laser cutting

How To Make Laser Cut Maps Of Your City

How To Make Laser Cut Maps Of Your City

I’ve seen laser cut maps many times, and always like the way they look. Being a person who makes things all the time, I often spend a moment or two running through the process of creation in my mind. These things can look deceptively simple. Once you start breaking down where you’d get that data […]

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These Blobs Are Actually Clever Data Visualizations

These Blobs Are Actually Clever Data Visualizations

I met John Kuiphoff a couple years ago and was blown away by some very clever data visualizations he shared based on people’s YouTube channels. John’s back, and this time with another very creative approach to data visualization. In this project, John is wanting to display how much sunlight hits a specific location throughout the […]

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4 Tips and Tricks For Faux Enamel Pins With The Xtool Laserbox

I got really excited when I found out we were partnering with xTool, to show off their Laserbox Pro. It’s a very nice desktop laser, and you know how much I love lasers, so I was pretty pumped. I’ve also had a project in mind I’ve wanted to do for quite some time; faux enamel […]

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7 Must-Have Mods For 3D Printing, CNC Routing, and Lasering

  While we all know our printers, routers, and lasers will work well out of the box and wouldn’t want to get in the way of their superior craftsmanship, some of the more wild and crazy of our brood will dive in to modifying them. These mods can improve not only the quality of the […]

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Making Plastic PCBs with a Laser Cutter and Chemicals

Making Plastic PCBs with a Laser Cutter and Chemicals

The ever-clever Ben Krasnow experiments with printing plastic “electroless” PCBs on a 3D printer and laser cutter.

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World Maker Faire New York, Where Digital Fabrication Can’t Be Missed

World Maker Faire New York, Where Digital Fabrication Can’t Be Missed

World Maker Faire New York is the place to go to see not only your favorite companies in the Digital Fabrication game but also the weird and wonderful projects that push the genre to the next level.

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Jam Anywhere with this Foldable Synth Case

Jam Anywhere with this Foldable Synth Case

Check out this portable cardboard case that Rzinurov built for their synth system. It even re-purposes some old speakers so that you can unfold and jam instantly.

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