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Make: Projects – Glass Bead Projection Screen

Make: Projects – Glass Bead Projection Screen

Here’s a method for applying a high-gain optical projection surface using common, inexpensive materials—specifically, flat white interior latex paint and glass sandblasting media. It began as a series of experiments to produce a DIY “screen paint” by directly mixing these two ingredients. Though failing in themselves, these tests led to the serendipitous discovery of this process.

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DIY Slide Projector from Ikea Lamp

DIY Slide Projector from Ikea Lamp

Here’s a cool Instructable by derte84, who converted an Ikea lamp into a slide projector using his own custom laser cut slide holder. I’m thinking that if Ikea implements this idea as a product, they can call it “Projektör.” More: Ikea camera dolly hack Projector ring DIY pillbox laser projector

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DIY telecine converts film to video

[flickr video=5344814165 secret=34da64c686 w=600 h=450] A telecine is a machine which converts motion picture film into video. The process is a bit more advanced than just pointing a video camera at a running projection of film. Each film frame is captured individually and some advanced math goes into converting the frame rate to video, if […]

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DIY pillbox laser projector

DIY pillbox laser projector

What do you get when you combine a laser pointer, pillbox, and an Arduino? If you’re maker Raul Aguaviva, you’ll get an awesome DIY laser projector, of course. In addition to its relatively spartan design, the creative use of a heptagonal pillbox for a polygon greatly reduces the overall cost and complexity of the device.

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DIY HD home theater projector

Assemble your very own HD home theater projector using these DIY kits from G&P Optoelectronics. Combine the optics, housing, lighting, and electronics bundles and with luck you’ll be watching your favorite episodes of Make: Television in glorious 1280×720 HD in no time.

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