his partially assembled Zenworks CNC for CHEAP. I immediately set out to get it up and running.
A buddy of mine runs a ring of food trucks, and told me his dream: a stylish lamp that could clearly tell his customers when the kitchen was about to close. Thus, the Last Call Lamp was born!
My goals for this device were twofold: to allow me to *see* the coolant circulating thru my Laser Cutter, and observe its temperature in real time.
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.
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.
Long before Inventables sold an all-in-one controller/power supply for the X-Carve, I was busy making my own better version.
A quick and cheap 12VDC solder hood, made of scrap acrylic, LED tape, and computer fans.