Lasering Rocks

In case you were wondering “Can you laser etch rocks?” You totally can. Robo-rock was etched in raster mode at 20% speed and 100% power on a 35 watt laser. Unlike the last robo-pet I had (grass) this one should be substantially harder to kill. Related ideas we’ve come up with include etching a bunch […]

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So. Much. Laser.

Today I made EVEN MORE STUFF on the laser cutter. AND, this time I actually listed something for sale on Etsy. This is the first time in many, many months I have actually listed things for sale (excluding mindlessly hitting renew when things expire). It’s awesome to actually make things I like again. I made […]

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Laser Rings

I tried to make a tiny city on a ring. It came out OK but I’m still figuring out what scale works with what materials. Also, balsa is useless; never use it for anything. I have been using a program called QCAD to draw out the designs, and its been kinda frustrating. The documentation for […]

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Tinysaur is Tiny

First and foremost, the laser is now up and running at the hackerspace. One of Bre’s friends sent him a dinosaur pattern, and I decided that said dinosaur pattern would be more fun if it was ridiculously small. Three tries (took a while to get the scale right) and some tweezers later… TINYSAUR Here’s tinysaur […]

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