John Park’s earbud owl

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John Park’s earbud owl

Check out this sweet little earbud owl our very own John Park made, using the Epilog Zing laser cutter he’s been playing around with, and an “owl wrap” cord manager file from Thingiverse. He was probably going to post it here eventually, but I beat him to it [cue: childish taunting sounds].

Laser cut earbud owl

4 thoughts on “John Park’s earbud owl

  1. Ursula says:

    I bet if you add a little latex to the inside of the eyes or that slot for the plug it would secure them nicely. I’m going to try it.

  2. John Park says:

    You did beat me to it, Gar! I love the design, which is by digital artist Christopher Thompson. He posted some photos of the revisions he went through leading to the current version here:

    If you don’t have access to a cutter, you can buy one on his Etsy shop:

    And if you’re wondering about the etchings at the bottom of the one I made, those are the remnants of an etching test I did with the clipart pelican Epilog provides with the print driver installation.

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. His free weekly-ish maker tips newsletter can be found at

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